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|From 1933 to 1945, Blohm & Voss also operated the Hamburger Flugzeugbau aircraft company. Although initially given the factory code Ha (for the factory's official name), the link with Blohm & Voss shipyards proved too strong and therefore the early aircraft designs were called "Blohm & Voss, type Ha..." followed by the design number. To end this confusion, in 1938 the Reic...||11/24/2009||1,039|
|The world's largest yacht.|
Length: 531.50 ft / 162.00 m
Shipyard: Blohm & Voss / Lürssen, DEU
Launched: 6th April 2005.
|Blohm+Voss AG in Hamburg, Germany||08/18/2005||279|
|a huge passengership at Blohm and Voss in Hamburg/Germany||08/18/2005||583|
|Near the Jean Dolidierweg in the Vierlanden area near the hamlet of Neuengamme, not too far from Hamburg, you will find the remnants of the concentration camp Neuengamme. Today only a few buildings and some factory plants remain of what was once one of the largest camps of North Germany.|
The SS have build a concentration camp at that site of a old closed brick factory, where also brick...
|The building contract was placed on 16 November 1935 with the Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, as New Construction "F" later named Bismarck and the keel was laid on 1 July 1936.||03/16/2006||933|
|The Savarona is the first of several large yachts built by Blohm + Voss. Her elegant lines and the luxurious interior - unparalleled in those days - draw much attention all over the world when she was handed over to the American owner in 1931. In 1935-36 a contract had been signed to sell it to Hitler but Republic of Turkey managed to purchase it in 1938.||10/04/2005||417|
|During the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow on 21 June 1919, not all of the ships were successfully sunk. One of these, the destroyer B98, was subsequently towed away but as she was passing Sanday, the tow line broke and she ran aground in the Bay of Lopness. Today, her turbines and boilers are still clearly visible from the beach at low tide.|
Arguably the fi...
|The Wilhelm Gustloff was a passenger ship built by the Blohm and Voss shipyards, and was named after the assassinated Nazi political activist, Wilhelm Gustloff. It was launched on May 5, 1937. On a mission to help evacuate Germans trapped by the Red Army in East Prussia, it was hit by three torpedoes from a Soviet submarine in the Baltic Sea on the night of January 30, 1945. The sinking remains...||01/21/2007||999|
|The giant 150-ton cantilever fitting-out crane was erected around 1907 on the west side of the fitting-out basin of the Clydebank Shipyard. It was one of the first shipyard cranes to be designed and built by Sir William Arrol & Co and has been designated a B-listed structure by Historic Scotland, in recognition of its historical significance.||11/11/2009||318|
|1940 plot plan (overlay) of RKO Studios "40 Acre Ranch". The plan shows set locations still standing in 1940. The most notable sets are from "Gone With The Wind", filmed one year before. The backlot was sold to developers in 1976, and turned into an industrial park.||01/01/2008||900|
|Construction of the Changxing Shipbuilding Base on Shanghai's Changxing Island, which is expected to eventually become the world's largest shipyard, has begun. This is a major step forward in China's pursuit to become the world's leading ship builder. In the first phase of the US$3.6 billion project, the Jiangnan Shipyard Corp, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) is movi...||02/08/2006||503|