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The Sviatoslav Class Heavy Cruiser will be a powerful addition to the Fleet of the Russian Federation.

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Sviatoslav class heavy cruisers, laid down 1919
     Length, 210.0 m x Beam, 22.0 m x Depth, 7.0 m
          14020 tonnes normal displacement (12998 tonnes standard)
     Main battery:      12 x 21.0-cm (3 x 4; 1 superfiring)
     Secondary battery: 12 x 10.0-cm
     AA battery:         4 x  7.6-cm
     Light battery:     16 x  3.7-cm
          Weight of broadside: 1743 kg
     4 TT, 53.0 cm
     Main belt, 12.0 cm; bow and stern, 3.0 cm
     Armor deck, average 5.0 cm
     Conning tower, 15.0 cm
     Battery armor:
          Main, 14.0 cm / secondary, 5.0 cm
          AA, 2.5 cm shields / light guns, 2.5 cm shields 
     Aircraft - 3 Seaplanes, 1 Catapult
     Maximum speed for 63064 shaft kw = 31.00 knots
          Approximate cruising radius, 5500 nm / 15 knots
     Typical complement: 644-838

                    Estimated cost, $10.968 million (2.742 million)
          Remarks:
     Superfiring turret is aft.
     Oil firing.
     Relative extent of belt armor, 97 percent of 'typical' coverage.
     Ship has slow, easy roll; a good, steady gun platform.
     Good seaboat; rides out heavy weather easily.
     Ship is roomy, with superior accommodation and working space.
     Main deck secondary guns subject to being washed down
     in a seaway.

          Distribution of weights:
                                                       Percent
                                                       normal
                                                    displacement:
          Armament .........................    479 tonnes =   3 pct
          Armor, total .....................   2794 tonnes =  20 pct
               Belt                             968 tonnes =   7 pct
               Deck                            1028 tonnes =   7 pct
               C.T.                              74 tonnes =   1 pct
               Armament                         723 tonnes =   5 pct
          Machinery ........................   3001 tonnes =  21 pct
          Hull and fittings; equipment .....   6049 tonnes =  43 pct
          Fuel, ammunition, stores .........   1622 tonnes =  12 pct
          Miscellaneous weights ............     75 tonnes =   1 pct
                                              -----
                                              14020 tonnes = 100 pct
          Estimated metacentric height, 1.2 m
     Displacement summary:
          Light ship:             12398 tonnes
          Standard displacement:  12998 tonnes
          Normal service:         14020 tonnes
          Full load:              14782 tonnes
          Loading submergence 2646 tonnes/metre
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     Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
          Relative margin of stability: 1.13
          Shellfire needed to sink: 7211 kg = 56.1 x 21.0-cm shells
               (Approximates weight of penetrating
               shell hits needed to sink ship,
               not counting critical hits)
          Torpedoes needed to sink: 2.0
               (Approximates number of 'typical'
               torpedo hits needed to sink ship)
          Relative steadiness as gun platform, 70 percent
               (50 percent is 'average')
          Relative rocking effect from firing to beam, 0.50
          Relative quality as a seaboat: 1.20
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     Hull form characteristics:
          Block coefficient: 0.43
          Sharpness coefficient: 0.31
          Hull speed coefficient 'M' = 8.74
          'Natural speed' for length = 26.2 knots
          Power going to wave formation
               at top speed: 48 percent

     Estimated hull characteristics and strength:
          Relative underwater volume absorbed by
               magazines and engineering spaces: 97 percent
          Relative accommodation and working space: 145 percent

          Displacement factor: 111 percent
               (Displacement relative to loading factors)

          Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.99
               (Structure weight per square
               metre of hull surface: 652 kg)
          Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.09
               (for 5.60 m average freeboard;
               freeboard adjustment +0.66 m)
          Relative composite hull strength: 1.00
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[Machine-readable parameters: Spring Style v. 1.2.1]
688.80 x 72.16 x 22.96; 18.37 -- Dimensions
0.43 -- Block coefficient
1919 -- Year laid down
31.00 / 5500 / 15.00; Oil-fired turbine or equivalent -- Speed / radius / cruise
75 tons -- Miscellaneous weights
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12 x 8.27; 3; 1 -- Main battery; turrets; superfiring
  Superfiring turret aft only
   :
12 x 3.94; 0 -- Secondary battery; turrets
  Main deck battery
   :
4 x 2.99 -- Tertiary (QF/AA) battery
  Gun-shields
   :
16 x 1.46 -- Fourth (light) battery
4 / 0 / 20.87 -- TT / submerged / size
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4.72 / 1.18 / 0.00 / 0.00; 97 -- Belt armor; relative extent
1.97 / 5.91 -- Deck / CT
5.51 / 1.97 / 0.98 / 0.98 -- Battery armor

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

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