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Marseille
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Cruiser | France | Tier X
Tech Tree Position
Brest
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General
Research priceexp
Hit Points66,950 
Main Battery
330 mm/50 Mle 1931 in a turret3 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire2.5 shots/min.
Reload Time24 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time36 sec.
Firing Range19.59 km.
Maximum Dispersion212 m.
HE Shell330 mm HE OEA Mle 1935 
Maximum HE Shell Damage4,800 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell35 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity885 m./s.
HE Shell Weight552 kg.
AP Shell330 mm AP OPfK Mle 1935 
Maximum AP Shell Damage9,700 
Initial AP Shell Velocity870 m./s.
AP Shell Weight560 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
139 mm/50 Mle 1938 in a turret4 х 3 pcs.
Firing Range8.3 km.
Rate of Fire9.23 shots/min.
Reload Time6.5 sec.
HE Shell139 mm HE OEA Mle 1928 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,000 
Initial HE Shell Velocity840 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell10 %
Secondary Armament #2
139 mm/50 Mle 1938 in a turret6 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range8.3 km.
Rate of Fire9.23 shots/min.
Reload Time6.5 sec.
HE Shell139 mm HE OEA Mle 1928 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,000 
Initial HE Shell Velocity840 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell10 %
AA Defense
139 mm/50 Mle 1938 in a turret4 х 3 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second74.4 
. . . Firing Range5.19 km.
139 mm/50 Mle 1938 in a turret6 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second91.2 
. . . Firing Range5.19 km.
40 mm Bofors on a Mk.2 mount2 х 4 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second31.8 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
40 mm Bofors on a Mk.1 mount8 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second90.4 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
20 mm Oerlikon on a Mk.24 mount18 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second109.8 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed33 knot
Turning Circle Radius770 m.
Rudder Shift Time14.5 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range14.76 km.
Air Detectability Range10.13 km.
Battle Levels
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Marseille — French Tier X cruiser.

Super-heavy cruiser with a displacement of over 30,000 tons. Her main armament comprises nine 330 mm guns concentrated in three turrets at the ship's bow.

Marseille was first released in Early Access in Update 0.11.4.

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)
330 mm/50 Mle 1931 in a turret2.5362124,800359,700 02,000,000
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)
Marseille66,9501633536/46/8/2/4/18 03,000,000
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
PCA n° 10 Mle 1019.6 02,000,000
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 240,000 hp33 02,000,000

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 Boost Modification 1 Defensive AA Fire Modification 1 Hydroacoustic Search Modification 1 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 Secondary Battery Modification 1 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1 Airstrike Modification 1
 Slot 5  Torpedo Lookout System Concealment System Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 2 Ship Consumables Modification 1
 Slot 6  Main Battery Modification 3 Gun Fire Control System Modification 2 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 2

Player Opinion

Performance

Warning. The data presented in the AA Defense sidebar section may be incorrect.
For a graphic summary of ships Tiers VIII thru XI see LittleWhiteMouse's "Actual AA DPS".


Pros:


    Cons:

      Research

      As a top-tier ship, Marseille has no module upgrades to research.

      Optimal Configuration

      Upgrades

      The recommended upgrades are:


      Engine Boost Modification 1 Increases the action time of the Engine Boost and Emergency Engine Power consumables.: +50% action time. is recommended in slot 2 for players that have large coal reserves, to further boost Marseille's Engine Boost duration. But for those short on coal, Engine Room Protection : -20% to the risk of incapacitation. / -20% to repair time. should be used instead.
      In Slot 4, both Propulsion Modification 1 Reduces time to full speed: -50% to time for reaching full power. / Increases engine power when the ship starts moving. and Steering Gears Modification 1 : -20% rudder shift time. are viable options. Damage Control System Modification 2 : -15% flooding recovery time. / -15% fire duration. is available for players that want to reduce her 60 second fire duration, but is less optimal.

      Commander Skills

      The Honoré brothers feel particularly well-suited for the French large cruisers with their improved Grease the Gears skill.

      Consumables

      Marseille equips the following consumables: Marseille equips the following consumables:

      Signals

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

      Gallery

      Historical Info

      Historical Gallery

      References


      Ship Change Log

      See here for links to Update notes.

      • Available for testing by supertesters in the game starting from Update 0.11.2.

      Testing Changes

      • DevBlog 273:
        • Preliminary characteristics.
      • DevBlog 320:
        • Deck armor increased from 30 to 36 mm.
        • Citadel deck armor increased from 20 to 30 mm.
        • In Update 0.11.4:
          • Depth Charge Airstrike reload time decreased from 90 to 45 s.
      • Added for early access in Update 0.11.4, as the last bundle in the French Cruisers event. The final stage of these sequential bundles cost 20,000 doubloons, and to unlock Marseille on the very first day of the patch cost players up to 82,000 doubloons.
      • Update 0.11.5
        • Minor fixes to geometry and textures of the ship.
        • The name of the secondary was changed from 139 mm/50 Mle 1938 on an Mle 1938 mount to 139 mm/50 Mle 1938 in a turret.
      • Introduced to the game as a researchable ship in Update 0.11.6.

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