Kaiser class battleships (German, 1911)

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specifications

Displacement: 24,330t normal; 27,400t deep load
Dimensions: 172.4m oa x 29.0m x 8.3m mean, 9.1m mean deep load
Machinery: 3-shaft Parsons (F d Grosse AEG-Curtis, K Albert Schichau) turbines, 16 Schulz-Thornycroft boilers, 31,000shp = 21kts. Coal 3540t. Range 6000nm/4000nm at 12kts/19kts
P Luitpold 2-shaft PArsons turbines, 1-shaft Germania diesel (never installed), 14 Schulz-Thornycroft boilers, 26,000shp + 12,000bhp = 22kts. Coal 3150t, diesel oil 395t. Range 7200nm at 12kts (2000nm at 12kts on diesel, as designed)
Armour: Belt 350mm-80mm (14in-3.2in), bulkheads 300mm-130mm (12in-5in), battery 170mm (6.7in), barbettes 300mm-80mm (12in-3.2in), turrets 300mm-80mm (12in-3.2in), CT 350mm-150mm (14in-6in)
Armament: 10-30.5cm (12in) SKL/50 (5x2), 14-15cm (5.9in) SKL/45, 8-8.8cm (3.45in) SKL/45, 4-8.8cm (3.45in) Flak L/34, 5-50cm (19.7in) TT sub
Complement: 1084 (1249-1278 at Jutland)

units

Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
Kaiser Kiel NYd 1909.12 1911.03.22 1912.12.07 1919.06.21 Scuttled
Friedrich der Große Vulcan, Stettin 1910.01.26 1911.06.10 1913.01.22 1919.06.21 Scuttled
Kaiserin Howaldtswerke, Kiel 1910.11 1911.11.11 1913.12.13 1919.06.21 Scuttled
Prinzregent Luitpold Germaniawerft, Kiel 1911.01 1912.02.17 1913.12.06 1919.06.21 Scuttled
König Albert Schichau, Danzig 1910.07.17 1912.04.27 1913.11.08 1919.06.21 Scuttled