Odin Class Coast Defence Ship (1894)

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Two Odin class coast defence ships were completed for the Imperial German Navy in 1896.

Overview of 2 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Odin Kaiserliche Werft Danzig 1893 3 Nov, 1894 22 Sep, 1896 Sold 1922
Ägir Kaiserliche Werft Kiel‎ 1892 3 Apr, 1895 15 Oct, 1896 Sold 1912

Design & Construction

Performance

Armament

[1][2][3]

As Completed

  • Three 240mm/35 caliber guns
  • Ten 88mm/30 caliber quick-firing guns
  • Three 450mm torpedo tubes, eight torpedoes

Post-Refit

  • Three 240mm/35 caliber guns
  • Ten 88mm/30 caliber quick-firing guns
  • Three 450mm torpedo tubes, eight torpedoes
  • One 350mm torpedo tube, three torpedoes

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Brassey's Naval Annual 1909. pp. 187-188.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 246.
  3. German Warships 1815-1945 I. p. 11.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
  • Gröner, Erich (revised and expanded by Dieter Jung and Martin Maass) (1990). German Warships 1815-1945. Volume One: Major Surface Vessels. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press.


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