16 Nov 1935

Germany
  • The Blohm und Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany received the contract for laying down the hull of the future battleship Bismarck; the construction number was BV 509. ww2dbase [Blohm und Voss | Bismarck | CPC]
  • The order for the construction of Prinz Eugen was awarded to Germaniawerft of Kiel, Germany. ww2dbase [Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft | Prinz Eugen | CPC]

16 Nov 1935 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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