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 +A big USN Tier VIII cruiser.
  
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?<!--Availability of researchable upgrades for ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' is as follows: +As a premium ship, ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' has no module upgrades to research.
?* '''Main Battery:''' +
?* '''Hull:''' Upgrade to Hull (B) for XXX. Research of this module unlocks progression to YYY.+
?* '''Torpedoes:''' +
?* '''Gun Fire Control System:''' Upgrade to XXX for an extra 10% range on the main battery. +
?* '''Propulsion:''' +
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?As a premium ship, ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' doesn't have any upgrades to research.-->+
  
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?<!--The recommended upgrades for ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' are as follows:+The recommended upgrades for ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' are:
?* '''Slot 1''': +* '''Slot 1''': {{Main Armaments Modification 1}} (what else?)
 * '''Slot 2''':  * '''Slot 2''':
 * '''Slot 3''':  * '''Slot 3''':
 * '''Slot 4''':  * '''Slot 4''':
 * '''Slot 5''':  * '''Slot 5''':
?* '''Slot 6''':  
?--> 
  
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 +| rating11 = 2 <!-- Grease the Gears -->
 +| rating12 = 0 <!-- Swift Fish -->
 +| rating13 = <!-- Consumables Specialist -->
 +| rating14 = 2 <!-- Gun Feeder -->
 +| rating15 = <!-- Incoming Fire Alert -->
 +| rating16 = <!-- Last Stand -->
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 +| rating21 = <!-- Pyrotechnician -->
 +| rating22 = 0 <!-- Fill the Tubes -->
 +| rating23 = <!-- Consumables Enhancements -->
 +| rating24 = <!-- Eye in the Sky -->
 +| rating25 = 2 <!-- Priority Target -->
 +| rating26 = <!-- Expert AA Marksman -->
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 +| rating31 = <!-- Heavy HE and SAP Shells -->
 +| rating32 = 0 <!-- Enhanced Torpedo Explosive Charge -->
 +| rating33 = 2 <!-- Adrenaline Rush -->
 +| rating34 = 2 <!-- Heavy AP Shells -->
 +| rating35 = 2 <!-- Superintendent -->
 +| rating36 = <!-- Survivability Expert -->
 +
 +| rating41 = 2 <!-- Top Grade Gunner -->
 +| rating42 = 2 <!-- Outnumbered -->
 +| rating43 = <!-- Radio Location -->
 +| rating44 = <!-- Inertial Fuse for HE Shells -->
 +| rating45 = <!-- Concealment Expert -->
 +| rating46 = <!-- AA Gunner -->
 +}}
  
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?<!--''{{#var:ship_name}}'' can equip the following consumables:+''{{#var:ship_name}}'' can equip the following:
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?* {{Repair Party}}+* '''Slot 2:''' {{Defensive AA Fire}} '''or''' {{Hydroacoustic Search}}
?* {{Smoke Generator}}+* '''Slot 3:''' {{Surveillance Radar}} '''or''' {{Spotting Aircraft}} '''or''' {{Catapult Fighter}}
?* {{Defensive AA Fire}} '''or''' {{Hydroacoustic Search}}+* '''Slot 4:''' {{Repair Party}}
?* {{Surveillance Radar}}+
?* {{Torpedo Reload Booster}}+
?* {{Main Battery Reload Booster}}+
?* {{Engine Boost}}+
?* {{Spotting Aircraft}} '''or''' {{Catapult Fighter}}+
?-->+
  
 |Camouflage=<!-- write text about useful camouflage below --> |Camouflage=<!-- write text about useful camouflage below -->
?<!-- FOR TECH TREE SHIPS+''{{#var:ship_name}}'' comes with [[Ship:Camouflage#Premium_Camouflage|Type 10]] camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, reduces her service cost, and increases the amount of experience she earns.
?[[Ship:Camouflage#Standard Camouflage|Type 1, 2, or 5 camouflage]] can be equipped for credits; +
  
?Choose one and append after semicolon above:+|Signals=<!-- write text about best set of signals below -->
?Types 1 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce detectibility range.+
?Types 2 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce the accuracy of incoming shells.+
  
