Battlecruiser Gneisenau, date unknown

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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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1. Tom DeHaan says:
20 Sep 2011 09:54:27 AM

I would say this is Gneisenau sometime in 1938. The ship was commissioned in May, 1938 and only then would there be an ensign on the flagstaff. The photograph also shows the straight stem - the "Atlantic" bow is yet to be fitted and that work was not completed until September, 1939.

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