DRESDEN (Germ.) in Kiel Canal (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1910

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

DRESDEN (Germ.) in Kiel Canal

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photograph shows the light cruiser SMS Dresden passing through the Kiel Canal in Germany. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.16727

Call Number: LC-B2- 3170-2


Owner: The Library of Congress
Source: Flickr Commons
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    Kilted Cowboy

    • 03/Jun/2011 22:26:31

    She was the sister ship of the famous commerce raider SMS Emden. While the Emden still had traditional triple-expansion engines, the Dresden was the first German cruiser to be equipped with the new Parsons turbines. She's one of the famous WWI ships involved in The Battle of the Falklands, surviving only because of her unique engines en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_Dresden_(1907)

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    Ryan (LOC P&P)

    • 07/Jun/2011 16:05:30

    Thanks for the information about the history of the ship, Kilted Cowboy. We'll add it to the record the next time we update it.

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    • 08/Oct/2014 16:42:19

    Very interesting comments and nice photo. Uqbar Editores published this year "Señales del Dresden" (in Spanish), a historical novel that through its narrative shows the Chilean adventure of the SMS Dresden in the Patagonia fiords. www.antartica.cl/antartica/servlet/LibroServlet?action=fi...