1934: Torpedoes converted to 533mm. Used extensively as
cadet training ship and made several world cruises in that role.
31 Aug 39: Operating off the Polish coast, encountered two Polish
destroyers withdrawing to Britain.
03-20 Sep 39: Participated in laying of Westwall mine barrage in North
Sea with Nurnberg, Koln, Leipzig and Emden, 16xDD 10xTB & 3xML
12-13 Nov 39: Konigsberg and Nurnberg with 4xTB met 4xDD returning from
offensive mining operation off the Thames and escorted them back to
1940: 88mm battery augmented to 4 twin mounts.
07 Apr 40: Konigsberg with Koln, Bremse and 2xTB formed Group 3 for the
invasion of Norway. Their objective was Bergen.
09 Apr 40: Damaged by shore batteries during landing operation and
retained at Bergen for local defense.
10 Apr 40: Konigsberg is sunk at Bergen by Skua divebombers of 800
and 803 Squdron FAA; three direct hits and several near misses from 500lb
bombs earned her the distinction of being the first major warship to be sunk
by air attack.
1943: The wreak is raised and scraped in situ after the hull capsized
on 22 Sep 44.