16/45 gun, Mk 2B

Shell properties
Mass 2,375-lb with 2,090-lb body
Maximum range 40,000 yards
Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2400 - 32.3 - 31.9 0 - 36.8 - 36.3 0 - 30.6 - 30.2 0 - 35.5 - 33.3 0 - 37.3 - 36.7 0
2 1.2 2316 - 30.6 - 30.2 0.33 - 34.9 - 34.4 0.33 - 29 - 28.6 0.4 - 33.6 - 31.6 0.39 - 35.4 - 34.8 0.35
4 2.4 2233 - 29 - 28.6 0.66 - 33 - 32.6 0.66 - 27.4 - 27.1 0.8 - 31.8 - 29.9 0.78 - 33.5 - 32.9 0.7
6 3.6 2149 - 27.4 - 27 0.99 - 31.2 - 30.8 0.99 - 25.9 - 25.6 1.2 - 30.1 - 28.2 1.1 - 31.6 - 31.1 1
8 4.8 2066 - 25.8 - 25.5 1.3 - 29.4 - 29.1 1.3 - 24.4 - 24.1 1.6 - 28.3 - 26.6 1.5 - 29.8 - 29.3 1.4
10 6 1982 - 24.3 - 24 1.6 - 27.7 - 27.3 1.6 - 23 - 22.7 2 - 26.7 - 25.1 1.9 - 28.1 - 27.6 1.7
12 7.7 1915 - 23 - 22.7 1.9 - 26.2 - 25.9 1.9 - 21.8 - 21.5 2.4 - 25.2 - 23.7 2.3 - 26.6 - 26.1 2.1
14 9.4 1848 - 21.7 - 21.4 2.3 - 24.7 - 24.3 2.3 - 20.5 - 20.3 2.8 - 23.8 - 22.4 2.7 - 25.1 - 24.6 2.4
16 11.7 1781 - 20.4 - 20.1 2.6 - 23.2 - 22.9 2.6 - 19.3 - 19 3.2 - 22.3 - 21 3.1 - 23.5 - 23.1 2.8
18 14 1714 - 19.1 - 18.8 2.9 - 21.7 - 21.5 2.9 - 18.1 - 17.8 3.6 - 20.9 - 19.7 3.5 - 22 - 21.7 3.1
20 16.5 1647 - 17.8 - 17.6 3.3 - 20.3 - 20.1 3.3 - 16.9 - 16.7 4 - 19.6 - 18.4 3.9 - 20.6 - 20.3 3.5
22 19.7 1617 - 17 - 16.8 3.6 - 19.4 - 19.1 3.6 - 16.1 - 15.9 4.4 - 18.3 - 17.5 4.3 - 19.6 - 19.3 3.9
24 22.9 1587 - 16.2 - 16 4 - 18.4 - 18.2 4 - 15.3 - 15.1 4.9 - 17.8 - 16.7 4.8 - 18.7 - 18.4 4.3
26 26.1 1558 - 15.4 - 15.1 4.5 - 17.5 - 17.2 4.5 - 14.6 - 14.3 5.4 - 16.9 - 15.8 5.3 - 17.8 - 17.4 4.8
28 29.1 1528 - 14.7 - 14.2 5 16.4 - - 16.1 5 - 13.9 - 13.5 6.1 - 16 - 14.9 5.9 - 17.1 - 16.4 5.3
30 32.2 1498 - 14.1 - 13.4 5.6 15 - - 14.6 5.6 - 13.3 - 12.7 6.9 14.8 14.4 - 14 6.7 - 16.5 - 15.4 6
32 36.3 1506 13.1 - - 12.6 6.8 13.4 - - 12.9 6.8 12.4 - - 11.9 8.7 13.3 - - 13.6 8.4 15 - - 14.2 7.4
34 40.4 1513 11.8 - 11.2 - 8.7 11.9 - 11.4 - 8.7 11.1 - 10.6 - 11.8 11.8 - 11.2 - 11.3 13.5 - - 12.6 9.6
36 44.4 1543 10.6 - 10.1 - 11.3 10.6 - 10.2 - 11.3 10 - 9.5 - 15.4 10.5 - 10.1 - 14.8 12.1 - 11.3 - 12.5
38 48.5 1573 9.5 - 9.1 - 13.3 9.9 - 9.1 - 13.3 9 - 8.6 - 18.1 9.4 - 9 - 17.3 10.8 - 10.2 - 14.7
40 52.6 1603 8.4 - 8.1 - 14.8 9.1 - 8 - 14.8 8 - 7.6 - 20.1 8.4 - 8 - 19.3 10.4 - 9.1 - 16.4

