I thought that this was the best way to show the sort of look I liked "back when". For some reason, the protection is adequate and the roll period is quite nice at 15.9 seconds. The design turned out pretty well in Springsharp 3.0b Beta:

GB/CB/1909 Lion, anchronistic version, Great Britain Battlecruiser laid down 1909 (Engine 1912) Displacement: 23,109 t light; 24,210 t standard; 27,942 t normal; 30,927 t full load Dimensions: Length (overall / waterline) x beam x draught (normal/deep) (702.45 ft / 700.00 ft) x 88.00 ft x (27.00 / 29.35 ft) (214.11 m / 213.36 m) x 26.82 m x (8.23 / 8.94 m) Armament: 8 - 13.50" / 343 mm 45.0 cal guns - 1,250.00lbs / 566.99kg shells, 90 per gun Breech loading guns in turret on barbette mounts , 1909 Model 2 x 3-gun mounts on centreline ends, majority forward 1 x Twin mount on centreline, forward deck aft 1 raised mount 16 - 4.00" / 102 mm 50.0 cal guns - 32.00lbs / 14.51kg shells, 150 per gun Quick firing guns in deck and hoist mounts , 1909 Model 6 x Twin mounts on sides, forward evenly spread 6 raised mounts 2 x Twin mounts on sides, aft evenly spread 2 raised mounts Weight of broadside 10,512 lbs / 10,512 kg Armour: - Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg) Main: 9.00" / 229 mm 435.00 ft / 132.59 m 8.00 ft / 2.44 m Ends: 4.00" / 102 mm 250.00 ft / 76.20 m 8.00 ft / 2.44 m 15.00 ft / 4.57 m Unarmoured ends Upper: 6.00" / 152 mm 435.00 ft / 132.59 m 8.00 ft / 2.44 m Main Belt covers 96 % of normal length - Torpedo Bulkhead: 2.00" / 51 mm 435.00 ft / 132.59 m 27.00 ft / 8.23 m - Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max) Main: 9.00" / 229 mm 5.00" / 127 mm 9.00" / 229 mm 2nd: 4.00" / 102 mm 3.00" / 76 mm 4.00" / 102 mm - Armour deck: 3.00" / 76 mm, Conning tower: 9.00" / 229 mm Machinery: Oil fired boilers, steam turbines, Direct drive, 4 shafts, 81,398 shp / 60,723 Kw = 27.00 kts Range 7,800nm at 17.00 kts Bunker at max displacement = 6,717 tons Complement: 1,079 - 1,404 Cost: £2.247 million / $8.989 million Distribution of weights at normal displacement: Armament: 2,095 tons, 7.5 % Armour: 7,743 tons, 27.7 % - Belts: 2,545 tons, 9.1 % - Torpedo bulkhead: 869 tons, 3.1 % - Armament: 1,678 tons, 6.0 % - Armour Deck: 2,473 tons, 8.8 % - Conning Tower: 179 tons, 0.6 % Machinery: 3,246 tons, 11.6 % Hull, fittings & equipment: 10,948 tons, 39.2 % Fuel, ammunition & stores: 4,833 tons, 17.3 % Miscellaneous weights: 0 tons, 0.0 % Overall survivability and seakeeping ability: Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship): 43,104 lbs / 19,552 Kg = 35.0 x 13.5 " / 343 mm shells or 6.5 torpedoes Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.16 Metacentric height 5.4 ft / 1.7 m Roll period: 15.9 seconds Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 69 % - Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.78 Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.38 Hull form characteristics: Hull has a flush deck, a normal bow and a cruiser stern Block coefficient (normal/deep): 0.588 / 0.599 Length to Beam Ratio: 7.95 : 1 'Natural speed' for length: 26.46 kts Power going to wave formation at top speed: 49 % Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 50 Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 5.00 degrees Stern overhang: -2.00 ft / -0.61 m Freeboard (% = length of deck as a percentage of waterline length): Fore end, Aft end - Forecastle: 20.00 %, 28.00 ft / 8.53 m, 23.00 ft / 7.01 m - Forward deck: 21.00 %, 23.00 ft / 7.01 m, 22.00 ft / 6.71 m - Aft deck: 44.00 %, 22.00 ft / 6.71 m, 22.00 ft / 6.71 m - Quarter deck: 15.00 %, 22.00 ft / 6.71 m, 23.00 ft / 7.01 m - Average freeboard: 22.78 ft / 6.94 m Ship tends to be wet forward Ship space, strength and comments: Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 90.3 % - Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 174.3 % Waterplane Area: 44,550 Square feet or 4,139 Square metres Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 118 % Structure weight / hull surface area: 169 lbs/sq ft or 827 Kg/sq metre Hull strength (Relative): - Cross-sectional: 0.96 - Longitudinal: 1.34 - Overall: 1.00 Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is adequate Room for accommodation and workspaces is excellent Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily