SMS Loreley

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Peter H
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SMS Loreley

Post by Peter H » 11 Jun 2007 13:38

The German navy's Turkish Station ship, the yacht SMS Loreley

http://www.deutsche-schutzgebiete.de/sms_loreley_3.htm

Stationed at Constantinople from 1896 to 1918.Sold to a private Turkish shipowner in 1925.Renamed the Hadji Pascha.


Photo,courtesy of Rick Research, from: http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=1 ... =0&start=0
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Post by Tosun Saral » 12 Jun 2007 22:01

The privat jacht Mohican was builded at Glasgow on the dockyards of D.&W.Henderson in 1884-86 for J. & W. Clark. She was 68,7 length, 8.40 m widgth and 536 BRT. She was sold to German Imperial Marine on 6.8.1896 and renamed as Loreley.

Sultan Abdulhamid was send exile to Selanik after the Young Turks coup. Just before the capitulation of Selanik into Greek hands the ex Sultan was taken to Istanbul on board of Loreley on April or May 1913.


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Post by Peter H » 13 Jun 2007 11:37

Thanks.

This as well:

http://hometown.aol.de/marineakademie/M ... Hist_2.htm
04.1909
The German cruisers Stettin, Luebeck and Hamburg, as well as the station ship Loreley secure the German interests in the Levant during Turkish confusions.

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