DKM Deutschland (Class), CC

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Jun 17 2018 - 10:28 UTC by SneakyPete
Edited Aug 23 2018 - 10:10 UTC by SneakyPete
Designer
SneakyPete
Rating
Point Value
185
Faction
Unaffiliated
Ship Size
Large - 120° Broadsides (center)
Ship Class
DKM Admiral Graf Spee, Battlecruiser
Speed Chart
1
12
011
0000
Upgrade Slots
Hull
14
Ratings
3
0
3
Shields
5
5
5
Armament
Defense Tokens
Armada Special rules:Radar TargetingAdmiral Graf Spee was a Deutschland-class "Panzerschiff" (armored ship), nicknamed a "pocket battleship" by the British, which served with the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany during World War II. The two sister-ships of her class, Deutschland and Admiral Scheer, were reclassified as heavy cruisers in 1940. The vessel was named after Admiral Maximilian von Spee, commander of the East Asia Squadron that fought the battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands, where he was killed in action, in World War I. She was laid down at the Reichsmarinewerft shipyard in Wilhelmshaven in October 1932 and completed by January 1936. The ship was nominally under the 10,000 long tons (10,000 t) limitation on warship size imposed by the Treaty of Versailles, though with a full load displacement of 16,020 long tons (16,280 t), she significantly exceeded it. Armed with six 28 cm (11 in) guns in two triple gun turrets, Admiral Graf Spee and her sisters were designed to outgun any cruiser fast enough to catch them. Their top speed of 28 knots (52 km/h; 32 mph) left only the few battlecruisers in the Anglo-French navies fast enough and powerful enough to sink them.The ships of the class:DeutschlandAdmiral ScheerAdmiral Graf SpeeFaceBook page: WWII Armada Modhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/255795304975065/

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