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Panzerschiff Admiral Graf Spee’s forward triple-gun turret, circa

USS Texas (BB-35) The Last Battle she fought in was the Battle of Okinawa 1945.

14 in battleship USS Texas, only survivor of the dreadnought era (though Japanese pre-dreadnought Mikasa also survives). She is preserved at Galveston.

Admiral Graf Spee - Deutschland class Heavy Cruiser / Pocket Battleship

KMS Admiral Graf Spee - The Admiral Graf Spee was scuttled off the coast of Montevideo in the 1939 Battle of the River Plate

The wreck of the Admiral Graf Spee.

The wreck of the Admiral Graf Spee 1940

Bismarck in Kiel. The battleship Bismarck made fast to Buoy A 12 in Kiel in late September 1940. This photo offers a good view of the enormous 36-meter beam. The Bismarck was the widest battleship in the world. Only the Japanese battleships of the Yamato Class (then still under construction) would have a wider beam of 37 m

WWII The German battleship Bismarck. This photo offers a good view of the enormous beam. The Bismarck was the widest battleship in the world. Only the Japanese battleships of the Yamato Class (then still under construction) would have a wider beam of

Foredeck of the Royal Navy's most famous warship, 15 in battlecruiser HMS Hood, pictured between the wars.  After 3 battlecruisers were lost to magazine explosions at Jutland in 1916 further construction was halted, but Hood was already at an advanced stage.  In May 1941, 25 years later almost to the day, she suffered an identical fate at the hands of modern German battleship Bismarck.

Foredeck of the Royal Navy's most famous warship, 15 in battlecruiser HMS Hood…

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1898 US Naval History - The monitor USS Puritan with deck cleared for action

Scharnhorst

Scharnhorst in 1939

USS TEXAS

The Battleship TEXAS is ONE of the last dreadnoughts in preservation in the…

Admiral Graf Spee

Enclosed control tower of German 11 in pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee in…

【戦艦大和】 大和型戦艦  排水量	64,000トン (基準)  全長	263.0m  幅	38.9m  ボイラー	ロ号艦本式缶12缶 主機	艦本式タービン4基4軸  出力	153,553馬力  最大速力	27.46ノット  航続距離	16ノットで7,200海里(13,334km)  乗員	竣工時:2,500名  最終時:3,332名

【戦艦大和】 大和型戦艦 排水量 64,000トン (基準) 全長 263.0m 幅 38.9m ボイラー ロ号艦本式缶12缶 主機 艦本式タービン4基4軸 出力 153,553馬力 最大速力 27.46ノット 航続距離 16ノットで7,200海里(13,334km) 乗員 竣工時:2,500名 最終時:3,332名

KMS Admiral Graf Spee

KMS Admiral Graf Spee

KMS Graf Spee 1939

Fine painting of the Admiral Graf Spee on her war patrol in 1939

34 The German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee, in flames off Montevideo, Uruguay on December 19, 1939. The crew of the Admiral Graf Spee had just engaged in the Battle of the River Plate, after three Royal Navy cruisers hunted it down and attacked. The damage from the attack did not sink the German battleship, but sent it to a harbor in Montevideo for repairs. Unable to stay long enough for repairs, and unwilling to run a waiting blockade, the crew of the Admiral Graf Spee sailed a short…

The German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee, in flames off Montevideo, Uruguay on December The crew of the Admiral Graf Spee had just engaged in the Battle of the River Plate, after three Royal Navy cruisers hunted it down and attacked.

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