The ships are armed with 8-12in/45 BLR and 8-6in/50 QF guns. The belt is 4in, inclined at 17 degrees and the deck is 3in. The barbettes and turret faces are 8in. This is the Springsharp report:

Ger/CB/1906 Fast, Germany Battlecruiser laid down 1906 (Engine 1927) Displacement: 24,293 t light; 25,238 t standard; 26,874 t normal; 28,182 t full load Dimensions: Length (overall / waterline) x beam x draught (normal/deep) (805.00 ft / 800.00 ft) x 85.00 ft x (26.00 / 26.98 ft) (245.36 m / 243.84 m) x 25.91 m x (7.92 / 8.22 m) Armament: 8 - 12.00" / 305 mm 45.0 cal guns - 850.00lbs / 385.55kg shells, 90 per gun Breech loading guns in turret on barbette mounts, 1906 Model 4 x Twin mounts on centreline ends, evenly spread 2 raised mounts - superfiring 8 - 6.00" / 152 mm 50.0 cal guns - 100.00lbs / 45.36kg shells, 150 per gun Quick firing guns in deck and hoist mounts, 1906 Model 8 x Single mounts on sides, forward deck aft Weight of broadside 7,600 lbs / 3,447 kg Armour: - Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg) Main: 4.00" / 102 mm 450.00 ft / 137.16 m 17.00 ft / 5.18 m Ends: Unarmoured Main Belt covers 87 % of normal length Main belt does not fully cover magazines and engineering spaces - Torpedo Bulkhead: 1.50" / 38 mm 450.00 ft / 137.16 m 26.00 ft / 7.92 m - Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max) Main: 8.00" / 203 mm 6.00" / 152 mm 8.00" / 203 mm 2nd: 3.00" / 76 mm 2.00" / 51 mm 3.00" / 76 mm - Protected deck - multiple decks: 3.00" / 76 mm For and Aft decks - Conning towers: Forward 8.00" / 203 mm, Aft 0.00" / 0 mm Machinery: Oil fired boilers, steam turbines, Direct drive, 4 shafts, 184,443 shp / 137,594 Kw = 34.20 kts Range 6,500nm at 15.00 kts Bunker at max displacement = 2,945 tons Complement: 1,049 - 1,364 Cost: £2.412 million / $9.648 million Distribution of weights at normal displacement: Armament: 1,509 tons, 5.6 % Armour: 5,590 tons, 20.8 % - Belts: 1,297 tons, 4.8 % - Torpedo bulkhead: 649 tons, 2.4 % - Armament: 1,810 tons, 6.7 % - Armour Deck: 1,679 tons, 6.2 % - Conning Tower: 155 tons, 0.6 % Machinery: 5,822 tons, 21.7 % Hull, fittings & equipment: 11,372 tons, 42.3 % Fuel, ammunition & stores: 2,580 tons, 9.6 % Miscellaneous weights: 0 tons, 0.0 % Overall survivability and seakeeping ability: Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship): 35,780 lbs / 16,229 Kg = 41.4 x 12.0 " / 305 mm shells or 4.1 torpedoes Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.08 Metacentric height 4.5 ft / 1.4 m Roll period: 16.8 seconds Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 58 % - Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.83 Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.16 Hull form characteristics: Hull has low quarterdeck , a ram bow and a cruiser stern Block coefficient (normal/deep): 0.532 / 0.538 Length to Beam Ratio: 9.41 : 1 'Natural speed' for length: 28.28 kts Power going to wave formation at top speed: 54 % Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 50 Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): -3.00 degrees Stern overhang: -2.00 ft / -0.61 m Freeboard (% = length of deck as a percentage of waterline length): Fore end, Aft end - Forecastle: 19.00 %, 34.00 ft / 10.36 m, 30.00 ft / 9.14 m - Forward deck: 18.00 %, 30.00 ft / 9.14 m, 29.00 ft / 8.84 m - Aft deck: 30.00 %, 29.00 ft / 8.84 m, 29.00 ft / 8.84 m - Quarter deck: 33.00 %, 21.00 ft / 6.40 m, 21.00 ft / 6.40 m - Average freeboard: 26.94 ft / 8.21 m Ship space, strength and comments: Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 124.8 % - Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 247.3 % Waterplane Area: 46,664 Square feet or 4,335 Square metres Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 110 % Structure weight / hull surface area: 167 lbs/sq ft or 813 Kg/sq metre Hull strength (Relative): - Cross-sectional: 0.98 - Longitudinal: 1.27 - Overall: 1.00 Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is cramped Room for accommodation and workspaces is excellent