29 December 1936
19 January 1939
14,240 tons standard.19,800 tons full
3 × shafts AG Weser geared turbines
producing up to 132,000 shp
men and officers
Belt 70 to 80 mm, Deck 12 to 50mm
24 Me 155 carrier borne fighters
Other: Heavy cruisers
& Aircraft Carriers
26 August 1942
The heavy cruiser Seydlitz work is started on conversion to
a aircraft carrier.
10 April 1945
The heavy cruiser Seydlitz was scuttled by her crew.
The heavy cruiser Seydlitz is broken up, and scrapped.
German Warships, 1815-1945: Major Surface Vessels.
German Warships, 1815-1945: U-boats and Mine Warfare Vessels.
German warships of the Second World War.
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