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 German Light Cruiser Coln or Koln. was built  by Germaniawerft at Kiel. and laid down o in 1908  As part of the 1906 - 1907 German naval building programme . Launched  on5th June 1909 and completed 16th June 1911. at the outbreak of World war while on patrol she was sunk by British Battlecruisers  in the North sea on the 28th August 1914 along with her sister ship Maine.

Displacement:  4362 tons and 4915 deep load.  Speed; 26 knots, Range:  3500 Miles at 14 Knots    Compliment: 367  Armament: Twelve 4.1 inch guns (10.5cm)  Two 17.7 inch  (45cm) Torpedo Tubes (submerged in the beam) and 100 mines. 

Cruiser Koln pictured c.1911.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGC063

SMS K?n

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGC064

Cruiser Koln Photograph sent in by Gary Fletcher. 

(Image emailed by contributor not available for purchase.)

Koln  Photograph sent in by Gary Fletcher.    (Image emailed by contributor not available for purchase.)

SMS Koln. sent in by Gary Fletcher.      (Image emailed by contributor not available for purchase.)