16"/45 gun, Mk 1B

Shell properties
Mass 2,048-lb with 1,802-lb body
Maximum range 39,800 yards
Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2614 - 33.5 - 33 0 - 38.1 - 37.6 0 - 31.7 - 31.3 0 - 36.7 - 34.5 0 - 38.7 - 38 0
2 1.2 2500 - 31.4 - 31 0.29 - 35.7 - 35.3 0.29 - 29.7 - 29.3 0.35 - 34.4 - 32.3 0.34 - 36.2 - 35.6 0.31
4 2.3 2386 - 29.3 - 29 0.58 - 33.4 - 33 0.58 - 27.8 - 27.4 0.7 - 32.2 - 30.3 0.69 - 33.9 - 33.3 0.63
6 3.5 2272 - 27.4 - 27 0.87 - 31.2 - 30.8 0.87 - 25.9 - 25.6 1 - 30 - 28.2 1 - 31.6 - 31.1 0.95
8 4.6 2158 - 25.4 - 25.1 1.1 - 29 - 28.6 1.1 - 24.1 - 23.8 1.4 - 27.9 - 26.3 1.3 - 29.4 - 28.9 1.2
10 5.8 2044 - 23.6 - 23.3 1.4 - 26.9 - 26.5 1.4 - 22.3 - 22.1 1.7 - 25.9 - 24.3 1.7 - 27.3 - 26.8 1.5
12 7.4 1955 - 22 - 21.8 1.7 - 25.1 - 24.8 1.7 - 20.9 - 20.6 2.1 - 24.2 - 22.7 2 - 25.5 - 25 1.9
14 9.1 1866 - 20.5 - 20.3 2 - 23.4 - 23.1 2 - 19.5 - 19.2 2.4 - 22.6 - 21.2 2.4 - 23.8 - 23.3 2.2
16 11.4 1796 - 19.3 - 19 2.3 - 21.9 - 21.7 2.3 - 18.2 - 18 2.8 - 21.1 - 19.9 2.7 - 22.3 - 21.9 2.5
18 13.6 1726 - 18 - 17.8 2.6 - 20.5 - 20.3 2.6 - 17.1 - 16.8 3.1 - 19.8 - 18.6 3.1 - 20.8 - 20.5 2.8
20 15.9 1656 - 16.8 - 16.6 2.9 - 19.2 - 18.9 2.9 - 15.9 - 15.7 3.5 - 18.5 - 17.4 3.4 - 19.5 - 19.1 3.1
22 18.7 1610 - 15.9 - 15.7 3.2 - 18.1 - 17.9 3.2 - 15.1 - 14.9 3.9 - 17.5 - 16.4 3.8 - 18.4 - 18.1 3.5
24 21.6 1565 - 15 - 14.8 3.5 - 17.1 - 16.9 3.5 - 14.2 - 14 4.2 - 16.5 - 15.5 4.1 - 17.4 - 17.1 3.7
26 24.7 1536 - 14.3 - 14.1 3.9 - 16.3 - 16 3.9 - 13.5 - 13.3 4.7 - 15.7 - 14.7 4.6 - 16.5 - 16.2 4.1
28 27.8 1508 - 13.6 - 13.3 4.3 - 15.5 - 15.1 4.3 - 12.9 - 12.6 5.2 - 14.9 - 13.9 5.1 - 15.8 - 15.3 4.6
30 30.9 1479 - 13.1 - 12.5 4.9 14.8 14.7 - 14.3 4.9 - 12.4 - 11.8 5.9 - 14.1 - 13.1 5.7 - 15.3 - 14.4 5.2
32 34.6 1450 - 12.4 - 11.6 5.6 13.3 - - 13.9 5.6 - 11.8 - 11 6.9 13.6 13 - 12.1 6.7 - 14.7 - 13.4 6
34 38.3 1464 11.8 - 11 - 6.7 12.1 - 11.6 - 6.7 11.2 - 10.4 - 8.6 11.9 - 11.4 - 8.3 13.6 12.8 - 12.7 7.2
36 42.7 1495 10.6 - 10.1 - 8.8 10.7 - 10.2 - 8.8 10.2 - 9.7 - 11.9 10.6 - 10.1 - 11.4 12.2 - - 11.4 9.7
38 47.2 1527 9.5 - 9 - 10.9 9.6 - 9.1 - 10.9 9.1 - 8.7 - 14.8 9.4 - 9 - 14.2 10.8 - 10.2 - 12
39.8 51.2 1556 8.5 - 8.1 - 12.3 8.9 - 8.1 - 12.3 8.1 - 7.8 - 16.7 8.4 - 8.1 - 16 10.1 - 9.1 - 13.5

