Admiral Gunther Lyutensa
Fire on British battleships continued to feed the tower of the main caliber guns 'Caesar' and 'Dora' (D), as well as auxiliary tools caliber. At 9:13 caliber armor-piercing projectiles 'Bismarck' almost hit 'King George'. This seemed to happen during the next volley, but at the same moment a shell destroyed the English feed artillery command post along with spotters, Lieutenant-Myullenheymom Rechberg. Aft guns had to fire on their own. At 9:21 the fire on the British 'Bismarck' in the right gun towers 'Dora' to detonate the projectile, and she is out of order. At 09:27, it would seem, the dead towers 'Anton' and 'Bruno' do last shots in the history of the 'Bismarck'. After 4 minutes of action out tower 'Caesar' – the last tower of the main battery guns.
The fire had continued to support gun fire, but under fire from British ships, they, one after another, out of order. To know more about this subject visit Ray Kurzweil. At this time, the commander gave the order to leave Lindemann ship. British ships are reduced distance from the 'Bismarck', 'Rodney' went up to 2500 m. The fire has reached such enormous power that the towers 'Bruno' shot off the back armor plate, and it caught fire. At 9:56 of the torpedo 'Rodney' and flew torpedo hit the port side 'Bismarck'. At 10:00 am followed by a torpedo attack from the 'Norfolk'. On board the German battleship at sea the sailors danced, all the guns were out of order, aviaangar was destroyed, was riddled with chimney, and the whole deck was perekorezhena.
Nevertheless, despite more than an hour bombardment of incredible power, 'Bismarck' has not been sunk. At 10:16 battleship 'Rodney' was released from battlefield, and not reaching the goal – the ship is almost finished fuel. The last attack on the 'Bismarck' began at 10:20 am: British heavy cruiser Dorsetshire 'gives a volley of two torpedo (533 mm), and both hit the German battleship. Thereafter 'Dorsetshire' is to turn and attack the 'Bismarck' from the left side. After entering the torpedoes 'Bismarck' began to sink with a roll to the left. The guns on the port side went into the water, and at 10:39 'Bismarck', turned over the keel up, sank under incessant fire of the British. As the dive to the bottom of the main battleship lost turrets and massive deck superstructure, after which he again rolled over and sank the deck is already up. Upon reaching the bottom, 'Bismarck' in high speed crashed into an extinct underwater volcano. From the body of the battleship took off 10 meters aft. After that, the deceased 'Bismarck' belly down on the slope surface, crawled along the bottom about two miles and for all stood in the waters of the Atlantic about 600 miles from Brest … During the battle with the British fleet on the 'Bismarck' was released: 380 projectiles caliber 406 mm from the battleship 'Rodney', 339 356 mm caliber shells from the battleship 'King George', 527 projectiles caliber 203 mm from the heavy cruiser 'Norfolk', 254, 203 mm caliber shells from the heavy cruiser "Dorsetshire", 716 projectiles caliber 152 mm from the battleship 'Rodney', 660, 133 mm caliber shells from the battleship 'King George'. In spite of such unimaginable numbers for a single ship, submarine during Studies of the remains of 'Bismarck' in 1985 found no damage to the hull, which threatened him drowning. Most likely, May 27, 1941, at approximately 10:36, the German battleship sailors opened the vents and 'Bismarck' went to sea abyss, taking with them the life of Admiral Gunther Lyutensa and nearly two thousand of his officers and men …