S.M.S. Arminius (1864)

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S.M.S. Arminius (1864)
Builder: Samuda Brothers, Poplar[1]
Purchased: 20 August, 1864[2]
Laid down: 1863[3]
Launched: 20 August, 1864[4]
Commissioned: 22 April, 1865[5]
Stricken: 2 March, 1901[6]
Sold: 1902[7]
Fate: Broken up
S.M.S. Arminius was an ironclad turret ship purchased by the Prussian Navy in 1864 and completed the next year.

Construction

Service

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Armament

As Built[8][9]

  • Four bronze 72-pounder rifles

As Commissioned[10][11]

  • Four 210mm/19 caliber guns

1881[12][13]

  • Four 210mm guns/19 caliber guns
  • Four 37mm Hotchkiss revolvers
  • One 350mm torpedo tube, two torpedoes

See Also

Footnotes

  1. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 1.
  2. Sullivan. p. 17.
  3. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 2.
  4. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 2.
  5. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 2.
  6. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 2.
  7. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 2.
  8. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 242.
  9. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 2.
  10. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 242.
  11. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 2.
  12. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 242.
  13. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 2.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Gröner, Erich (revised and expanded by Dieter Jung and Martin Maass) (1990). German Warships 1815-1945. Volume One: Major Surface Vessels. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press.
  • Sullivan, David M. "Phantom Fleet: The Confederacy's Unclaimed European Warships" Warship International 24 (1): 13–32


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