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O lodiach, ktoré okolo seba nesú prívlastok "prekliate" vieme už od čias Vikingov. Krížnik Scharnhorst bol spustený na vodu roku 1936. Táto loď sa stala prekliatou však už pred tým, ako bola dostavaná. Počas výstavby sa z neznámych príčin prevrátila a zabila 60 robotníkov.

The German battle cruiser "Scharnhorst" pictured before the war.

KSM Tirpitz, twin of the BismarckKSM Tirpitz - corazzata classe Bismarck - Entrata in servizio 25 febbraio 1941 Dislocamento a vuoto: 42.900 t (di cui il 40% dedicato alle corazze) a pieno carico: 52.600 t Lunghezza sulla linea di galleggiamento: 241 m complessivo: 253,60 m Larghezza 36 m Pescaggio standard: 8,7 m a pieno carico: 10,2 m Propulsione 12 caldaie a vapore modello Wagner, 3 assi d'elica (138.000 HP) Velocità 30 nodi Autonomia 17.200 km a 16 nodi Equipaggio 2.608 (103 ufficiali)

World War II: German Battleship Tirpitz

15 in Tirpitz (sister of Bismarck) on trials in 1941 - many pictures on this…

DUILIO - corazzata

The “Duilio”, a Battleship of the Italian Royal Navy. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

German 11 inch battleship Gneisenau, sister of the better known Scharnhorst - unlike the latter, her mainmast immediately abuts the funnel.  She was critically damaged by RAF bombing after the famous 'Channel Dash' of February 1942, and never went to sea again: her wreck was scrapped in 1951.

German 11 inch battleship Gneisenau, sister of the better known Scharnhorst…

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11 in German battleship Gneisenau, photographed in early 1941 during Operation…

'DORA' 800mm

― jomilitaria WORLD WAR HELMETさん( 「canon d’artillerie sur rails de 800 mm, 80 cm Kanone (E) Gustav, Dora armée allemande artillerie…」

The Russian dreadnought Imperator Nikolai I.  On February 6, 1916, a seaplane launched from Nikolai sank the Turkish collier Irmingrad, the largest ship sunk from the air during World War One. ⚓  Correction: The originally posted photo of the pre-dreadnought ship of the same name, which was surrendered to Japan after the Battle of Tsushima in 1905.  Thank you to @mounshado for the correction.

“The Russian dreadnought Imperator Nikolai I. On February a seaplane launched from Nikolai sank the Turkish collier Irmingrad, the largest ship sunk from the air during World.

German cruiser Prinz Eugen preparing to depart Kiel, Germany, 1941

[Photo] German cruiser Prinz Eugen preparing to depart Kiel, Germany, 1941

German cruiser Prinz Eugen preparing to depart Kiel, Germany, 1941

11 in 'pocket battleships' Admiral Scheer (foreground) and Lutzow (originally Deutschland) in 1939.  Lutzow, the first sister, lacked the tower bridge of Scheer and the third ship, Admiral Graf Spee - later removed from Scheer when she and Lutzow were re-designated as heavy cruisers in 1940.  Graf Spee was sunk in December 1939.

11 in 'pocket battleships' Admiral Scheer (foreground) and Lutzow (originally…

HMS Prince of Wales - Corazzata classe King George V - Entrata in servizioil 19 gennaio 1941 (completata il 31 marzo) - Dislocamento	(alla costruzione) 43.786 Lunghezza	fuori tutto: 227,1 m Larghezza	34,3 m Pescaggio	8.8 m Propulsione	8 caldaie 4 turbine Parsons 4 assi elica 134.000 Shp Autonomia	3,100 n.mi. a 27 nodi Equipaggio	1.521 Equipaggiamento Sensori di bordo	Radar Tip - Affondata il 10 dicembre 1941 da un attacco aereo giapponese

HMS Prince of Wales - Corazzata classe King George V - Entrata in servizioil

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