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Here's a list of all the torpedo-armed ships in the game. This guide highlights which ships possess torpedoes, where the ship has its torpedo mounts, and the general range where it can launch them.This is just a quick reference guide that you can keep in mind whenever you see these ships in battle to minimize the chances of a nasty surprise. 

 

Generally speaking - all destroyers have torpedoes. All IJN cruisers have torpedoes, but higher tier IJN cruisers can only fire their torpedoes in their aft quarters (exception: Atago). Currently, no battleship has torpedoes.

 

United States Navy

Destroyers

General tips - lower tier destroyers feature torpedo mounts on either side, and can launch 2 mounts on their broadside. If you see a low-tier USN DD launch on one side, keep in mind that it still has torpedo mounts on it's other side as well.

 

Tier 2 - Sampson - 4x 2 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 4.5km range. RoF: 2.6/min

Tier 3 -  Wickes - 4x 3 torpedoes, two mounts on each side.  4.5km range. RoF: 1.9/min

Tier 4 -  Clemson - 4x 3 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 5/5.5km range. RoF 1.5/min or 0.9/min

Tier 5 - Nicholas - 4x 3 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 5.5km range. RoF: 0.9/min

Tier 6 - Farragut - 2x 4 torpedoes, centre mounts. 5.5km/5km range. RoF: 0.7/min or 0.6/min

Tier 7 - Mahan - 3x 4 torpedoes, one mount on each side, one centre mount. 4.5km/6.4km range. RoF: 0.6/min or 0.7/min

Tier 7 - Sims - 2x 4 torpedoes, centre mounts. 5.5km range. RoF: 0.7/min

Tier 8 - Benson - 2x 5 torpedoes, centre mounts. 6.4km/8.2km range. RoF: 0.5/min or 0.6/min

Tier 9 - Fletcher - 2x 5 torpedoes, centre mounts. 8.2km/10.5km range. RoF: 0.6/min

Tier 10 - Gearing - 2x 5 torpedoes, centre mounts. 16.5km range. RoF: 0.4/min

 

Cruisers

 

Tier 4 - Phoenix - Stock: 2x 2 torpedoes, one mount on each side. Hull B/C: 2x3 torpedoes, one mount on each side. 5.5km range. RoF: 0.9/min. Note: Phoenix's hull B has a more prominent superstructure and enclosed bridge.

Tier 5 - Omaha - Stock: 4x2 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. Hull B: 4x3 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. Hull C: 2x3 torpedoes, one mount on each side. 5.5km range. RoF: 1.4/min. Note: Omaha hull C has a larger bridge superstructure and bridge wings, and has less smallcraft on its decks.

Tier 7 - Atlanta - 2x 4 torpedoes, one mount on each side. 4.5km range. RoF: 0.6/min.

 

Imperial Japanese Navy

Destroyers

All IJN destroyers have their torpedoes on centre mounts, which can swivel to either side, and generally have longer range torpedoes compared to the USN. Lower tier destroyers have fast torpedo reloads, so beware. At higher tiers, IJN destroyers can launch torpedoes outside of their detection range.

 

Tier 2 - Umikaze - 2x 2 torpedoes. 4.5km/8km range. RoF: 2.7/min or 2.5/min.

Tier 3 - Wakatake - 2x 2 torpedoes. 7km range. RoF: 1.5/min or 1.4/min

Tier 4 - Isokaze - 3x 2 torpedoes. 7km range. RoF: 1.4/min or 1.3/min

Tier 5 - Minekaze - 3x 2 torpedoes. 7km/10km range. RoF: 1.3/min.

Tier 6 - Mutsuki - 2x 3 torpedoes. 6km/10km range. RoF: 0.8/min

Tier 7 - Hatsuharu - 2x 3 torpedoes. 10km range. RoF: 0.8/min or 0.7/min

Tier 8 - Fubuki - 3x 3 torpedoes. 10km/15km range. RoF: 0.7/min.

Tier 9 - Kagerou - 2x 4 torpedoes. 15km/20km range. RoF: 0.6/min or 0.5/min

Tier 10 - Shimakaze - 3x 5 torpedoes. 20km/15km range. RoF: 0.4/min.

