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Gustav-Julius Maerker
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Destroyer | Germany | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
Z-31
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Felix Schultz
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General
Research price110000 exp
Purchase price9,000,000 Credits
Hit Points20,400 
Main Battery
150 mm/55 Tbts KC/36 on a Tbts LC/36 mount5 х 1 pcs.
Rate of Fire9.84 shots/min.
Reload Time6.1 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time22.5 sec.
Firing Range10.85 km.
Maximum Dispersion56 m.
HE Shell150 mm Spr.Gr. Ausf. B 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,700 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Initial HE Shell Velocity835 m./s.
HE Shell Weight51 kg.
AP Shell150 mm P.Spr.Gr. Ausf. B 
Maximum AP Shell Damage3,700 
Initial AP Shell Velocity835 m./s.
AP Shell Weight51 kg.
Torpedo Tubes
533 mm Zwilling2 х 2 / 1 х 4 pcs.
Rate of Fire0.67 shots/min.
Reload Time90 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
TorpedoG7 T1 Ausf.B 
Maximum Damage16,533 
Torpedo Speed50 knot
Torpedo Range12 km.
AA Defense
20 mm/65 C/38 on a twin mount8 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second33.6 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
37 mm/83 SK C/30 on a Dopp LC/30 mount4 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second10.4 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed36 knot
Turning Circle Radius760 m.
Rudder Shift Time7.6 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Rangekm.
Air Detectability Range4.35 km.
Battle Levels
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VIII
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Gustav-Julius Maerker — German Tier VIII destroyer.

A large destroyer designed to act as an ocean-going raider or scout within a raider ship formation (Type 1937). The ship was developed in the late 1930s, and was to be equipped with powerful artillery.

Modules

Main Battery Guns 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)
150 mm/55 Tbts KC/36 on a Tbts LC/36 mount9.822.5561,70083,700 0900,000
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)
Gustav-Julius Maerker (A)20,40062554/81/20 01,350,000
Gustav-Julius Maerker (B)22,30062554/81/20 33,0002,100,000
Torpedoes Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
Torpedo Tubes Reload Time
(sec)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Damage
(HP)
Torpedo Speed
(knot)
Torpedo Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
G7 T1 Ausf.B0.7907.216,5335012 0900,000
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
FKS Typ 8 Mod. 1010.8 0900,000
FKS Typ 8 Mod. 21011.9 22,0001,400,000
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 90,360 hp36 0900,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1 Smoke Generator Modification 1 Torpedo Tubes Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1
 Slot 5  Torpedo Lookout System Concealment System Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 2 Ship Consumables Modification 1

Player Opinion

Performance

Gustav-Julius Maerker is a Tier VIII German destroyer armed with 150mm guns.

Pros:

  • Pro

Cons:

  • No engine boost or hydroacoustic search consumables.

Research

Researchable upgrades for Gustav-Julius Maerker is as follows:

  • Hull: Upgrade to Hull (B) for a larger health pool, improved maneuverability, and especially better AA. Research of this module unlocks progress toward IX Felix Schultz.
  • Gun Fire Control System: Upgrade to FKS Typ 8 Mod.2 for an extra 10% range on the main battery.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

Recommended upgrades for Gustav-Julius Maerker:

Because of the lack of hydro-acoustic search capability, and if primarily firing at range, a Torpedo Lookout System (Increases the assured acquisition range of torpedoes. to a base value of 1.8 km.) might prove more useful. Also consider Steering Gears Modification 2 (Reduces rudder shift time and accelerates the repair of steering gears: -40% rudder shift time. / -80% repair time.).

Commander Skills

Consumables

Gustav-Julius Maerker equips:

Camouflage

Type 1, 2, or 5 camouflage can be equipped for credits; Types 2 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce the accuracy of incoming shells.

Players who wish to spend doubloons can equip Gustav-Julius Maerker with Type 18 camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, reduces her service cost, and increases the amount of experience she earns.

Signals

Note: Use of the Juliet Charlie signal makes detonation impossible.

Gallery

Historical Info

Historical Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Use of the Juliet Charlie signal makes detonation impossible.

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