SMS Bremen

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SMS Bremen of the Bremen Class German Light Cruisers.  Her sister ships were, SMS Hamburg, Berlin, Lubeck, Munchen, Leipzig, and SMS Danzig.  

SMS Bremen was built at A G Weser at Bremen, and laid down in 1902, launched 9th July 1903 and completed 19th May 1904. S.M.S Bremen served over overseas foreign service between 1904 and 1914 and went into major refit in 1914-1915. at Wilhelmshaven Dockyard. which included being re armed with Two 5.9 inch guns and size 4,.1 inch guns. On the 17th December 1915 near the  Spon bank in the Baltic sunk by two mines at 1804. (along with V191) with the loss of 250 killed.

Displacement: 3,250 tons,  Speed: 23 knots.  (Coal Fired) Crew 303.  Armament: Ten 4.1 inch Guns,  two 18 inch Torpedo Tubes (Submerged)  Armament increased in 1914. as above.

 

Bremen, 1900s.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price ?25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP5505

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Bremen.

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Bremen.

SMS Bremen.  Sent in by Scott Henderson.

Bremen.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGC042

Bremen Class Cruisers

SMS  Bremen 9th July 1903 Mined on 17th December 1915.
SMS Hamburg 25th July 1903 Stricken on 31st March 1931.
SMS Berlin 22nd September 1903 Hulked in 1935, scuttled in 1947.
SMS L?eck 26th March 1904 Stricken on 5th November 1919.
SMS  M?chen 30th April 1904 Stricken on 5th November 1919.
SMS Leipzig 21st March 1905 Sunk 8th December 1914.
SMS Danzig 23rd September 1905 Stricken on 5th November 1919.