The Bismarck, Tirpitz was the sister ship was put into service in August 1940. She went under the command of Captain Ernst Lindemann in operation and was the largest and most powerful battleship battle. You could reach a top speed of 30.1 knots (about 56km / h). Their armament consisted of eight 380 mm QFG ltr./47 twin gun, twelve 150 mm L/55 QFG twin guns, 16 105 mm L/65 A / A and 16 37 mm A / A and 12 20 mm A / A guns.
She sank the end of May during the Second World War after heavy fighting with units of the Royal Navy, along with the majority of their crew in the North Atlantic.