SMS Stein

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Bundesarchiv Bild 146-2008-0176, Segelschiff "SMS Stein".jpg
Stein at anchor
History
German Empire
Name: SMS Stein
Namesake: Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein
Builder: Vulcan AG, Stettin
Laid down: 1878
Launched: 14 September 1879
Completed: 3 October 1880
Fate: Sold for scrap, 1920
General characteristics
Class & type: Bismarck-class corvette
Displacement: 3,089 t (3,040 long tons)
Length: 82 m (269 ft 0 in)
Beam: 13.7 m (44 ft 11 in)
Draught: 6.3 m (20 ft 8 in)
Installed power:
Propulsion:
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Range: 1,940 nmi (3,590 km; 2,230 mi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Complement: 452 (including trainees)
Armament:
  • 14 × 15 cm (5.9 in) guns
  • 2 × 88 mm (3.5 in) quick-firing guns
  • 6 × 37 mm (1.5 in) 5-barreled guns

SMS Stein was a Bismarck-class corvette built for the German Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine) in the late 1870s. The ship was named after the Prussian statesman Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein.

S.M. Schulschiff Stein

References[edit]

  • Gardiner, Robert; Chesneau, Roger; Kolesnik, Eugene M., eds. (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships: 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-133-5. 
  • Gröner, Erich (1990). German Warships: 1815–1945. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-790-9. OCLC 22101769.