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SMS Mainz

Light Cruiser Warship

SMS Mainz was sunk during the Battle of Heligoland Bight on August 28th, 1914 concerning World War 1.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 7/31/2019
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Year: 1909
Status: Lost-in-Service
Ships-in-Class: 4
Named Ships: SMS Kolberg; SMS Coln; SMS Mainz; SMS Augsburg
Complement: 367
Length: 428 ft (130.45 m)
Width: 46 ft (14.02 m)
Height: 18.2 ft (5.55 m)
Displacement (Surface): 5,420 tons
Propulsion: 15 x Boilers with 2 x AEG-Curtiss steam turbines developing 19,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
Speed (Surface): 25 kts (29 mph)
Range: 3,650 nm (4,200 miles; 6,759 km)
Operators: German Empire


12 x 105mm (4.1") main guns
4 x 52mm (2") guns
3 x 450mm (18") torpedo tubes

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