SMS Yorck

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SMS Yorck, The German heavy or protected Cruiser of the Roon Class.  Very similar tot the Prinz Adalbert class of cruiser except that  Yorck and Roon had four funnels instead of three.  SMS Yorck  was built by Blohm and Voss at Hamburg and laid down in 1903 launched 14th May 1904 and completed 21st November 1905.  Was in Service with the German Fleet at the outbreak of world war one 

Displacement: 9,350 tons to 10,104 tons speed 21knots. fired by both coal and oil. Compliment 633  Armament: Four 210mm (8.2 inch) Guns (2x2), Ten 150mm (5.9-inch) Twelve 88mm,(3.4-inch)  Four machine guns and Four 450mm Torpedo Tubes. (all submerged)

SMS Yorck 14th May 1904 Mined on 4th November 1914

SMS Yorck.  Photo sent in by Carol Geeves

SMS Yorck

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Roon and Yorck of the Roon Class.

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Yorck.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PGC012