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California
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Battleship | U.S.A. | Tier VII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase price9,500 Credits
Hit Points58,300 
Main Battery
356 mm/50 Mk74 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time30 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time60 sec.
Firing Range19.1 km.
Maximum Dispersion251 m.
HE Shell356 mm HE/HC Mk22 
Maximum HE Shell Damage5,000 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell30 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity861 m./s.
HE Shell Weight578.34 kg.
AP Shell356 mm AP Mk16 
Maximum AP Shell Damage10,500 
Initial AP Shell Velocity823 m./s.
AP Shell Weight680.4 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
127 mm/38 Mk328 х 2 pcs.
Firing Rangekm.
Rate of Fire10 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell127 mm HE Mk32 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,800 
Initial HE Shell Velocity792 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
AA Defense
20 mm Oerlikon Mk2041 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second250.1 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
40 mm Bofors Mk214 х 4 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second222.6 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
127 mm/38 Mk328 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second120.8 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed20.5 knot
Turning Circle Radius640 m.
Rudder Shift Time14.7 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range13.5 km.
Air Detectability Range9.69 km.
Battle Levels
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California — American Tier VII battleship.

A Tennessee-class battleship armed with twelve 356 mm guns and possessing quite modest speed characteristics. After Pearl Harbor, she underwent thorough refurbishment, which significantly changed the ship's design and greatly enhanced her AA defenses.

Modules

Main Battery Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Dispersion
(m)
Maximum HE Shell Damage
(HP)
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell
(%)
Maximum AP Shell Damage
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
356 mm/50 Mk72602515,0003010,500 00
Hull Hit Points
(HP)
Armor
(mm)
Armor
(mm)
Main Turrets
(pcs.)
Secondary Gun Turrets
(pcs.)
AA Mounts
(pcs.)
Torpedo Tubes
(pcs.)
Hangar Capacity
(pcs.)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
California58,300164574814/8/410 00
Gun Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Mk7 mod. 1019.1 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 29,500 hp20.5 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 Secondary Battery Modification 1 AA Guns Modification 1 Artillery Plotting Room Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1

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      References

      1. USS California (BB-44) - Wikipedia
      2. Tennessee-class battleship - Wikipedia
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