Welcome to the ShipArchive

The ShipArchive strives to produce the highest quality ship plans available to the general public on the Internet. Please take a look at our collection by selecting a ship below.

PE Längsschnitt
Heavy Cruiser Prinz Eugen

The only major German capital ship to survive WWII; the wreck is now a destination for divers off Kwajalein in the Pacific.

Bismarck Sheer
Battleship Bismarck

When commissioned in 1940, the Bismarck was the largest and most powerful battleship in the world.

Tirpitz Längsschnitt
Battleship Tirpitz

The sistership to the battleship Bismarck, the Tirpitz is still the largest warship ever constructed in Germany.

North Carolina Profile
Battleship North Carolina

The first US battleship designed since WWI, the North Carolina provided a template for US WWII battleships.

Washington Profile
Battleship Washington

The sistership to the battleship North Carolina, the Washington seriously damaged the Japanese battleship Kirishima in a rare battleship vs. battleship engagement in WWII.

Iowa Profile
Battleship Iowa

The Battleship Iowa, BB-61, was the culmination of US battleship design just before battleships were eclipsed by the aircraft carrier.

New Jersey Profile
Battleship New Jersey

An Iowa class battleship, the New Jersey now resides as a museum ship in Camden, New Jersey.

Missouri Profile
Battleship Missouri

The Missouri hosted the Japanese delegation that signed the surrender documents ending WWII; she now serves as a museum ship at Pearl Harbor.

Wisconsin Profile
Battleship Wisconsin

The final completed Iowa class battleship, the Wisconsin serves as a museum ship in Norfolk, Virginia.

Leviathan Profile
Oceanliner Leviathan

The Leviathan, originally named the Vaterland, was the culmination of German ocean liner development before WWI and the largest ship in the world when completed.