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SMS Derfflinger

Battlecruiser Warship

SMS Derfflinger

Battlecruiser Warship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



Causing considerable damage to Allied ships during the Battle of Jutland in World War 1, SMS Derfflinger also suffered mightily in the engagement.
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ORIGIN: Imperial Germany
YEAR: 1914
SHIP CLASS: Derfflinger-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (3): SMS Derfflinger; SMS Lutzow; SMS Hindenburg
OPERATORS: Imperial Germany
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base SMS Derfflinger design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 1,112
LENGTH: 690.32 feet (210.41 meters)
BEAM: 95.15 feet (29.00 meters)
DRAUGHT: 30.18 feet (9.20 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 26,200 tons
PROPULSION: 18 x Boilers feeding 4 x Parson steam turbines developing 76,635 shaft horsepower to 4 x shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 27 knots (31 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 5,561 nautical miles (6,400 miles; 10,300 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



8 x 30.5cm (305mm; 12") SK L/50 main guns (4 twin-gunned turrets).
12 x 15cm (150mm; 5.9") SK L/45 guns (12 single-gunned turrets).
4 x 8.8cm (88mm) guns
5 x 500mm (20") torpedo tubes
AIR WING



None.




MEDIA