15"/42 gun, Mk 17B Cardonald

Shell properties
Mass 1,938-lb with 1,705-lb body
Maximum range 33,600 yards at 30-degree elevation.

This table assumes the use of Super-Charges.

Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2458 - 34.2 - 30.5 0 - 38.7 - 34.1 0 - 32.4 - 28.9 0 - 35.5 - 31.6 0 - 41.1 - 34.9 0
2 1.26 2357 - 32.2 - 28.7 0.29 - 36 - 32.1 0.29 - 30.5 - 27.2 0.35 - 33.3 - 29.7 0.34 - 38.6 - 32.8 0.32
4 2.5 2256 - 30.2 - 26.9 0.58 - 33.7 - 30.1 0.58 - 28.6 - 25.5 0.7 - 31.3 - 27.9 0.69 - 36.2 - 30.8 0.65
6 3.7 2156 - 28.3 - 25.2 0.87 - 31.6 - 28.2 0.87 - 26.8 - 23.9 1 - 29.3 - 26.1 1 - 33.9 - 28.8 0.98
8 5 2055 - 26.4 - 23.5 1.1 - 29.5 - 26.3 1.1 - 25 - 22.3 1.4 - 27.3 - 24.3 1.3 - 31.7 - 26.9 1.3
10 6.3 1955 - 24.5 - 21.9 1.4 - 27.4 - 24.5 1.4 - 23.2 - 20.7 1.7 - 25.4 - 22.7 1.7 - 29.5 - 25 1.6
12 8.2 1878 - 23 - 20.5 1.7 - 25.7 - 22.9 1.7 - 21.8 - 19.4 2.1 - 23.8 - 21.2 2 - 27.6 - 23.5 1.9
14 10.1 1801 - 21.5 - 19.2 2 - 24.1 - 21.5 2 - 20.4 - 18.2 2.4 - 22.3 - 19.9 2.4 - 25.8 - 22 2.2
16 12.4 1738 - 20.2 - 18 2.3 - 22.6 - 20.2 2.3 - 19.1 - 17.1 2.8 - 20.9 - 18.7 2.7 - 24.3 - 20.6 2.6
18 14.7 1675 - 19 - 16.9 2.6 - 21.2 - 18.9 2.6 - 18 - 16 3.1 - 19.7 - 17.5 3.1 - 22.8 - 19.4 2.9
20 17.2 1613 - 17.8 - 15.9 2.9 - 19.9 - 17.7 2.9 - 16.9 - 15 3.5 - 18.4 - 16.4 3.4 - 21.4 - 18.2 3.2
22 20.1 1573 - 16.9 - 15 3.2 - 18.9 - 16.8 3.2 - 16 - 14.2 3.9 - 17.5 - 15.6 3.8 - 20.3 - 17.2 3.6
24 23.1 1533 - 15.9 - 14.2 3.6 - 17.8 - 15.9 3.6 - 15.1 - 13.4 4.3 - 16.5 - 14.7 4.2 - 19.1 - 16.2 3.9
26 26.5 1512 - 15.1 - 13.5 4.1 - 16.9 - 15.1 4.1 - 14.3 - 12.8 4.9 - 15.7 - 14 4.8 - 18.2 - 15.4 4.4
28 29.9 1491 - 14.3 - 12.7 4.7 15.3 14.4 - 14.2 4.7 - 13.5 - 12 5.5 - 14.8 - 13.2 5.4 - 17.1 14.5 5
30 33.3 1471 13.4 13.3 - 12 5.4 13.7 - - 12.9 5.4 12.7 12.6 - 11.3 6.4 13.4 12.9 - 12.4 6.3 15.5 - - 13.7 5.8
32 37.2 1475 12 - - 11.3 6.5 12.1 - - 11.5 6.5 11.3 - - 10.9 8.1 11.9 - - 11.3 7.8 13.8 - - 12.7 7
33.6 40.3 1478 10.9 - 10.4 - 7.7 11 - 10.5 - 7.7 10.5 - 10 - 10.1 10.9 - 10.3 - 9.7 12.5 - - 11.6 8.4

