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Old August 13th, 2006, 09:18 AM
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Here is the answer to my own question. The QM2, for example, has gross tonnage of 151,000 but displacement of only 76,000 tons. It is alo longer and with a deepr draft than the Freedom so one could assume the Freedom has less displacement unless the hull bottom is more flat than QM2.

Tonnage: 151,400 gross tons
Displacement: 76,000 tonnes (approx)
Length: 345 m (1,132 ft)
Beam: 41 m (135 ft) waterline, 45 m (147.5 ft) extreme (bridge wings)
Draft: 10 m (32 ft 10 in)
Height: 72 m (236.2 ft) keel to funnel (includes 17 passenger decks)
Power: 157,000 horsepower (117 MW) GE LM2500+ gas turbine/diesel electric plant
Propulsion: Four 21.5 MW pods: 2 fixed and 2 azimuthing
Speed: approximately 30 knots (56 km/h)
Complement: 2,620 passengers, 1,253 officers and crew
Cost: UK £460 million (approx US $800 million)

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