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Magnificent, Cascadian Dreadnought laid down 1918

Units: 2

  • CRS Magnificent
  • CRS Chief Joseph


Displacement:
    34,265 t light; 36,345 t standard; 38,672 t normal; 40,534 t full load

Dimensions: Length (overall / waterline) x beam x draught (normal/deep)
    (699.06 ft / 690.00 ft) x 99.60 ft x (30.30 / 31.54 ft)
    (213.07 m / 210.31 m) x 30.36 m  x (9.24 / 9.61 m)

Armament:
      9 - 16.00" / 406 mm 45.0 cal guns - 2,065.00lbs / 936.67kg shells, 100 per gun
      Breech loading guns in turret on barbette mounts, 1918 Model
      3 x 2-gun mounts on centreline ends, majority forward
        1 raised mount - superfiring
      16 - 5.00" / 127 mm 50.0 cal guns - 66.16lbs / 30.01kg shells, 250 per gun
      Quick firing guns in casemate mounts, 1918 Model
      16 x Single mounts on sides, evenly spread
        4 raised mounts
        4 hull mounts in casemates- Limited use in heavy seas
      16 - 3.00" / 76.2 mm 50.0 cal guns - 14.29lbs / 6.48kg shells, 1,000 per gun
      Anti-air guns in deck mounts, 1918 Model
      8 x 2 row twin mounts on sides, evenly spread
        4 raised mounts
      Weight of broadside 19,872 lbs / 9,014 kg
      Main Torpedoes
      2 - 21.0" / 533 mm, 23.00 ft / 7.01 m torpedoes - 1.472 t each, 2.945 t total
    submerged side tubes
      2nd Torpedoes
      12 - 21.0" / 533 mm, 23.00 ft / 7.01 m torpedoes - 1.472 t each, 17.668 t total
    below water reloads

Armour:
   - Belts:        Width (max)    Length (avg)        Height (avg)
    Main:    14.0" / 356 mm    330.00 ft / 100.58 m    13.00 ft / 3.96 m
    Ends:    Unarmoured
    Upper:    10.0" / 254 mm    330.00 ft / 100.58 m    12.00 ft / 3.66 m
      Main Belt covers 74 % of normal length

   - Torpedo Bulkhead - Additional damage containing bulkheads:
        4.00" / 102 mm    400.00 ft / 121.92 m    28.00 ft / 8.53 m
    Beam between torpedo bulkheads 83.00 ft / 25.30 m

   - Gun armour:    Face (max)    Other gunhouse (avg)    Barbette/hoist (max)
    Main:    18.0" / 457 mm    12.0" / 305 mm        18.0" / 457 mm
    2nd:    5.00" / 127 mm    3.00" / 76 mm        6.00" / 152 mm
    3rd:    0.50" / 13 mm          -                  -

   - Armoured deck - multiple decks:
    For and Aft decks: 5.00" / 127 mm
    Forecastle: 2.00" / 51 mm  Quarter deck: 2.00" / 51 mm

   - Conning towers: Forward 16.50" / 419 mm, Aft 5.00" / 127 mm

Machinery:
    Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,
    Electric cruising motors plus geared drives, 4 shafts, 56,101 shp / 41,851 Kw = 23.03 kts
    Range 9,000nm at 13.00 kts
    Bunker at max displacement = 4,189 tons

Complement:
    1,378 - 1,792

Cost:
    £6.568 million / $26.272 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:
    Armament: 3,957 tons, 10.2 %
       - Guns: 3,929 tons, 10.2 %
       - Weapons: 28 tons, 0.1 %
    Armour: 15,599 tons, 40.3 %
       - Belts: 4,637 tons, 12.0 %
       - Torpedo bulkhead: 1,658 tons, 4.3 %
       - Armament: 4,330 tons, 11.2 %
       - Armour Deck: 4,445 tons, 11.5 %
       - Conning Towers: 530 tons, 1.4 %
    Machinery: 2,024 tons, 5.2 %
    Hull, fittings & equipment: 12,685 tons, 32.8 %
    Fuel, ammunition & stores: 4,407 tons, 11.4 %
    Miscellaneous weights: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
    Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):
      57,049 lbs / 25,877 Kg = 27.9 x 16.0 " / 406 mm shells or 9.5 torpedoes
    Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.08
    Metacentric height 5.8 ft / 1.8 m
    Roll period: 17.4 seconds
    Steadiness    - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 70 %
            - Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.79
    Seaboat quality  (Average = 1.00): 1.32

Hull form characteristics:
    Hull has a flush deck,
      a normal bow and a round stern
    Block coefficient (normal/deep): 0.650 / 0.655
    Length to Beam Ratio: 6.93 : 1
    'Natural speed' for length: 26.27 kts
    Power going to wave formation at top speed: 44 %
    Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 53
    Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 10.00 degrees
    Stern overhang: 5.00 ft / 1.52 m
    Freeboard (% = length of deck as a percentage of waterline length):
                Fore end,     Aft end
       - Forecastle:    15.00 %,  23.00 ft / 7.01 m,  20.00 ft / 6.10 m
       - Forward deck:    35.00 %,  20.00 ft / 6.10 m,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m
       - Aft deck:    35.00 %,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m
       - Quarter deck:    15.00 %,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m
       - Average freeboard:        18.83 ft / 5.74 m
    Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:
    Space    - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 72.5 %
        - Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 134.6 %
    Waterplane Area: 52,647 Square feet or 4,891 Square metres
    Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 105 %
    Structure weight / hull surface area: 204 lbs/sq ft or 996 Kg/sq metre
    Hull strength (Relative):
        - Cross-sectional: 0.97
        - Longitudinal: 1.26
        - Overall: 1.00
    Excellent machinery, storage, compartmentation space
    Excellent accommodation and workspace room
    Ship has slow, easy roll, a good, steady gun platform
    Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily

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