Cöln Class Cruiser (1916)

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Ten Cöln class cruisers were planned to replace war losses. Only two were completed and five further vessels launched, however, owing to shortages of manpower and materiel.

They were generally similar to the precreding Königsberg class, but featured the larger 60cm torpedo in place of the 50cm models.

Overview of 2 vessels
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Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Cöln Blohm & Voss, Hamburg 1915 5 Oct, 1916 17 Jan, 1918 Scuttled 21 Jun, 1919
Dresden Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, Kiel 1916 25 Apr, 1917 28 Mar, 1918 Scuttled 21 Jun, 1919

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Cöln Class Light Cruiser
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