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Furst Bismarck

SMS Furst Bismarck (Prince Bismarck) was the first armoured cruiser built for the Imperial German Navy She was built in the Imperial Dockyard in Kiel, Germany and was intended for service in the far east. She was named after the German chancellor Otto von Bismarck and launched in 1897. The SMS Furst Bismarck had a displacement of 10,700 tons and a crew of 529, her overall… Read More »