Bismarck class

The Bismarck Class battleships are a class of German Kreigsmarine surface ship, known as the largest, most powerful and most heavily armoured capital ships ever created in Europe. Historically, they were approximately 50,000 tonnes and had a top speed of 30 knots. In comparison, the next closest class German battleships were the Scharnhorst at approximately 31,000 tonnes and top speed 31 knots.