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The Launch
The hull of Panzerschiff "D" later named Scharnhorst on the slipway, prior to the launching ceremony. The Scharnhorst was built at the Kriegsmarine Werft, Wilhemshaven (until 1935 Marinewerft, Wilhelmshaven).
The launching ceremony completed. The ship begins to slide. Her stern already touching the water.
About half of the hull is now afloat. The launch of the Scharnhorst is completed.


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