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SQUADRON BATTLESHIP RETVIZAN   It is laid in the city Philadelphia (the United States of America) in 1899, on 10 October, 1900, it is gone down to the water and in 1902 entered the system. It entered into the composition of y-oy Pacific Ocean squadron. On the night of 9 February, 1904, it underwent the surprise attack of Japanese torpedo boats in Port Arthur, was obtained entry/incidence by torpedo and it malfunctioned. It was soon repaired and newly put into operation. On 5 December, 1904, it perished in the internal harbor of Port Arthur from the entries of the projectiles of enemy. After Russo-Japanese war it was raised by the Japanese, it was restored and under the designation of " Khidzen " introduced into the composition of Japanese fleet.

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Technical characteristics

Displacement 12902 t.
It is long 117,9 m.
Width 22,0 m.
Sagging 7,9 m.
Power of the power plant 17000 hp.
Running speed 18 knots
Cruising range 5500 miles
Armoring from 152 to 229 mm
the crew 743 people


305- mm 4
152- mm 12
75- mm 20
63- mm 2
47- mm 24
37- mm 8
The above-water torpedo tubes 4
Underwater torpedo tubes 2
Machine guns 2

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