L

CountryGermany
Ship ClassH-class Battleship
Planned BuilderKriegsmarinewerft
Planned Yard Number130
Planned Slip/Drydock NumberVII
Ordered25 May 1939
Projected Keel Laying1 Mar 1940
Projected Launch1 Sep 1940
Projected Completion1 Apr 1944

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This article refers to a planned ship that was not actually built.

ww2dbaseBattleship L, ordered in May 1939, was one of the six H-class battleships according to the German Navy Plan Z. She was originally projected to be completed in Apr 1944, though the work never started on this ship.

Last Major Revision: Aug 2023

L Operational Timeline

2 May 1939 The construction order of battleships K was issued to Deutsche Werke Kiel, battleship L to Kriegsmarinewerft, battleship M to Blohm und Voss, and battleship N to Deschimag. Due to war demands, none of these keels would be laid down.




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