15"/42 gun, Mk 17B Non-Cardonald

Shell properties
Mass 1,938-lb with 1,705-lb body
Maximum range 33,600 yards at 30-degree elevation
28,732 yards at 20-degree elevation

This table assumes the use of Super Charges.

Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2458 - 30.9 - 30.5 0 - 34.5 - 34.1 0 - 29.3 - 28.9 0 - 33.6 - 31.6 0 - 35.5 - 34.9 0
2 1.26 2357 - 29 - 28.7 0.29 - 32.5 - 32.1 0.29 - 27.5 - 27.2 0.35 - 31.6 - 29.7 0.34 - 33.4 - 32.8 0.32
4 2.5 2256 - 27.2 - 26.9 0.58 - 30.4 - 30.1 0.58 - 25.8 - 25.5 0.7 - 29.7 - 27.9 0.69 - 31.3 - 30.8 0.65
6 3.7 2156 - 25.5 - 25.2 0.87 - 28.5 - 28.2 0.87 - 24.2 - 23.9 1 - 27.8 - 26.1 1 - 29.3 - 28.8 0.98
8 5 2055 - 23.8 - 23.5 1.1 - 26.6 - 26.3 1.1 - 22.5 - 22.3 1.4 - 25.9 - 24.3 1.3 - 27.4 - 26.9 1.3
10 6.3 1955 - 22.2 - 21.9 1.4 - 24.8 - 24.5 1.4 - 21 - 20.7 1.7 - 24.1 - 22.7 1.7 - 25.5 - 25 1.6
12 8.2 1878 - 20.8 - 20.5 1.7 - 23.2 - 22.9 1.7 - 19.7 - 19.4 2.1 - 22.6 - 21.2 2 - 23.9 - 23.5 1.9
14 10.1 1801 - 19.4 - 19.2 2 - 21.7 - 21.5 2 - 18.4 - 18.2 2.4 - 21.2 - 19.9 2.4 - 22.3 - 22 2.2
16 12.4 1738 - 18.3 - 18 2.3 - 20.4 - 20.2 2.3 - 17.3 - 17.1 2.8 - 19.9 - 18.7 2.7 - 21 - 20.6 2.6
18 14.7 1675 - 17.1 - 16.9 2.6 - 19.2 - 18.9 2.6 - 16.2 - 16 3.1 - 18.7 - 17.5 3.1 - 19.7 - 19.4 2.9
20 17.2 1613 - 16.1 - 15.9 2.9 - 18 - 17.7 2.9 - 15.2 - 15 3.5 - 17.5 - 16.4 3.4 - 18.5 - 18.2 3.2
22 20.1 1573 - 15.2 - 15 3.2 - 17 - 16.8 3.2 - 14.4 - 14.2 3.9 - 16.6 - 15.6 3.8 - 17.5 - 17.2 3.6
24 23.1 1533 - 14.4 - 14.2 3.6 - 16.1 - 15.9 3.6 - 13.6 - 13.4 4.3 - 15.7 - 14.7 4.2 - 16.5 - 16.2 3.9
26 26.5 1512 - 13.7 - 13.5 4.1 - 15.4 - 15.1 4.1 - 13 - 12.8 4.9 - 14.9 - 14 4.8 - 15.9 - 15.4 4.4
28 29.9 1491 - 13.2 - 12.7 4.7 14.6 - - 14.2 4.7 - 12.5 - 12 5.5 - 14.2 - 13.2 5.4 - 15.3 - 14.5 5
30 33.3 1471 - 12.7 - 12 5.4 13.3 - - 12.9 5.4 - 12 - 11.3 6.4 13.2 12.9 - 12.4 6.3 14.8 14.7 - 13.7 5.8
32 37.2 1475 11.8 - - 11.3 6.5 11.9 - - 11.5 6.5 11.4 - - 10.9 8.1 11.9 - - 11.3 7.8 13.5 - - 12.7 7
33.6 40.3 1478 10.9 - 10.4 - 7.7 10.9 - 10.5 - 7.7 10.5 - 10 - 10.1 10.9 - 10.3 - 9.7 12.4 - - 11.6 8.4

