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The Sea Trials - Part One
The Scharnhorst on her way back to Kiel in the spring of 1939 after a training cruise.
This photograph was taken 13 April 1939. Another view of the Scharnhorst during her sea trials.
The Scharnhorst leaving Kiel. The Scharnhorst during her high speed and fuel consumption tests.
A port view of the Scharnhorst. Notice the vertical stem and the missing funnel cap.
A prewar photograph of the Scharnhorst. The Scharnhorst moored at buoy A12 in the Kieler Förde during her sea trial period.
This photograph shows the Scharnhorst in Wilhelmshaven (Hipper Hafen) in 1939. Two of the 105 mm anti-aircraft guns (starboard side) photographed during a firing drill.
The Scharnhorst at the mouth of the Jade in February 1939.


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