Scharnhorst Class Cruiser (1906)

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The two armoured cruisers of the Scharnhorst class were completed in 1907 and 1908. They formed the core strength of Spee's Pacific squadron in the early days of World War I.

Overview of 2 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Scharnhorst Blohm & Voss, Hamburg 22 Mar, 1905 23 Mar, 1906 24 Oct, 1907 Sunk 8 Dec, 1914
Gneisenau AG Weser, Bremen 1904 14 Jun, 1906 6 Mar, 1908 Sunk 8 Dec, 1914

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Scharnhorst Class Armoured Cruiser
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