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|The Gneisenau was transfered to the Gotenhafen (Gdynia) branch of Deutsche Werke in April 1942. On the photograph she can be seen in the floating dock in Gotenhafen (Gdynia). Here her stem was cut off and used as scrap metal.||10/09/2007||1,211|
|Stadium of Polish Ekstraklasa team Arka Gdynia. Built in 1929 with a capacity for 12,000 people. (Arka moved into the stadium in 1999 and share the stadium with city rivals Baltyk Gdynia)||11/25/2005||271|
|While under repair the Gneisenau received a direct hit on the foredeck during an air attack on the night of 26 - 27 February 1942. Despite it was standard procedure, her stocks of ammunition were not discharged. This was a fatal error as the hit she received started a chain reaction which devastated the ship and killed 112 crewmembers. This was the end of the career of the Gneisenau.|
|The two ships returned from the open Atlantic to the port of Brest, France, and then started preparations for their next operation. Gneisenau went into the dry dock for minor repairs. In early April, 1941, an unexploded bomb, dropped by RAF Bomber Command bombers during near constant air-raids on the ships, forced Gneisenau out of drydock, and she was anchored in the inner harbor. 22 Squadron o...||08/05/2008||1,861|
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|The Marine Museum of Gdynia is focused on the history of the Polish navy history.|
The museum contains a huge collection (20.000 pieces) of weapons used by the Polish navy.
Show-piece is currently the ORP Blyskawica, a Polish destroyer used in the Second World War
Address:ul. Zawszy Czarnego 1a, 81-374, Gdynia
For the current visitor information, pleas...
|Equipped with a triple-barrelled gun turret from battleship “Gneisenau”, 3 * 28 cm SKC/34, range 38 000 m, ready in july 43.||10/20/2006||733|
|Admiral Lazarev (Адмирал Лазарев) is the second Kirov class battlecruiser. Until 1992 she was named Frunze (Фрунзе) after Bolshevik leader Mikhail Frunze; at that time she was renamed after Russian admiral Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev. She was laid down on July 27 1978 at Baltic ...||08/20/2007||1,035|
|On the morning of 18th December 1941,six aircraft and crews from 35 Squadron took part in a daylight raid against the German Battleships, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in Brest Harbour along with five aircraft from 10 Squadron and six from 76 Squadron. ||08/06/2008||677|
|M.K.B. Zanddijk consisted of two ammunitionbunkers, a M 120 (Leitstand für eine 17 cm Batterie) and two M 219 (Stand für 15 cm SKC/28 in Drehhaube C/34). These two M 219 are the only two built in the Netherlands. The guns of these bunkers came from the battleship Gneisenau. This ship was in the dry dock at Kiel, when it received a direct hit during a bombardment.|
Both M 219' s are still ...
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The German battleship Bismarck is one of the most famous warships of the Second World War. The lead ship of her class and named after the 19th century German chancellor Otto von Bismarck, Bismarck displaced more than 50,000 tons fully loaded and was the largest warship then commissioned. Her chief claim to fame came from the Battle...