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Rms Caronia

Postby mrichmond89 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 6:24 am

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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby Andrew » Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:27 am

Wow! Looks alot better than my Caronia i never finished. Haha!
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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby pijlmans » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:22 am

Looks very promising, i sure hope you´l finish it.

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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby mrichmond89 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:37 am

Oh I do, I am just having a hell of a time finding reference materials on her.
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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby Nemo » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:13 am

The Green Goddess! Very nice! I was going to build her once, but like you I couldn't find much references on her. She looks very good so far, though! :)
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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby mrichmond89 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:19 am

Ha Thanks Nemo! Was Wondering Would u be able to help at all? Im really going to need someone to make super low poly lifeboats for her.
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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby mrichmond89 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:29 am

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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby mrichmond89 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:34 am

Caronia Next to the Queen Mary In Virtual Sailor for a size comparison.

Here are some Caronia Statistics:

RMS Caronia - Official Number 182453
Designed by naval architect George McLeod-Paterson
Built by John Brown & Co, Clydebank as ship No.635
Keel laid 14 February 1946
Registered at Liverpool in 1948
Gross Tonnage - 34,183.13
Net Tonnage - 18,569.85
Displacement - Light - 24,450
Dimensions:
Overall length - 715 feet (shorter than Lusitania)
Breadth - 91 feet (Narrower than Titanic)
Draught:
Light - 24 ft 04.875 ins
Summer - 31 ft 7 ins
Winter - 30 ft 11 ins
Freeboard: (distance from water-line to 1st open deck)
Light - 28 ft 08.375 ins
Summer - 21 ft 09.5 ins
Winter - 22 ft 05.5 ins
Heights above waterline: (Add 31 feet basic draught for height from keel)
Top of mainmast - 191 feet
Top of funnel - 117 feet
Bridge Deck - 71 feet
Crow's Nest (Height of eye) 147 feet
Distances:
From Stem to After Wing of Bridge - 195 feet
From Stern to After Wing of Bridge - 520 feet
Funnel Dimensions / Weight:
Overall length - 53 feet 9 inches
Width - 26 feet 6 inches
Height - 46 feet
Total weight including housed machinery 125 Tons
2 "Tyfon" whistles with audible range of 6½ miles
Boilers - 6 of Yarrow type
Engines - Impulse action turbines
Service horsepower - 28,000
Steering Gear - Electro-hydraulic (Four ram type) Telemotor from Navigation Bridge
Propeller:
Pitch - 18.42 ft
Diameter - 18 ft 09 ins
Tip to Keel - 1 ft 07½ ins
Mean Speed 22 knots
Oil Capacity:
Normal - 3,350 tons
Total - 3,641.1 tons
Diesel Oil - 3,200 gallons
Water Capacity:
Fresh - 4,709.3 tons
Salt - 4.087.5 tons
Anchors - 2 service, each with 165 fathoms of 3.25 ins TAYCO cable, 1 spare on foredeck
Emergency Equipment:
Lifeboat Capacity - 1,614 persons
Rafts - 20 off 20 person Linkletters Simplex Bouyant - 400 persons
Lifebuoys - 24 (2 with 18 fathoms Line)
Name decided in March 1947
Launched 30 October 1947 by HRH Princess Elizabeth
Passenger Accommodation:
932 on North Atlantic Service (1st Class - 580) (Cabin Class - 352)
560 while cruising

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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby Thushan@96 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:30 pm

Looks incredible! Well done!
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Re: Rms Caronia

Postby mrichmond89 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:47 pm

Awesomeness
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