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SQUADRON BATTLESHIP PRINCE POTEMKIN-TAVRICHESKIY   It is laid in 1898 in Nikolayev, it is gone down to the water on 26 September, 1900, and in 1904 entered the system. 27 of june 1905 aboard the ship occurred first in the Russian fleet revolutionary strike of sailors. On 8 July, 1905, Battleship left to Constanta, where it was interned by Rumanian government, but then it was returned Russia. On 10 October, 1907, it is transferred into the class of battleships. During October 1905 it is renamed into " Panteleimon ", during April 1917 year- in " Potemkin -Tavriceskiy ", while during May of the same year- in the " Fighter For The Freedom ". It participated in the First World War. During February 1918 it was given to the port for the storage and during May 1918 it was seized in Sevastopol by German occupiers. At the end of April of 1919 it is disabled by explosion, in 1923 it is selected to the metal.

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Technical characteristics

Displacement 12480 t.
It is long 115,4 m.
Width 22,2 m.
Sagging 8,3 m.
Power of the mechanisms 10600 hp.
Running speed 16,9 knots
Cruising range 1100 miles
the crew 731 people


305- mm 4
152- mm 16
75- mm 14
63- mm 2
47- mm 6
37- mm 2
The torpedo tubes 5

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