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HELGOLAND

Fleet

HochSeeFlotte

Ship Type

Battleship

Nickname

Ship Class

Helgoland

Grouping

I Battle Squadron

Command

Builder's Yard

Danubius, Fiume

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

28.10.1911

Launch Date

23.11.1912

Completed date

05.09.1914

Commission date

Year laid down

Year launched

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

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Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Passed to the Italian Navy September 1920

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Kapitän zur See Friedrich von Kameke

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

340

Officers

Ratings

Killed

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

3.500

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

428' 7"

Length (mtrs)

130.64

Beam (ft)

42

Beam (mtrs)

12.79

Draught (ft)

15' 1"

Draught (mtrs)

4.6

Max. Speed (knots)

27

Range (miles)

3,000 at 24 kts

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

700 long tons coal

Propulsion

Two sets of AEG Curtis steam engines with two propellar shafts prividing 25,600 shp.

Armour Main Belt

2.4" (60 mm)

Deck Armour

0.8" (20 mm)

Turret Armour IN CM

Conning Tower Armour

60 mm

Barbette Armour

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

single 10 cm (3.9”) guns

No. Primary Turrets

9

Guns (No.barrels)

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

Primary Broadside Weight

Secondary Gun Calibre

Guns (No.barrels) 2

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

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

No. tubes

Torpedo Type MM

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources