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COLMAR light cruiser (1910/1920)

Colmar 1920

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Colmar (ex-Kolberg) 814 Schichau, Danzig, Germany 1908 14/11/1908 21/6/1910 // 28/4/1920 stricken 7/1927

 

Displacement normal, t

4362

Displacement full, t

4915

Length, m

130.0 wl 130.5 oa

Breadth, m

14.0

Draught, m

5.38 normal 5.58 deep load

No of shafts

4

Machinery

Melms & Pfenniger steam turbines, 15 Marine boilers

Power, h. p.

30400

Max speed, kts

26.3

Fuel, t

coal 970, oil 115

Endurance, nm(kts) 3250(14)

Armour, mm

shields: 50, deck: 40 - 20 with 80 - 50-mm slopes; CT: 100 sides, 20 roof

Armament

6 x 1 - 149/42 SK L/45 C/09, 2 x 1 - 88/45 SK L/45 C/13, 2 x 1 - 500 TT (4), 2 - 450 TT (beam, 5), 100 mines

Complement

367

Ship project history: Ex-German light cruiser, transferred as war reparation.

Ship protection: 40-20mm armour deck had 80-50mm slopes. Guns were protected by 50mm shields.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14