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ARMORED SHIP EMPEROR ALEKSANDR THE SECOND   It is laid in 1885 in Petersburg, on 26 July, 1887, it is gone down to the water and in 1889 entered the system. In 1892 it is reclassified into the squadron Battleship and into 1907 year- in the battleship. Since 1914 it was used as the training- artillery ship. On 21 May, 1917, it is renamed into " Glow Of Freedom ". It participated in October armed vostanii in Petrograd, covered approaches to the city from the side of Gulf of Finland, on 7 December of the same year- in the suppression of Kerenskiy -Krasnova mutiny. From May 1918 it was found on the storage, and in 1922 it was selected to the metal.

Photos of "Emperor Aleksandr the Second"


Technical characteristics

Displacement 9244 t.
It is long 105,6 m.
Width 20,4 m.
Sagging 7,8 m.
Capacity of steam engine 8500 hp.
Running speed 13,5 knots
Cruising range 2160 miles
the crew 616 people
305- mm 2
229- mm 4
152- mm 8
63- mm 4
47- mm 10
37- mm 8
The above-water torpedo tubes 5

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