HMS Teutonic


SS Teutonic was built for the White Star Line in 1889 at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast and was used for the transatlantic service from Liverpool to New York. She was the first British ship to be fitted as an armed merchant cruiser and also the last White Star ship to win the Blue Riband in 1891. She now serves as an armed merchant cruiser in the North Sea.

Ship data

Relative combat value: 474

Basic damage control capacity: 38%


Displacement: 9984 tons

Length: 180 m

Width: 19 m

Draught: 6 m

Standard crew: 350


Maximum speed (undamaged): 19 knots

Endurance: 14824 km

Coal capacity: 1000 tons

Armour protection

Conning tower armour: 0

Hull armour: 0

Main belt armour: 0

Deck armour: 0

Best armour type: None


8 x 6in QF Mk II, centrally controlled. Ammo: 1200 rounds

2 x 6-pdr 8cwt QF Mk Is, locally controlled. Ammo: 400 rounds