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Island Class Light Cruiser laid down 1921

Vessels-

K.D.M. Bornholm

K.D.M. Falster

K.D.M. Mon

K.D.M. Lolland

Displacement:

7,204 t light; 7,462 t standard; 8,508 t normal; 9,310 t full load

Loading submergence 545 tons/feet

Dimensions:

500.00 ft x 60.00 ft x 19.50 ft (normal load)

152.40 m x 18.29 m x 5.94 m

Armament:

9 - 6.00" / 152 mm guns (3 Main turrets x 3 guns, 1 superfiring turret)

6 - 3.00" / 76 mm AA guns

12 - 0.50" / 13 mm guns

Weight of broadside 1,054 lbs / 478 kg

16 - 18.0" / 457.2 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

Belt 1.50" / 38 mm, upper belt 0.75" / 19 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 125 % of normal area

Main turrets 1.25" / 32 mm, AA gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm, Light gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm

Armour deck 1.00" / 25 mm, Conning tower 1.50" / 38 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 3 shafts, 85,374 shp / 63,689 Kw = 32.00 kts

Range 13,500nm at 12.00 kts

Complement:

442 - 575

Cost:

£1.971 million / $7.884 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 132 tons, 1.5 %

Armour: 815 tons, 9.6 %

Belts: 339 tons, 4.0 %, Armament: 110 tons, 1.3 %, Armour Deck: 353 tons, 4.1 %

Conning Tower: 13 tons, 0.2 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Machinery: 2,940 tons, 34.6 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 3,268 tons, 38.4 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 1,304 tons, 15.3 %

Miscellaneous weights: 50 tons, 0.6 %

Metacentric height 3.3

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is cramped

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform

Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.22

Shellfire needed to sink: 7,463 lbs / 3,385 Kg = 69.1 x 6.0 " / 152 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 1.1

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 70 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.33

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.22

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.509

Sharpness coefficient: 0.36

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 7.49

'Natural speed' for length: 22.36 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 63 %

Trim: 58

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 124.7 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 138.1 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 109 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.92

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 99 lbs / square foot or 483 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 2.18

(for 23.00 ft / 7.01 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment 8.34 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

The first 2 ships of the Island class, "Bornholm" and "Falster" were selected

to trial the "Hunin" system in advance of future deployment on other vessels,

and due to it's success, will be fitted to all the class.

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "Commodore Green" (Nov 8th 2011, 12:49am)

Vaerge (Guardian) Class Light Cruiser laid down 1914

Vessels-

K.D.M. Vaerge

K.D.M. Forsvarer

K.D.M. Beskytter

Displacement:

7,647 t light; 7,933 t standard; 9,352 t normal; 10,449 t full load

Loading submergence 643 tons/feet

Dimensions:

555.00 ft x 66.00 ft x 18.50 ft (normal load)

169.16 m x 20.12 m x 5.64 m

Armament:

4 - 6.00" / 152 mm guns (2 Main turrets x 2 guns)

6 - 6.00" / 152 mm guns

8 - 3.00" / 76 mm AA guns

16 - 0.51" / 13 mm guns

Weight of broadside 1,189 lbs / 539 kg

4 - 18.0" / 457.2 mm above water torpedoes, 4 - 18.0" / 457.2 mm submerged torpedo tubes

Armour:

Belt 3.00" / 76 mm, upper belt 1.75" / 44 mm, end belts 1.25" / 32 mm

Belts cover 106 % of normal area

Main turrets 1.50" / 38 mm, 2nd gun shields 1.00" / 25 mm

Armour deck 1.15" / 29 mm, Conning tower 3.50" / 89 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 3 shafts, 65,306 shp / 48,718 Kw = 30.00 kts

Range 13,500nm at 12.00 kts

Complement:

475 - 618

Cost:

£0.948 million / $3.791 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 149 tons, 1.6 %