15"/42 gun, Mk 13A

Shell properties
Mass 1,920-lb with 1,690-lb body
Maximum range 29,000 yards at 30-degree elevation
23,734 yards at 20-degree elevation

This table assumes the use of Standard Charges.

Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2467 - 31 - 30.6 0 - 34.6 - 34.2 0 - 29.3 - 29 0 - 33.8 - 31.7 0 - 35.6 - 35 0
2 1.2 2342 - 28.8 - 28.4 0.33 - 32.2 - 31.8 0.33 - 27.2 - 26.9 0.39 - 31.3 - 29.4 0.38 - 33.1 - 32.5 0.35
4 2.4 2217 - 26.6 - 26.3 0.66 - 29.8 - 29.4 0.66 - 25.2 - 24.9 0.78 - 29 - 27.3 0.76 - 30.6 - 30.1 0.7
6 4 2093 - 24.5 - 24.2 0.99 - 27.4 - 27.1 0.99 - 23.2 - 22.9 1.1 - 26.7 - 25.1 1.1 - 28.2 - 27.7 1
8 5.6 1968 - 22.4 - 22.1 1.3 - 25.1 - 24.8 1.3 - 21.2 - 21 1.5 - 24.4 - 22.9 1.5 - 25.8 - 25.3 1.4
10 7.3 1843 - 20.4 - 20.2 1.6 - 22.8 - 22.5 1.6 - 19.3 - 19.1 1.9 - 22.2 - 20.9 1.9 - 23.5 - 23.1 1.7
12 9.8 1763 - 18.9 - 18.7 1.9 - 21.2 - 20.9 1.9 - 17.9 - 17.7 2.3 - 20.6 - 19.4 2.2 - 21.8 - 21.4 2.1
14 12.3 1683 - 17.6 - 17.3 2.3 - 19.6 - 19.4 2.3 - 16.6 - 16.4 2.7 - 19.1 - 17.9 2.6 - 20.2 - 19.8 2.4
16 15.6 1604 - 16.1 - 15.9 2.6 - 18 - 17.8 2.6 - 15.3 - 15.1 3.1 - 17.6 - 16.5 3 - 18.5 - 18.2 2.8
18 18.9 1524 - 14.8 - 14.6 2.9 - 16.5 - 16.3 2.9 - 14 - 13.8 3.5 - 16.1 - 15.1 3.4 - 17 - 16.7 3.1
20 22.3 1444 - 13.5 - 13.3 3.3 - 15 - 14.9 3.3 - 12.7 - 12.6 3.9 - 14.7 - 13.8 3.8 - 15.5 - 15.2 3.5
22 26.5 1420 - 12.7 - 12.5 3.8 - 14.2 - 13.9 3.8 - 12 - 11.8 4.6 - 13.8 - 12.9 4.5 - 14.7 - 14.3 4.1
24 30.7 1396 - 12.1 - 11.6 4.5 - 13.5 - 13 4.5 - 11.5 - 11 5.4 - 13 - 12 5.2 - 14.1 - 13.3 4.8
26 35.2 1388 - 11.7 - 10.8 5.5 12.2 - - 11.7 5.5 - 11 - 10.3 6.6 12.1 11.8 - 11.2 6.4 13.7 13.6 - 12.4 5.9
28 39.7 1393 10.7 - 10 - 6.8 10.8 - 10.3 - 6.8 10.1 - 9.5 - 8.7 10.7 - 10.2 - 8.4 12.2 - - 11.4 7.4
29 42 1398 10 - 9.5 - 7.8 10.1 - 9.6 - 7.8 9.5 - 9 - 10.2 10 - 9.5 - 9.8 11.5 - - 10.7 8.5

15"/42 gun, Mk 5A Blue Band

The Mk 5A Blue Band was used after 1923 and replaced the MK3A Greenboy shell.

