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Presteza, Mexico Battlecruiser laid down 1916 Edit

Displacement:Edit

     24,205 t light; 25,513 t standard; 26,681 t normal; 27,615 t full load

Dimensions:Edit

     Length (overall / waterline) x beam x draught (normal/deep)
     (711.80 ft / 704.00 ft) x 86.00 ft x (32.00 / 32.82 ft)
     (216.96 m / 214.58 m) x 26.21 m  x (9.75 / 10.00 m)

Armament:Edit

     8 - 14.96" / 380 mm 45.0 cal guns - 1,640.00lbs / 743.89kg shells, 100 per gun
       Breech loading guns in turret on barbette mounts, 1916 Model
       4 x 2-gun mounts on centreline ends, evenly spread
           2 raised mounts - superfiring
     16 - 4.00" / 102 mm 39.0 cal guns - 30.51lbs / 13.84kg shells, 120 per gun
       Quick firing guns in deck and hoist mounts, 1910 Model
       8 x 2-gun mounts on sides, evenly spread
     6 - 2.99" / 76.0 mm 39.0 cal guns - 12.76lbs / 5.79kg shells, 300 per gun
       Anti-air guns in deck mounts, 1914 Model
       6 x Single mounts on sides, evenly spread
     8 - 0.50" / 12.7 mm 12.0 cal guns - 0.04lbs / 0.02kg shells, 1,000 per gun
       Machine guns in deck mounts, 1909 Model
       4 x Single mounts on sides, forward deck aft
       4 x Single mounts on sides, aft deck aft
     Weight of broadside 13,685 lbs / 6,207 kg
     
     Main Torpedoes
     6 - 21.0" / 533 mm, 8.00 ft / 2.44 m torpedoes - 0.577 t each, 3.463 t total
       submerged bow tubes
     
     2nd Torpedoes
     36 - 21.0" / 533 mm, 8.00 ft / 2.44 m torpedoes - 0.577 t each, 20.777 t total
       below water reloads

Armour:Edit

     - Belts:		Width (max)	Length (avg)		Height (avg)
       Main:	12.0" / 305 mm	400.00 ft / 121.92 m	12.00 ft / 3.66 m
       Ends:	Unarmoured
      Main Belt covers 87 % of normal length
      Main Belt inclined 18.00 degrees (positive = in)
      
     - Torpedo Bulkhead - Strengthened structural bulkheads:
           3.00" / 76 mm	450.00 ft / 137.16 m	36.00 ft / 10.97 m
       Beam between torpedo bulkheads 86.00 ft / 26.21 m
     
     - Gun armour:	Face (max)	Other gunhouse (avg)	Barbette/hoist (max)
       Main:	12.0" / 305 mm	10.0" / 254 mm		10.0" / 254 mm
       2nd:	2.00" / 51 mm	1.00" / 25 mm		1.00" / 25 mm
     
     - Armoured deck - single deck:
       For and Aft decks: 4.00" / 102 mm
       Forecastle: 1.00" / 25 mm  Quarter deck: 1.00" / 25 mm
     
     - Conning towers: Forward 10.00" / 254 mm, Aft 0.00" / 0 mm

Machinery:Edit

     Oil fired boilers, steam turbines, 
     Geared drive, 3 shafts, 86,802 shp / 64,754 Kw = 28.00 kts
     Range 6,000nm at 12.00 kts
     Bunker at max displacement = 2,102 tons

Complement:Edit

     1,043 - 1,356

Cost:Edit

     £4.260 million / $17.042 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:Edit

     Armament: 2,905 tons, 10.9 %
       - Guns: 2,872 tons, 10.8 %
       - Weapons: 33 tons, 0.1 %
     Armour: 9,529 tons, 35.7 %
       - Belts: 2,474 tons, 9.3 %
       - Torpedo bulkhead: 1,798 tons, 6.7 %
       - Armament: 2,546 tons, 9.5 %
       - Armour Deck: 2,518 tons, 9.4 %
       - Conning Tower: 192 tons, 0.7 %
     Machinery: 3,234 tons, 12.1 %
     Hull, fittings & equipment: 8,537 tons, 32.0 %
     Fuel, ammunition & stores: 2,476 tons, 9.3 %
     Miscellaneous weights: 0 tons, 0.0 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:Edit

     Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):
       28,041 lbs / 12,719 Kg = 16.7 x 15.0 " / 380 mm shells or 10.4 torpedoes
     Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.00
     Metacentric height 4.0 ft / 1.2 m
     Roll period: 18.0 seconds
     Steadiness	- As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 48 %
                       - Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 1.00
     Seaboat quality  (Average = 1.00): 1.06

Hull form characteristics:Edit

     Hull has a flush deck,
       a straight bulbous bow and a cruiser stern
     Block coefficient (normal/deep): 0.482 / 0.486
     Length to Beam Ratio: 8.19 : 1
     'Natural speed' for length: 26.53 kts
     Power going to wave formation at top speed: 47 %
     Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 44
     Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 18.00 degrees
     Stern overhang: 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
     Freeboard (% = length of deck as a percentage of waterline length):
                                   Fore end,	 Aft end
       - Forecastle:	18.00 %,  24.00 ft / 7.32 m,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m
       - Forward deck:	32.00 %,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m
       - Aft deck:	32.00 %,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m
       - Quarter deck:	18.00 %,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m,  18.00 ft / 5.49 m
       - Average freeboard:		18.43 ft / 5.62 m
     Ship tends to be wet forward

Ship space, strength and comments:Edit

     Space	  - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 84.0 %
                 - Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 130.5 %
     Waterplane Area: 39,691 Square feet or 3,687 Square metres
     Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 94 %
     Structure weight / hull surface area: 196 lbs/sq ft or 958 Kg/sq metre
     Hull strength (Relative):
           - Cross-sectional: 0.96
           - Longitudinal: 1.38
           - Overall: 1.00
     Adequate machinery, storage, compartmentation space
     Excellent accommodation and workspace room

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