70431 - Battleship SMS Oldenburg, 1912, 1/700
SMS Oldenburg was a Helgoland class Dreadnought battleship of the Kaiserliche Marine. Her keel was laid down on 1 March 1909 at the Schichau-Werft shipyards in Danzig. Oldenburg launched on 30 June 1910 and was commissioned on 1 May 1912.
During World War I, Oldenburg took part in various fleet actions in both the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, as part of the I Battle Squadron. Oldenburg, along with the other three ships of her class, participated in the Battle of Jutland in 1916. During the battle, Oldenburg fired fifty-three 12-inch (300 mm) shells, and received one hit from a secondary battle. The ship's crew suffered 22 casualties during the battle, with 8 killed and 14 wounded.
After the end of World War I, all four Helgoland-class battleships were surrendered as prizes of war to the Allies, with Oldenburg going to the Empire of Japan. She was scrapped at Dordrecht in 1921.
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