HMS Belfast - British Tier VII Premium Light Cruiser 1939

 HMS Belfast - British Tier VII Premium 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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HMS Belfast flag
HMS Belfast Commemorative Flag
The Red Hand of Ulster is an Irish symbol used in heraldry to denote the Irish province of Ulster.
 

SHIP DETAILS:

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Ship Name:   VII HMS Belfast
Tier:  VII (7)
Paper Ship:  No
Museum Ship:  The Queen's Walk, River Thames, London
Class:  Town-class Light Cruiser
WG Introduction:  September 8, 2016
Removed from sales:  November 4, 2017
Re-release in 0.11.8 Lighthouse Auction September 29th
Status:   Premium Ship
Base Value:  8200  Doubloons
Nation:   British
 

Economy Bonus:

Permaflage:  Your 1st regular permanent camo is Free
boost Economy Bonus Package: Level 7 is Free
  • credits Bonus to Credits: +5%
  • shipxp Bonus to Ship XP: +50%
  • commanderxp Bonus to Commander XP: +50%
  • fxp Bonus to Free XP: +50%

BELFAST ARMOUR:

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Hit Points:   35 700
Torpedo Protection, damage reduction:  4%
Overall:  6-114 mm
Fore Athwartships:  19 mm
Aft Athwartships:  19 mm
Citadel  Fore Athwartships:  63 mm
Citadel  Aft Athwartships:  63 mm
Plating:  19-114 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:

4 x 3 152 mm/50 BL Mk.XXIII on a Mk.XXIII mount:
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:
Maximum HE shell damage:  2100
Alpha Piercing HE:  25.0 mm
Shell Air Drag:  0.3297
Shell Always Ricochet At:  60.0°
Normalization:  8.0°
Shell Detonator:  0.01
Shell Detonator Threshold:  2.0
Shell Diameter:  152 mm
Shell Krupp:  1.0
Shell Mass:  50.8
Shell Ricochet At:  91.0°
HE Shell initial velocity:  841.0 m/s
Chance of causing fire:  9.0%
AP SHELLS: 
12 x 152 mm AP 6crh Mk IV:
Maximum AP shell damage: 3100
Shell Air Drag:    0.3297
Shell Always Ricochet At: 60.0°
Normalization:  8.5°
Shell Detonator:  0.025
Shell Detonator Threshold: 25.0 mm
Shell Diametr: 152 mm
Shell Krupp:   2609.0
Shell Mass: 50.8
Shell Ricochet At: 45.0°
AP Shell initial velocity: 841.0 m/s

DEPTH CHARGE AIRSTRIKE:

Reload: 30 s
Available Flights: 2
Number of Aircraft in Attacking Flight: 1
Max Range: 6.0 km
Bombs in Payload: 1
Max Bomb Damage: 3400

SECONDARIES:

4 x 2 102 mm HE 35 lb:
Range: 5.6 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: 91
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: 256

MOBILITY:

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

VISIBILITY:

Surface Detectability: 11.0 km
Air Detectability: 7.2 km
Detectability after Firing Main Guns in Smoke: 5.3 km
Detectability by enemy Subs: 0~7.2 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
 
All stats are listed without crew and upgrade modifiers but with best available modules. The stats are subject to change at any time.
 
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