December 02, 2020

Z-44 ● German Tier IX Destroyer 1941

Z-44 German Tier IX Destroyer 1941

A 1936B-class destroyer armed with two quintuple-tube torpedo launchers that have a relatively short reload time and torpedoes with a decent range. The ship also has a decent HP pool and high-damage AP shells. Owing to this, she can feel at ease in duels with enemy destroyers.
Z-44 Z-44 Memorable Flag
Commissioned in Bremen in January 1944, Z-44 was one of the 1936B-class destroyers.

SHIP DETAILS
Ship Name:   Z-44.
WG Introduction:   Aug 27th 2020.
Paper Ship:   False.
Tier:   IX (9).
Class:   Destroyer.
Status:   Premium Ship.
Base Value:     19300  Doubloons. Standard Bundle (RU)
Resource Purchase:    228,000.
Nation:   Germany.
Permoflage:  Type 10 Free..
Current Status:   Released

ship armour
Hit Points:   19,400
Overall:   8~20 mm
Hull Aft/Mid/Fore:   19 mm
Deck Aft/Mid/Fore:   19 mm
Superstructure:   13 mm
Turrets:   8 mm
Tonnage:   3,542 t.

main battery
5 x 1 128 mm/45 SK C/34 on an MPLC/34 mount:
Firing Range:   11.1 km
Reload:   4.2 s
180° Turn Time:   22.5 s
Dispersion at Max Range:   98 m
Sigma:   2.0σ

shell types
HE SHELLS
128 mm Spr.Gr:
Alpha Damage:   1500
Alpha Piercing HE:   32.0 mm
Ammo Type:   HE
Shell Air Drag:   0.3447
Shell Always Ricochet At:   60.0°
Normalisation:  68.0°
Shell Detonator:   0.001
Shell Detonator Threshold:   2.0
Shell Diameter:   128 mm
Shell Krupp:   475.0
Shell Mass:   28.0
Shell Ricochet At:   91.0°
Shell Speed:   830.0 m/s
Burn Probability:   6%

AP SHELLS
128 mm P.Spr.Gr:
Alpha Damage:   3000
Ammo Type:   AP
Shell Air Drag:   0.3447
Shell Always Ricochet At:   60.0°
Normalisation:  10.0°
Shell Detonator:   0.01
Shell Detonator Threshold:   21.0 mm
Shell Diameter:   128 mm
Shell Krupp:   1640.0
Shell Mass:   28.0
Shell Ricochet At:   45.0°
Shell Speed:   830.0 m/s

torpedo armament
2 x 5 533 mm G7a T1:
Reload:   85 s
180° Turn Time:   7.2 s
Range:   12 km
Damage:   13,700
Speed:   64 kts
Visibility Distance:   1.3 km
Reaction Time:   7.8 s
Chance of Flood:   ~227%
Torpedo Type:   Normal

aa defence
Short RANGE
7 x 4 30 mm:
Close Range AA Damage:   256
Hit Probability:   95%
Action Radius:   ~3.0 km

MANOEUVRABILITY
Maximum Speed:   36.5 kts
Turning Circle Radius:   670 m
Rudder Shift Time:   4.4 s
Propulsion:   70,000

CONCEALMENT
Surface Detectability:   7.80 km
Air Detectability:   3.6 km
Detectability after Firing Main Guns in Smoke:   2.9 km

CONsumables
Slot 1:  Damage Control Party:
Work Time:   5 s
Reload Time:   40 s

Slot 2: Smoke Generator:
Charges:   3
Action time:    20 s
Smoke screen dispersion time:   77 s
Reload time:   160 s
Smoke Radius:  0.45 km

Slot 3:  Engine Boost.
Charges:   3
Action time:   120 s
Reload Time:   120 s
Boost Speed:   +8%


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