GERMAN WW 2 Kriegsmarine BISMARCK 1939 B. German battleship from World War II. Main unit of two Bismarck ships. Sunk on May 27, 1941, during the first combat voyage. Blohm + Voss (historically: Blohm und Voss, Blohm & Voss) - a German company - shipyard, since 1996 in the Thyssen Industrie AG concern, producing and building ships, ships and aircraft.The company was founded on April 5, 1877 by two entrepreneurs: Hermann Blohm and Ernst Voss on the island of Kuhwerder, almost in the center of Hamburg. Strong development occurred before the First World War, and then after Adolf H. Came to power, when mass production of warships began. In 1933, a shipyard department was established to build aircraft, especially marine ones, for the needs of Lufthansa and Luftwaffe. During World War II, the shipyard was completely destroyed, currently it is building vessels for Deutsche Marine and for export.
Offshore offshore companies occupy a significant place among its client s. THIS WATCH WAS AN HEIRLOOM OF ONE OF THE 110 SOLE SURVIVORS OF THE SINKING..Was laid down in 1936 and launched in 1939. It displaced 52,600 tons, mounted eight 15-inch (38-centimetre) guns, and had a speed of 30 knots. In May 1941 the battleship, which was commanded by Admiral Günther Lütjens, was sighted off BERGEN, NORWAY by a British reconnaissance aircraft. Practically the entire British Home Fleet was immediately sent into action to intercept it.
Two cruisers made contact off the coast of ICELAND , and the battleship PRINCE OF WHALES and battle CRUISER HOOD soon engaged it. With a shell that exploded in the magazine, the. Escaped into the open sea and soon began heading for BREST in German-occupied FRANCE.On the morning of May 27 the. In an hour-long attack, incapacitated the. And an hour and a half later it sank after being hit by three torpedoes from the cruiser. Of the some 2,300 crew aboard the. In 1989 an expedition led by American oceanographer ROBER BALLARD located the wreck of the. The battleship was found lying upright at a depth of more than 15,000 feet (4,572 metres). Engraved Bismarc pocket watch KRIEGSMARINE 1939 Blohm & Voss Hamburg. Diameter of the watch without the crown is 50 millimeters. The watch as well as the description comes from the collection of A TRUSTED CONTACT'S grandfather. POSSIBLY THE RAREST PIECE IVE EVER HAD THE PLEASURE TO SELL! The item "GERMAN WW 2 Kriegsmarine BISMARCK 1939 B. Hamburg Pocket watch" is in sale since Tuesday, October 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Personal, Field Gear". The seller is "paler_73" and is located in Ronkonkoma, New York.
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