German battleship Schleswig - Holstein Stein is a level before dreadnoughts in Germany, in 1906 the water base displacement of 13,993 tons total length: 127.7112 m speed of 18. Clearly defined, the terms of the Treaty of Versailles after the First World War, Germany was defeated: the defeat of Germany are not allowed to build and has a fearless type of battleship, only allowing it to retain eight of the old battleship, the ship except for training and coastal defense, not for other purposes, these restrictions is the German Navy an ability in areas with limited naval forces. Schleswig - Holstein Stein is allowed Germany to retain one of the old ships. Before the new ship into the water in Germany, Schleswig-old ship has been quietly fearless bear the heavy responsibility of defending the territorial waters of Germany. August 25, 1939, the old battleship Schleswig-Holstein "to commemorate the First World War Memorial in the name of" goodwill visit "to Poland, Danzig City, at 4:17 on September Schleswig-Holstein shelling Polish barracks fired the first shot of World War II, the roar of cannons opened World War II curtain. World War II German Navy surface ship force has basically holed up at the harbor, the old Schleswig-Holstein painting terrestrial camouflage hiding. Ultimately escape the fate of being sunk after the war was also salvaged as compensation for material compensation for the Soviet Union.