Shell properties
Mass 1,917-lb with 1,687-lb body
Maximum range 29,000 yards at 30-degree elevation

This table assumes the use of Standard Charges.

Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2467 - 33.3 - 29.7 0 - 37.3 - 33.2 0 - 31.6 - 28.1 0 - 34.5 - 30.8 0 - 40 - 34 0
2 1.2 2342 - 31 - 27.6 0.33 - 34.6 - 30.9 0.33 - 29.3 - 26.1 0.39 - 32.1 - 28.6 0.38 - 37.2 - 31.6 0.35
4 2.4 2217 - 28.7 - 25.6 0.66 - 32 - 28.6 0.66 - 27.1 - 24.2 0.78 - 29.7 - 26.5 0.76 - 34.4 - 29.2 0.7
6 4 2093 - 26.4 - 23.5 0.99 - 29.5 - 26.3 0.99 - 25 - 22.3 1.1 - 27.3 - 24.3 1.1 - 31.6 - 26.9 1
8 5.6 1968 - 24.1 - 21.5 1.3 - 27 - 24.1 1.3 - 22.8 - 20.4 1.5 - 25 - 22.3 1.5 - 29 - 24.6 1.4
10 7.3 1843 - 22 - 19.6 1.6 - 24.6 - 21.9 1.6 - 20.8 - 18.5 1.9 - 22.8 - 20.3 1.9 - 26.4 - 22.4 1.7
12 9.8 1763 - 20.4 - 18.2 1.9 - 22.8 - 20.3 1.9 - 19.3 - 17.2 2.3 - 21.1 - 18.8 2.2 - 24.5 - 20.8 2.1
14 12.3 1683 - 18.9 - 16.8 2.3 - 21.1 - 18.8 2.3 - 17.9 - 15.9 2.7 - 19.6 - 17.4 2.6 - 22.7 - 19.3 2.4
16 15.6 1604 - 17.3 - 15.5 2.6 19.4 19.3 - 17.3 2.6 16.4 16.3 - 14.6 3.1 18 17.9 - 16 3 - 20.8 - 17.7 2.8
18 18.9 1524 15.9 15.4 - 14.2 2.9 17.8 17.2 - 15.8 2.9 15 14.6 - 13.4 3.5 16.5 15.9 - 14.7 3.4 - 19.1 - 16.2 3.1
20 22.3 1444 14.5 13.7 - 12.9 3.3 16.2 15.3 - 14.4 3.3 13.7 12.9 - 12.2 3.9 15 14.2 - 13.4 3.8 17.4 16.9 - 14.8 3.5
22 26.5 1420 13.6 12.4 - 12.1 3.8 15.2 13.9 - 13.5 3.8 12.9 11.8 - 11.5 4.6 14.1 12.9 - 12.5 4.5 16.3 15.2 - 13.9 4.1
24 30.7 1396 12.7 - - 11.3 4.5 14.2 - - 12.6 4.5 12 - - 10.7 5.4 13.1 - - 11.7 5.2 15.2 13.5 - 12.9 4.8
26 35.2 1388 11.8 - 10.5 10.2 5.5 13.2 - 11.8 11.4 5.5 11.2 - 10 9.6 6.6 12.2 - 10.9 10.5 6.4 14.2 - 12 11.7 5.9
28 39.7 1393 10.9 - 9.8 9 6.8 12.2 - 10.9 10.1 6.8 10.4 - 9.2 8.6 8.7 11.3 - 10.1 9.4 8.4 13.1 - 11.2 10.4 7.4
29 42 1398 10.5 - 9.4 8.5 7.8 11.8 - 10.5 9.5 7.8 9.9 - 8.9 8 10.2 10.9 - 9.7 8.8 9.8 12.6 - 10.7 9.7 8.5

15"/42 gun, Mk 3A Greenboy

The Mk 3A Greenboy was not in service during WWII.