 

Cruisers

Apart from Tenryuu and Iwaki, IJN cruisers mount their torpedoes in side mounts, usually to the rear of the crusier. Starting from Tier 5 onwards, IJN cruisers generally fire their torpedoes in the rear quarters of the ship, and telegraph this by turning away from targets.

 

Tier 3 - Tenryuu - 2x 3 torpedoes, centre mount. 7km range. RoF: 1.0/min

Tier 4 - Kuma - 4x 2 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 7km range. RoF: 1.4/min

Tier 4 - Iwaki Alpha -  2x 3 torpedoes, centre mounts. 10km range. RoF: 0.8/min

Tier 4 - Yuubari - 2x 2 torpedoes, centre mounts. 6km range. RoF: 1.2/min. Note: Yuubari's torpedo arc is extremely restricted and can only fire virtually perpendicular to her.

Tier 5 - Furutaka - 2x 3 torpedoes, one mount on each side. 6km range. RoF: 0.8/min

Tier 6 - Aoba - 2x 4 torpedoes, one mount on each side. 10km range. RoF: 0.6/min

Tier 7 - Myoukou - Stock: 2x 3 torpedoes, one mount on each side. Hull B: 4x 3 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 10km range. RoF: 0.8/min or 0.7/min

Tier 8 - Mogami - 4x 4 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 10km range. RoF: 0.6/min

Tier 8 - Kitakami 10x 4 torpedoes, five mounts on each side. 10km range. RoF: 0.6/min. Note: Kitakami is not available in-game, but may be very rarely encountered in the possession of staff accounts...

Tier 8 - Atago - 4x 4 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 10km range. RoF: 0.6/min. Note: Atago is has a torpedo firing arc similar to that of Tenryuu/Iwaki/Destroyers, as her torpedoes are mounted just under the bridge superstructure.

Tier 9 - Ibuki - 4x 4 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 10km range. RoF: 0.6/min or 0.5/min.

Tier 10 - Zaou - 4x 5 torpedoes, two mounts on each side. 8km range. RoF: 0.4/min.

 

Russian Navy

Only a few premium ships in the game currently, so I won't divide this by class.

 

Tier 5 - Gremyashchy - 2x 3 torpedoes, centre mounts. 8km range. RoF: 0.9/min

Tier 5 - Murmansk - 2x 3 torpedoes, one mount on each side. 8km range. RoF: 0.9/min.

 

Might be some mistakes here and there - if you spot them, just comment and I'll update.

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I await the day WG releases Battleships that have torpedoes.  Because you can be sure that'll be the only time BB players aren't shouting 'nerf torps' :P

 

Neat guide though.  

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Nice thing ;P

Back in CBT I was wondering why cheatland don't have toprs :trollface:

Anyways +1 just because:teethhappy:

edit: I checked it, No mistakes Syan, except if my eyes really sucks

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Historically, the USN decided not to put torpedoes on their newer cruiser designs due to the chance of gunfire setting off torpedoes, especially on their heavy cruisers. In fact, they almost wanted to remove torpedoes from some destroyer designs, but destroyer captains were against it.

 

This design choice was vindicated when you saw what happened to some of the IJN heavy cruisers. The funniest/saddest example would be Choukai, a Takao-class heavy cruiser, who suffered extremely terrible damage when a single 5" shell from the single gun of an escort carrier, of all things, hit her torpedo racks, starting uncontrollable fires. She was subsequently lost after being hit by a dive bomber following the crippling hit on her torpedo racks, and had to be scuttled.

 

If you ever get detonated in an IJN heavy cruiser? This is the reason :v

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and if Player Complain about Cruiser does not have Torp launcher

Tell them

Most Veteran Player will choose Powerful Guns over Massacring Torpedoes

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and if Player Complain about Cruiser does not have Torp launcher

Tell them

Most Veteran Player will choose Powerful Guns over Massacring Torpedoes

 

Hehee, imagine if Cheatland and Des Moines have a torp. LOL

P.S. U're right

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Historically, the USN decided not to put torpedoes on their newer cruiser designs due to the chance of gunfire setting off torpedoes, especially on their heavy cruisers. In fact, they almost wanted to remove torpedoes from some destroyer designs, but destroyer captains were against it.

