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Sunday, October 10th 2004, 7:40pm

Novik class corrected

Novik class rebuild, Russian Destroyers laid down 1925

Displacement:
1,164 t light; 1,214 t standard; 1,376 t normal; 1,504 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught
336.63 ft / 336.29 ft x 31.17 ft x 11.48 ft (normal load)
102.61 m / 102.50 m x 9.50 m x 3.50 m

Armament:
4 - 3.94" / 100 mm guns in single mounts, 30.51lbs / 13.84kg shells, 1925 Model
Breech loading guns in deck mounts
on centreline ends, evenly spread, 1 raised mount aft
4 - 1.46" / 37.0 mm guns in single mounts, 2.20lbs / 1.00kg shells, 1925 Model
Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts
on side, all amidships
4 - 0.50" / 12.7 mm guns in single mounts, 0.06lbs / 0.03kg shells, 1925 Model
Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts
on side, evenly spread
Weight of broadside 131 lbs / 59 kg
Shells per gun, main battery: 300
9 - 20.9" / 530 mm above water torpedoes
50 tons depth charges

Armour:
- Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)
Main: 0.98" / 25 mm - -
2nd: 0.98" / 25 mm - -

Machinery:
Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,
Geared drive, 2 shafts, 27,766 shp / 20,714 Kw = 32.75 kts
Range 4,100nm at 15.00 kts (Bunkerage = 290 tons)

Complement:
112 - 146

Cost:
£0.493 million / $1.974 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:
Armament: 16 tons, 1.2 %
Armour: 9 tons, 0.7 %
- Belts: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Armament: 9 tons, 0.7 %
- Armour Deck: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Conning Tower: 0 tons, 0.0 %
Machinery: 690 tons, 50.1 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 399 tons, 29.0 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 211 tons, 15.4 %
Miscellaneous weights: 50 tons, 3.6 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):
410 lbs / 186 Kg = 13.4 x 3.9 " / 100 mm shells or 0.3 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.28
Metacentric height 1.4 ft / 0.4 m
Roll period: 11.3 seconds
Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 71 %
- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.16
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.20

Hull form characteristics:
Hull has raised forecastle
and transom stern
Block coefficient: 0.400
Length to Beam Ratio: 10.79 : 1
'Natural speed' for length: 21.08 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 66 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 59
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 1.00 degrees
Stern overhang: 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):
- Stem: 19.85 ft / 6.05 m
- Forecastle (20 %): 19.85 ft / 6.05 m (13.12 ft / 4.00 m aft of break)
- Mid (50 %): 13.12 ft / 4.00 m
- Quarterdeck (15 %): 13.12 ft / 4.00 m
- Stern: 13.12 ft / 4.00 m
- Average freeboard: 14.47 ft / 4.41 m
Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:
Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 175.7 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 62.1 %
Waterplane Area: 6,696 Square feet or 622 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 69 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 29 lbs/sq ft or 141 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 0.50
- Longitudinal: 2.17
- Overall: 0.58
Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is cramped
Room for accommodation and workspaces is cramped
Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform
Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

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Sunday, October 10th 2004, 7:44pm

Ganguut class corrected

Gangut, Russian Aircraft carrier laid down 1925

Displacement:
12,866 t light; 13,262 t standard; 14,692 t normal; 15,836 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught
745.17 ft / 705.38 ft x 70.54 ft x 22.97 ft (normal load)
227.13 m / 215.00 m x 21.50 m x 7.00 m

Armament:
8 - 5.12" / 130 mm guns (4x2 guns), 77.16lbs / 35.00kg shells, 1925 Model
Breech loading guns in deck mounts with hoists
on centreline ends, evenly spread, all raised mounts - superfiring
24 - 1.46" / 37.0 mm guns (8x3 guns), 1.55lbs / 0.70kg shells, 1925 Model
Dual purpose guns in deck mounts
on side, evenly spread, all raised mounts
Weight of broadside 654 lbs / 297 kg
Shells per gun, main battery: 270