Shell properties
Mass 1,910-lb with 1,680-lb body
Maximum range 24,000 yards at 20-degree elevation.
Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2467 33.3 - - 29.7 0 37.3 - - 33.2 0 31.6 - - 28.1 0 34.5 - - 30.8 0 40 - - 34 0
2 1.2 2342 31 - 27.6 26.5 0.33 34.6 - 30.9 29.2 0.33 29.3 - 26.1 25.1 0.39 32.1 - 28.6 27.3 0.38 37.2 - 31.6 30.2 0.35
4 2.4 2217 28.7 - 25.6 23.5 0.66 32 - 28.6 25.6 0.66 27.1 - 24.2 22.2 0.78 29.7 - 26.5 24.1 0.76 34.4 - 29.2 26.7 0.7
6 4 2093 26.4 - 23.5 20.5 0.99 29.5 - 26.3 22.1 0.99 25 - 22.3 19.4 1.1 27.3 - 24.3 21 1.1 31.7 - 26.9 23.3 1
8 5.6 1968 24.1 - 21.5 18.1 1.3 26.9 - 24.1 19.3 1.3 22.8 - 20.4 17.2 1.5 25 - 22.3 18.4 1.5 29 - 24.6 20.6 1.4
10 7.3 1843 21.9 - 19.6 16.1 1.6 24.3 - 21.8 17 1.6 20.8 - 18.5 15.2 1.9 22.6 - 20.3 16.3 1.9 26.2 - 22.4 18.2 1.7
12 9.8 1763 20.1 - 18 14.3 1.9 22.1 - 19.9 14.9 1.9 19 - 17 13.6 2.3 20.7 - 18.6 14.5 2.2 23.9 - 20.6 16.2 2.1
14 12.3 1683 18.2 - 16.4 12.9 2.3 20 - 18.1 13.4 2.3 17.3 - 15.5 12.2 2.7 18.8 - 16.9 13 2.6 21.7 - 18.7 14.6 2.4
16 15.6 1604 16.3 - 14.7 11.6 2.6 17.7 - 16.1 11.9 2.6 15.4 - 13.9 11 3.1 16.7 - 15.1 11.6 3 19.3 - 16.8 13 2.8
18 18.9 1524 14.4 - 13.1 10.5 2.9 15.6 - 14.2 10.7 2.9 13.7 - 12.4 9.9 3.5 14.8 - 13.4 10.5 3.4 17.1 - 14.9 11.8 3.1
20 22.3 1444 12.7 - 11.6 9.6 3.3 13.6 - 12.5 9.7 3.3 12 - 11 9.1 3.9 13 - 11.9 9.6 3.8 15 - 13.2 10.8 3.5
22 26.5 1420 11.3 - 10.4 8.9 3.8 12 - 11.1 8.9 3.8 11 - 10.1 8.5 4.6 11.5 - 10.6 8.9 4.5 13.3 - 11.8 10 4.1
24 30.7 1396 10 - 9.3 8.3 4.5 10.6 - 9.8 8.3 4.5 9.7 - 9 8 5.4 10.2 - 9.4 8.2 5.2 11.7 - 10.5 9.3 4.8

