Germany took a lead in small cruiser design in the 1890s, building a class of fast cruisers copied by other nations.
British designers continued enlarging and refining subsequent cruiser designs throughout the war.
The development of rapid-fire cannons in the late 1880s forced a change in cruiser design.
All of these features became standard for subsequent German cruiser designs.
Its cruiser design and ease of maintenance also make it suitable for older, more experienced riders.
Undeterred, the Navy continued studying cruiser designs and planned a ten-year construction programme for the period 1946-1955.
It is a traditional cruiser design, styled after the Indian Motorcycles.
The other two ships are of the cruiser design we're more familiar with.
Jefferies' own sketches provide the explanation that it was his 17th cruiser design with the first serial number of that series: 1701.
In order to give them the required speed, cruiser designs sacrificed armour compared to the infantry tanks.