Then & Now
Grimstadfjord, May 1941
Bismarck in Grimstadfjord. 21. May 1941. Photo taken from the escorting heavy cruiser, Prinz Eugen.
Bismarck in Grimstadfjord. 21. May 1941. Photo taken from the escorting heavy cruiser, Prinz Eugen.
Grimstadfjord, June 2004
Bismarck's anchor place in Grimstadfjord, Bergen in Norway, as it looked 3. June 2004.
Another photo of Bismarck's anchor place in Grimstadfjord, Bergen in Norway, as it looked 3. June 2004.
Photo taken from a higher level of Bismarck's anchor place in Grimstadfjord, Bergen in Norway, as it looked 3. June 2004.
This photo shows the entrance to Grimstadfjord. Bismarck and Prinz Eugen entered Grimstadsfjord from Korsfjord, see position "1" on the photo. When Prinz Eugen left Grimstadfjord to go to Kalvanes it turned to the right (see position "2" to go further north to Kalvanes. When Bismarck left Grimstadfjord later the same day, 21. May 1941, it also passed position "2" to meet Prinz Eugen and the escorting destroyers in Kalvanes. Bismarck was anchored just outside of this photo to the right (see photo above).