German Battleships 1914-18 (1): Deutschland, Nassau and by Gary Staff

By Gary Staff

Supported by means of reliable files, own bills, professional drawings and particularly commissioned paintings, this quantity is an enlightening historical past of the Deutschland to Osfriesland sessions. Detailing the final of the pre-dreadnaught battleship sessions, this booklet is going directly to clarify the innovative advancements that came about in the German Imperial army as they readied themselves for warfare. This incorporated developing vessels with mammoth raises in measurement and armament. This account of layout and expertise is supplemented by means of person send histories detailing wrestle adventure whole with first-hand bills. The particularly commissioned art additionally brings this background to existence with recreations of the battleship Pommern scuffling with at Jutland and ships of the Osfriesland classification destroying HMS Black Prince in a dramatic night-time engagement.

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There was unrest amongst the sailors because of poor food during July and August 1917. During the attack on the Baltic Islands, Rheinland was positioned in the western Baltic from 15 September to 20 October 1917, in order to be available should British forces attempt to break into the Baltic to help the Russians. O n 22 February 1918, Rheinland and Westfalen were assigned to the Special Unit for the Finnish operation. O n 6 M a r c h , the battleship arrived on Eckero Roads in the Aland Islands where her c o m m a n d e r functioned as 'Senior Sea C o m m a n d e r ' until 10 April.

There were t w o steam-driven rudder engines, interconnected and driving t w o screw drive mechanisms. There was also provision to w o r k the rudders by hand. The freshwater plant had four Pape &c H e n n e b e r g evaporators with a m i n i m u m o u t p u t of 2 0 0 tonnes per day, but the achieved performance was 194 tonnes of boiler feed water and 102 tonnes of fresh water. Electrical power was provided by eight turbo-dynamos with an output of 2 , 0 0 0 k W at 2 2 5 volts. The four generators of the aft station were located on the upper platform deck to p o r t and s t a r b o a r d between frames 28 and 34, and the forward four were located on the lower platform deck, between frames 90 and 100, to p o r t and starboard.

31 A sea-level view of Rheinland in the ice off Eckero on Aland Island, April 1918. On 11 April 1918, Rheinland ran aground on Lagskar Island in fog. A total weight of 6,400 tonnes was removed before she was refloated on 9 July. This aerial photograph shows Rheinland with turrets and searchlights already removed. 32 some repair w o r k was carried out. O n 24 July, using her centre engine and under the tow of two tugs, she departed for Kiel, where she arrived on 2 7 July. The t o w unit was escorted by Nautilus and picket boats.

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