Armour: 1,364 tons, 14.6 %

Belts: 779 tons, 8.3 %, Armament: 72 tons, 0.8 %, Armour Deck: 479 tons, 5.1 %

Conning Tower: 33 tons, 0.4 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Machinery: 2,516 tons, 26.9 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 3,519 tons, 37.6 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 1,705 tons, 18.2 %

Miscellaneous weights: 100 tons, 1.1 %

Metacentric height 4.4

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform

Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.32

Shellfire needed to sink: 11,518 lbs / 5,225 Kg = 106.6 x 6.0 " / 152 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 1.5

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 70 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.22

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.22

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.483

Sharpness coefficient: 0.34

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 8.06

'Natural speed' for length: 23.56 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 56 %

Trim: 58

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 105.2 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 170.4 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 122 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.96

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 99 lbs / square foot or 482 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.43

(for 20.00 ft / 6.10 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment 5.06 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

This post has been edited 2 times, last edit by "Commodore Green" (Nov 8th 2011, 12:50am)

Jutland Class light Cruiser laid down 1910

Vessels-

K.D.M. Jutland ( Converted to CV[x])

K.D.M. Sjaelland (Sold to Siam)

Displacement:

5,706 t light; 5,931 t standard; 7,308 t normal; 8,380 t full load

Loading submergence 492 tons/feet

Dimensions:

450.00 ft x 70.00 ft x 20.00 ft (normal load)

137.16 m x 21.34 m x 6.10 m

Armament:

8 - 6.00" / 152 mm guns

6 - 3.00" / 76 mm QF guns

8 - 0.51" / 13 mm guns

Weight of broadside 946 lbs / 429 kg

2 - 18.0" / 457.2 mm above water torpedoes, 2 - 18.0" / 457.2 mm submerged torpedo tubes

Armour:

Belt 2.50" / 64 mm, upper belt 1.25" / 32 mm, end belts 0.75" / 19 mm

Belts cover 100 % of normal area

Main belt does not fully protect magazines and engineering spaces

Main gun shields 1.50" / 38 mm, QF gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm, Light gun shields 0.25" / 6 mm

Armour deck 1.25" / 32 mm, Conning tower 2.50" / 64 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Direct drive, 3 shafts, 46,028 shp / 34,337 Kw = 28.00 kts

Range 13,000nm at 12.00 kts

Complement:

395 - 513

Cost:

£0.565 million / $2.261 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 118 tons, 1.6 %

Armour: 940 tons, 12.9 %

Belts: 487 tons, 6.7 %, Armament: 34 tons, 0.5 %, Armour Deck: 398 tons, 5.4 %

Conning Tower: 20 tons, 0.3 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Machinery: 1,902 tons, 26.0 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 2,696 tons, 36.9 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 1,602 tons, 21.9 %

Miscellaneous weights: 50 tons, 0.7 %

Metacentric height 5.5

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform

Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.44

Shellfire needed to sink: 9,907 lbs / 4,494 Kg = 91.7 x 6.0 " / 152 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 1.6

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 70 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.07

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.25

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.406

Sharpness coefficient: 0.35

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 7.09

'Natural speed' for length: 21.21 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 59 %

Trim: 56

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 100.4 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 152.7 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 127 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.93

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 97 lbs / square foot or 472 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 2.22

(for 19.00 ft / 5.79 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment 4.78 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.01

This post has been edited 3 times, last edit by "Commodore Green" (Nov 8th 2011, 1:00am)

Hejmdal Class Light Cruiser laid down 1894, rebuilt 1909.

