SMS Kaiserin Elisabeth

SMS Kaiserin Elisabeth

SMS Kaiserin Elisabeth was a Kaiser Franz Joseph I class protected cruiser of the Austro-Hungarian Navy. Named in honor of the Empress Elisabeth, consort of Emperor Franz Josef, the cruiser was designed for overseas service and in fact was stationed in China at the outbreak of World War I in 1914.

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