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The Solingen-class lights cruisers were a class of warships built for the German Navy before World War II. The ships were designed for commerce raiding in the Atlantic Ocean.

The Solingen-class is based on the Q/R variant of the M-class cruisers that were never built in OTL.

Specifications[]

  • Type: Light Cruiser
  • Service Period: 1937-194X
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 643 feet (195.99 meters)
    • Beam: 59 feet (17.98 meters)
    • Draft: 18 feet (5.49 meters)
    • Displacement: 9,153 tons
  • Crew: 920 (28 officers and 892 enlisted)
  • Propulsion: 2 x Germaniawerft steam turbines, 8 x MAN SE diesel engines, 4 x screws
  • Range: 12,000 nautical miles (22,224 kilometers) at 19 knots (35.19 km/h)
  • Speed: 36 knots (66.67 km/h)
  • Armament:
    • 8 x 15cm/55-caiber SK C/28 naval guns (4x2)
    • 4 × 8.8cm/76-caliber SK C/32 anti-aircraft guns (2x2)
    • 8 x 3.7cm/83-caliber SK C/30 anti-aircraft guns (4x2)
    • 4 x 2cm/65-caliber SK C/30 anti-aircraft guns (4x1)
    • 8 x 21" torpedo tubes
    • 60 x mines
  • Armour:
    • Belt: 2" (5.08 mm)
    • Deck: 1" (25.4 mm)
    • Turret: 1" (25.4 mm)
  • Aircaft Carried: 2 x Arado Ar-196 seaplanes

Unit Run[]

  • KMS Solingen
  • KMS Reutlingen
  • KMS Stuttgart
  • KMS Ludwigshafen
  • KMS Hildesheim
  • KMS Erlangen