September 09, 2019

California Tier VII Premium American Battleship

Updated: Sep 09, 2019

Updated: Cost

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Wows Gamer Blog American Premium Battleship VII California
California was the second of two Tennessee-class battleships built for the USN commissioned in August 1921. The Tennessee class was part of the standard series of twelve battleships built in the 1910s and 1920s, and were developments of the preceding New Mexico class.

COST:    9500 Doubloons (*Devs API Value)
*Devs API Value, is the Doubloon value that WG Devs decide is the correct value of each ship during testing. (This may change)
Armour 16~457 mm
Aft-Fore Plating 25 mm
Central & Mid Deck Plating 31~35 mm
Superstructure 16 mm
Turret Plating 76~457 mm
Torpedo Protection Damage Reduction 37%
Propulsion 29,500 hp
Tonnage 40,343 tn
Health: 58,300 hp

4 x 3 356 mm/50 MK7:
Firing Range: 17.04 km
Reload Time: 30 s
180 Degree Turn Time: 60 s
Maximum Dispersion: 230 m
Sigma Value: 1.70σ


356 mm -HC Mk22:
Maximum HE Shell Damage: 5000
Alpha Piercing HE: 59 mm
HE Initial Velocity: 861 m/s
COF: 30%
Air Drag: 0.325

356 mm AP MK16:
Maximum AP shell Damage: 10500
Detonator Threshold: 59 mm
Initial Velocity: 823 m/s
Air Drag: 0.331
Projectile Krupp: 2 545

8 x 2 127 mm/38 Mk32:
Maximum HE shell damage: 1800
Range: 5 km
Reload: 6 s
Alpha Piercing HE: 21 mm
HE initial velocity: 792 m/s
COF: 5%
Air Drag: 0.347

Action Zone 0.1 - 5.8 km
Hit Probability 75%
Continuous Action Zone Area DPS 137
Shell Explosion Radius DPS 1540
Explosions Per Salvo 3

Action Zone 0.1 - 3.5 km
Hit Probability75%
Continuous Action Zone Area DPS 364

Action Zone 0.1 - 2.0 km
Hit Probability 70%
Continuous Action Zone Area DPS 490

Maximum speed: 20.5 kt
Turning circle radius: 640 m
Rudder shift time: 14.7 s

Surface detectability: 13.5 km
Air detectability: 9.7 km
Detectability after firing main guns in smoke: 11.7 km 
Slot 1:Damage Control Party:
Action Time 20 s
Reload Time 120 (80) s

Slot 2:Repair Party:
Charges 3 (4)
Action Time 28 s
Reload Time 120 (80) s
HP per Second +292 HP

Slot 3:Spotting Aircraft:
Charges 3 (4)
Action Time 100 s
Reload time 360 (240) s
Main Battery Firing Range +20%
() Brackets denotes upgrades.

IMPORTANT! Because this Ship is WIP, the information in this Article is tentative and reflects the state of game development at the time of its publication. Changes and new features may be removed entirely or implemented differently by the time the update goes live. Screenshots, specific values of certain characteristics, and details of in-game mechanics will not necessarily be relevant after this Ship is released.