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Fleet

HochSeeFlotte

Ship Type

Battle-cruiser

Nickname

Ship Class

(unique)

Grouping

I Scouting Group

Command

Hipper

Builder's Yard

Blohm und Voss, Hamburg

Budget Year

1910 Naval Estimates

Construction Notes

Date Laid Down

04.02.1911

Launch Date

30.03.1912

Completed date

Commission date

22.05.1913

Year laid down

1911

Year launched

1913

Year completed

Commission Year

1913

Pennant No

Photo Details

Courtesy of Blohm und Voss, Hamburg

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Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Scuttled at Scapa Flow 21 June 1919, Salvaged 2928

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Kapitän zur See Moritz von Egidy

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

1,068

Officers

Ratings

Killed

98

Wounded

55

Prisoners

153

Displacement full Load (tons)

28,550

Artefacts Data

Damaged barrel (Wilhelmshaven Marine Museum)

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

658'

Length (mtrs)

200.6

Beam (ft)

94'

Beam (mtrs)

28.5

Draught (ft)

30.5'

Draught (mtrs)

9.29

Max. Speed (knots)

26.5

Range (miles)

Range (kilometres)

8.700 kms at 14 kts

Fuel

Propulsion

Armour Main Belt

11 to 11.75"

Deck Armour

Turret Armour IN CM

2.75"

Conning Tower Armour

Barbette Armour

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

11" SK L/50

No. Primary Turrets

5

Guns (No.barrels)

10

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

670

Primary Broadside Weight

6,700

Secondary Gun Calibre

5.9"

Guns (No.barrels) 2

12

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

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

Elevation (degrees)

16

Gunnery Range (yards)

21,000

Gunnery Range (metres)

Rate of Fire (rds per minute)

3

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