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These ships enable the Russian Fleet to conduct extended operations at long distances from traditional bases. 

Fleet Oiler, laid down 1924

Length, 160.0 m x Beam, 25.0 m x Depth, 8.0 m
22584 tonnes normal displacement (15909 tonnes standard)

Main battery: 4 x 13.0-cm (2 x 2)
AA battery: 8 x 3.7-cm

Weight of broadside: 128 kg

Hull unarmored

Battery armor:
Main, 2.5 cm
AA, 2.5 cm shields

Maximum speed for 19400 shaft kw = 20.00 knots
Approximate cruising radius, 29000 nm / 15 knots

Typical complement: 460-598


Estimated cost, $8.525 million (2.131 million)

Remarks:

Good seaboat; rides out heavy weather easily.

Magazines and engineering spaces are roomy, with superior
watertight subdivision.


Distribution of weights:
Percent
normal
displacement:

Armament ......................... 35 tonnes = 0 pct
Armor, total ..................... 29 tonnes = 0 pct

Armament 29 tonnes = 0 pct

Machinery ........................ 856 tonnes = 4 pct
Hull and fittings; equipment ..... 4513 tonnes = 20 pct
Fuel, ammunition, stores ......... 7151 tonnes = 32 pct
Miscellaneous weights ............ 10000 tonnes = 44 pct
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22584 tonnes = 100 pct

Estimated metacentric height, 1.4 m

Displacement summary:

Light ship: 15433 tonnes
Standard displacement: 15909 tonnes
Normal service: 22584 tonnes
Full load: 27834 tonnes

Loading submergence 3176 tonnes/metre

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Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.13

Shellfire needed to sink: 14003 kg = 459.0 x 13.0-cm shells
(Approximates weight of penetrating
shell hits needed to sink ship,
not counting critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 3.7
(Approximates number of 'typical'
torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform, 46 percent
(50 percent is 'average')

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam, 0.01

Relative quality as a seaboat: 1.24

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Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.70
Sharpness coefficient: 0.45
Hull speed coefficient 'M' = 5.68
'Natural speed' for length = 22.9 knots
Power going to wave formation
at top speed: 46 percent


Estimated hull characteristics and strength:

Relative underwater volume absorbed by
magazines and engineering spaces: 63 percent

Relative accommodation and working space: 99 percent


Displacement factor: 188 percent
(Displacement relative to loading factors)


Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 1.00
(Structure weight per square
metre of hull surface: 485 kg)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.00
(for 4.30 m average freeboard;
freeboard adjustment -1.13 m)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

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[Machine-readable parameters: Spring Style v. 1.2.1]

524.80 x 82.00 x 26.24; 14.10 -- Dimensions
0.70 -- Block coefficient
1924 -- Year laid down
20.00 / 29000 / 15.00; Oil-fired turbine or equivalent -- Speed / radius / cruise
10000 tons -- Miscellaneous weights
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4 x 5.12; 2; 0 -- Main battery; turrets; superfiring
:
0 -- No secondary battery
8 x 1.46 -- Tertiary (QF/AA) battery
Gun-shields
:
0 -- No fourth (light) battery
0 -- No torpedo armament
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0.00 -- No belt armor
0.00 / 0.00 -- Deck / CT
0.98 / 0.00 / 0.98 / 0.00 -- Battery armor


(Note: For portability, values are stored in Anglo-American units)


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