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American Battleships

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I know they will add them in eventually but does anyone have any idea for what the line will be. This is my Suggestion, please give your opinion below. I will put links for each of the ships. And Please tell me whether this is in the wrong section. 

 

Tier 3:USS Indiana-BB1

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Iowa_(BB-4)

Tier 4:USS Kearserge-BB5

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Kearsarge_(BB-5)

Tier 5: USS Mississippi

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi-class_battleship

Tier 6:USS Wyoming-BB32

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Wyoming_(BB-32)

Tier 7:USS New York-BB38

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pennsylvania-class_battleship

Tier 8:USS North Carolina-BB35

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_North_Carolina_(BB-55)

Tier 9:USS Iowa

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iowa-class_battleship

Tier 10: USS Montana

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Montana_(BB-67)#USS_Montana_.28BB-67.29

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Unfortunately, most of them will be slow (approx. 20 knots) until you get to tier8 :trollface:

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Slow?? Good...

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Unfortunately, most of them will be slow (approx. 20 knots) until you get to tier8 :trollface:

 

20 knots? They will certainly get blown up by IJN torps easily if they don't have protection by cruisers...

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20 knots? They will certainly get blown up by IJN torps easily if they don't have protection by cruisers...

 

Not necessarily. While they might be slower, they might also be capable of turning better than the faster IJN battleships due to their design.

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Not necessarily. While they might be slower, they might also be capable of turning better than the faster IJN battleships due to their design.

 

Oh I presumed that their turning rate would be even slower due to the perceived "bulkiness". Usually a heavier mass results in a bigger moment of inertia i.e. slower turn rate.

 

Of coz dimension and shape also plays a factor into that.

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Oh I presumed that their turning rate would be even slower due to the perceived "bulkiness". Usually a heavier mass results in a bigger moment of inertia i.e. slower turn rate.

 

Turning radius is a matter of propulsion, rudders and crucially, hull design. Some slower ships actually have a better turning radius than faster ones, because ship hulls that favour speed aren't really conducive to turning.

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Oh I presumed that their turning rate would be even slower due to the perceived "bulkiness". Usually a heavier mass results in a bigger moment of inertia i.e. slower turn rate.

 

Of coz dimension and shape also plays a factor into that.

 

Engine power is part of the reason why they are slow, how good they are at turning depends more on their dimensions. WG also said that during next patch they'll tweak around with ship turning mechanism, longer ships will have wide turns while shorter ones (such as St. Louis and Kawachi) will turn better.

 

Even so, 20 knots BB are still juicy as hell :trollface: 

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Engine power is part of the reason why they are slow, how good they are at turning depends more on their dimensions. WG also said that during next patch they'll tweak around with ship turning mechanism, longer ships will have wide turns while shorter ones (such as St. Louis and Kawachi) will turn better.

 

Even so, 20 knots BB are still juicy as hell :trollface: 

 

That's good to hear.

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Turning radius is a matter of propulsion, rudders and crucially, hull design. Some slower ships actually have a better turning radius than faster ones, because ship hulls that favour speed aren't really conducive to turning.

 

I see. Still I think their slow speed would hurt them a lot as long as the DDs play smart and attack from two angles or even better, choose a favourable terrain for the engagement.
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Historically, there's two. USS Missouri (Maine-class, BB-11) and USS Missouri (Iowa-class, BB-63). The former is a pre-dreadnought battleship which probably won't be in the game. The latter is a member of the Iowa-class of Fast Battleships which will be Tier 9 in 0.3.1.

 

Unless you're asking if Tier 9 is a tier in the game. Yes to that, too.

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Quote updated, content removed
is this legal? (I've seeing the rules)
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