HMS New Zealand was one of three Indefatigable-class
battlecruisers built for the defense of the British Empire. Launched in
1911, the ship was funded by the government of New Zealand as a gift to
Britain, and she was commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1912.
SMS Seydlitz Launched on 30th March 1912 and commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on the 22nd
May 1913, SMS Seydlitz participated in several naval battles during
World War I including the Battle of Jutland. The vessel was interned in
Scapa Flow with other vessels in the German High Seas Fleet in November
1918 and was scuttled on 21st June 1919.