SMS Hamburg

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

SMS Hamburg was built at A G Vulcan at Stettin and laid down in 1902, launched 27th July 1903 and commissioned into the German Fleet 8th March 1904. S.M.S Hamburg served second command flagship for the U-Boat Flotilla no. 1 in 1912. and a s flagship tot he flotilla in 1914 then in 1915 becoming Squadron Flagship and accommodation for submarine commanders at Wilhelmshaven. after the war serve din the Reichmarine fleet between 1920 and 1923 becoming a training cruiser in 1924 to 1927. Stricken in  March 1931. used in 1936 as a accommodation Hulk at Kiel for submarine crews. In 19 44 she was to be broken up at Hamburg bombed and sunk at Hamburg-harbour by RAF bombers. and raised in 1949 and finally scrapped in 1056 at Hamburg 

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

 

Hamburg

Hamburg, 1909.

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  XMP5506

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Hamburg, 1909.

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  XMP5507

Original republished ? MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price ?5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP5507

Hamburg.

Hamburg.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGC048

SMS Hamburg.  Sent in by Alan Loose      (Image emailed by contributor. Not available for purchase.)

Hamburg c.1924 

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.