Deutschland Class

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Die Geschichte der deutschen Schlachtschiffe der Deutschland Klasse.
Schlachtschiffe der Kaiserlichen Marine w?rend des ersten Weltkrieges.

History of the German Battleships of the Deutschland class pre- dreadnought battleships of the Imperial German Navy during world war I.

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The Deutschland class launched between 1904-1906 were the last German pre-dreadnought battleships. The rate of fire for their 6.7 inch guns was slow due to the handling of the 154 lb weight of the shells.

 

Displacement: 13,200 tons   Speed: 18 knots     Complement:  743  

Armament: Four 11 inch guns in pairs. Fourteen 6.7 inch guns. Twenty 3.4 inch guns. Six 18 inch torpedo tubes (1 bow, 4 beam, 1 stern) all submerged.

Deutschland 19th November 1904 BU 1920-22
Hannover

29th September 1905

BU 1944-46

Pommern

2nd December 1905 Torpedoed 1st June 1916
Schlesien 28th May 1906 Scuttled 5th May 1945
Schleswig-Holstein 7th December 1906 Bombed 18th December 1944, raisded  broken up after the 1947
 

 

Deutschland Class Battleship KMS Schleswig Holstein (cir. 1934)

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Either a Deutschland Class or Braunschweig Class Battleship.

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One of the Deutschland Class Ships.

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Between the wars photo of German battleship Schleisen or Schleswig-Holstein