Armour:
- Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg)
Main: 1.97" / 50 mm 383.53 ft / 116.90 m 9.84 ft / 3.00 m
Ends: Unarmoured
Main Belt covers 84 % of normal length

- Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)
Main: 0.98" / 25 mm 0.98" / 25 mm -
2nd: 0.98" / 25 mm - -

- Armour deck: 1.97" / 50 mm, Conning tower: 0.98" / 25 mm

Machinery:
Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,
Geared drive, 4 shafts, 67,765 shp / 50,552 Kw = 30.00 kts
Range 8,600nm at 15.00 kts (Bunkerage = 2,574 tons)

Aviation:
64 Aircraft, 2 Elevators

Complement:
666 - 867

Cost:
£2.679 million / $10.715 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:
Armament: 72 tons, 0.5 %
Armour: 1,570 tons, 10.7 %
- Belts: 317 tons, 2.2 %
- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Armament: 39 tons, 0.3 %
- Armour Deck: 1,201 tons, 8.2 %
- Conning Tower: 13 tons, 0.1 %
Machinery: 2,200 tons, 15.0 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 4,929 tons, 33.5 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 1,826 tons, 12.4 %
Miscellaneous weights: 4,096 tons, 27.9 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):
20,072 lbs / 9,104 Kg = 299.4 x 5.1 " / 130 mm shells or 2.3 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.06
Metacentric height 3.3 ft / 1.0 m
Roll period: 16.3 seconds
Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 70 %
- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.12
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.45

Hull form characteristics:
Hull has a flush deck
and transom stern
Block coefficient: 0.450
Length to Beam Ratio: 10.00 : 1
'Natural speed' for length: 30.50 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 46 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 48
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 20.00 degrees
Stern overhang: 32.81 ft / 10.00 m
Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):
- Stem: 19.19 ft / 5.85 m
- Forecastle (20 %): 19.19 ft / 5.85 m
- Mid (50 %): 19.19 ft / 5.85 m
- Quarterdeck (15 %): 19.19 ft / 5.85 m
- Stern: 19.19 ft / 5.85 m
- Average freeboard: 19.19 ft / 5.85 m
Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:
Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 83.6 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 181.0 %
Waterplane Area: 32,968 Square feet or 3,063 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 138 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 100 lbs/sq ft or 490 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 1.00
- Longitudinal: 1.00
- Overall: 1.00
Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is adequate
Room for accommodation and workspaces is excellent
Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform
Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

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Sunday, October 10th 2004, 7:53pm

Corrected Khitriy class submarine

I got rid of the "transom stern" too.

Khitriy (Stealthy) class, Russian Coast Defense Submarine laid down 1925

Displacement:
365 t light; 374 t standard; 444 t normal; 500 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught
147.64 ft / 147.64 ft x 17.88 ft x 12.80 ft (normal load)
45.00 m / 45.00 m x 5.45 m x 3.90 m

Armament:
1 - 1.46" / 37.0 mm guns in single mounts, 1.55lbs / 0.70kg shells, 1925 Model
Anti-aircraft gun in deck mount
on centreline forward
Weight of broadside 2 lbs / 1 kg
Shells per gun, main battery: 500
4 - 20.9" / 530 mm submerged torpedo tubes

Machinery:
Diesel Internal combustion generators plus batteries,
Electric motors, 2 shafts, 452 shp / 337 Kw = 12.00 kts
Range 8,000nm at 10.00 kts (Bunkerage = 125 tons)

Diving characteristics:
Operational depth - 360ft/110m
Emergency depth - 576ft/176m
Crush depth - 900ft/274m

Complement:
23 - 31

Cost:
£0.049 million / $0.196 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:
Armament: 0 tons, 0.0 %
Machinery: 15 tons, 3.3 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 251 tons, 56.6 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 79 tons, 17.8 %
Miscellaneous weights: 99 tons, 22.3 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):
219 lbs / 99 Kg = 141.9 x 1.5 " / 37 mm shells or 0.3 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.00
Metacentric height 0.4 ft / 0.1 m
Roll period: 12.2 seconds
Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 0 %
- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.00
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 0.00

