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The Sea Trials - Part Two
The Scharnhorst following her refit. The photograph shows the extend of the modifications: "Atlantic stem", anchors now stowed in cluse's, port and starboard, and one anchor mounted at the stem, mainmast stepped further aft, raked funnel cap and a remodelled aircraft hangar.
The Scharnhorst in the late summer of 1939. Two Arado 196A aircraft was perched on each of the catapults aft. This photograph is showing the Scharnhorst in Kieler Förde.
The Scharnhorst seen from the port during the time of her sea trials.


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