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French Aventurieur class destroyers, laid down 1911
     Length, 80.0 m x Beam, 8.0 m x Depth, 4.0 m
          1032 tonnes normal displacement (968 tonnes standard)
     Main battery:       4 x 10.0-cm
     Secondary battery:  4 x  6.5-cm
     QF battery:         2 x  4.5-cm
     Light battery:      6 x  1.3-cm
          Weight of broadside: 73 kg
     4 TT, 45.0 cm
     80 tons depth charges/mines
     Hull unarmored
     Maximum speed for 20568 shaft kw = 31.50 knots
          Approximate cruising radius, 3000 nm / 10 knots
     Typical complement: 91-118

                    Estimated cost, $511,000 (128,000)
          Remarks:
     Caution: Hull structure is subject to strain in open-sea
     conditions.
     Oil firing.
     Magazines and engineering spaces are cramped, with poor
     watertight subdivision.
     Cramped ship; poor crew accommodation, limited working space.

          Distribution of weights:
                                                       Percent
                                                       normal
                                                    displacement:
          Armament .........................     20 tonnes =   2 pct
          Machinery ........................    558 tonnes =  54 pct
          Hull and fittings; equipment .....    275 tonnes =  27 pct
          Fuel, ammunition, stores .........     99 tonnes =  10 pct
          Miscellaneous weights ............     80 tonnes =   8 pct
                                              -----
                                               1032 tonnes = 100 pct
          Estimated metacentric height, 0.3 m
     Displacement summary:
          Light ship:               934 tonnes
          Standard displacement:    968 tonnes
          Normal service:          1032 tonnes
          Full load:               1080 tonnes
          Loading submergence 349 tonnes/metre
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     Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
          Relative margin of stability: 1.15
          Shellfire needed to sink: 90 kg = 6.5 x 10.0-cm shells
               (Approximates weight of penetrating
               shell hits needed to sink ship,
               not counting critical hits)
          Torpedoes needed to sink: 0.2
               (Approximates number of 'typical'
               torpedo hits needed to sink ship)
          Relative steadiness as gun platform, 55 percent
               (50 percent is 'average')
          Relative rocking effect from firing to beam, 0.36
          Relative quality as a seaboat: 1.10
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     Hull form characteristics:
          Block coefficient: 0.40
          Sharpness coefficient: 0.30
          Hull speed coefficient 'M' = 7.93
          'Natural speed' for length = 16.2 knots
          Power going to wave formation
               at top speed: 71 percent

     Estimated hull characteristics and strength:
          Relative underwater volume absorbed by
               magazines and engineering spaces: 198 percent
          Relative accommodation and working space: 78 percent

          Displacement factor: 42 percent
               (Displacement relative to loading factors)

          Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.50
               (Structure weight per square
               metre of hull surface: 154 kg)
          Relative longitudinal hull strength: 2.27
               (for 4.25 m average freeboard;
               freeboard adjustment +1.32 m)
          Relative composite hull strength: 0.58
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[Machine-readable parameters: Spring Style v. 1.2.1]
262.40 x 26.24 x 13.12; 13.94 -- Dimensions
0.40 -- Block coefficient
1911 -- Year laid down
31.50 / 3000 / 10.00; Oil-fired turbine or equivalent -- Speed / radius / cruise
80 tons -- Miscellaneous weights
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4 x 3.94; 0 -- Main battery; turrets
  Central positioning of guns
   :
4 x 2.56; 0 -- Secondary battery; turrets
   :
2 x 1.77 -- Tertiary (QF/AA) battery
   :
6 x 0.51 -- Fourth (light) battery
4 / 0 / 17.72 -- TT / submerged / size
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0.00 -- No belt armor
0.00 / 0.00 -- Deck / CT
0.00 -- No battery armor

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

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