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General Information

Wichita is was a transition in the USN Cruiser design as she is the last of the so called "Treaty Cruisers". When you have her, you will feel the next generation of USN Cruisers as her Guns are rapid firing and her secondary batterires are well protected. She was the testbed for the Tier IX American Cruiser Baltimore

In Game Information

The last heavy American Cruiser built under the restriction of the London Maritime Treaty. Wichita was to feature an improved Hull similar to the Brooklyn-Class Cruisers. It became a the basis for the development of Cruisers of the Baltimore Class

Detailed information

Ship info Stock Elite
Displacement 10758t
Length 185.42m
Width 18.82m
Power 100000hp No change
Survivability
Ship hit point 27900 No change
Citadel Protection 12.50% No change
Fire and Flooding resistant 15.00% No change
Damage Reduction 9.60% No change
Torpedo Damage Reduction 10.50% No change
Maneuverability
Max speed 31.68kts No change
Time to full speed 14.74sec No change
Max Traverse Speed 6.60deg/s No change
Turn Time 6.60sec No change
Guns
Main gun 203 mm L/55 MK12 3 x3 No change
Reload time 9.00sec No change
Range 9.60km No change
Main battery HE Damage 550 No change
Chance of setting fire 7.00% No change
Main battery AP Damage 710 No change
Citadel Damage Rate 200.00% No change
Turret Traverse Speed 9.00deg/s No change
Secondary gun
Secondary gun 127 mm L/38 MK12 8x1 No change
Reload time 6.00sec No change
Range 5.10km No change
Secondary battery HE Damage 320 No change
Secondary battery AP Damage Unknown No change
Citadel Damage Rate 0% No change
Chance of setting fire 3.00% No change
Turret Traverse Speed 16.00deg/s No change
Anti-Aircraft Armament
Large Caliber AA Damage 128 No change
Large Caliber AA Range 3.60km No change
Small Caliber AA Damage 163 No change
Small Caliber AA Range 1.50km No change
Concealment
Surface detection 8.58km No change

Equipped skill

-Rapid Reload I -Air Defense Alert I

R&D cost

Research
Experience

151,000

Silver

6,040,000

Gold

Not Applicable

Selling
Silver

Not Applicable


Trivia

A Unique type of Cruiser, Wichita was the only ship in her class that had guns that weren't even 8" or 203mm but in fact 200mm to save weight. She was still a Treaty Cruiser by design and context however, was supposed to become a New Orleans Class Cruiser. She was in regards created to be a testbed for modern and powerful future USN Cruisers.

Gallery

USN Cruisers
Tier I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X
Ships Erie Chester St.Louis Phoenix Omaha Pensacola New Orleans Wichita Baltimore Des Moines