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BATTLESHIP EKATERINA THE SECOND   It is laid in 1911 in Nikolayev, it is gone down to the water on 19 June, 1914, and in 1915 entered into the system. During June 1915 it is renamed in " Empress Ekaterina Is Great ", and on 16 April 1917 year- in " Free Russia ". It participated in the First World War. On 16 December, 1917, it passed to the side of the Soviet regime. During May 1918 in connection with the threat of seizure by German invaders it from Sevastopol into Novorossysk and during June month on the order of Soviet government it was heated by destroyer " Kerch " in The Tsemessk inlet.

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Technical characteristics

Displacement 22600 t.
It is long 167,8 m.
Width 27,3 m.
Sagging 8,4 m.
Power of the mechanisms 26500 hp.
Running speed 21 knots
Cruising range 3000 miles
Armoring to 305 mm
the crew 1220 people


305- mm 12
130- mm 20
75- mm 8
47- mm 4
Machine guns 4
The torpedo tubes 4

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