 

This design choice was vindicated when you saw what happened to some of the IJN heavy cruisers. The funniest/saddest example would be Choukai, a Takao-class heavy cruiser, who suffered extremely terrible damage when a single 5" shell from the single gun of an escort carrier, of all things, hit her torpedo racks, starting uncontrollable fires. She was subsequently lost after being hit by a dive bomber following the crippling hit on her torpedo racks, and had to be scuttled.

 

If you ever get detonated in an IJN heavy cruiser? This is the reason :v

 

another reason that Chokai have uncontrollable fire and let to she get sunk is she had very very poor Damage control system

 

but when comes to eary war night raid this torpedoes is very very deadly

and if Player Complain about Cruiser does not have Torp launcher

Tell them

Most Veteran Player will choose Powerful Guns over Massacring Torpedoes

 

 

but i perfer to have both specially to smash O2 torpedo at  BB face in  close range

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View PostSyanda, on 03 August 2015 - 05:50 PM, said:

Historically, the USN decided not to put torpedoes on their newer cruiser designs due to the chance of gunfire setting off torpedoes, especially on their heavy cruisers. In fact, they almost wanted to remove torpedoes from some destroyer designs, but destroyer captains were against it.

 

Wow, really??? DD with no torps, meh~.

Is another reason that US don't put in torps because USN torps, in early stages of WWII Sucks?

View PostSyanda, on 03 August 2015 - 05:50 PM, said:

This design choice was vindicated when you saw what happened to some of the IJN heavy cruisers. The funniest/saddest example would be Choukai, a Takao-class heavy cruiser, who suffered extremely terrible damage when a single 5" shell from the single gun of an escort carrier, of all things, hit her torpedo racks, starting uncontrollable fires. She was subsequently lost after being hit by a dive bomber following the crippling hit on her torpedo racks, and had to be scuttled.

 

Battle of Samar, right?

View PostSyanda, on 03 August 2015 - 05:50 PM, said:

If you ever get detonated in an IJN heavy cruiser? This is the reason :v

 :) Wanna try, for once ;)

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Addendum onto the guide - carrier squadron loadouts. 

 

Abbreviations: FS - Fighter Squadron. TB - Torpedo Bombers. DB - Dive Bombers.

 

United States Navy

Tier 4 - Langley

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/1 TB/0 DB

Tier 5 - Bogue

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/1 TB/0 DB
  • Mod 2: 0 FS/1 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 3: 2 FS/0 TB/1 DB

Tier 6 - Independence

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/1 TB/1 DB
  • Mod 2: 0 FS/1 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 3: 2 FS/0 TB/1 DB

Tier 7 - Ranger

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/1 TB/1 DB
  • Mod 2: 0 FS/1 TB/3 DB
  • Mod 3: 2 FS/0 TB/2 DB

Tier 8 - Lexington

  • Mod 1: 2 FS/1 TB/1 DB
  • Mod 2: 0 FS/1 TB/3 DB
  • Mod 3: 2 FS/0 TB/2 DB

Tier 9 - Essex

  • Mod 1: 2 FS/1 TB/1 DB
  • Mod 2: 1 FS/2 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 3: 3 FS/0 TB/2 DB

Tier 10 -  Midway

  • Mod 1: 2 FS/1 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 2: 1 FS/2 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 3: 3 FS/0 TB/2 DB

 

Imperial Japanese Navy

Tier 4 - Houshou

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/2 TB/0 DB

Tier 5 - Zuihou

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/2 TB/1 DB
  • Mod 2: 0 FS/3 TB/1 DB

Tier 6 - Ryuujou

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/2 TB/1 DB
  • Mod 2: 0 FS/3 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 3: 1 FS/2 TB/2 DB

Tier 7 - Hiryuu

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/2 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 2: 0 FS/3 TB/3 DB
  • Mod 3: 2 FS/2 TB/2 DB

Tier 8 - Shoukaku

  • Mod 1: 1 FS/2 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 2: 0 FS/3 TB/3 DB
  • Mod 3: 2 FS/2 TB/2 DB

Tier 9 - Taihou

  • Mod 1: 2 FS/2 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 2: 1 FS/3 TB/3 DB
  • Mod 3: 3 FS/2 TB/2 DB

Tier 10 - Hakuryuu

  • Mod 1: 2 FS/3 TB/2 DB
  • Mod 2: 1 FS/3 TB/4 DB
  • Mod 3: 4 FS/2 TB/2 DB

 

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