SMS Blücher

DescriptionAt the Battle of Dogger Bank on 24 January 1915 the SMS Blücher, under heavy fire from the British ships, was sunk and British destroyers began recovering the survivors. However, the destroyers withdrew when a German zeppelin began bombing them mistaking the sinking Blücher for a British battlecruiser. The number of casualties is unknown with figures ranging from 747 to around 1,000.
Nationaliy of ShipGermany
Lives Lost874
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War One
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