|- Jan 1899:
||Tests and trials.
||Sent to East-Asia via the Mediterranian.
||Stop in Singapore.
||Arrival in Tsingtau.
||Trip to Promontory lighthouse in memorial to the crew of the sunken predescessor Iltis
. After this, the ship visits several Russian ports.
Send to the Taku roads because of the Boxer upspring.
||30 crew members and 2 officers are send to land to protect European citizens.
||End of operations at Taku.
||Arrived in Shanghai for repairs.
||Send to Hankau.
||Participation in the opening ceremony of the "New Harbor" in Tsingtau.
||Geographical survey at the Kaitschou-Beight.
|Oct 1911 - Mar 1912:
||Protection of German citizens in Hankau during the Chinese Revolution.
||Arrival in Tsingtau for repairs.
||Before the surrender of Tsingtau, Iltis
is town into the inner harbor, blown up and scuttled.