||Used as a mine-training ship.
||Refits and modernization.
||Repairs after collision with the steamer Wartburg
|Aug - Sep 1911
||Training in the Baltic Sea.
||Together with the small cruiser Stuttgart
and the 11th torpedo boat flotilla, the Albatross
lay about 200 mines off the Tyne estuary.
||Albatross and Nautilus
lay a defensive minefield west of Helgoland.
||About 550 mines are laid near the island of Bogskär in the northern Baltic Sea.
||After another mine operation in the same area, the ship is detected by a russian squadron consisting of the armored cruisers Admiral Makarov
and the protected cruiser Bogatyr
||Trying to escape form the Russian ships, the Albatross
heads towards neutral Swedish waters. Arrived
there, the ship ceases fire, but the Russian ships continue to shoot on the German minelayer. Because of the damages on board of the ship, the commander decides to beach the ship to prevent it form capsizing. The crew is interned in Sweden, 28 members were killed during the battle.
||The ship is towed to Farö.
||After the war, the Albatross
is towed back to Germany and arrives in Danzig.
||Transferred to Kiel.
||Stricken from fleet lists, the ship is scrapped after that.