can anybody improve this? max tonnage 31500 standard - that's cheated already ...

Santissima Trinidad, Iberia BB laid down 1927

Displacement:

29,625 t light; 31,501 t standard; 34,345 t normal; 36,483 t full load

Loading submergence 1,262 tons/feet

Dimensions:

672.57 ft x 88.58 ft x 31.53 ft (normal load)

205.00 m x 27.00 m x 9.61 m

Armament:

8 - 14.96" / 380 mm guns (3 Main turrets, 1 superfiring turret)

12 - 5.12" / 130 mm guns (6 2nd turrets x 2 guns)

12 - 2.24" / 57 mm AA guns

Weight of broadside 14,266 lbs / 6,471 kg

Armour:

Belt 14.17" / 360 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 96 % of normal area

Main turrets 14.57" / 370 mm, 2nd turrets 1.18" / 30 mm

AA gun shields 1.18" / 30 mm

Armour deck 4.33" / 110 mm, Conning tower 13.78" / 350 mm

Torpedo bulkhead 1.18" / 30 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 4 shafts, 110,476 shp / 82,415 Kw = 28.00 kts

Range 10,000nm at 15.00 kts

Complement:

1,261 - 1,639

Cost:

£10.993 million / $43.972 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 1,783 tons, 5.2 %

Armour: 11,423 tons, 33.3 %

Belts: 2,823 tons, 8.2 %, Armament: 4,143 tons, 12.1 %, Armour Deck: 3,540 tons, 10.3 %

Conning Tower: 315 tons, 0.9 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 602 tons, 1.8 %

Machinery: 3,487 tons, 10.2 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 12,832 tons, 37.4 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 4,720 tons, 13.7 %

Miscellaneous weights: 100 tons, 0.3 %

Metacentric height 4.1

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.00

Shellfire needed to sink: 32,727 lbs / 14,845 Kg = 19.5 x 15.0 " / 380 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 3.6

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 49 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.92

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.01

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.640

Sharpness coefficient: 0.41

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 6.33

'Natural speed' for length: 25.93 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 55 %

Trim: 47

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 95.4 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 154.4 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 105 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.96

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 192 lbs / square foot or 939 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.51

(for 23.13 ft / 7.05 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment 3.75 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

Santissima Trinidad, Iberia BB laid down 1927

Displacement:

29,625 t light; 31,501 t standard; 34,345 t normal; 36,483 t full load

Loading submergence 1,262 tons/feet

Dimensions:

672.57 ft x 88.58 ft x 31.53 ft (normal load)

205.00 m x 27.00 m x 9.61 m

Armament:

8 - 14.96" / 380 mm guns (3 Main turrets, 1 superfiring turret)

12 - 5.12" / 130 mm guns (6 2nd turrets x 2 guns)

12 - 2.24" / 57 mm AA guns

Weight of broadside 14,266 lbs / 6,471 kg

Armour:

Belt 14.17" / 360 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 96 % of normal area

Main turrets 14.57" / 370 mm, 2nd turrets 1.18" / 30 mm

AA gun shields 1.18" / 30 mm

Armour deck 4.33" / 110 mm, Conning tower 13.78" / 350 mm

Torpedo bulkhead 1.18" / 30 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 4 shafts, 110,476 shp / 82,415 Kw = 28.00 kts

Range 10,000nm at 15.00 kts

Complement:

1,261 - 1,639

Cost:

£10.993 million / $43.972 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 1,783 tons, 5.2 %

Armour: 11,423 tons, 33.3 %

Belts: 2,823 tons, 8.2 %, Armament: 4,143 tons, 12.1 %, Armour Deck: 3,540 tons, 10.3 %

Conning Tower: 315 tons, 0.9 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 602 tons, 1.8 %

Machinery: 3,487 tons, 10.2 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 12,832 tons, 37.4 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 4,720 tons, 13.7 %

Miscellaneous weights: 100 tons, 0.3 %

Metacentric height 4.1

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.00

Shellfire needed to sink: 32,727 lbs / 14,845 Kg = 19.5 x 15.0 " / 380 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 3.6

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 49 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.92

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.01

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.640

Sharpness coefficient: 0.41

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 6.33

'Natural speed' for length: 25.93 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 55 %

Trim: 47

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 95.4 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 154.4 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 105 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.96

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 192 lbs / square foot or 939 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.51

(for 23.13 ft / 7.05 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment 3.75 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

At your request...

As you already have noticed, it is 166 tons over that limit.

