Allied Warships

Coastal defence ships

The Kilkis class coastal defence ship RHS Kilkis of the Royal Hellenic Navy. She was lost on 24 Apr 1941.

All Coastal defence ship classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


Royal Norwegian Navy

 Tordenskjold (2)1898 - 1898
 Eidsvold (2)1901 - 1901

Royal Hellenic Navy

 Kilkis (2)1914 - 1914

3 ship classes.

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Coastal defence ships



Royal Norwegian Navy9 Apr 1940HNoMS EidsvoldEidsvold 
Royal Norwegian Navy9 Apr 1940HNoMS NorgeEidsvold 


Royal Hellenic Navy24 Apr 1941RHS KilkisKilkis 
Royal Hellenic Navy24 Apr 1941RHS LemnosKilkis 

4 Coastal defence ships lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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