SMS Kaiser Wilhelm II

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Kaiser Wilhelm II    

Kaiser Wilhelm II  Built at Wilhelmshaven and launched 14th September 1897, and completed 7th October 1898  commissioned into the fleet as Flagship on the 4th February 1902. After 1910 became part of the 3rd squadron of the High seas fleet along with all her sister ships  In 1916 became a barrack ship for Prisoners at Wilhelmshaven, Stricken on the 6th December 1919 and scrapped 1921 at Ronnebeck.

 

Length: 377 ft.   Beam: 66 ft.   Draught: 25 ft 9 ins.   Armament: 9.4 in breech-loaders, 5.9in quick firers, 3.4 in quick firers and 1 pdr revolving guns as well as six torpedo tubes. Compliment 651  (except Kaiser Wilhelm II as fleet flagship a compliment of 713 )  Speed. 17 knots   Displacement 11,599 tons 

SMS Kaiser Wilhelm II

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGB023

Kaiser Wilhelm II firing a salute, Kiel.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGB024

Kaiser Wilhelm II at Kiel.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGB028