Auxiliary Cruiser Wolf


The former freighter Belgravia, built by the Workman, Clark & Co Ltd. shipyard in Belfast ten years before, was taken over by the German Navy in early 1916 and converted into an auxiliary cruiser, she was commissioned under the name Wolf in January 1916.

Ship data

Relative combat value: 535

Basic damage control capacity: 56%


Displacement: 12900 tons

Length: 141 m

Width: 16 m

Draught: 11 m

Standard crew: 361


Maximum speed (undamaged): 13 knots

Endurance: 16677 km

Coal capacity: 1500 tons

Armour protection

Conning tower armour: 0

Hull armour: 0

Main belt armour: 0

Deck armour: 0

Best armour type: None


4 x 15cm SK L/45 22(S), centrally controlled. Ammo: 1600 rounds

2 x 3,7cm Maxim PomPom, locally controlled. Ammo: 1200 rounds

2 x 50cm G7 Torpedoes, centrally controlled. Ammo: 8 torpedoes

500 mines