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German light cruiser Nurnberg. Built at Kiel dockyard and launched 29th August 1906, completed 10th April 1908. She was part of the German East Asiatic Squadron under Admiral Graf Spee and was sunk during the Battle of the Falklands by gunfire from HMS Kent on 8th December 1914.

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

Sister ships Stettin and Stuttgart.


A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGC056

German cruiser SS Nurnberg which was sunk by the Royal Navy fleet near the Falkland Islands.

Extract from Navy and Army illustrated December 26th 1914.