Santissima Trinidad, Iberia Battleship laid down 1927

Displacement:

29,638 t light; 31,666 t standard; 34,949 t normal; 37,436 t full load

Loading submergence 1,302 tons/feet

Dimensions:

715.00 ft x 94.00 ft x 32.50 ft (normal load)

217.93 m x 28.65 m x 9.91 m

Armament:

9 - 14.96" / 380 mm guns (3 Main turrets x 3 guns, 1 superfiring turret)

12 - 5.12" / 130 mm guns (6 2nd turrets x 2 guns)

12 - 2.24" / 57 mm AA guns

Weight of broadside 15,940 lbs / 7,230 kg

Armour:

Belt 13.78" / 350 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 97 % of normal area

Main turrets 13.78" / 350 mm, 2nd turrets 1.18" / 30 mm

AA gun shields 1.18" / 30 mm

Armour deck 4.33" / 110 mm, Conning tower 13.78" / 350 mm

Torpedo bulkhead 1.18" / 30 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 4 shafts, 105,829 shp / 78,949 Kw = 28.00 kts

Range 11,500nm at 15.00 kts

Complement:

1,278 - 1,661

Cost:

£11.559 million / $46.237 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 1,993 tons, 5.7 %

Armour: 10,959 tons, 31.4 %

Belts: 3,037 tons, 8.7 %, Armament: 3,292 tons, 9.4 %, Armour Deck: 3,651 tons, 10.4 %

Conning Tower: 319 tons, 0.9 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 660 tons, 1.9 %

Machinery: 3,341 tons, 9.6 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 13,246 tons, 37.9 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 5,311 tons, 15.2 %

Miscellaneous weights: 100 tons, 0.3 %

Metacentric height 5.1

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.06

Shellfire needed to sink: 31,806 lbs / 14,427 Kg = 19.0 x 15.0 " / 380 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 4.1

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 50 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.66

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.00

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.560

Sharpness coefficient: 0.38

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 6.69

'Natural speed' for length: 26.74 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 51 %

Trim: 50

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 96.3 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 128.7 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 104 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.98

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 198 lbs / square foot or 967 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.24

(for 18.95 ft / 5.78 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment -0.50 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

Walter

As you already have noticed, it is 166 tons over that limit.

Santissima Trinidad, Iberia Battleship laid down 1927

Displacement:

29,638 t light; 31,666 t standard; 34,949 t normal; 37,436 t full load

Loading submergence 1,302 tons/feet

Dimensions:

715.00 ft x 94.00 ft x 32.50 ft (normal load)

217.93 m x 28.65 m x 9.91 m

Armament:

9 - 14.96" / 380 mm guns (3 Main turrets x 3 guns, 1 superfiring turret)

12 - 5.12" / 130 mm guns (6 2nd turrets x 2 guns)

12 - 2.24" / 57 mm AA guns

Weight of broadside 15,940 lbs / 7,230 kg

Armour:

Belt 13.78" / 350 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 97 % of normal area

Main turrets 13.78" / 350 mm, 2nd turrets 1.18" / 30 mm

AA gun shields 1.18" / 30 mm

Armour deck 4.33" / 110 mm, Conning tower 13.78" / 350 mm

Torpedo bulkhead 1.18" / 30 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 4 shafts, 105,829 shp / 78,949 Kw = 28.00 kts

Range 11,500nm at 15.00 kts

Complement:

1,278 - 1,661

Cost:

£11.559 million / $46.237 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 1,993 tons, 5.7 %

Armour: 10,959 tons, 31.4 %

Belts: 3,037 tons, 8.7 %, Armament: 3,292 tons, 9.4 %, Armour Deck: 3,651 tons, 10.4 %

Conning Tower: 319 tons, 0.9 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 660 tons, 1.9 %

Machinery: 3,341 tons, 9.6 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 13,246 tons, 37.9 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 5,311 tons, 15.2 %

Miscellaneous weights: 100 tons, 0.3 %

Metacentric height 5.1

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.06

Shellfire needed to sink: 31,806 lbs / 14,427 Kg = 19.0 x 15.0 " / 380 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 4.1

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 50 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.66

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.00

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.560

Sharpness coefficient: 0.38

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 6.69

'Natural speed' for length: 26.74 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 51 %

Trim: 50

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 96.3 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 128.7 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 104 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.98

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 198 lbs / square foot or 967 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.24

(for 18.95 ft / 5.78 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment -0.50 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

Walter

How about this one. This one is actually under the 31,500 tons (thanks to the range) and using as many guns as your design:

Santissima Trinidad, Iberia Battleship laid down 1927

Displacement:

29,212 t light; 31,100 t standard; 34,949 t normal; 37,889 t full load

Loading submergence 1,302 tons/feet

Dimensions:

715.00 ft x 94.00 ft x 32.50 ft (normal load)

217.93 m x 28.65 m x 9.91 m

Armament:

8 - 14.96" / 380 mm guns (4 Main turrets x 2 guns, 2 superfiring turrets)

12 - 5.12" / 130 mm guns (6 2nd turrets x 2 guns)

12 - 2.24" / 57 mm AA guns

Weight of broadside 14,266 lbs / 6,471 kg

Armour:

Belt 13.78" / 350 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 92 % of normal area