Hull form characteristics:
Hull has a flush deck
Block coefficient: 0.460
Length to Beam Ratio: 8.26 : 1
'Natural speed' for length: 12.15 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 40 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 50
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 0.00 degrees
Stern overhang: 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):
- Stem: 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
- Forecastle (20 %): 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
- Mid (40 %): 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
- Quarterdeck (15 %): 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
- Stern: 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
- Average freeboard: 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:
Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 100.1 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 0.0 %
Waterplane Area: 1,698 Square feet or 158 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 342 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 92 lbs/sq ft or 449 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 3.60
- Longitudinal: 3.61
- Overall: 3.60
Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is adequate
Room for accommodation and workspaces is extremely poor
Ship has quick, lively roll, not a steady gun platform
Caution: Lacks seaworthiness - very limited seakeeping ability

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Sunday, October 10th 2004, 7:59pm

Myak (Poppy) class corvette

Myak (Poppy) class, Russian Corvette laid down 1925

Displacement:
515 t light; 541 t standard; 597 t normal; 642 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught
268.71 ft / 229.66 ft x 21.33 ft x 10.66 ft (normal load)
81.90 m / 70.00 m x 6.50 m x 3.25 m

Armament:
3 - 3.94" / 100 mm guns in single mounts, 37.48lbs / 17.00kg shells, 1925 Model
Dual purpose guns in deck mounts
on centreline ends, majority forward, 1 raised mount
4 - 1.46" / 37.0 mm guns (2x2 guns), 1.55lbs / 0.70kg shells, 1925 Model
Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts
on side, evenly spread
Weight of broadside 119 lbs / 54 kg
Shells per gun, main battery: 200
4 - 20.9" / 530 mm above water torpedoes
10 tons depth charges

Armour:
- Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)
Main: 0.98" / 25 mm - -
2nd: 0.98" / 25 mm - -

Machinery:
Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,
Geared drive, 2 shafts, 16,004 shp / 11,939 Kw = 31.00 kts
Range 3,800nm at 12.00 kts (Bunkerage = 101 tons)

Complement:
59 - 78

Cost:
£0.226 million / $0.903 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:
Armament: 12 tons, 2.0 %
Armour: 7 tons, 1.2 %
- Belts: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Armament: 7 tons, 1.2 %
- Armour Deck: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Conning Tower: 0 tons, 0.0 %
Machinery: 291 tons, 48.7 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 195 tons, 32.7 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 82 tons, 13.7 %
Miscellaneous weights: 10 tons, 1.7 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):
164 lbs / 75 Kg = 5.4 x 3.9 " / 100 mm shells or 0.2 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.16
Metacentric height 0.7 ft / 0.2 m
Roll period: 11.1 seconds
Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 50 %
- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.44
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.00

Hull form characteristics:
Hull has raised forecastle
and transom stern
Block coefficient: 0.400
Length to Beam Ratio: 10.77 : 1
'Natural speed' for length: 17.42 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 71 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 50
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 20.00 degrees
Stern overhang: 32.81 ft / 10.00 m
Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):
- Stem: 17.16 ft / 5.23 m
- Forecastle (20 %): 17.16 ft / 5.23 m (10.33 ft / 3.15 m aft of break)
- Mid (50 %): 10.33 ft / 3.15 m
- Quarterdeck (15 %): 10.33 ft / 3.15 m
- Stern: 10.33 ft / 3.15 m
- Average freeboard: 11.70 ft / 3.57 m

Ship space, strength and comments:
Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 175.8 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 46.4 %
Waterplane Area: 3,129 Square feet or 291 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 52 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 24 lbs/sq ft or 118 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 0.50
- Longitudinal: 4.66
- Overall: 0.62
Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is cramped
Room for accommodation and workspaces is extremely poor