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Darganne Class Cruiser

33.8k Thefrenchdude22  28 days ago

AYYYYY I'M BAACK (kinda)
Here is my latest build, took me the entire week to complete it ^^

Group 1 for the main battery
Group 5 for the AA

Story :
The Darganne Class Cruisers were a class of five heavy cruisers built for the Z Navy in the late 1930s and early 1940s. They were the perfect balance between a light cruiser, and a heavy cruiser : a great speed, as well as an improved firepower, while retaining a smaller hull.
The Five cruisers main purpose was versatility : These ships could be used on every front, no matter the situation, pairing a variable calibre of guns, the "Lightning Beasts" as they were called, could get to a max speed of over 39 knots.

Caracteristics :
Displacement: 9,600 tons (standard)
13,120 tons (full load)
Ships in Class :
ZNS Darganne ;
ZNS Fortann ;
ZNS Hagard ;
ZNS Alrishan ;
ZNS Phirean ;

Length: 179 m (587.3 ft)
Beam: 17.5 m (57.4 ft)
Draught: 5.35 m (17.6 ft)
Propulsion:
1 Main shaft geared turbine
4 Indret boilers
94,000 shp (68 MW)
Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h) (designed)
39 knots (73 km/h) (trials)
Range: 11,000 nmi (20,000 km) at 12 knots (22 km/h)
Complement: 760
Armament:
12 × 180 mm (7.0 in)/58 caliber guns (4x3)
10 × 90 mm (3.5 in) anti-aircraft guns (5x2)
16 × 40 mm (1.6 in) guns (4x4)
14 × 13mm anti-aircraft machine-guns (14x1)
5 × 550 mm (21.7 in) torpedo tubes (1x5)
Armour:
Main belt: 105 mm (4.1 in)
End bulkheads: 40 mm (1.3 in)
Sides: 130 mm (4.9 in)
Deck: 40 mm (1.6 in)
Turrets: 120 mm (4.2 in)
Conning tower: 115 mm (4.1 in)
Aircraft carried: Up to 2 KNK-46N, later 2 KNK-47N flying boats
Aviation facilities: 2 catapults

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 21.5ft (6.5m)
  • Length 249.6ft (76.1m)
  • Height 60.4ft (18.4m)
  • Empty Weight 1,012,534lbs (459,278kg)
  • Loaded Weight 1,195,899lbs (542,451kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.022
  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.002
  • Wing Loading 2,181.4lbs/ft2 (10,650.4kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 548.2ft2 (50.9m2)
  • Drag Points 56845

Parts

  • Number of Parts 1817
  • Control Surfaces 9
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    7,084 WarHawk95

    @trolman only 1800 parts ? HEYY THINK ABOUT MY POTATO PHONE 😭😭

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    7,084 WarHawk95

    Heyyyyy nickeeeel !!! Par contre quand est-ce que tu te montres sur le Discord ? 😁

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    6,157 CptJacobson

    @Thefrenchdude22 nice ship lady

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    @Bman01 I might get into it someday ;)

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    2,927 Bman01

    I’d read a z armed forces story @Thefrenchdude22

    27 days ago
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    @Bman01 Allies i suppose, i never really thought about it really ^^

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    2,927 Bman01

    Was the z navy axis or allies

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    8,412 trolman

    Amazing! also only 1800 part?! wow, you're very good.

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    Only 1800 parts! So out of all the features listed, which ones actually do something?

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    I like it

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    @bjac0 thanks !

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    42.0k bjac0

    dope >:)

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    @ThomasRoderick i was inspired by russian gun, but the whole idea is just fictional you know ^^

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    180mm Cannons? Is that a Russian thing?

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    That looks really cool :)

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    @CRJ900Pilot Thanks !

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    26.5k CRJ900Pilot

    Noice!

    +1 28 days ago