Heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen
Prinz Eugen

Eugen

 

Den tunga kryssaren Prinz Eugen som förts till Köpenhamn efter kapitulationen. Undre bilden visar Prinz Eugen i Bostons hamn efter kriget för att vara med om de amerikanska atombombstesterna vid Bikini.

 

Prinz Eugen at the launching August 22 1938

Prinz Eugen heavy cruiser enter Brest after separation from Bismarck

Type Heavy Cruiser
Class Admiral Hipper class
Units in class 5 - Admiral Hipper, Blücher, Prinz Eugen, Seydlitz and Lützov
Armament 8 × 20.3 cm guns
12 × 10.5 cm guns
12 × 3.7 cm guns
8 × 2 cm guns
6 × 53.3 cm torpedo tubes
Armour Belt: 70 to 80 mm
Armor deck: 20 to 50 mm
Turret faces: 105 mm
Displacement 20.100t
Complement 1380
Engine 3 x Blohm & Voss Steam turbines 100.00shp
Speed 32 knots
Length 207m
Beam 22m
Draught 7,2m
Launched August 1938
Fate Used as target for the US nuclear wepons test December 1946
Builder Germaniaweft Kiel