Main turrets 13.78" / 350 mm, 2nd turrets 1.18" / 30 mm

AA gun shields 1.18" / 30 mm

Armour deck 4.33" / 110 mm, Conning tower 13.78" / 350 mm

Torpedo bulkhead 1.18" / 30 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 4 shafts, 105,829 shp / 78,949 Kw = 28.00 kts

Range 13,500nm at 15.00 kts

Complement:

1,278 - 1,661

Cost:

£10.866 million / $43.462 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 1,783 tons, 5.1 %

Armour: 11,196 tons, 32.0 %

Belts: 2,895 tons, 8.3 %, Armament: 3,670 tons, 10.5 %, Armour Deck: 3,651 tons, 10.4 %

Conning Tower: 319 tons, 0.9 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 660 tons, 1.9 %

Machinery: 3,341 tons, 9.6 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 12,792 tons, 36.6 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 5,737 tons, 16.4 %

Miscellaneous weights: 100 tons, 0.3 %

Metacentric height 4.8

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.03

Shellfire needed to sink: 33,400 lbs / 15,150 Kg = 19.9 x 15.0 " / 380 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 4.5

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 50 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.62

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.00

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.560

Sharpness coefficient: 0.38

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 6.69

'Natural speed' for length: 26.74 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 51 %

Trim: 50

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 90.6 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 130.4 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 108 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.98

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 191 lbs / square foot or 932 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.19

(for 19.20 ft / 5.85 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment -0.25 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

Walter

Santissima Trinidad, Iberia Battleship laid down 1927

Displacement:

29,212 t light; 31,100 t standard; 34,949 t normal; 37,889 t full load

Loading submergence 1,302 tons/feet

Dimensions:

715.00 ft x 94.00 ft x 32.50 ft (normal load)

217.93 m x 28.65 m x 9.91 m

Armament:

8 - 14.96" / 380 mm guns (4 Main turrets x 2 guns, 2 superfiring turrets)

12 - 5.12" / 130 mm guns (6 2nd turrets x 2 guns)

12 - 2.24" / 57 mm AA guns

Weight of broadside 14,266 lbs / 6,471 kg

Armour:

Belt 13.78" / 350 mm, ends unarmoured

Belts cover 92 % of normal area

Main turrets 13.78" / 350 mm, 2nd turrets 1.18" / 30 mm

AA gun shields 1.18" / 30 mm

Armour deck 4.33" / 110 mm, Conning tower 13.78" / 350 mm

Torpedo bulkhead 1.18" / 30 mm

Machinery:

Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,

Geared drive, 4 shafts, 105,829 shp / 78,949 Kw = 28.00 kts

Range 13,500nm at 15.00 kts

Complement:

1,278 - 1,661

Cost:

£10.866 million / $43.462 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:

Armament: 1,783 tons, 5.1 %

Armour: 11,196 tons, 32.0 %

Belts: 2,895 tons, 8.3 %, Armament: 3,670 tons, 10.5 %, Armour Deck: 3,651 tons, 10.4 %

Conning Tower: 319 tons, 0.9 %, Torpedo bulkhead: 660 tons, 1.9 %

Machinery: 3,341 tons, 9.6 %

Hull, fittings & equipment: 12,792 tons, 36.6 %

Fuel, ammunition & stores: 5,737 tons, 16.4 %

Miscellaneous weights: 100 tons, 0.3 %

Metacentric height 4.8

Remarks:

Hull space for machinery, storage & compartmentation is adequate

Room for accommodation & workspaces is excellent

Estimated overall survivability and seakeeping ability:

Relative margin of stability: 1.03

Shellfire needed to sink: 33,400 lbs / 15,150 Kg = 19.9 x 15.0 " / 380 mm shells

(Approx weight of penetrating shell hits needed to sink ship excluding critical hits)

Torpedoes needed to sink: 4.5

(Approx number of typical torpedo hits needed to sink ship)

Relative steadiness as gun platform: 50 %

(Average = 50 %)

Relative rocking effect from firing to beam: 0.62

Relative quality as seaboat: 1.00

Hull form characteristics:

Block coefficient: 0.560

Sharpness coefficient: 0.38

Hull speed coefficient 'M': 6.69

'Natural speed' for length: 26.74 kts

Power going to wave formation at top speed: 51 %

Trim: 50

(Maximise stabilty/flotation = 0, Maximise steadiness/seakeeping = 100)

Estimated hull characteristics & strength:

Underwater volume absorbed by magazines and engineering spaces: 90.6 %

Relative accommodation and working space: 130.4 %

(Average = 100%)

Displacement factor: 108 %

(Displacement relative to loading factors)

Relative cross-sectional hull strength: 0.98

(Structure weight / hull surface area: 191 lbs / square foot or 932 Kg / square metre)

Relative longitudinal hull strength: 1.19

(for 19.20 ft / 5.85 m average freeboard, freeboard adjustment -0.25 ft)

Relative composite hull strength: 1.00

Walter

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