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BATTLESHIP EMPEROR ALEXANDER III (1899)


BATTLESHIP EMPEROR ALEXANDER III (1899)It is put on Baltiysk factory in St.-Petersburg on September, 5th, 1899, it is lowered on July, 21st, 1901 and has become operational on June, 20th, 1904. Was a part of 2nd Pacific squadron, it is completed by Guards crew, took part in the battle of Tsushima. After failure of a flagman battleship, has headed a fighting column of Russian ships. Throughout several hours combated against overwhelming forces of the enemy. Has sunk on May, 14th (27), 1905 at 16:45 with all staff in number of 867 persons. It is excluded from fleet lists on September, 15th, 1905.

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Emperor Alexander III ИМПЕРАТОР АЛЕКСАНДР III

Technical characteristics

Displacement15275 tons
Length121 m.
Width23,2 m.
Sagging8,24 m.
Reservations - main belt Krupp armor125-194 mm
Reservations - Tower of the main fire254 mm
Reservations - Barbette towers of the main fire102-254 mm
Reservations - Tower of medium caliber152 mm
Reservations - conning tower203 mm
Reservation - Lower armor deck25-43 mm
Reservations - Main deck32-51 mm
Two vertical triple expansion steam engine production Franco-Russian plant capacity15800 hp
Speed17,5 knot
Range3200 miles
Crew30 officers and 837 sailors

Armament

305/404
152/4512
75/5020
47 mm20
37 mm2
Surface torpedo tubes, 381 mm2
The underwater torpedo tubes, 381 mm2
Machine guns10



 
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