Atlas Werke

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Atlas Werke AG
Industry Shipbuilding
Fate Spin-off
Successor Atlas Elektronik
Founded 1911
Defunct 1969
Headquarters Bremen, Germany
Products Merchant ships

Atlas Werke was a German shipbuilding company, located in Bremen. It was founded in 1911.

During World War I Atlas Werke built one single U 151 U-boat for the Kaiserliche Marine, the U-156.

After the war, Atlas Werke also started to make echo sounders and other nautical instruments. In 1964 Krupp acquired a majority shareholding in Atlas Werke and the electronics division was spun off as the independent company Atlas Elektronik in Bremen-Sebaldsbrück. All shipbuilding was ceased in 1969.

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