Displacement:

1,245 t light; 1,295 t standard; 1,475 t normal; 1,613 t full load

Loading submergence 159 tons/feet

Dimensions:

232.00 ft x 34.00 ft x 11.00 ft (normal load)

70.71 m x 10.36 m x 3.35 m

Armament:

2 - 4.70" / 119 mm guns (2 Main turrets x 1 guns)

4 - 4.00" / 102 mm guns

4 - 2.00" / 51 mm QF guns

2 - 0.50" / 13 mm guns

Weight of broadside 248 lbs / 112 kg

2 - 18.0" / 457.2 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

Belt 1.50" / 38 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 100 % of normal area

Main belt does not fully protect magazines and engineering spaces

Main turrets 1.50" / 38 mm, 2nd gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm

QF gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm, Light gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm

Armour deck 1.20" / 30 mm, Conning tower 1.50" / 38 mm

Machinery:

Coal fired boilers, simple reciprocating steam engines,

Direct drive, 2 shafts, 3,255 ihp / 2,428 Kw = 17.00 kts

Range 4,700nm at 10.00 kts

Complement:

119 - 154

Cost:

£0.141 million / $0.563 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 31 tons, 2.1 %

Armour: 218 tons, 14.8 %

Belts: 68 tons, 4.6 %, Armament: 22 tons, 1.5 %, Armour Deck: 124 tons, 8.4 %

Conning Tower: 4 tons, 0.3 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Machinery: 508 tons, 34.4 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 438 tons, 29.7 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 230 tons, 15.6 %

Miscellaneous weights: 50 tons, 3.4 %

Metacentric height 1.7

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is cramped

Room for accommodation & workspaces is cramped

Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform

Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.35

Shellfire needed to sink: 1,029 lbs / 467 Kg = 19.8 x 4.7 " / 119 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 0.4

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 71 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.31

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.34

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.595

Sharpness coefficient: 0.41

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 6.23

'Natural speed' for length: 15.23 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 54 %

Trim: 53

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 131.4 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 77.7 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 93 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.93

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 51 lbs / square foot or 249 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.89

(for 10.00 ft / 3.05 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment -0.33 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "Commodore Green" (Jan 26th 2007, 1:16am)

Valkyrien Class Light Cruiser laid down 1888, rebuilt 1913.

**SCRAPPED**

Displacement:

2,538 t light; 2,630 t standard; 3,200 t normal; 3,643 t full load

Loading submergence 217 tons/feet

Dimensions:

266.00 ft x 43.00 ft x 18.00 ft (normal load)

81.08 m x 13.11 m x 5.49 m

Armament:

2 - 5.90" / 150 mm guns (2 Main turrets x 1 guns)

2 - 4.70" / 119 mm guns

2 - 3.00" / 76 mm QF guns

2 - 0.50" / 13 mm guns

Weight of broadside 336 lbs / 153 kg

3 - 15.0" / 381 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

Belt 4.00" / 102 mm, upper belt 2.00" / 51 mm, end belts 1.25" / 32 mm

Belts cover 100 % of normal area

Main turrets 4.00" / 102 mm, 2nd gun shields 1.00" / 25 mm

Light gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm

Armour deck 2.50" / 64 mm, Conning tower 4.00" / 102 mm

Machinery:

Coal fired boilers, simple reciprocating steam engines,

Direct drive, 2 shafts, 5,392 ihp / 4,023 Kw = 17.40 kts

Range 10,000nm at 10.00 kts

Complement:

212 - 276

Cost:

£0.266 million / $1.065 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 42 tons, 1.3 %

Armour: 828 tons, 25.9 %

Belts: 390 tons, 12.2 %, Armament: 67 tons, 2.1 %, Armour Deck: 352 tons, 11.0 %

Conning Tower: 19 tons, 0.6 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Machinery: 856 tons, 26.7 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 762 tons, 23.8 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 662 tons, 20.7 %

Miscellaneous weights: 50 tons, 1.6 %

Metacentric height 1.9

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is cramped

Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform

Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.19

Shellfire needed to sink: 2,948 lbs / 1,337 Kg = 28.7 x 5.9 " / 150 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 0.9

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 76 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.19

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.22

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.544

Sharpness coefficient: 0.41

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 5.52

'Natural speed' for length: 16.31 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 53 %

Trim: 62

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 99.0 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 62.0 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 109 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.92

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 63 lbs / square foot or 305 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 2.04

(for 10.00 ft / 3.05 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment -2.06 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

Displacement:

2,538 t light; 2,630 t standard; 3,200 t normal; 3,643 t full load

Loading submergence 217 tons/feet

Dimensions:

