USS Hornet - American Tier VIII Premium Aircraft Carrier 1941

  USS HornetAmerican Tier VIII Premium Aircraft Carrier 1941

One of the Yorktown-class carriers warships with well-balanced characteristics that predetermined the evolution of this ship type in the U.S. Navy during the 1940s.
 
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USS Hornet Commemorative Flag (Not in-game flag)
USS Hornet (CV-8) served for 1 year and 6 days only, but she went down in U.S. Navy history forever. The ship, with her emblem depicting a fighting hornet, was the last American fleet strike carrier ever to be sunk by enemy fire in action.
 

Hornet Info:

Ship Name:  VIII USS Hornet
WG Introduction: Jan 14th 2022
Paper Ship: No
Tier: VIII (8)
Class: Yorktown-class Aircraft Carrier
Status: Premium Ship
Ship Release: 0.11.3
Nation:  USA
Current Status: Released
Premium Camo:  Type 10 - Hornet Free
Armory Resource Purchase: Lowest cost  12,300 - 23,500 doubloons.

Armour:

Hit Points: 50,000 hp
Overall: 13~102 mm
Fore Athwartships: 19~102 mm
Aft Athwartships: 19~102 mm
Citadel Torpedo Bulkhead: 25~32 mm
Armor Belt: 40 mm
Citadel Deck: 38 mm
Citadel Bottom: 40 mm
Superstructure: 13 mm
Torpedo Damage Protection: 28%
Tonnage: 25 484 tn

Aircraft:

Tactical Dive Bombers:
Mitchell B-25:
Plane HP: 4890 hp
Cruising Speed: 105 kts
Max Speed: 140 kts
Engine Boost Time: 30 s
Attacking Plane Amount: 6
Squadron Amount: 6
Detectability: 10 km
Aircraft on Deck: 6
Plane Restoration: 180 s
Bomb Stats:
HE AN-M64:
Alpha Damage: 7300
Bombs in Payload: 4
Alpha Piercing HE: 42 mm
Burn Probability: 41%

Torpedo Bombers:
Douglas TBD Devastator:
Plane HP: 1710 hp
Cruising Speed: 112 kts
Max Speed: 147 kts
Engine Boost Time: 20 s
Speed Boost Reload: 40 s
Attacking Plane Amount: 4
Squadron Amount: 8
Detectability range: 10 km
Aircraft on Deck: 16
Plane Restoration: 62 s
Torpedo Stats:
MK.7:
Max Torpedo Damage: 4667
Torpedoes in Payload: 1
Aerial Torpedo Speed: 35 kts
Torpedo Range: 3 km
Torpedo Detection Distance: 1.1 km
Torpedo Arming Distance: 344 m

Dive Bombers:
Douglas SBD-5:
Plane HP: 1890 hp
Cruising Speed: 122 kts
Max Speed: 157 kts
Engine Boost Time: 20 s
Speed Boost Reload: 40 s
Attacking Plane Amount: 5
Squadron Amount: 10
Detectability: 10 km
Aircraft on Deck: 20
Plane Restoration: 62 s
Bomb Stats:
AP AN-M60:
Alpha Damage: 3600
Bombs in Payload: 1
Detonator Threshold: 30.0 mm

Secondaries:

8 x 1 127 mm/38 Mk.12 on a Mk.24 mount - Shell: 127 mm HE Mk32:
Range: 6.6 km
Damage: 1800 hp
Reload: 6 s
HE Armour Penetration: 21 mm
Shell Velocity: 792 m/s
Chance of Fire: 5%

AA Defence:

Long Range:
8 × 1 127 mm/38 Mk.12 on a Mk.24 mount:
Action Zone: ~3.5-5.8 km
Hit Probability: 100 %
Damage Within an Explosion: 1400
Continuous Damage Per Second: 88
Continuous Damage: 194
Number of Explosions Per Salvo: 4
Short Range:
4 × 4 28 mm Mk.1 on a Mk.2 mount:
30 × 1 20 mm Oerlikon on a Mk.4 mount:
Action Zone: ~2.4 km
Hit Probability: 95 %
Continuous Damage Per Second: 270

Mobility:

Maximum Speed: 32.5 kts
Turning Circle Radius: 1060 m
Rudder Shift Time: 12.3 s
Propulsion: 120,000 hp

Visibility:

Surface Detectability: 13.8 km
Submarine Detectability: 0~11.0 km
Air Detectability: 11.0 km

Consumables:

Slot 1: Damage Control Party:
Work Time: 60 s
Reload Time: 90 s
Slot 2: Fighters.
Charges: 4
Action time: 600 s
Reload Time: 40 s
Flight Radius: 3 km
Fighters: x4
 
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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  1. Can't wait to be able to buy the USS Hornet!!! The B-25 Mitchells makes me
    want it bad!!!

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  2. Picture caption says tier 7. Typo?

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    1. jsmitty95: Thanks for letting me know :)

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