Koenigsberg Class

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K?igsberg Class light cruisers. Sister ships included the N?nberg, Stuttgart and Stettin. K?igsberg was the station ship at Dares-Salaam in East Africa, blockaded into the Rufiji River she was eventually scuttled in July 1915. K?igsberg and N?nberg were built at Kiel while Stuttgart was built at Danzig and Stettin at Vulcan. Stuttgart was used as a seaplane carrier between February and May 1918. Stettin served with the High Seas Fleet and then with the submarine school Stuttgart and Stettin were transferred to Britain before being scrapped.

Displacement: 3,550 tons.   Speed: 25 knots.  Complement: 322.  Armament: 10 4.1 inch guns in single turrets, two 18 inch torpedo tubes.

Kb>nigsberg 12th December 1905 Scuttled on 11th July 1915.
Nurnberg 29th August 1908 Sunk on 8th December 1914.
Stuttgart 22nd September 1906 Broken up in 1921.
Stettin 7th July 1907 Broken up over the years 1921-23.

Konigsberg

The German Light Cruiser K?igsberg

SMS K?igsberg c.1909

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SMS Konigsberg - thanks to Franz Kohlmann for identifying her.

Konigsberg.

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Some crew of the Konigsberg

SMS Konigsberg and a Royal Navy Destroyer

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Konigsberg, 1907.

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K?igsberg was launched on 12th December 1905 and had a complement of 322. She was stationed at Dares-Salaam and took part in raids on commerce ships. In October 1914 she was part of the blockade at the Rufiji river and was scuttled after being bombarded by British monitors in July 1915.

Stuttgart

SMS Stuttgart c.1908

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Stuttgart at the breakers, October 1920.

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Stettin

Stettin.

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SMS Stettin

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