266.00 ft x 43.00 ft x 18.00 ft (normal load)

81.08 m x 13.11 m x 5.49 m

Armament:

2 - 5.90" / 150 mm guns (2 Main turrets x 1 guns)

2 - 4.70" / 119 mm guns

2 - 3.00" / 76 mm QF guns

2 - 0.50" / 13 mm guns

Weight of broadside 336 lbs / 153 kg

3 - 15.0" / 381 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

Belt 4.00" / 102 mm, upper belt 2.00" / 51 mm, end belts 1.25" / 32 mm

Belts cover 100 % of normal area

Main turrets 4.00" / 102 mm, 2nd gun shields 1.00" / 25 mm

Light gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm

Armour deck 2.50" / 64 mm, Conning tower 4.00" / 102 mm

Machinery:

Coal fired boilers, simple reciprocating steam engines,

Direct drive, 2 shafts, 5,392 ihp / 4,023 Kw = 17.40 kts

Range 10,000nm at 10.00 kts

Complement:

212 - 276

Cost:

£0.266 million / $1.065 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 42 tons, 1.3 %

Armour: 828 tons, 25.9 %

Belts: 390 tons, 12.2 %, Armament: 67 tons, 2.1 %, Armour Deck: 352 tons, 11.0 %

Conning Tower: 19 tons, 0.6 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Machinery: 856 tons, 26.7 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 762 tons, 23.8 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 662 tons, 20.7 %

Miscellaneous weights: 50 tons, 1.6 %

Metacentric height 1.9

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is cramped

Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform

Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.19

Shellfire needed to sink: 2,948 lbs / 1,337 Kg = 28.7 x 5.9 " / 150 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 0.9

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 76 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.19

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.22

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.544

Sharpness coefficient: 0.41

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 5.52

'Natural speed' for length: 16.31 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 53 %

Trim: 62

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 99.0 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 62.0 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 109 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.92

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 63 lbs / square foot or 305 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 2.04

(for 10.00 ft / 3.05 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment -2.06 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "Commodore Green" (Jan 26th 2007, 1:16am)

Displacement:

1,239 t light; 1,290 t standard; 1,475 t normal; 1,618 t full load

Loading submergence 159 tons/feet

Dimensions:

232.00 ft x 34.00 ft x 11.00 ft (normal load)

70.71 m x 10.36 m x 3.35 m

Armament:

2 - 4.70" / 119 mm guns (2 Main turrets x 1 guns)

4 - 4.00" / 102 mm guns

4 - 2.00" / 51 mm QF guns

2 - 0.50" / 13 mm guns

Weight of broadside 248 lbs / 112 kg

2 - 18.0" / 457.2 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

Belt 1.50" / 38 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 100 % of normal area

Main belt does not fully protect magazines and engineering spaces

Main turrets 1.50" / 38 mm, 2nd gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm

QF gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm, Light gun shields 0.50" / 13 mm

Armour deck 1.00" / 25 mm, Conning tower 1.50" / 38 mm

Machinery:

Coal fired boilers, simple reciprocating steam engines,

Direct drive, 2 shafts, 3,332 ihp / 2,486 Kw = 17.10 kts

Range 4,700nm at 10.00 kts

Complement:

119 - 154

Cost:

£0.143 million / $0.571 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 31 tons, 2.1 %

Armour: 197 tons, 13.4 %

Belts: 68 tons, 4.6 %, Armament: 22 tons, 1.5 %, Armour Deck: 103 tons, 7.0 %

Conning Tower: 4 tons, 0.3 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Machinery: 523 tons, 35.5 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 438 tons, 29.7 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 236 tons, 16.0 %

Miscellaneous weights: 50 tons, 3.4 %

Metacentric height 1.7

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is cramped

Room for accommodation & workspaces is cramped

Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform

Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.36

Shellfire needed to sink: 982 lbs / 446 Kg = 18.9 x 4.7 " / 119 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 0.4

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 70 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.30

