A close-up of the port side bow with the crest and name plate after the completion of the launching ceremony.
After the christening and the revealing of the crest and name plate, the hull was ready to be launched.
The hull of Admiral Graf Spee shortly before the launch.
The hull starts to slide into the water from slipway 1 at the German Navy's own shipyard in Wilhelmshaven.
The hull of Admiral Graf Spee has now been launched. The photo gives a good view of the shipyard in Wilhelmshaven.
Port bow view
Admiral Graf Spee at Spithead in 1937; HMS Hood and Resolution lie in the background
Beim passieren des Kanals
Im Hafen von Montevideo: Radaranlage FuMG 38G "Seetakt" am vorderen Entfernungsmesser
in Montevideo following the battle
shortly after her scuttling
In flames while sinking.