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SQUADRON BATTLESHIP "CESAREVITCH"


SQUADRON BATTLESHIP CESAREVITCH   It is laid in 1899 in Toulon (France), on 23 January, 1901, it is gone down to the water and in 1903 entered the system. On 22 February, 1904, it was damaged by the torpedo, released from the Japanese torpedo boat, but it was soon repaired and newly put into operation. During September 1904 after battle with the Japanese squadron in the yellow sea the Battleship burst open into the Chinese port Kiao-Chao, where it was interned to the end of the Russo-Japanese war. Subsequently it became part of Baltic fleet. On 10 October 1907 it is transferred into the class of battleships. It participated in the First World War and the February bourgeoise democratic revolution. In 1917 it is renamed into the " Citizen ". During December 1917 to heavy ice conditions it from Helsingfors (Helsinki) to Kronstadt. From May 1918 it is suitable lasting storage. During the years of civil war ship artillery was used on the river and lake flotillas and at the land fronts. In 1924 it is selected to the metal.

Photos of "Cesarevitch"

 

Technical characteristics

Displacement 12912 t.
It is long 118,5 m.
Width 23,2 m.
Sagging 7,9 m.
Power of the mechanisms 16300 hp.
Running speed 18 knots
Cruising range 2805 miles
the crew more than 800 people

Armament

305- mm 4
152- mm 12
75- mm 10
37- mm 11
Machine guns 2
The torpedo tubes 4



 
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