This is a color postcard of the Battleship S. M. S. Thüringen. She was commissioned in 1911 and was assigned to Battleship Squadron Nr 1. She was one of the four ships of the “Helgoland” battleship class. She fought at the Battle of Jutland (Skagerrak) and after the war was delivered to the French. The ship is seen steaming in profile. The postcard was never mailed.