|Dimensions L x H x W||31 × 135 × 16 cm|
About the Vessel
Scharnhorst boat was a popular German battleship of Kriegsmarine – the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945. She was laid down on 15 June 1935, launched on 3rd October 1936 and commissioned on 7th January 1939. It was built at the Kriegsmarinewerft dockyard in Wilhelmshaven. She was the main ship of Scharnhorst-class battleships that also included another ship known as “Gneisenau.” The warship was armed with a main battery of nine 28 cm (11 inches) C/34 guns in triple battlements. It was planned to replace these weapons with six 38 cm (15 in) SK C/34 guns in twin turrets. However, this proposal was never executed for some reasons.
During the initial phase of World War II, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau worked together to invade British merchant ships. From April 1940 to June 1940, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau participated in Operation Weserübung – when the German attacked Norway. During this mission, these two ships occupied the battlecruiser HMS Renown and sank the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious and her companion ships Acasta and Ardent.
Scharnhorst joined the Bismarck-class battleship “Tirpitz” in Norway to ban Allied groups to the Soviet Union in early 1943. Scharnhorst along with several other warships set off from Norway to invade a convoy; however, the British naval patrols captured the German force. The Scharnhorst sank at the Battle of North Cape on 26 December 1943.
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