S.M.S. Goeben (1911)

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S.M.S. Goeben (1911)
Builder: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg
Laid down: 28 Aug, 1909
Launched: 28 Mar, 1911
Commissioned: 2 Jul, 1912
Transferred: 16 Aug, 1914
Fate: to Turkey

S.M.S. Goeben was the second of the Moltke class of Battlecruiser of the Imperial German Navy.

At the outset of the war, she escaped with light cruiser Breslau to Turkey, where she was transferred into the Ottoman Navy to become their flagship on 16 August and renamed Yavuz Sultan Selim.


Dates of appointment are provided when known.


  1. Dave Alton on GWPDA
  2. Dave Alton on GWPDA
  3. Dave Alton on GWPDA
  4. Dave Alton on GWPDA


  • Koop, Gerhard; Schmolke, Klaus-Peter (1998). Die Groẞen Kreuzer Von der Tann bis Hindenburg. Bonn: Bernard & Graefe Verlag. ISBN 3-7637-5972-7.

See Also

Moltke Class Battlecruiser
  Moltke Goeben  
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