Wednesday, January 7, 2009

SMS BADEN ww1 german battleship

Germany's SMS BADEN, originally uploaded by crpdst2003.

SMS BADEN, the flag ship of the German Navy in World War One. This Bayern class Battle ship was near 180m long, The class had a displacement of 32,000 tons and mounted eight 380mm 15 inch naval guns in four twin turrets. The secondary guns were placed in casemates just below the deckline. Launched in 1916,some - think this was the basis of the Bismark

Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h)
Range: 5,000 nautical miles (9,300 km) at 12 knots (22 km/h)


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