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'Shout at the Devil': The hunt for SMS Königsberg. A talk by Kevin Patience


The Königsberg was the first of a new class of 3,000 ton light cruisers named after famous cities in Germany. Built at Kiel and commissioned in 1907, she was a fast well armed vessel designed to protect Germany’s interests in foreign parts. She was sent to German East Africa  under the command of Fregattenkapitän Max Looff and arrived in Dar es Sal…