Laurent Schwartz, laid down 1940
Length, 230.0 m x Beam, 40.0 m x Depth, 11.0 m
46934 tonnes normal displacement (45477 tonnes standard)
Main battery: 12 x 38.0-cm (3 x 4; 1 superfiring)
Secondary battery: 12 x 15.0-cm (4 x 3)
Weight of broadside: 9694 kg
Main belt, 38.0 cm; ends unarmored
Torpedo bulkhead, 6.0 cm
Armor deck, average 18.0 cm
Conning tower, 35.0 cm
Battery armor:
Main, 42.0 cm / secondary, 15.0 cm
Maximum speed for 92252 shaft kw = 28.00 knots
Approximate cruising radius, 8000 nm / 12 knots
Typical complement: 1594-2073
Estimated cost, $100.769 million (£25.192 million)
Remarks:
Relative extent of belt armor, 80 percent of 'typical' coverage.
Magazines and engineering spaces are roomy, with superior
watertight subdivision.
Ship is roomy, with superior accommodation and working space.
Distribution of weights:
Percent
normal
displacement:
Armament ......................... 2666 tonnes = 6 pct
Armor, total ..................... 17727 tonnes = 38 pct
Belt 3544 tonnes = 8 pct
Torpedo bulkhead 1545 tonnes = 3 pct
Deck 7716 tonnes = 16 pct
C.T. 388 tonnes = 1 pct
Armament 4534 tonnes = 10 pct
Machinery ........................ 3305 tonnes = 7 pct
Hull and fittings; equipment ..... 19014 tonnes = 41 pct
Fuel, ammunition, stores ......... 4173 tonnes = 9 pct
Miscellaneous weights ............ 50 tonnes = 0 pct
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46934 tonnes = 100 pct
Estimated metacentric height, 3.1 m
Displacement summary:
Light ship: 42761 tonnes
Standard displacement: 45477 tonnes
Normal service: 46934 tonnes
Full load: 47912 tonnes
Loading submergence 5513 tonnes/metre
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Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
Relative margin of stability: 1.17
Shellfire needed to sink: 24249 kg = 31.9 x 38.0-cm shells
(Approximates weight of penetrating
shell hits needed to sink ship,
not counting critical hits)
Torpedoes needed to sink: 9.7
(Approximates number of 'typical'
torpedo hits needed to sink ship)
Relative steadiness as gun platform, 51 percent
(50 percent is 'average')
Relative rocking effect from firing to beam, 0.26
Relative quality as a seaboat: 1.02
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Hull form characteristics:
Block coefficient: 0.46
Sharpness coefficient: 0.38
Hull speed coefficient 'M' = 6.40
'Natural speed' for length = 27.5 knots
Power going to wave formation
at top speed: 50 percent
Estimated hull characteristics and strength:
Relative underwater volume absorbed by
magazines and engineering spaces: 80 percent
Relative accommodation and working space: 131 percent
Displacement factor: 103 percent
(Displacement relative to loading factors)
Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.97
(Structure weight per square
metre of hull surface: 1167 kg)
Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.41
(for 5.70 m average freeboard;
freeboard adjustment -0.59 m)
Relative composite hull strength: 1.00
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[Machine-readable parameters: Spring Style v. 1.2.1]
754.40 x 131.20 x 36.08; 18.70 -- Dimensions
0.46 -- Block coefficient
1940 -- Year laid down
28.00 / 8000 / 12.00; Oil-fired turbine or equivalent -- Speed / radius / cruise
50 tons -- Miscellaneous weights
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12 x 14.96; 3; 1 -- Main battery; turrets; superfiring
:
12 x 5.91; 4 -- Secondary battery; turrets
:
0 -- No tertiary (QF/AA) battery
0 -- No fourth (light) battery
0 -- No torpedo armament
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14.96 / 0.00 / 0.00 / 2.36; 80 -- Belt armor; relative extent
7.09 / 13.78 -- Deck / CT
16.54 / 5.91 / 0.00 / 0.00 -- Battery armor
(Note: For portability, values are stored in Anglo-American units)
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