Admiral Hipper repairs in 1941

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Admiral Hipper repairs in 1941

Post by Francis Marliere » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:39 pm

Gentlemen,

the German cruiser Admiral Hipper was put in dock for repair after a cruise in the Atlantic in 1941. Do you know when the work was finished and the ship operationnal ?

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Re: Admiral Hipper repairs in 1941

Post by tommy303 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:35 pm

If I remember correctly, Hipper reached Kiel in March 1941 and entered the Deutsche Werke for an extensive overhaul which lasted seven months. She was available for limited operations but was taken in hand again for a major overhaul of her turbines in January. This lasted until March 1942, at which point the cruiser was once more fully operational.

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Re: Admiral Hipper repairs in 1941

Post by Francis Marliere » Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:49 pm

Thanks, Tommy.

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