|Dec 1913 - Jun 1914:
||South America voyage, together with König Albert
and cruiser Strassburg
||Part of the 3rd Battleship Squadron at the outbreak of the war.
||Covers battlecruisers during coastal bombardment of Yarmouth.
||Covers battlecruisers during coastal bombardment of Scarborough.
||Operations at the Hoofoten.
||Covers battlecruisers during coastal bombardment of Yarmouth and Lowestoft.
||Battle of Jutland: Kaiser
was hit two times.
||Unsuccessful raid against the British East Coast.
||Unsuccessful raid to the Doggerbank.
||Unsuccessful raid against the Danish West Coast.
||Operations at the Baltic Islands.
||Battle with British cruisers in the North Sea.
||Unsuccessful raid in the Northern North Sea up to the area of Stavanger.
||Interned at Scapa Flow.
||Scuttled by own crew.
||Broken down at Rosyth.