Battleships of Germany
Brandenburg class - Pre-Dreadnoughts.
SMS Kurfürst Friedrich Wilhelm
Kaiser Friedrich III class - Pre-Dreadnoughts.
SMS Kaiser Friedrich III
SMS Kaiser Wilhelm II
SMS Kaiser Wilhelm der Große
SMS Kaiser Karl der Große
SMS Kaiser Barbarossa
Wittelsbach class - Pre-Dreadnoughts.
Braunschweig class - Pre-Dreadnoughts.
Deutschland class - Serving throughout World War I, Schleswig-Holstein also fired the some of the opening shots of World War II at Danzig.
Helgoland class - Also using a hexagonal turret arrangement, the Helgoland class were larger to accommodate the heavier 12-inch guns of the main armament.
SMS Von der Tann - Germany's first battlecruiser was better armoured but more lightly armed than the British Invincible class. She was also Germany's first capital ship fitted with Turbines.
SMS Seydlitz - A lengthened and improved version of the Moltke class battlecruisers.
Derfflinger class - Germany's first battlecruisers to mount a 12-inch main armament. SMS Derfflinger was the first German capital ship fitted with 88mm anti-aircraft guns.
Deutschland class - The famous 'pocket battleships'. They were termed so because of the size of armament shipped on such a small displacement.
Deutschland (renamed Lutzow)
Admiral Graf Spee
Scharnhorst class - Somewhat under-armed for their displacement (partly due to political considerations), plans to up-gun the Scharnhorst class from nine 11-inch to six 15-inch guns were never realised.