German
Battleship and Battlecruiser Lineage

Builder's Acronyms:

B&V Ham: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg
KMW, Wil: Kriegsmarinewerft, Wilhelmshaven
DWK: Deutsche Werke Kiel

Dreadnought Battleship Lineage

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes

Nassau

Nassau



07/22/1907

03/07/1908

10/01/1909



Posen

Nassau



06/11/1907

12/13/1908

05/31/1910



Rheinland

Nassau

Vulcan AG, Stet.


06/01/1907

09/27/1908

04/30/1910



Westfalen

Nassau



08/12/1907

07/01/1908

11/16/1909



Helgoland

Helgoland



11/11/1908

09/25/1909

08/23/1911



Oldenburg

Helgoland



03/01/1909

06/30/1910

05/01/1912



Ostfriesland

Helgoland



10/19/1908

09/30/1909

08/01/1911



Thüringen

Helgoland



11/02/1908

07/01/1911

09/10/1911



Kaiser

Kaiser




03/22/1911

08/01/1912



Friedrich der Grosse

Kaiser



01/26/1910

06/10/1911

10/15/1912



Kaiserin

Kaiser




11/11/1911

05/14/1913



Prinzregent Luitpold

Kaiser




02/17/1912

08/19/1913



König Albert

Kaiser



07/17/10

04/27/1912

07/31/1913



König

König




03/01/193

08/10/1914



Großer Kurfürst

König




05/05/1913

07/30/1914



Markgraf

König




06/04/1913

10/01/1914



Kronprinz

König




02/21/1914

11/08/1914



Bayern

Bayern



08/20/1913

02/18/1915

03/18/1916



Baden

Bayern



08/29/1913

10/30/1915

10/19/1916



Sachsen

Bayern








Württemberg

Bayern








Scharnhorst

Scharnhorst

KMW, Wil.

01/25/1934

06/15/1935

10/03/1936

01/07/1939

SUNK

Sunk 26 Dec. 1943

Gneisenau

Scharnhorst

DWK

01/25/1934

05/06/1935

12/08/1936

05/21/1938



Bismarck

Bismarck

B&V Hamburg

11/16/1935

07/01/1936

02/14/1939

08/24/1940

SUNK

Sunk 27 May 1941

Tirpitz

Bismarck

KMW, Wil.

06/14/1936

11/02/1936

04/01/1939

02/25/1941

SUNK

Sunk 12 Nov. 1944

Schlachtschiff H

H-39 Class

B&V Hamburg


06/15/1939

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled

Schlachtschiff J

H-39 Class

Deschimag Bremen


08/15/1939

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled

Schlachtschiff K

H-39 Class

DWK

05/25/1939

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Cancelled

Schlachtschiff L

H-39 Class

KMW, Wil.

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Plans only

Schlachtschiff M

H-39 Class

B&V Hamburg

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Plans only

Schlachtschiff N

H-39 Class

Deschimag Bremen

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Plans only

Battlecruiser Lineage

Ship Name

Class

Builder

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

COMM

DECOM

Notes

Von der Tann

Von der Tann

B&V Hamburg

09/26/1907

03/21/1908

03/20/1909

09/01/1910



Moltke

Moltke


09/17/1908

12/07/1908

04/07/1910

08/30/1911



Goeben

Moltke

B&V Hamburg

04/08/1909

08/28/1909

03/28/1911

07/02/1912


Served until 1954 in Turkish Navy, scrapped in 1973.

Seydlitz

Seydlitz

B&V Hamburg

03/21/1910

02/04/1911

03/30/1912

05/22/1913



Derfflinger

Derfflinger

B&V Hamburg


03/30/1912

07/17/1913

09/01/1914



Lützow

Derfflinger




11/29/1913




Hindenburg

Derfflinger



10/01/1913

08/01/15

05/10/1917



Mackensen

Mackensen

B&V Hamburg


01/30/1915

04/21/1917

N/A



Graf Spee

Mackensen



11/30/1915

09/15/1917

N/A



Prinz Eitel Friedrich

Mackensen



05/01/1915

03/13/1920

N/A


Launched to clear slip.

Fürst Bismarck

Mackensen



11/03/1915

N/A

N/A



Ersatz Yorck

Ersatz Yorck

Vulcan AG







Ersatz Gneisenau

Ersatz Yorck








Ersatz Scharnhorst

Ersatz Yorck

B&V Hamburg







Schlachtkreuzer O

O-Class



N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Part of Z-Plan, never laid down

Schlachtkreuzer P

O-Class



N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Part of Z-Plan, never laid down

Schlachtkreuzer Q

O-Class



N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Part of Z-Plan, never laid down