The mannequin reveals the ship because it regarded throughout the sea trials within the Baltic Sea earlier than it left Gotenhafen along with the heavy cruiser Prince Eugen in May 1941 for the “Unternehmen Rheinübung”, the breakthrough into the Atlantic.
The mannequin is 125 cm lengthy, 18 cm extensive and about 31 cm excessive, it consists of about 7180 bricks.
The towers of the principle artillery, the center artillery and the heavy anti-plane are absolutely rotatable and might be aligned in top.
The two 12t board cranes are additionally absolutely movable. The two plane catapults, which might be prolonged to the edges, are positioned in the midst of the ship. The hangar below the principle mast has a sliding door, which might be opened and wherein a reconnaissance plane of the sort “Arado Ar 196” might be saved. In the world of the funnel and on the hangar are stowed varied visitors boats, motor launches and cutters.
The deck and superstructure might be eliminated in two components.