SMS Elsass

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SMS Elsass of the Braunschweig pre dreadnaught Battleship class. was a bigger, heavier guns and faster than the Wittelsbach Class battleships, The Braunschweig class autherised under the Naval programme of 1900. launched on t26th may 1903 and commissioned into the German navy on the 29th November 1904, served with the fleet until 25th July 1916 when the Elsass became a barrack ship at at Keil.  after the war serve din the Reichsmarine between 1924 and 1930. withdrawn from service on the 25th February 1930 and stricken 31st march 1931 and was reduced to a hulk at Wilhelshaven and finally scrapped in 1936. 

Displacement: 14,167 tons, Speed: 18.5 knots, Compliment: 743.  Armament: Four 280mm Guns,  Fourteen 170mm Guns  Eighteen 88mm Guns and four machine guns, also Six 450mm Torpedo Tubes.

 

Elsass.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGB049

Elsass in ice, 1904.

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SMS Elsass

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGB050

SMS Elsass

Braunschweig

20th December 1902

Stricken 31st March 1931, BU
Elsass

26th May 1903

Stricken 31st March 1931, BU
Hessen 18th September 1903 To USSR 1946 becoming Tsel
Preussen 30th October 1903 Stricken 5th April 1929, BU
Lothringen 27th May 1904 Stricken 31st March 1931, BU