SMS Ariadne

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SMS Ariadne of the gazelle light cruiser class, Built at AG Weser at Bremen  and laid down in 1899, launched 10th August 1900 and commissioned into the German Navy on  18th May 1901.  SMS Ariadne served with the fleet and in 1914 became a coastal defence ship.  Sunk by Gunfire from British Battlecruisers  during the Heligobight raid. at 1600 hours on 28th august 1914 in the North sea north of Norderney. with the loss of 64 killed.  

Displacement: 3033 tons. Speed: 23 Knots. Compliment 249 - 303.Armament: Ten 105mm, ten machine Guns, Two submerged 450mm (18 inch) Torpedo Tubes. later increased to 500mm TT.

Ariadne.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGC036

SMS Ariadne.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGC039