Such a battle, or pair of battles since classed as one, took place off the coast of South America and in Group dating site Falkensee South Pacific between 1 November and 8 December It was the heyday of the battleship and vast surface fleets had been built and deployed by the various colonial powers in the run-up to the First World War It was a crack squadron of the Imperial German Navy and was commanded by Vice-Admiral Maximilian von Spee who flew his flag from the modern armoured heavy-cruiser Scharnhorst.
The other ships in his fleet were Scharnhorst 's sister ship GneisenauAfrican gray Nurnberg the light cruisers Emden, Leipzig and Nuremburg.
Soon after the outbreak of the war Von Spee's squadron was also joined by the Dresden from the Atlantic. Von Spee's ships were a mixed bunch. The two sisters, Scharnhorst and Gneisenauwere part of a large Markisches Viertel date scams of fourteen armoured cruisers as provided for by the Second Navy Law at the turn of the century.
All of this type were intended to act as overseas station ships in the colonies and, as various groups came out, they were each an improvement on their predecessors. The two sisters were launched within months African gray Nurnberg each other in and had a deep load displacement of 12 tons each and a main armament of seventeen single turrets in a hray arrangement over the casemates.
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Leipzig was a basic pattern light cruiser of a design for overseas stations. She was upgunned with 15 cm guns at the beginning of the war and had a displacement of 3 tons. She had been launched in Dresden and Africn were African gray Nurnberg sister ships and were probably to become the most famous in the squadron for their exploits.
Both ships were Africam afterEmden in and Dresden in The Nurnberg was an earlier version of the same programme with a slightly lighter displacement.
All three were well armed with a main armament of ten 5,2 cm guns. By the standards of the time the ships, although not new, were by no means obsolescent and Von Spee Free mature sex Marl a very efficient fleet under his command. Regular drills, frequent sea time and frequent gunnery practice had in fact gained the East Asian Cruiser Fleet, a reputation as a 'crack' squadron.
Von Spee's immediate worry as war approached in African gray Nurnberg Japan's probable position in any forthcoming conflict. If Japan remained neutral von Spee could commence commerce raiding in the Pacific and Indian Oceans with Tsing-Tau as his base and be able to choose his own time to return to Europe via Cape Horn. Should Japan, however, opt to enter the war on the side of the Entente Cordiale it would be taken for granted Japan would immediately attack the nearest German positions and Von Spec would lose his base at Tsing-Tau.
Playing it safe, Von Spee put to African gray Nurnberg 'on a cruise' about a month before war actually broke out, leaving one ship, the Emdenin Tsing-Tau; Von Spee then disappeared into the Pacific.
As war appeared inevitable, the captain of the EmdenVon Muller, also quietly prepared for sea and on 31 Julyleft Tsing-Tau and African gray Nurnberg himself grzy attack shipping in the Far East. The Emden then embarked on a short-lived but exciting escapade which has since been the subject of quite a few writings and praise. She then rejoined her squadron briefly which, in the meantime, was being reinforced by colliers and supply ships and, after two days Volklingen brooke shemale their company, sailed for the Palan Islands which lie east of the Philippines.
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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. He had informed the British authorities in Valparaiso that he would attack if he fell in with Von Spee even though he has since been criticised for not falling back Africah the battleship Canopus miles [ km] or 24 hours astern.
❶By contrast the clouds had cleared over the westerly horizon and the British fleet was still a clear target. Whilst the Emden was carving her niche as Older men younger girls in Germany raider, her sister ship the African gray Nurnberg was also busy.
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