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This battleship is known for its excellent seakeeping.

Pantelmeion Class Battleship, laid down 1898
     Length, 115.5 m x Beam, 22.3 m x Depth, 8.2 m
          12776 tonnes normal displacement (12198 tonnes standard)
     Main battery:       4 x 30.5-cm (2 x 2)
     Secondary battery: 16 x 15.2-cm
     QF battery:        14 x  7.6-cm
     Light battery:      6 x  4.7-cm
          Weight of broadside: 2447 kg
     5 TT, 46.0 cm (submerged)
     Main belt, 23.0 cm; bow and stern, 18.0 cm
     Upper belt, 15.0 cm
     Torpedo bulkhead, 2.0 cm
     Armor deck, average 14.0 cm
     Conning tower, 23.0 cm
     Battery armor:
          Main, 25.0 cm / secondary, 15.0 cm
          QF, 13.0 cm / light guns, 2.5 cm shields 
     Maximum speed for 6282 indicated kw = 16.00 knots
          Approximate cruising radius, 3500 nm / 10 knots
     Typical complement: 601-781

                    Estimated cost, $4.631 million (1.158 million)
          Remarks:
     Relative extent of belt armor, 90 percent of 'typical' coverage.
     Main belt does not fully protect magazines and
     engineering spaces.
     Ship has slow, easy roll; a good, steady gun platform.
     Excellent seaboat; comfortable and able to fight her guns
     in the heaviest weather.
     Main deck secondary guns subject to being washed down
     in a seaway.

          Distribution of weights:
                                                       Percent
                                                       normal
                                                    displacement:
          Armament .........................    673 tonnes =   5 pct
          Armor, total .....................   5059 tonnes =  40 pct
               Belt                            1710 tonnes =  13 pct
               Deck                            2007 tonnes =  16 pct
               C.T.                             107 tonnes =   1 pct
               Armament                        1236 tonnes =  10 pct
          Machinery ........................   1358 tonnes =  11 pct
          Hull and fittings; equipment .....   4404 tonnes =  34 pct
          Fuel, ammunition, stores .........   1283 tonnes =  10 pct
          Miscellaneous weights ............      0 tonnes =   0 pct
                                              -----
                                              12776 tonnes = 100 pct
          Estimated metacentric height, 1.2 m
     Displacement summary:
          Light ship:             11493 tonnes
          Standard displacement:  12198 tonnes
          Normal service:         12776 tonnes
          Full load:              13188 tonnes
          Loading submergence 1844 tonnes/metre
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     Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
          Relative margin of stability: 1.13
          Shellfire needed to sink: 4343 kg = 11.0 x 30.5-cm shells
               (Approximates weight of penetrating
               shell hits needed to sink ship,
               not counting critical hits)
          Torpedoes needed to sink: 1.6
               (Approximates number of 'typical'
               torpedo hits needed to sink ship)
          Relative steadiness as gun platform, 71 percent
               (50 percent is 'average')
          Relative rocking effect from firing to beam, 0.63
          Relative quality as a seaboat: 1.73
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     Hull form characteristics:
          Block coefficient: 0.60
          Sharpness coefficient: 0.45
          Hull speed coefficient 'M' = 4.96
          'Natural speed' for length = 19.5 knots
          Power going to wave formation
               at top speed: 44 percent

     Estimated hull characteristics and strength:
          Relative underwater volume absorbed by
               magazines and engineering spaces: 111 percent
          Relative accommodation and working space: 102 percent

          Displacement factor: 97 percent
               (Displacement relative to loading factors)

          Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.98
               (Structure weight per square
               metre of hull surface: 732 kg)
          Relative longitudinal hull strength: 2.76
               (for 5.00 m average freeboard;
               freeboard adjustment +0.15 m)
          Relative composite hull strength: 1.09
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[Machine-readable parameters: Spring Style v. 1.2.1]
378.84 x 73.14 x 26.90; 16.40 -- Dimensions
0.60 -- Block coefficient
1898 -- Year laid down
16.00 / 3500 / 10.00; Reciprocating -- Speed / radius / cruise
 0 tons -- Miscellaneous weights
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4 x 12.01; 2; 0 -- Main battery; turrets; superfiring
   :
16 x 5.98; 0 -- Secondary battery; turrets
  Main deck battery
   :
14 x 2.99 -- Tertiary (QF/AA) battery
   :
6 x 1.85 -- Fourth (light) battery
5 / 5 / 18.11 -- TT / submerged / size
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9.06 / 7.09 / 5.91 / 0.79; 90 -- Belt armor; relative extent
5.51 / 9.06 -- Deck / CT
9.84 / 5.91 / 5.12 / 0.98 -- Battery armor

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

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