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Vendetta, Columbian battlecruiser
Laid down
1920
Complement
1 880 - 2 445
Cost
£11.557 million / $46.227 million

StatisticsEdit

DisplacementEdit

Light
51 105 t
Standard
53 798 t
Normal
58 500 t
Full Load
62 262 t
Distribution of weights at normal displacement
Armament
3 375 tons, 5.8 %
Armour
26 443 tons, 45.2 %
  • Belts: 7 506 tons, 12.8 %
  • Torpedo bulkhead: 5 493 tons, 9.4 %
  • Armament: 4 108 tons, 7.0 %
  • Armour Deck: 9 144 tons, 15.6 %
  • Conning Tower: 192 tons, 0.3 %
Machinery
1 896 tons, 3.2 %
Hull, fittings & equipment
19 392 tons, 33.1 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores
7 395 tons, 12.6 %
Miscellaneous weights
0 tons, 0.0 %

DimensionsEdit

Length overall
250.49 m
Water length
245.00 m
Beam
28.00 m (Bulges 33.00 m)
Draught
10.00 m
Hull form characteristics
Hull has a flush deck and transom stern
Block coefficient
0.717
Length to Beam Ratio
7.42 : 1
'Natural speed' for length
32.42 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed
39 %
Trim
55
Bow angle
30.00 degrees
Stern overhang
0.00 ft / 0.00 m
Freeboard
  • Stem: 31.20 ft / 9.51 m
  • Forecastle: (20 %) 19.85 ft / 6.05 m
  • Mid: (50 %) 19.85 ft / 6.05 m
  • Quarterdeck: (15 %) 19.85 ft / 6.05 m
  • Stern: 19.85 ft / 6.05 m
  • Average freeboard: 20.76 ft / 6.33 m
Space
  • Hull below water: 69.7 %
  • Above water: 126.2 %
Waterplane Area
62 771 Square feet or 5 832 Square metres
Displacement factor
102 %
Structure weight / hull surface area
214 lbs/sq ft or 1 043 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength
  • Cross-sectional: 1.00
  • Longitudinal: 0.99
  • Overall: 1.00
Comments
  • Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is excellent
  • Room for accommodation and workspaces is excellent
  • Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform
  • Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

ArmamentEdit

Main Battery
9 x 17.72" / 450 mm guns (3x3 guns), 2 780.40lbs / 1 261.17kg shells, 1920 model breech loading guns in turrets (on barbettes) on centreline ends, majority forward, 1 raised mount - superfiring
Second Battery
16 x 5.91" / 150 mm guns (8x2 guns), 102.98lbs / 46.71kg shells, 1920 model quick-firing guns in turrets (on barbettes) on side, all amidships, 2 raised mounts - superfiring
Third Battery
20 x 3.15" / 80.0 mm guns in single mounts, 15.62lbs / 7.09kg shells, 1920 model anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts on side, all aft
Fourth Battery
80 x 0.79" / 20.0 mm guns (40x2 guns), 0.24lbs / 0.11kg shells, 1920 model anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts on side, evenly spread
Weight of broadside
27 003 lbs / 12 248 kg
Shells per gun, main battery
100

ArmourEdit

Belt
  • Main: 15.7" / 400 mm maximum thickness, 522.47 ft / 159.25 m long by 14.76 ft / 4.50 m tall
  • Ends: 5.91" / 150 mm maximum thickness, 281.30 ft / 85.74 m long by 14.76 ft / 4.50 m tall
  • Upper: 7.87" / 200 mm maximum thickness, 522.47 ft / 159.25 m long by 8.20 ft / 2.50 m tall

Main belt covers 100% of normal length.

Torpedo bulkhead and bulges
8.66" / 220 mm maximum thickness, 522.47 ft / 159.25 m long by 32.81 ft / 10.00 m tall
Gun armour
  • Main battery: 15.7" / 400 mm maximum face armour thickness, 15.7" / 400 mm maximum barbette armour thickness
  • Second battery: 1.97" / 50 mm maximum face armour thickness, 1.97" / 50 mm maximum barbette armour thickness
Armour deck
7.87" / 200 mm maximum thickness
Conning tower
5.91" / 150 mm maximum thickness
Overall survivability and seakeeping ability
Survivability
90 565 lbs / 41 080 Kg = 32.6 x 17.7 " / 450 mm shells or 21.5 torpedoes
Stability
1.11
Metacentric height
5.4 ft / 1.6 m
Roll period
19.6 seconds
Steadiness
  • As gun platform: 71 %
  • Recoil effect: 0.78
Seaboat quality
1.28

MachineryEdit

Diesel internal combustion generators plus batteries, electric motors, 4 shafts, 54 212 shp / 40 442 Kw = 22.00 kts

Range
6 000nm at 20.00 kts
Bunker at max displacement
8 464 tons

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