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Naval Battlecruisers

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 6/16/2014

Outfitted like battleships, Battlecruisers were purposely-designed to maintain the speed of traditional cruisers at the expense of armor protection.

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There are a total of 6 Battlecruisers in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1920
HMS Hood (51)
HMS Hood stood as the pride and joy of the British Royal Navy for over two decades. She was constructed towards the end of Wo...
Thumbnail picture of the HMS Hood (51)

1913
IJN Kongo
In 1911 the Imperial Japanese Diet (Teikoku-gikai) passed funds to support the Naval Emergency Expansion Bill that authorized...
Thumbnail picture of the IJN Kongo

1939
KMS Scharnhorst
After World War 1 the British Royal Navy continued to guard its trade routes with a powerful fleet of cruisers. To deal with ...
Thumbnail picture of the KMS Scharnhorst

1912
SMS Goeben (Yavuz)
In 1909, the SMS Goeben became the second of two Moltke-class battlecruisers built in Hamburg, Germany for the Imperial Germa...
Thumbnail picture of the SMS Goeben (Yavuz)

1911
SMS Moltke
The German battlecruiser SMS Moltke was the lead ship of her class consisting of two ships with her sister becoming SMS Goebe...
Thumbnail picture of the SMS Moltke