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The battleship Bismarck was rendered unsteerable due to a torpedo hit, then blasted repeatedly by battleship salvoes and by torpedoes on the morning of May 27, 1941.

Although the battleship was severely damaged and rendered incapable of battle, the ship was reportedly scuttled by her crew. The captain and first officer had been killed, as had Fleet commander Admiral Lutjens. Few of the senior officers survived. The pursuing British ships had mostly retired from the area due to the threat of U-boats or German aircraft flying from France.
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