The Construction
1 July 1936, the birthday of the battleship (Schlachtschiff) "F", later named Bismarck. The first part of the keel was laid at slipway 9 at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany.
Late Oktober 1937 End of 1937 26 January 1938 1 April 1938 10 September 1938