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DEUTSCHLAND / MINELAYER??

Fleet

HochSeeFlotte

Ship Type

Battleship

Nickname

Ship Class

Deutschland

Grouping

II Battle Squadron

Command

Builder's Yard

Germania Werft, Kiel Neubau Linieschiff "N"

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

Launch Date

09.02.1909

Completed date

Commission date

04.08.1914

Year laid down

Year launched

1909

Year completed

Commission Year

1914

Pennant No

Photo Details

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Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Scrapped 1960s

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Kapitän zur See Hugo Meurer (Flagship ofGeschwaderchef: Konteradmiral Franz Mauve)

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

743 complement (Hilldebrand)

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

4,200

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

373

Length (mtrs)

127.6 (Hilldebrand)

Beam (ft)

53.3

Beam (mtrs)

22.2 (Hilldebrand)

Draught (ft)

16

Draught (mtrs)

8.25 (Hilldebrand)

Max. Speed (knots)

16.5 kts

Range (miles)

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

Propulsion

Rated at 5,000 shp

Armour Main Belt

230 mm

Deck Armour

76 mm

Turret Armour IN CM

280 mm

Conning Tower Armour

Barbette Armour

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

No. Primary Turrets

Guns (No.barrels)

4

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

Primary Broadside Weight

Secondary Gun Calibre

17 cm SK/ L40 (6.7")

Guns (No.barrels) 2

14

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

420 mines, Twenty-two 8.8 cm SK / 28

Elevation (degrees)

Gunnery Range (yards)

Gunnery Range (metres)

Rate of Fire (rds per minute)

Shells expended Main

Mines dropped

Shells expended Secondary

Torpedoes fired

Gunnery Notes

Torpedo Type IN

18"

No. tubes

6

Torpedo Type MM

450

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources