German submarine U-1275

German submarine U-1275 was a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was ordered on 13 June 1942, was laid down on 7 July 1943, at Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack, as yard number 70, she was launched on 8 February 1944, commissioned under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Hellmut Niss Voswinkel on 22 March 1944. German Type VIIC/41 submarines were preceded by the heavier Type VIIC submarines. U-1275 had a displacement of 769 tonnes when at the 871 tonnes while submerged, she had a total length of 67.10 m, a pressure hull length of 50.50 m, an overall beam of 6.20 m, a height of 9.60 m, a draught of 4.74 m. The submarine was powered by two Germaniawerft F46 four-stroke, six-cylinder supercharged diesel engines producing a total of 2,800 to 3,200 metric horsepower for use while surfaced, two AEG GU 460/8-276 double-acting electric motors producing a total of 750 metric horsepower for use while submerged, she had two 1.23 m propellers. The boat was capable of operating at depths of up to 230 metres.

The submarine had a maximum submerged speed of 7.6 knots. When submerged, the boat could operate for 80 nautical miles at 4 knots. U-1275 was fitted with five 53.3 cm torpedo tubes, fourteen torpedoes, one 8.8 cm SK C/35 naval gun, one 3.7 cm Flak M42 and two 2 cm C/30 anti-aircraft guns. The boat had a complement of between fifty-two. On 3 May 1945, U-1275 was scuttled at the Deutsche Werke shipyard in Kiel off of berth No. 5. Her wreck was broken up. Battle of the Atlantic

Electoral district of Sydenham

The electoral district of Sydenham is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly in Australia. It was created in the redistribution of electoral boundaries in 2013, came into effect at the 2014 state election, it covers the area of the abolished district of Keilor, covering outer northwestern suburbs of Melbourne. It includes the suburbs of Sydenham, Taylors Hill, Taylors Lakes and Hillside; the abolished district of Keilor was held by Labor MP Natalie Hutchins, who retained the new seat at the 2014 election. District profile from the Victorian Electoral Commission