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.32

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.595

Sharpness coefficient: 0.41

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 6.23

'Natural speed' for length: 15.23 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 55 %

Trim: 53

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 134.7 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 77.7 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 92 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.93

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 51 lbs / square foot or 249 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.88

(for 10.00 ft / 3.05 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment -0.33 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

Valkyrie, Denmark CL laid down 1928

K.D.M. Brynhildr

K.D.M. Gunnr

K.D.M. Sigrdrifa

K.D.M. Róta

K.D.M. Kára

K.D.M. Sváva

K.D.M. Sigrún

K.D.M. Mist

Displacement:

5,752 t light; 5,999 t standard; 6,807 t normal; 7,453 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught

570.01 ft / 550.00 ft x 52.00 ft x 17.00 ft (normal load)

173.74 m / 167.64 m x 15.85 m x 5.18 m

Armament:

9 - 5.98" / 152 mm guns (3x3 guns), 107.15lbs / 48.60kg shells, 1925 Model

Breech loading guns in turrets (on barbettes)

on centreline ends, majority forward, 1 raised mount - superfiring

16 - 2.24" / 57.0 mm guns (8x2 guns), 5.65lbs / 2.56kg shells, 1926 Model

Dual purpose guns in deck mounts

on side, all amidships, 4 raised mounts - superfiring

24 - 0.79" / 20.0 mm guns (12x2 guns), 0.24lbs / 0.11kg shells, 1928 Model

Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts

on side, evenly spread, 8 raised mounts

Weight of broadside 1,061 lbs / 481 kg

Shells per gun, main battery: 180

8 - 23.6" / 600 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

- Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg)

Main: 2.95" / 75 mm 393.31 ft / 119.88 m 7.87 ft / 2.40 m

Ends: Unarmoured

Main Belt covers 110 % of normal length

- Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)

Main: 2.95" / 75 mm 0.79" / 20 mm 1.97" / 50 mm

2nd: 0.79" / 20 mm - -

3rd: 0.59" / 15 mm - -

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

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 2 shafts, 62,781 shp / 46,835 Kw = 32.50 kts

Range 13,000nm at 12.00 kts

Bunker at max displacement = 1,454 tons

Complement:

374 - 487

Cost:

£2.239 million / $8.955 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 133 tons, 1.9 %

Armour: 1,247 tons, 18.3 %

- Belts: 373 tons, 5.5 %

- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

- Armament: 143 tons, 2.1 %

- Armour Deck: 715 tons, 10.5 %

- Conning Tower: 15 tons, 0.2 %

Machinery: 1,955 tons, 28.7 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 2,338 tons, 34.3 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 1,055 tons, 15.5 %

Miscellaneous weights: 80 tons, 1.2 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):

6,340 lbs / 2,876 Kg = 59.2 x 6.0 " / 152 mm shells or 1.1 torpedoes

Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.19

Metacentric height 2.6 ft / 0.8 m

Roll period: 13.6 seconds

Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 70 %

- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.49

Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.21

Hull form characteristics:

Hull has rise forward of midbreak

and transom stern

Block coefficient: 0.490

Length to Beam Ratio: 10.58 : 1

'Natural speed' for length: 26.68 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 57 %

Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 58

Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 30.00 degrees

Stern overhang: 5.00 ft / 1.52 m

Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):

- Stem: 26.00 ft / 7.92 m

- Forecastle (18 %): 22.00 ft / 6.71 m

- Mid (60 %): 22.00 ft / 6.71 m (14.00 ft / 4.27 m aft of break)

- Quarterdeck (18 %): 14.00 ft / 4.27 m

- Stern: 14.00 ft / 4.27 m

- Average freeboard: 19.08 ft / 5.82 m

Ship space, strength and comments:

Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 110.0 %

- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 145.4 %

Waterplane Area: 19,633 Square feet or 1,824 Square metres

Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 108 %

Structure weight / hull surface area: 72 lbs/sq ft or 352 Kg/sq metre

Hull strength (Relative):

