HULL
  1914 1945
Normal tons 27,000 29,500  
Full load tons 28,400 32,000
Length at water 565 ft    565 ft
Length overall 573 ft   573 ft   
Beam 92.25ft 106.25 ft  
Draught 28.5 ft 31.5 ft
Draft - 31.5 feet is the red line
Red filled areas is the outer hull added 1925-1926
  Load Data  
Retyped from 1914 "General Information 'U.S.S. TEXAS'', finished plans nos 37 and 38"
  Deep load Normal Load Light
  2,850 tons coal 1,900 tons coal .
400 tons oil 267 tons oil .
Displacement 28,367 27,000 22,767
Draft forward 29' 9 7/8" 27' 9 5/8" 22' 0 7/8"
Draft mean 29' 6 5/8" 29' 1 1/8" 27' 0 5/8"
C.B. above B.L. 15.96 15..26 13.21
Tans M.C. above B.L. 31.40 31.61 34.08
Lon. M.C. above B.L. 657.96 682.26 775.21
G..M. trans height 7.08 7.25 6.53
G.M. long'l height 626.60 650.6 741.13
C.B. abaft M.P. 0.26 -0.46 -3.00
C.G. abaft M.P. -0.05 1.04 3.54
Mom to alter trim 1" 2,602.00 2,591.00 2,488.00
     
  Hull Calculations  
  Retyped from 1914 "General Information 'U.S.S. TEXAS'', finished plans nos 37 and 38"  
91.7 tons Displacement per inch at 28' 6" draft
2,652 sq ft Area of mid-section to normal L.W.L
38,520 sq ft Area of load water plane
65,700 sq ft Wetted surface to normal L.W.L.
14.51 ft C.G. of L.W. plane aft of amidships
.616 Coefficient of fineness (block)
.977 Coefficient of fineness (midship section)
.716 Coefficient of fineness (LW plane)
.630 Coefficient of fineness (prismatic)
5.934 Ratio of length to beam

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