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NA 418N Redoubtable

Navis

NA 418N Redoubtable

$ 53.00

New 1/1250 scale waterline metal model of the French central battery armor-clad battleship Redoutable by Navis (NA 418N).

Redoutable was the first warship in the world to use steel as the principal building material. Construction started December 1872 and the ship was launched September 18, 1876. She served primarily with the French Mediterranean Squadron. Sold for scrap August 17, 1911.

Type: Central-battery ironclad
Displacement:
  • 9,430 tonnes (9,280 long tons)
  • 8,858.02 tonnes (8,718.12 long tons)
Length:
  • 95 m (311 ft 8 in) between perpendiculars
  • 100.7 m (330 ft 5 in) total
Beam: 19.76 m (64 ft 10 in)
Draft: 7.8 m (26 ft)
Installed power:
  • 6,700 ihp (5,000 kW)
  • 8 oval boilers
Propulsion: 2 shafts, 2 horizontal return connecting rod compound steam engines
Sail plan:
  • Square rig, sail area 2,033 square metres (21,880 sq ft)
  • 2,700 square metres (29,000 sq ft)
Speed: 14.5 knots (26.9 km/h; 16.7 mph) max speed on trials
Range: 2,840 nautical miles at 10 knots (5,260 km at 19 km/h)
Complement: 709
Armament:
  • 7 × 27cm Model 1875
  • 6 × 14cm Model 1870
  • 1 × 47mm
  • 12 × 37mm Hotchkiss revolving cannons
  • 4 × torpedo launchers
Armour:
  • Belt: 350 mm (13.8 in)
  • Battery: 240–300 mm (9.4–11.8 in)
  • Deck: 45–60 mm (1.8–2.4 in)

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