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Deutsche Werft AG
Fate Merged
Successor Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft
Founded 1918
Defunct 1968
Headquarters Hamburg, Germany
Industry Shipbuilding

Deutsche Werft was a German shipbuilding company, located in Hamburg, Germany. It was founded in 1918 on initiative by Albert Ballin and with Gutehoffnungshütte (GHH), Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG) and Hamburg Amerikanische Packetfahrt Actien Gesellschaft (HAPAG) as investors.

During World War II Deutsche Werft constructed 113 IX and XXIII U-boats for the Kriegsmarine.

In 1968 Deutsche Werft was merged and became part of Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft.


  • Wolfram Claviez: 50 Jahre Deutsche Werft: 1918 - 1968, Hamburg 1968

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