- Cross-sectional: 0.76

- Longitudinal: 1.27

- Overall: 0.80

Caution: Hull subject to strain in open-sea

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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Hoenir , Denmark CL laid down 1926

K.D.M. Hoenir

K.D.M. Budbringer

K.D.M. Udsending

K.D.M. Vognmand

Displacement:

3,845 t light; 3,999 t standard; 4,442 t normal; 4,796 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught

492.28 ft / 480.00 ft x 43.00 ft x 16.00 ft (normal load)

150.05 m / 146.30 m x 13.11 m x 4.88 m

Armament:

6 - 5.98" / 152 mm guns (3x2 guns), 107.15lbs / 48.60kg shells, 1926 Model

Breech loading guns in turrets (on barbettes)

on centreline ends, majority forward, 1 raised mount - superfiring

16 - 2.24" / 57.0 mm guns (8x2 guns), 5.65lbs / 2.56kg shells, 1925 Model

Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts

on side, all amidships, 6 raised mounts - superfiring

24 - 0.79" / 20.0 mm guns (12x2 guns), 0.24lbs / 0.11kg shells, 1925 Model

Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts

on side, evenly spread, 8 raised mounts

Weight of broadside 739 lbs / 335 kg

Shells per gun, main battery: 150

6 - 23.6" / 600 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

- Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg)

Main: 1.97" / 50 mm 401.15 ft / 122.27 m 7.87 ft / 2.40 m

Ends: Unarmoured

Main Belt covers 129 % of normal length

- Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)

Main: 1.97" / 50 mm 0.79" / 20 mm 1.97" / 50 mm

2nd: 0.59" / 15 mm - -

3rd: 0.59" / 15 mm - -

- Armour deck: 1.57" / 40 mm, Conning tower: 1.97" / 50 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 2 shafts, 47,101 shp / 35,137 Kw = 32.00 kts

Range 9,000nm at 12.00 kts

Bunker at max displacement = 797 tons

Complement:

271 - 353

Cost:

£1.460 million / $5.839 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 92 tons, 2.1 %

Armour: 753 tons, 17.0 %

- Belts: 248 tons, 5.6 %

- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

- Armament: 89 tons, 2.0 %

- Armour Deck: 406 tons, 9.1 %

- Conning Tower: 11 tons, 0.3 %

Machinery: 1,502 tons, 33.8 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 1,422 tons, 32.0 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 597 tons, 13.4 %

Miscellaneous weights: 75 tons, 1.7 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):

2,591 lbs / 1,175 Kg = 24.2 x 6.0 " / 152 mm shells or 0.7 torpedoes

Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.09

Metacentric height 1.7 ft / 0.5 m

Roll period: 14.0 seconds

Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 70 %

- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.61

Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.00

Hull form characteristics:

Hull has a flush deck

and transom stern

Block coefficient: 0.471

Length to Beam Ratio: 11.16 : 1

'Natural speed' for length: 24.88 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 59 %

Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 70

Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 20.00 degrees

Stern overhang: 5.00 ft / 1.52 m

Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):

- Stem: 20.00 ft / 6.10 m

- Forecastle (18 %): 16.50 ft / 5.03 m

- Mid (55 %): 15.00 ft / 4.57 m

- Quarterdeck (18 %): 14.00 ft / 4.27 m

- Stern: 14.00 ft / 4.27 m

- Average freeboard: 15.48 ft / 4.72 m

Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:

Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 127.6 %

- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 111.2 %

Waterplane Area: 13,924 Square feet or 1,294 Square metres

Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 97 %

Structure weight / hull surface area: 60 lbs/sq ft or 295 Kg/sq metre

Hull strength (Relative):

- Cross-sectional: 0.74

- Longitudinal: 1.13

- Overall: 0.77

Caution: Hull subject to strain in open-sea

Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is cramped

Room for accommodation and workspaces is adequate

Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform

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Valkyrie II (Dido-kyrie)(build), Denmark CL(aa) laid down 1931

