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  1. Target ship Hessen

    Target ship Hessen

    The former German battleship Hessen (13,208/14,394 ts) seen here converted into a target ship for the Kriegsmarine. She was launched on Sept. 18th, 1903 and was permitted to retain at Germany under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. On Nov. 12th, 1934 the vessel was withdrawn from the service a