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SMS Emden 1/700

SMS Dresden, SMS Emden
Content SMS Emden, SMS Dresden

  DBTyp  Model  
  Base type  Dresden class  
    Furthermore referenced in country lists (as similar) as: (Germany): Königsberg class, Kolberg class  
  Kit manufacturer  Classic Warships  
  Material  Resin  
  Origin country  Germany  Parent category: Europe
  Operator country  Germany  Parent category: Europe
  Build era  0 (not yet built)   
  Topics  Cruiser  (Ship:) Navies: To the list of all ship classes
Parent category: Ship
  Aera of use  Pre1914 WWI  
  Scale  1/700  
  Colours  Zitat von Facebook Joseph Lavender 17.07.2022 in der privaten Gruppe Warships of WW1: Emden, a bit of a specialty of mine. The bow and stern decks, as well as the deck above the bridge, the bridge wings, exposed stair treads, flying deck, the deck where the funnels and the compass platform were linoleum, held down with 2inch brass tack strips. The searchlight platforms were bare steel with tread painted dark grey. The main deck was planked with teak. Also the deck below the guns on the extreme ends were teak. Since the two ships, Emden and Dresden used different propulsion plants, the deck arrangement on Dresden was different from Emden. The coaling chutes are in different positions on both ships, and Dresden has a slightly different steam pipe arrangement on the funnels. The spare propeller blades were carried on the main deck for both ships.
After the declaration of war was received, most flammable items were chucked over the side. The crew followed the orders a little too literally, however, and all of the officer’s wardroom furniture was chucked, including their wood chairs. This was a bit of an issue because the officers had nowhere to sit. It was noted that next time, a little more common sense should be exercised. However, the linoleum and wood decks remain in place.
As for paint schemes, it’s often assumed she was painted in the white and buff colonial service scheme, but that was LONG gone by 1914. In fact the the buff scheme was ordered to be painted out in May 1910, being replaced with Scheme 9, the two tone grey scheme. It is believed by some that Emden was painted in a single tone scheme prior to the raiding mission. Both Mücke and Müller mention a repainting but sadly they don’t state if they used the scheme 9 standard, or something monotone in order to pass as a Royal Navy ship as she did later on. It’s a little confusing, and photos of the wreck are no help.(1698) 
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Model SMS Dresden
SMS Dresden, SMS Emden 
Model SMS Emden 1908/14
SMS Emden 1908/14 
Referenced itself or via the class in Baltic 1914: Mining Operations and Skirmishes (only a similar ship) (... Fold out for more)[+]Emden Raid 1914 Loss of SMS Magdeburg 25.8.1914 (only a similar ship) Battle of Heligoland Bight 28.8.1914 (only a similar ship) Siege of Tsingtau, 2.9.-7.11.1914 Battle of Coronel, 1.11.1914 Yarmouth Raid 3.11.1914 (only a similar ship) Battle of the Falklands, 8.12.1914 Raid on Scarborough, Hartlepool and Whitby 16.12.1914 (only a similar ship) Assault on Libau 7.5.1915 (only a similar ship) Encounter off Backofen (Uzava), 19.6.1915 (only a similar ship) Action off Windau 28.6.1915 (only a similar ship) Gotland-Raid, 2.7.1915 (only a similar ship) Battle of the Gulf of Riga, 8.-19.8.1915 (only a similar ship) Shelling of Balticport (Paldiski) 10./11.11.1916 (only a similar ship) Operation Albion, Moon, Ösel, Dagö, 12.-20.10.1917 (only a similar ship) Finnland-Intervention, März-Dezember 1918 (only a similar ship)

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(1698) Answer of Joseph Lavander on the deck colour question in Facebook Group Warships of WW1, 17.07.2022

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