?Players who wish to spend doubloons can equip ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' with [[Ship:Camouflage#Permanent_Camouflage|Type XX camouflage]] that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, reduces her repair costs, and increases the amount of experience she earns.+{{Signal Flags
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 +| Mike Yankee Soxisix = <!-- Secondaries: +5% range, -5% reload, -5% dispersion-->
 +| India X-Ray = <!-- +1/0.5% (160mm) fire, +5% you detonate -->
 +| Juliet Whiskey Unaone = <!-- +15% flood, +5% you detonate -->
 +| Victor Lima = <!-- +1/0.5% (160mm) fire, +4% flood -->
 +| Hotel Yankee = <!-- ram someone -->
  
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?-->+| India Delta = <!-- +20% HP from Repair Party -->
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 +| Juliet Charlie = <!-- No Detonate -->
  
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?| Hotel Yankee = +
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?| India Yankee = +
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 | Basilisk =  | Basilisk =
  
 +| Hydra =
 | Leviathan =  | Leviathan =
?| Scylla = +}}
?}} -->+
  
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 +<h2>''{{#var:ship_name}}'', 19??</h2>
 +===Construction===
 +:Builder:
 +:Laid down:
 +:Launched:
 +:Commissioned:
 +----
 +===Specifications===
 +:? tons displacement, standard
 +:?m length
 +:?m beam
 +:?m draft (mean)
 +----
 +====Machinery====
 +:12 boilers, 3 turbines [e.g.]
 +----
 +====Performance====
 +:? knots at ? shaft horsepower
 +:?nm range at ? knots
 +----
 +====Armor====
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 +:Torpedo bulkhead: ?mm
 +:Decks: ?mm main, ?mm upper deck
 +:Turrets: ?mm
 +:Conning tower: ?mm
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 +====Armament====
 +=====Main=====
 +:? (?x?) ?mm rifles
 +=====Secondary=====
 +:? (?x?) ?mm dual purpose? rifles
 +=====Anti-Aircraft=====
 +:? (?x?) ?mm guns
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 +====Aircraft====
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Revision as of 00:28, 23 June 2021

Congress
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Cruiser | U.S.A. | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase pricepromo Doubloons
Hit Points51,150 
Main Battery
305 mm/50 Mk.8 in a turret2 х 2 / 1 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire2.73 shots/min.
Reload Time22 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time30 sec.
Firing Range17.5 km.
Maximum Dispersion195 m.
HE Shell305 mm HE Mk17 mod. 1 
Maximum HE Shell Damage4,300 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell27 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity808 m./s.
HE Shell Weight462.3 kg.
AP Shell305 mm AP Mk18 mod. 1 
Maximum AP Shell Damage8,900 
Initial AP Shell Velocity762 m./s.
AP Shell Weight517 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
127 mm/38 Mk.12 on a Mk.32 mount6 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 mount6 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second90.6 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
40 mm Bofors on a Mk.1 mount14 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second158.2 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
20 mm Oerlikon on a Mk.4 mount20 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second72 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed33 knot
Turning Circle Radius850 m.
Rudder Shift Time13 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range15.5 km.
Air Detectability Range9.72 km.
Battle Levels
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VIII
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promo

Congress — American promo premium Tier VIII cruiser.

A variant of the "large cruiser" project with seven 305 mm guns as her main battery. She was similar to the Alaska-class ships in terms of her other characteristics.

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)
305 mm/50 Mk.8 in a turret2.7301954,300278,900 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)
Congress51,150163251/2614/20/60 00
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Mk8 mod. 1017.5 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 180,000 hp33 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 Defensive AA Fire Modification 1 Hydroacoustic Search Modification 1 Surveillance Radar 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
 Slot 5  Torpedo Lookout System Concealment System Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 2 Ship Consumables Modification 1

Player Opinion

Performance

A big USN Tier VIII cruiser.

Pros:

  • Pro

Cons:

  • Con

Research

As a premium ship, Congress has no module upgrades to research.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Congress are:

Commander Skills

Consumables

Congress can equip the following:

Camouflage

Congress comes with Type 10 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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