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 +One of a series of the ''South Dakota''-class battleships. Boasted powerful AA defenses and sophisticated surveillance systems. Had a sensible armor layout including an internal main armor belt and a solid horizontal protection.
  
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 +| Preventative Maintenance =
 +| Expert Loader =
 +| Aircraft Servicing Expert =
 +| Direction Center for Catapult Aircraft =
 +| Dogfighting Expert =
 +| Incoming Fire Alert =
 +| Evasive Maneuver =
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 +| High Alert =
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 +| Torpedo Acceleration =
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 +| Survivability Expert =
 +| Basics of Survivability =
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 +| Emergency Takeoff =
 +| Basic Firing Training =
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 +| Demolition Expert =
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 +| Manual Fire Control for Secondary Armament =
 +| Fire Prevention =
 +| Inertia Fuse for HE Shells =
 +| Air Supremacy =
 +| Advanced Firing Training =
 +| Manual Fire Control for AA Armament =
 +| Radio Position Finding =
 +| Concealment Expert =
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 +As a premium ship, ''Alabama ST'' comes included with [[Ship:Camouflage#Premium_Camouflage|Type 10 camouflage]] that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, and increases the amount of experience she earns.
  
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?USS Alabama (BB-60), a South Dakota-class battleship, was the sixth ship of the United States Navy named after the US state of Alabama. Alabama was commissioned in 1942 and served in World War II in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. She was retired in 1962. In 1964, Alabama was taken to Mobile Bay and opened as a museum ship the following year. The ship was added to the National Historic Landmark registry in 1986.+
  
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 +USS Alabama (BB-60), a ''South Dakota''-class battleship, was the sixth ship of the United States Navy named after the US state of Alabama. ''Alabama'' was commissioned in 1942 and served in World War II in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. She was retired in 1962. In 1964, Alabama was taken to Mobile Bay and opened as a museum ship the following year. The ship was added to the National Historic Landmark registry in 1986.
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?File:Alabama-iii.jpg|''USS Alabama'' (BB-60), 1 December 1942, in camouflage. Note trunked tower foremast and funnel, similar to that used in the design of the later ''[[Iowa]]-class'' battleships.+File:Alabama-iii.jpg|USS ''Alabama'' (BB-60), 1 December 1942, in camouflage. Note trunked tower foremast and funnel, similar to that used in the design of the later ''[[Iowa]]-class'' battleships.
 File:USS Alabama (BB-60) fires guns 1943.jpg|''Alabama'' fires a salvo during exercises with the British Home Fleet in 1943 File:USS Alabama (BB-60) fires guns 1943.jpg|''Alabama'' fires a salvo during exercises with the British Home Fleet in 1943
 File:USS Monterey (CVL-26) during Gilbert-Operation.jpg|''Alabama'' escorting the aircraft carrier ''USS Monterey'' en route to the Marshall Islands File:USS Monterey (CVL-26) during Gilbert-Operation.jpg|''Alabama'' escorting the aircraft carrier ''USS Monterey'' en route to the Marshall Islands
 File:Bob Feller in Navy.jpg|Bob Feller by a 40 mm quadruple anti-aircraft gun mount, probably on board ''USS Alabama'' in 1943. File:Bob Feller in Navy.jpg|Bob Feller by a 40 mm quadruple anti-aircraft gun mount, probably on board ''USS Alabama'' in 1943.
 File:USS Knapp (DD-653) with USS Alabama (BB-60) in April 1944.jpg|''Alabama'' cruising with her screen of escorting destroyers in April 1944; ''Knapp'' is in the foreground File:USS Knapp (DD-653) with USS Alabama (BB-60) in April 1944.jpg|''Alabama'' cruising with her screen of escorting destroyers in April 1944; ''Knapp'' is in the foreground
?File:USS Alabama Mobile, Alabama 002.JPG|''USS Alabama'' at permanent berth.+File:USS Alabama Mobile, Alabama 002.JPG|''Alabama'' at permanent berth.
 File:USSAlabama-Mobile.jpg|''Alabama'' as a museum ship in Mobile Bay, Alabama, 1985 File:USSAlabama-Mobile.jpg|''Alabama'' as a museum ship in Mobile Bay, Alabama, 1985
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Alabama ST
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Battleship | U.S.A. | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase pricepromo Doubloons
Hit Points63,300 
Main Battery
406 mm/45 Mk.6 in a turret3 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time30 sec.
Rotation Speed4.5 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time40 sec.
Firing Range21.1 km.
Maximum Dispersion271 m.
HE Shell406 mm HE/HC Mk13 
Maximum HE Shell Damage5,700 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell36 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity803 m./s.
HE Shell Weight862 kg.
AP Shell406 mm AP Mk8 
Maximum AP Shell Damage13,100 
Initial AP Shell Velocity701 m./s.
AP Shell Weight1225 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
127 mm/38 Mk.12 on a Mk.32 mount10 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range6.6 km.
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
127 mm/38 Mk.12 on a Mk.32 mount10 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second151 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
40 mm Bofors on a Mk.2 mount12 х 4 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second190.8 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
20 mm Oerlikon on a Mk.4 mount52 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second187.2 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed27.5 knot
Turning Circle Radius710 m.
Rudder Shift Time15.3 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range16.2 km.
Air Detectability Range9.72 km.
Battle Levels
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VIII
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promo

Alabama ST — American promo premium Tier VIII battleship.

One of a series of the South Dakota-class battleships. Boasted powerful AA defenses and sophisticated surveillance systems. Had a sensible armor layout including an internal main armor belt and a solid horizontal protection.

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)
406 mm/45 Mk.6 in a turret2402715,7003613,100 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)
Alabama ST63,300645731012/52/100 00
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Mk8 mod. 1021.1 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 130,000 hp27.5 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1 Spotting Aircraft Modification 1 Damage Control Party 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
 Slot 5  Torpedo Lookout System Concealment System Modification 1 Ship Consumables Modification 1

Optimal Configuration


Commander Skills

Camouflage

As a premium ship, Alabama ST comes included with Type 10 camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, and increases the amount of experience she earns.

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Historical Info

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