K.D.M. Reginlief

K.D.M. Geirahöd

K.D.M. Hrist

K.D.M. Herfjötur

K.D.M. Skalmöld

K.D.M. Herja

Displacement:

5,709 t light; 5,918 t standard; 6,696 t normal; 7,318 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught

570.01 ft / 550.00 ft x 52.00 ft x 17.00 ft (normal load)

173.74 m / 167.64 m x 15.85 m x 5.18 m

Armament:

15 - 4.72" / 120 mm guns (5x3 guns), 52.72lbs / 23.91kg shells, 1931 Model

Dual purpose guns in turrets (on barbettes)

on centreline ends, majority aft, 3 raised mounts - superfiring

16 - 1.46" / 37.0 mm guns (8x2 guns), 1.55lbs / 0.70kg shells, 1931 Model

Dual purpose guns in deck mounts

on side, evenly spread, 6 raised mounts

24 - 0.79" / 20.0 mm guns (12x2 guns), 0.24lbs / 0.11kg shells, 1931 Model

Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts

on side, evenly spread, 6 raised mounts

Weight of broadside 821 lbs / 373 kg

Shells per gun, main battery: 160

8 - 23.6" / 600 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:

- Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg)

Main: 2.95" / 75 mm 370.73 ft / 113.00 m 7.87 ft / 2.40 m

Ends: Unarmoured

Main Belt covers 104 % of normal length

- Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)

Main: 1.97" / 50 mm 0.79" / 20 mm 1.97" / 50 mm

2nd: 0.79" / 20 mm - -

3rd: 0.59" / 15 mm - -

- Armour deck: 1.57" / 40 mm, Conning tower: 1.97" / 50 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 2 shafts, 61,879 shp / 46,162 Kw = 32.50 kts

Range 13,000nm at 12.00 kts

Bunker at max displacement = 1,400 tons

Complement:

369 - 481

Cost:

£2.379 million / $9.515 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 103 tons, 1.5 %

Armour: 1,102 tons, 16.5 %

- Belts: 355 tons, 5.3 %

- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %

- Armament: 164 tons, 2.5 %

- Armour Deck: 568 tons, 8.5 %

- Conning Tower: 15 tons, 0.2 %

Machinery: 1,850 tons, 27.6 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 2,574 tons, 38.4 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 987 tons, 14.7 %

Miscellaneous weights: 80 tons, 1.2 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):

7,960 lbs / 3,611 Kg = 151.0 x 4.7 " / 120 mm shells or 1.2 torpedoes

Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.15

Metacentric height 2.4 ft / 0.7 m

Roll period: 14.0 seconds

Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 70 %

- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.43

Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.20

Hull form characteristics:

Hull has rise forward of midbreak

and transom stern

Block coefficient: 0.482

Length to Beam Ratio: 10.58 : 1

'Natural speed' for length: 26.70 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 57 %

Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 58

Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 30.00 degrees

Stern overhang: 5.00 ft / 1.52 m

Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):

- Stem: 26.00 ft / 7.92 m

- Forecastle (18 %): 22.00 ft / 6.71 m

- Mid (60 %): 22.00 ft / 6.71 m (14.00 ft / 4.27 m aft of break)

- Quarterdeck (18 %): 14.00 ft / 4.27 m

- Stern: 14.00 ft / 4.27 m

- Average freeboard: 19.08 ft / 5.82 m

Ship space, strength and comments:

Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 103.2 %

- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 146.3 %

Waterplane Area: 19,490 Square feet or 1,811 Square metres

Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 117 %

Structure weight / hull surface area: 80 lbs/sq ft or 389 Kg/sq metre

Hull strength (Relative):

- Cross-sectional: 0.87

- Longitudinal: 1.41

- Overall: 0.91

Caution: Hull subject to strain in open-sea

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

Valkyrie II class fleet escort cruisers are specifically designed to use the 120mm turrets designed to be retrofitted to the "Hel" class CAs. They are to supplement the anti-aircraft capabilities of the fleet. Turrets simmed as triples to simulate increased weight of HA/LA mounts, twins actually mounted.

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