Shark7
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Joined: 7/24/2007 From: The Big Nowhere Status: offline

Ok, I've revised my design a bit, improving the areas you suggested and increasing the main battery size. I also swapped to using the 3.03beta version on Springsharp which has much better interface. The new ship: Mino, Japan Battleship laid down 1938 Displacement: 43,901 t light; 46,552 t standard; 49,771 t normal; 52,346 t full load Dimensions: Length (overall / waterline) x beam x draught (normal/deep) (880.12 ft / 853.02 ft) x 91.86 ft (Bulges 101.71 ft) x (33.46 / 35.04 ft) (268.26 m / 260.00 m) x 28.00 m (Bulges 31.00 m) x (10.20 / 10.68 m) Armament: 9  16.14" / 410 mm 45.0 cal guns  2,248.72lbs / 1,020.00kg shells, 130 per gun Breech loading guns in turret on barbette mounts, 1938 Model 3 x Triple mounts on centreline ends, majority forward 1 raised mount  superfiring 20  3.94" / 100.0 mm 65.0 cal guns  33.83lbs / 15.35kg shells, 400 per gun Dual purpose guns in deck mounts, 1938 Model 4 x 2gun mounts on sides, forward deck aft 2 raised mounts  superfiring 6 x 2gun mounts on sides, aft deck forward 2 raised mounts  superfiring 72  0.98" / 25.0 mm 60.0 cal guns  0.52lbs / 0.24kg shells, 2,000 per gun Antiair guns in deck mounts, 1938 Model 24 x Triple mounts on sides, evenly spread 16  0.52" / 13.2 mm 76.0 cal guns  0.08lbs / 0.04kg shells, 2,500 per gun Machine guns in deck mounts, 1938 Model 8 x Single mounts on side ends, evenly spread Weight of broadside 20,954 lbs / 9,504 kg Main Torpedoes 8  24.0" / 610 mm, 29.53 ft / 9.00 m torpedoes  2.476 t each, 19.808 t total In 4 sets of deck mounted side rotating tubes 2nd Torpedoes 8  24.0" / 610 mm, 29.53 ft / 9.00 m torpedoes  2.476 t each, 19.808 t total In 4 sets of deck mounted reloads Armour:  Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg) Main: 13.8" / 350 mm 511.81 ft / 156.00 m 13.12 ft / 4.00 m Ends: Unarmoured Main Belt covers 92 % of normal length Main Belt inclined 15.00 degrees (positive = in)  Torpedo Bulkhead  Additional damage containing bulkheads: 2.13" / 54 mm 511.81 ft / 156.00 m 31.27 ft / 9.53 m Beam between torpedo bulkheads 82.02 ft / 25.00 m  Hull Bulges: 2.13" / 54 mm 656.17 ft / 200.00 m 13.12 ft / 4.00 m  Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max) Main: 15.7" / 400 mm 12.8" / 325 mm 15.7" / 400 mm 2nd: 0.98" / 25 mm 0.98" / 25 mm   Armoured deck  multiple decks: For and Aft decks: 5.91" / 150 mm Forecastle: 4.92" / 125 mm Quarter deck: 3.94" / 100 mm  Conning towers: Forward 15.75" / 400 mm, Aft 15.75" / 400 mm Machinery: Oil fired boilers, steam turbines, Geared drive, 4 shafts, 152,813 shp / 113,999 Kw = 29.50 kts Range 10,000nm at 15.00 kts Bunker at max displacement = 5,794 tons Complement: 1,665  2,165 Cost: £22.286 million / $89.144 million Distribution of weights at normal displacement: Armament: 3,349 tons, 6.7 %  Guns: 3,285 tons, 6.6 %  Weapons: 64 tons, 0.1 % Armour: 16,740 tons, 33.6 %  Belts: 3,898 tons, 7.8 %  Torpedo bulkhead: 1,259 tons, 2.5 %  Bulges: 677 tons, 1.4 %  Armament: 3,974 tons, 8.0 %  Armour Deck: 6,013 tons, 12.1 %  Conning Towers: 918 tons, 1.8 % Machinery: 4,184 tons, 8.4 % Hull, fittings & equipment: 19,628 tons, 39.4 % Fuel, ammunition & stores: 5,870 tons, 11.8 % Miscellaneous weights: 0 tons, 0.0 % Overall survivability and seakeeping ability: Survivability (Noncritical penetrating hits needed to sink ship): 69,213 lbs / 31,395 Kg = 32.9 x 16.1 " / 410 mm shells or 5.8 torpedoes Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.08 Metacentric height 5.1 ft / 1.6 m Roll period: 18.9 seconds Steadiness  As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 56 %  Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.75 Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.12 Hull form characteristics: Hull has a flush deck, a normal bow and a cruiser stern Block coefficient (normal/deep): 0.600 / 0.603 Length to Beam Ratio: 8.39 : 1 'Natural speed' for length: 29.21 kts Power going to wave formation at top speed: 48 % Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 50 Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 30.00 degrees Stern overhang: 9.84 ft / 3.00 m Freeboard (% = length of deck as a percentage of waterline length): Fore end, Aft end  Forecastle: 20.00 %, 29.89 ft / 9.11 m, 24.44 ft / 7.45 m  Forward deck: 30.00 %, 24.44 ft / 7.45 m, 19.03 ft / 5.80 m  Aft deck: 35.00 %, 19.03 ft / 5.80 m, 19.03 ft / 5.80 m  Quarter deck: 15.00 %, 19.03 ft / 5.80 m, 19.03 ft / 5.80 m  Average freeboard: 21.36 ft / 6.51 m Ship tends to be wet forward Ship space, strength and comments: Space  Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 69.8 %  Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 129.1 % Waterplane Area: 57,312 Square feet or 5,324 Square metres Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 117 % Structure weight / hull surface area: 239 lbs/sq ft or 1,167 Kg/sq metre Hull strength (Relative):  Crosssectional: 1.14  Longitudinal: 1.20  Overall: 1.14 Excellent machinery, storage, compartmentation space Excellent accommodation and workspace room
< Message edited by Shark7  12/23/2009 7:20:57 AM >
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