||Participated in Battle of Jutland in 2nd Squadron.
||At 4.45 AM the Schleswig Holstein
opens World War II by firing on the western flats of the Westerplatte peninsula
Together with MTBs and fishing craft, the Schleswig Holstein
transports army soldiers from Eckernförde Bight.
||Troop landings in Nyborg.
||Used as a dormitory ship at Gotenhafen (Gdynia) or as a training ship. The ship sails about 6000 nautical miles in this period.
|Sep - Dec 1944:
||Used as Flak Ship, equipped with more AA guns.
||After brought in a battle ready state, the Schleswig Holstein
was hit by three bombs during an air raid on Gotenhafen (Gdynia). The ship sink on its keel.
||Large fire on board.
||Removed from fleet list, most of the crew is killed in defense of Marienburg.
||The wreck is blown up.
||The wreck us raised by the ASS of the 4th Soviet fleet and towed to Tallin.
||Added to Soviet fleet lists, some sources say that it was renamed to Borodino
. The ship is used as a dormitory ship for a short time.
||Scuttled in shallow water near Odsmussar island and used as an airforce target ship. The remains existed until the 1970s, the wreck can now be found in shallow water in a depth of 10 meters.