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  1. SMS Koeln

    SMS Koeln

    Launched 1909 in Kiel. Sunk in the battle of Heligoland Bight 28th of Aug. 1914. The Heligoland Bight is the stretch of water off Germany's major North Sea base of Wilhemshaven. The battle that bears its name was fought in a confusion of fog and haze on 28 August 1914, when a British attack led by C