was the naval shipyard
, Prussian Hanover
, between 1918 and 1945 in the German Navy
's extensive base located there.
Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven was founded after World War I
as Reichsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven
on the grounds of the Kaiserliche Werft Wilhelmshaven
that had been closed down.
In 1935 the shipyard changed its name to Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven when the German Navy changed name from the Reichsmarine to the Kriegsmarine.
After World War II the shipyard was dismantled and 95% was blown up by the British occupying forces.
Ships built by Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven (selection)