Thread: Non OTU: Crew requirements
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Old October 28th, 2014, 03:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Adam Dray View Post
I looked at modern submarines. Did you know that the fast attacks and fleet ballistic missile subs displace 7,200 tons and 18,750 tons, respectively? Are we supposed to be comparing these to our starships, cuz holy crap.
A Los Angeles class fully displaces 6,927 tonnes of water. Volume wise a "ton" is 0.9911 m3 water * 6,927 / 14 (dton Trav) = 490 dTons. You might add ~20% for area outside pressure hull.
The shortest distance between two points isn't a straight line. It does involve precisely folding the graph paper.

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