German Navy cruisers (Kriegsmarine – Nazi Germany)
Prinz Eugen LOA 697′ / 212.4 m TDISP 19,000 tons Admiral Hipper class heavy cruiser. (1940-1945) Surrendered VE Day, 8 May 1945. Escorted by a force including HMCS Iroquois from Denmark to Wilhelmshaven and subsequently transferred to US Navy as USS Prinz Eugen IX-300 (1946-1947). Used as a test ship during Operation Crossroads, Nuclear tests at Bikini Atoll, surviving two nuclear blasts with little structural damage (but heavily irradiated). Towed to Kwajalein Atoll where she capsized 22 December 1946. During 2018 the remaining fuel was salvaged from the wreck.