Georg Cantor, laid down 1918
Length, 190.0 m x Beam, 38.0 m x Depth, 10.0 m
33485 tonnes normal displacement (32448 tonnes standard)
Main battery: 9 x 38.0-cm (3 x 3; 1 superfiring)
Secondary battery: 12 x 15.5-cm (12 x 1)
AA battery: 8 x 7.5-cm
Weight of broadside: 7516 kg
8 TT, 60.0 cm
Main belt, 36.0 cm; ends unarmored
Torpedo bulkhead, 4.0 cm
Armor deck, average 12.5 cm
Conning tower, 36.0 cm
Battery armor:
Main, 40.0 cm / secondary, 8.0 cm
Maximum speed for 52184 shaft kw = 25.00 knots
Approximate cruising radius, 8000 nm / 10 knots
Typical complement: 1238-1609
Remarks:
Superfiring turret is aft.
Aft turrets separated by engine room.
Oil firing.
Relative extent of belt armor,
87 percent of 'typical' coverage.
Distribution of weights:
Percent
normal
displacement:
Armament ......................... 2067 tonnes = 6 pct
Armor, total ..................... 12100 tonnes = 36 pct
Belt 2992 tonnes = 9 pct
Torpedo bulkhead 774 tonnes = 2 pct
Deck 4203 tonnes = 13 pct
C.T. 319 tonnes = 1 pct
Armament 3812 tonnes = 11 pct
Machinery ........................ 2523 tonnes = 8 pct
Hull and fittings; equipment ..... 13711 tonnes = 41 pct
Fuel, ammunition, stores ......... 3084 tonnes = 9 pct
Miscellaneous weights ............ 0 tonnes = 0 pct
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33485 tonnes = 100 pct
Estimated metacentric height, 2.8 m
Displacement summary:
Light ship: 30401 tonnes
Standard displacement: 32448 tonnes
Normal service: 33485 tonnes
Full load: 34180 tonnes
Loading submergence 4327 tonnes/metre
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Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
Relative margin of stability: 1.16
Shellfire needed to sink: 15847 kg = 20.8 x 38.0-cm shells
(Approximates weight of penetrating
shell hits needed to sink ship,
not counting critical hits)
Torpedoes needed to sink: 6.3
(Approximates number of 'typical'
torpedo hits needed to sink ship)
Relative steadiness as gun platform, 50 percent
(50 percent is 'average')
Relative rocking effect from firing to beam, 0.24
Relative quality as a seaboat: 1.00
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Hull form characteristics:
Block coefficient: 0.46
Sharpness coefficient: 0.40
Hull speed coefficient 'M' = 5.92
'Natural speed' for length = 25.0 knots
Power going to wave formation
at top speed: 51 percent
Estimated hull characteristics and strength:
Relative underwater volume absorbed by
magazines and engineering spaces: 86 percent
Relative accommodation and working space: 110 percent
Displacement factor: 100 percent
(Displacement relative to loading factors)
Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.94
(Structure weight per square
metre of hull surface: 1092 kg)
Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.67
(for 5.19 m average freeboard;
freeboard adjustment -0.69 m)
Relative composite hull strength: 1.00
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[Machine-readable parameters: Spring Style v. 1.2.1]
623.20 x 124.64 x 32.80; 17.02 -- Dimensions
0.46 -- Block coefficient
1918 -- Year laid down
25.00 / 8000 / 10.00; Oil-fired turbine or equivalent -- Speed / radius / cruise
0 tons -- Miscellaneous weights
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9 x 14.96; 3; 1 -- Main battery; turrets; superfiring
Superfiring turret aft only
Tiger/Kongo aft turrets arrangement
:
12 x 6.10; 12 -- Secondary battery; turrets
:
8 x 2.95 -- Tertiary (QF/AA) battery
:
0 -- No fourth (light) battery
8 / 0 / 23.62 -- TT / submerged / size
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14.17 / 0.00 / 0.00 / 1.57; 87 -- Belt armor; relative extent
4.92 / 14.17 -- Deck / CT
15.75 / 3.15 / 0.00 / 0.00 -- Battery armor
(Note: For portability, values are stored in Anglo-American units)
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