ww2dbaseAl Griffis has been working on German shipyards for most of his life, having collected and organized statistics, photographs, and drawings over the course of over 30 years. He joined the WW2DB team in 2019.
ww2dbaseAl is a veteran of the United States Navy, serving on a ship patrolling the Vietnamese coast during the Vietnam War.
|Ship: F1||9 Oct 2019|
|Ship: F2||9 Oct 2019|
|Ship: F3||9 Oct 2019|
|Ship: F4||9 Oct 2019|
|Ship: F5||9 Oct 2019|
|Ship: F6||9 Oct 2019|
|Ship: F7||9 Oct 2019|
|Ship: F8||9 Oct 2019|
|Facility: Bremer Vulkan AG||4 Sep 2019|
|Ship: G1||3 Sep 2019|
|Ship: G2||3 Sep 2019|
|Ship: G3||3 Sep 2019|
|Ship: G4||3 Sep 2019|
|Ship: Kurmark||3 Sep 2019|
|Facility: Rickmers||14 Aug 2019|
|Facility: Elsflether Werft AG||31 Jul 2019|
|Facility: Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau AG||17 Jul 2019|
|Facility: Atlas Werke AG||3 Jul 2019|
|Facility: Blohm und Voss||19 Jun 2019|
Timeline ContributionsAl Griffis has also contributed 29 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 30 Oct 1911: The Bremen, Germany-based firm Norddeutschen Maschinen- und Armaturenfabrik GmbH was transformed into the shipbuilder Atlas Werke AG.
» 13 Dec 1935: Representatives of Deutsche Werke Kiel AG in Germany met with Erich Raeder on the construction of a third slip. Read More
» 13 Jul 1943: In Bremen, Germany, Atlas Werke AG held its final General Meeting. Shortly after, Krupp would take over Atlas's operations and would rename the company Maschinenbau Kiel GmbH.
» 23 Sep 1939: The construction work for slip III at Deutsche Werke Kiel AG in Germany completed.
» 28 May 1925: The former Kaiserliche Werft Kiel in Germany became the public limited company Deutsche Werke Kiel AG.
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