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August 26, 2020

Rare Ships: Belfast British Tier VII Light Cruiser 1939


 Belfast  British Tier VII Light Cruiser 1939

An Edinburgh-class light cruiser, one of the most powerful among same-type ships in the Royal Navy during World War II. Underwent several major upgrades. Instead of AA and torpedo armament, the ship received improved torpedo protection and an enhanced surveillance radar.
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SHIP DETAILS:
Ship Name:   Belfast 1939.
Tier,   VII (7).
Is Paper Ship:   No.
Class:   Light Cruiser.
WG ST Introduction:   Update 0.5.11: September 8, 2016.
Removed from all sales:   0.6.14: November 2017
Status:    Premium Ship.
Original Base Value:     8,200.
Nation:   British.
Permoflage:  Type 10 Free.
Current Status:   Can be obtained in a Super Container.

SHIP ARMOUR
Hit Points:   35,700 hp.
Torpedo Protection:   4%.
Overall:   6~114 mm.
Citadel  Fore Athwartship:   63 mm.
Citadel  Aft Athwartship:   63 mm.
Citadel Armor Belt:   114 mm.
Citadel Plating:   16 mm.
Citadel Deck:   6~76 mm.
Superstructure:   10 mm.
Citadel Bottom:   25 mm.
Turrets:   51~102 mm.
Tonnage:   13,720 t.

MAIN BATTERY
152 mm/50 Mk XXIII:
Max Range:   15.4 km.
Reload:   7.5 s.
180° Turn Time:   25.7 s.
Dispersion at Max Range:   139 m.
Sigma:   2.0σ.

SHELL TYPES

HE SHELLS
12 x 152 mm HE 6crh Mk IV:
Alpha Damage:   2100.
Alpha Piercing HE:   25.0 mm.
Ammo Type:   HE.
Shell Air Drag:   0.3297.
Shell Always Ricochet At:   60.0°.
Shell Detonator:   0.01.
Shell Detonator Threshold:   2.0.
Shell Krupp:   1.0.
Shell Mass:   50.8.
Shell Ricochet At:   91.0°.
Shell Speed:   841.0 m/s.
Burn Probability:   9%.

AP SHELLS:
12 x 152 mm AP 6crh Mk IV:
Alpha Damage:    3100.
Ammo Type:   AP.
Shell Air Drag:    0.3297.
Shell Always Ricochet At:   75.0°.
Shell Detonator Threshold:   12.0 mm.
Shell Krupp:    2609.0.
Shell Mass:    50.8.
Shell Ricochet At:   60.0°.
Shell Speed:    841.0 m/s.

SECONDARIES:
4 x 2 102 mm HE 35 lb.:
Range:   5.0 km.
Damage:   1500.
Chance of Fire:   6%.
Reload:   3.0 s.
HE Armour Penetration:   17 mm.
Shell Velocity:   811 m/s.

AA DEFENCE:

LONG RANGE:
4 x 2 102 mm/45 QF RP51 Mk XVIV*:
Action Zone:   ~5.8 km.
Hit Probability:   90 %.
Damage Within an Explosion:   1330.
Continuous Damage Per Second:   256.
Continuous Damage:   221.
Number of Explosions Per Salvo:   4.
MID RANGE:
6 x 2 40 mm Bofors Mk V RP50:
Action Zone:   3.5 km.
Hit Probability:   90 %.
Continuous Damage Per Second:   91.

MANOEUVRABILITY:
Maximum Speed:   32.5 kts.
Turning Circle Radius:   730 m.
Rudder Shift Time:   9.6 s.
Propulsion:   80,000 hp.

CONCEALMENT:
Surface Detectability:   11.0 km.
Air Detectability:   7.2 km.
Detectability after Firing Main Guns in Smoke:   5.3 km.

CONSUMABLES:
Slot 1:   Damage Control Party:
Work Time:   5 s.
Reload Time:    60 s.

Slot 2:   Hydroacoustic Search:
Charges:   3.
Action Time:   100 s.
Reload Time:   120 s.
Torpedo Detection Range:   3.0 km.
Ship Detection Range:   4.0 km.

Slot 3:   Smoke Generator:
Charges 3.
Action time 15 s.
Smoke screen dispersion time 103 s.
Reload time 160 s.
Radius 0.60 km.

Slot 4:   Surveillance Radar:
Charges:   3.
Action Time:   25 s.
Reload Time:   120 s.
Ship Detection Range:   8.5 km.


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