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|In early 1941, another interesting target was constructed southeast of Socorro. It was a scale model of the German battleship Bismarck, and was made of dirt with wooden logs for the gun turrets. This was built to train pilots from the Royal Air Force in identifying the famous battleship at night. However, the Bismarck was sunk in May 1941 before the "adobe" Bismarck saw much use. It is still ...||01/20/2007||2,924|
|A reconnaissance picture of the German battleship Bismarck during "Operation Rheinuebung" in the Grimstadfjord. The picture was made by Lieutenant Michael Suckling (RAF) in his Spitfire on May 21st 1941 at 13:15 from an altitude of 26,200 ft.||08/10/2005||2,248|
|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||956|
|Wreck of the ship in Kiel, photgraphed shortly after the war.|
From July 1945
Work on breaking up the wreck began under the supervision of the British authorities. All valuable metals and the gunhouses and turrets were removed before the bare torso of the ship was abandoned where she lay.
When work commenced on the new naval arsenal, the remains were covere...
|In a fight during the Battle of Norway, this Fortress near the capital of Norway destroyed the German battleship Bluecher.|
Famous for sinking of German battleship "Blücher" in the early hours of WWII in Norway. It took the Germans over 12 hours to overtake the small castle, set in the narrow inlet to Oslo, the capital of Norway. Meanwhile, the Royal family and the Goverment of Norway g...
|DKM Bismarck -4850m undersea overlay (to be added to W.W.II sunk ships file)||02/12/2006||2,080|
|Bismarck sign made out of trees just outside of the city||04/11/2007||736|
|The most visited wreck in the Manitou Islands area, it sank on November 29, 1960 after running into the previously wrecked Walter L. Frost that was about 600 feet south of this wreck, but is no longer visible. She was built in Hamburg, Germany.||04/25/2006||1,011|
|In the dome of Berlin is the thomb of Otto von Bismarck, the first Imperial Chancellor of the second German empire.||08/23/2005||390|
|Battleship HMS Royal Oak sunken by U-Boat Ace Gunther Prien in Scapa Flow is still "alive" in Royal Navy.The wreck is now an official war grave and there is an annual commemoration service. Royal Navy divers go down to the ship and raise a White Ensign in memory of the 833 crew killed.|
|Schiffswerft und Maschinenfrabrik Blohm & Voss (Shipyard and Machinery Factory Blohm & Voss) was founded 5. April 1877. The shipyard was later called Blohm & Voss AG and today it is called Blohm + Voss GmbH.|
|The "wreck" appears to be a mapping glitch, but it's kind of funny to look at.||08/05/2005||991|