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POMMERN

Fleet

HochSeeFlotte

Ship Type

Battleship

Nickname

Ship Class

Deutschland

Grouping

II Battle Squadron

Command

Scheer

Builder's Yard

AG Vulkan, Stettin

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

22.03.1904

Launch Date

02.12.1905

Completed date

Commission date

06.08.1907

Year laid down

1904

Year launched

1905

Year completed

Commission Year

1907

Pennant No

Photo Details

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Sister ships

Deutschland

Eventual Fate

Jutland result

All action times are stated in CET.Hit by Indomitable with a 12" shell. Blown up after a torpedo attack by HMS Onslought at 03:10 1st June 1916. Hannover, following behind, had to haul out of the line.

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Kapitän zur See Siegfried Bölken

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

Officers

35

Ratings

Killed

844

Wounded

Prisoners

Displacement full Load (tons)

14,218 long

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

418' 8"

Length (mtrs)

127.6

Beam (ft)

72' 10"

Beam (mtrs)

22.2

Draught (ft)

25' 3"

Draught (mtrs)

7.7

Max. Speed (knots)

18

Range (miles)

7,000 at 10 kts

Range (kilometres)

11,000 at 10 kts

Fuel

Capable of 5,830 nm (7,000 miles) at 10 knots. Seen as one of the most fuel efficient ships of her class.

Propulsion

Three shafts, triple expansion steam engines. 12 Schulz-Thorneycroft boilers.Rated 19,330 shp.

Armour Main Belt

9" (240 mm)

Deck Armour

1.6" (40 mm)

Turret Armour IN CM

11" (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

28 cm SK L/40 guns (11")

No. Primary Turrets

2

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 L/40 guns (6.7")

Guns (No.barrels) 2

14

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

Twenty 8.8 cm (3.5”) SK L/ 45 naval guns

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

17.7"

No. tubes

6

Torpedo Type MM

450 mm

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources