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SMS Arminius

Ironclad Warship

Designed and built in England, the SMS Arminius first served the Prussian, the Imperial German, navies.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 10/27/2016
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Year: 1865
Ships-in-Class: 1
Named Ships: SMS Arminius
Complement: 132
Length: 208 ft (63.40 m)
Width: 36 ft (10.97 m)
Height: 25 ft (7.62 m)
Displacement (Surface): 1,850 tons
Propulsion: 4 x Boilers with 1 x Horizontal 2-cylinder steam engine developing 10,000 horsepower while driving 1 x shaft; 2 x Sailing masts.
Speed (Surface): 10 kts (12 mph)
Range: 999 nm (1,150 miles; 1,851 km)
Operators: Imperial Germany; Prussia


4 x 8.3" (210mm) Krupp main guns

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