HMS Monmouth - British Tier X Heavy Cruiser 1947

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flag HMS Monmouth - British Tier X Heavy Cruiser 1947

A heavy cruiser armed with 234 mm main battery artillery installed in four-gun turrets.
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Monmouth Commemorative Flag.
The county of Monmouthshire in southeast Wales is located at the confluence of two rivers: the Wye and the Monnow. The only surviving fortified bridge in the U.K. lies over the Monnow. The guardhouse located above was built in late 13th–early 14th centuries and has survived to present day.

Key Features:

  • Monmouth is a cruiser designed for medium-range combat. With her eight guns positioned at the ship's fore, she can fire effectively without having to show her broadside.
  • The guns are armed with standard AP shells and signature British HE shells that have high damage, armour penetration capabilities, and chance to cause fire. Monmouth is also armed with two quadruple torpedo tubes with the ability to launch torpedoes one by one.
  • Monmouth has thick deck armour, but low speed and mediocre manoeuvrability.
  • The ship is equipped with a choice between Hydroacoustic Search or Defensive AA Fire in one slot, as well as a Specialized Repair Teams consumable.

Monmouth Info:

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Ship Name:  flagshipicon X Monmouth
Tier: X (10)
Paper ship: Yes
Class: Heavy Cruiser
WG introduction:  August 2, 2022
Status: shipiconSpecial Ship
Estimated ship release:  Unknown
Base value resource 34 650 doubloons
Possible resource cost: doubloons coalsteelresearch points?
Nation:  flag Britain
Current development status: WIP

Monmouth Armor:

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Hit points: 59 400
Plating: 16-229 mm
Fore Athwartships: 27 mm
Aft Athwartships: 27 mm
Citadel Fore Athwartships: 102-152 mm
Citadel Aft Athwartships: 102-152 mm
Casemate Armor Belt: 30 mm
Citadel Plating: 30 mm
Citadel Armor Belt: 152-178 mm
Citadel Deck: 89-102 mm
Citadel Bottom: 40 mm
Turret Plating: 120-229 mm
Fires duration: 30 s
Torpedo protection: 13 %.

Main Battery Armament:

3x4 234 mm/50 Mk.XI in a turret:
Max Range:  16.9 km
Reload:  18.5 s
180° Turn Time:  22.5 s
Dispersion at Max Range:  149 m
Sigma:  2.05σ

Shell Types

HE Shells 12x 234 mm HE 6 CRH:
Max HE Shell Damage: 3850
HE Max Salvo: 46,200
HE Max DPM: 149,838
Alpha Piercing, HE: 59.0 mm
Ammo Type: High Explosive
Shell Air Drag: 0.36
Shell Always Ricochet At: 60.0°
Normalization: 8.0°
Shell Detonator: 0.01
Shell Detonator Threshold: 2.0
Shell Diameter: 234 mm
Shell Krupp: 560.0
Shell Mass: 185.3 kg
Shell Ricochet At: 91.0°
Shell Velocity: 841.0 m/s
Burn Probability: 24%
AP Shells: 12x 234 mm AP 6 CRH:
Max AP Shell Damage: 5750
AP Max Salvo: 69,000
AP Max DPM: 223,784
Ammo Type: Armor Piercing
Shell Air Drag: 0.36
Shell Always Ricochet At: 60.0°
Normalization: 7.0°
Shell Detonator: 0.033
Shell Detonator Threshold: 39.0
Shell Diameter: 234 mm
Shell Krupp: 2950.0
Shell Mass: 185.3 kg
Shell Ricochet At: 45.0°
Shell Speed: 841.0 m/s


6×2 113 mm HE:
Max HE Shell Damage: 1600
Range: 7.3 km
Reload: 3.0 s
Alpha Piercing HE: 19.0 mm
Ammo Type: High Explosive
Shell Air Drag: 0.3296
Shell Always Ricochet At: 60.0°
Normalization: 68.0°
Shell Detonator: 0.001
Shell Detonator Threshold: 2.0
Shell Diameter: 113 mm
Shell Krupp: 1.0
Shell Mass: 25 kg
Shell Ricochet At: 91.0°
Shell Speed: 746.0 m/s
Burn Probability: 7%

Depth Charge Airstrike:

Reload: 30 s
Available Flights: 2
Number of Aircraft in Attacking Flight: 1
Max Range: 8.0 km
Bombs in Payload: 2
Max Bomb Damage: 4900


2×4 533 mm Mk VII:
Instead of choosing between wide and narrow spreads, captains can choose to fire off individual torpedoes or expend the entire launcher at once
Alpha Damage: 16 767
Range: 10.0 km
Reload: 106 s
Speed: 62 kts
180 degree turn time: 7.2 s
Torpedo detectability: 1.3 km
Enemy response time after spotting these torps: 8.06 s

AA Defence:

Long Range:
6×2:  113 mm:
Firing range:  5.8 km
Hit Probability:  90 %
Damage Within an Explosion:  1610
Damage by long range AA guns:  126
Number of Explosions Per Salvo:  6
Action Zone:  3.5 - 5.8 km
Mid Range:
5×6  40 mm:
7×2  40 mm:
Firing range:  3.5 km
Damage by mid range AA guns:  330
Hit Probability:  90%
Short Range:
16×2  20 mm:
Firing range:  2.0 km
Damage by mid range AA guns:  196
Hit Probability:  85%


Maximum speed: 32.0 knots
Turning circle radius: 840 m
Rudder shift time: 12.6 s
Propulsion: 135 000 hp


Surface Detectability: 14.1 km
Air Detectability: 9.3 km
Detectability by depths: 0-9.3 km
Detectability whilst firing in smoke: 9.5 km


Slot 1: Damage Control Party:
Work Time: 5 s
Reload Time: 60 s
Slot 2: Specialized Repair Teams:
Charges: 3
Action Time: 20 s
Reload Time: 80 s
Regeneration: 1188 hp/s
Possible Regeneration per Charge: 23,760 hp/charge
Slot 3: Hydroacoustic Search
Charges:   3
Action time:   100 s
Reload Time:   120 s
Submarine detection range max depth: 2.0 km
Torpedo detection range: 3.5 km
Ship detection range: 5.0 km
Slot 3: Defensive AA Fire:
Charges: 3
Action Time: 40 s
Reload Time: 80 s
All stats are listed without crew and upgrade modifiers but with best available modules. The stats are subject to change at any time.
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 Released on our WGB website.


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  1. Feel like I've been waiting forever for this ship to arrive. Another ship stuck in developer hell.

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