USS Salmon - American Tier VIII Submarine 1938

 USS Salmon American Tier VIII Submarine 1938

A further development of the Cachalot-class submarines. She boasted reinforced armament, and outmatched her predecessor in terms of her size and speed.

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ST 0.10.7 Changes August 11, 2021
Temporarily released for Ranked and Co op{alertInfo}

Key Features for U.S. Submarines:
> Long-range torpedoes.
> Small number of loaders.
> High sonar ping velocity.
> Good maneuverability.
> Access to the Enhanced Rudder Gears consumable, which accelerates the diving plane shift time and makes it possible to change diving depth faster.
Submarines of this nation can attack targets from a long distance using multiple-torpedo salvos. However, if you fire all your torpedoes at once, the total reload time will be rather long due to the small number of available loaders.{alertInfo}


Ship Name:   VIII Salmon
Tier:  VIII (8)
Paper ship:  No
Class:  Salmon Class Submarine
Status during tests:  Special ship
Ship release:  0.10.7 for Ranked battles season 4 and co op
Research Purchase:  XP?  Credits?
Nation:  USA
Current development status:  Released for Ranked season 4 and Co op.


Health:   12 500
Light Hull:  19 mm
Light hull deck:  16 mm
Pressure Hull:  25 mm


1 X 1 102 mm CS Mk16:
Reload:  6 s
Range:  5 km
Alpha Damage:  2350
Alpha Piercing CS:  29.5 mm
Ammo Type:  SAP/CS
Shell Air Drag:  0.33
Shell Always Ricochet At:  85.0°
Normalization:  45.0°
Shell Detonator:  0.03
Shell Detonator Threshold:  25.0
Shell Diameter:  120 mm
Shell Krupp:  3.0
Shell Mass:  14.97 kg
Shell Ricochet At:  80.0°
Shell Velocity:  884.0 m/s


Mk8 mod.1:
Reload:  8.9 s
Duration of a ping effect on a highlighted sector once:  30 s
Duration of a ping effect on a highlighted sector twice:   30 s
Ping velocity:  600 m/s
Ping velocity submerged:  600 m/s
Ping width above water:   18 m
Ping width submerged:   18 m
Range:  12.5 km


Bow 2 x 2 Stern 2 x 2 533 mm Mk28:
Reload:  48 s
Number of loaders Fore:  x2
Number of loaders Stern:   x2
Range:  12.5 km
Damage:   7833 hp
Speed:  86 kts
Visibility Distance:   2.3 km
Reaction Time:  10.28 s


Dive capacity:  400 units
Dive capacity depletion:  1 units/s
Dive capacity depletion when detected by the enemy:   2 units/s
Dive capacity recharge rate:   0.3 units/s


Max speed:  31 knots
Turning circle radius:   640 m
Rudder shift time:  6.9 s
Propulsion:  5 500 hp


Max submerged speed:  18 knots
Diving plane shift time:  19.0 s
Max dive and ascent speed:   2.9 s


Detectability range by sea:  6.1 km
Detectability from enemy subs:   0-6.1 km
Detectability range by air:  2.2 km
Assured detectability range:  2.0 km


Slot 1:   Damage Control Party:
Work time:  5 s
Reload time:   40 s
Slot 2:   Hydrophone:
Charges:  3
Detection of ships:  6 km
Detection of submarines:   6 km
Interval between pings:   15 s
Action time:   45 s
Reload:  90 s
Slot 3:   Enhanced rudder gears:
Charges:  2
Action Time:  30 s
Reload Time:  120 s
Diving plane shift time:  -20%
Max dive and ascent speed:  +20%

All stats are listed without crew and upgrade modifiers but with best available modules. The stats are subject to change during the testing.{alertSuccess}

Please note! that all information in this post is preliminary. Announced adjustments and features may change multiple times during testing. The final information will be published stated as FINAL on our WGB website.{alertError}

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