SMS Prinzess Wilhelm

SMS Prinzess Wilhelm

Protected cruiser of the German Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine).

- SMS Prinzess Wilhelm
SMS Prinzess Wilhelm

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Kiautschou Bay Leased Territory

German leased territory in Imperial and Early Republican China from 1898 to 1914.

German leased territory in Imperial and Early Republican China from 1898 to 1914.

Kiautschou Bay Leased Territory
Map of the Jiaozhou Bay with Qingdao, 1905
Postcard of Deutschland and Gefion arriving at Kiautschou Bay in 1899
Main gate of a Chinese munitions depot, taken over by the Imperial German Navy, 1898
Pier with German naval personnel, apparent expansion in progress, 1898
Disembarkation of the landing force
Civilian administration flag of Kiautschou
The branch office of the Deutsch-Asiatische Bank in Tsingtau
The residence of the Governor in Tsingtau

Diederichs at that moment only had his division's flagship SMS Kaiser and the light cruiser SMS Prinzess Wilhelm available at anchor at Shanghai, the corvette SMS Arcona was laid up for repairs and the light cruiser SMS Irene in a dockyard at Hong Kong for an engine refit.

A 15 cm Ring Kanone L/30 captured by the British at Cambrai.

15 cm Ring Kanone L/30

Naval gun and coastal artillery piece that was used by the German Navy before the First World War that was converted to a siege gun for the German Army during the First World War when the ships that carried it were decommissioned.

Naval gun and coastal artillery piece that was used by the German Navy before the First World War that was converted to a siege gun for the German Army during the First World War when the ships that carried it were decommissioned.

A 15 cm Ring Kanone L/30 captured by the British at Cambrai.
A gun captured at Cambrai by the British.
The same gun being towed away by a MK IV tank.
The breech block.

SMS Prinzess Wilhelm