14"/45 gun, Mk 1B

Shell properties
Mass 1,590-lb with 1,399-lb body
Maximum range 38,600 yards
Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2483 - 29.1 - 28.7 0 - 31.9 - 31.5 0 - 27.5 - 27.2 0 - 31.4 - 29.5 0 - 33.3 - 32.7 0
2 1.2 2385 - 27.4 - 27.1 0.27 - 30 - 29.7 0.27 - 25.9 - 25.6 0.32 - 29.6 - 27.8 0.31 - 31.3 - 30.8 0.29
4 2.4 2287 - 25.8 - 25.4 0.55 - 28.2 - 27.9 0.55 - 24.4 - 24.1 0.65 - 27.8 - 26.1 0.63 - 29.5 - 29 0.58
6 3.6 2189 - 24.2 - 23.9 0.82 - 26.5 - 26.2 0.82 - 22.9 - 22.6 0.97 - 26.1 - 24.5 0.94 - 27.7 - 27.2 0.87
8 4.8 2091 - 22.6 - 22.4 1.1 - 24.8 - 24.5 1.1 - 21.4 - 21.2 1.3 - 24.4 - 23 1.2 - 25.9 - 25.4 1.1
10 6 1994 - 21.2 - 20.9 1.3 - 23.2 - 22.9 1.3 - 20 - 19.8 1.6 - 22.8 - 21.5 1.5 - 24.2 - 23.8 1.4
12 7.7 1917 - 19.9 - 19.6 1.6 - 21.8 - 21.5 1.6 - 18.8 - 18.6 1.9 - 21.5 - 20.2 1.8 - 22.7 - 22.3 1.7
14 9.4 1840 - 18.6 - 18.4 1.9 - 20.4 - 20.2 1.9 - 17.6 - 17.4 2.2 - 20.1 - 18.9 2.2 - 21.3 - 21 2
16 11.7 1778 - 17.5 - 17.3 2.2 - 19.2 - 19 2.2 - 16.6 - 16.4 2.6 - 18.9 - 17.8 2.5 - 20.1 - 19.7 2.3
18 14.1 1717 - 16.5 - 16.3 2.4 - 18.1 - 17.9 2.4 - 15.6 - 15.4 2.9 - 17.8 - 16.7 2.8 - 18.9 - 18.5 2.6
20 16.5 1657 - 15.5 - 15.3 2.7 - 17 - 16.8 2.7 - 14.7 - 14.5 3.2 - 16.8 - 15.7 3.1 - 17.7 - 17.4 2.9
22 19.3 1616 - 14.7 - 14.5 3 - 16.1 - 15.9 3 - 13.9 - 13.8 3.5 - 15.9 - 14.9 3.4 - 16.8 - 16.5 3.2
24 22 1575 - 13.9 - 13.8 3.3 - 15.3 - 15.1 3.3 - 13.2 - 13 3.9 - 15.1 - 14.2 3.8 - 16 - 15.7 3.5
26 25.1 1550 - 13.3 - 13.1 3.7 - 14.6 - 14.4 3.7 - 12.6 - 12.4 4.3 - 14.4 - 13.5 4.2 - 15.3 - 14.9 3.9
28 28.2 1526 - 12.8 - 12.4 4.2 - 14 - 13.6 4.2 - 12.1 - 11.8 4.8 - 13.7 - 12.8 4.7 - 14.7 - 14.1 4.4
30 31.3 1502 - 12.3 - 11.7 4.7 13.1 - - 12.7 4.7 - 11.6 - 11.1 5.4 - 13.1 - 12.1 5.3 - 14.2 - 13.4 5
32 35.1 1478 11.6 11.5 - 10.9 5.5 11.7 - - 11.3 5.5 11 10.9 - 10.3 6.5 11.7 - - 11.2 6.3 13.2 12.7 - 12.4 5.9
34 39 1500 10.6 - 10.1 - 6.9 10.6 - 10.1 - 6.9 10.2 - 9.7 - 8.4 10.6 - 10 - 8.2 12.1 - - 11.3 7.4
36 43.8 1531 9.3 - 8.9 - 9.4 9.2 - 8.8 - 9.4 8.9 - 8.5 - 11.8 9.2 - 8.8 - 11.5 10.6 - - 10 10.2
38.6 50.2 1571 7.8 - 7.5 - 12 7.9 - 7.4 - 12 7.6 - 7.3 - 15 7.7 - 7.4 - 14.6 9.1 - 8.4 - 13

9.2"/47 gun, Mk 12B (1935-50)

Shell properties
Mass 380-lb with 326.8-lb body
Maximum range 29,200 yards at maximum elevation of 35-degrees for coastal defense.
Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2778 - 21 - 20.7 0 - 20.6 - 20.4 0 - 19.9 - 19.6 0 - 21.8 - 20.5 0 - 23.5 - 23.1 0
2 1 2557 - 18.8 - 18.6 0.15 - 18.5 - 18.3 0.15 - 17.8 - 17.6 0.16 - 19.6 - 18.4 0.16 - 21.1 - 20.7 0.16
4 2 2336 - 16.7 - 16.5 0.3 - 16.4 - 16.2 0.3 - 15.8 - 15.6 0.32 - 17.4 - 16.3 0.32 - 18.7 - 18.4 0.32
6 3.1 2115 14.6 - - 14.5 0.45 14.4 - - 14.2 0.45 13.9 - - 13.7 0.48 15.2 14.5 - 14.3 0.48 - 16.4 - 16.2 0.48
8 4.7 1908 12.7 - - 12.6 0.6 12.5 - - 12.4 0.6 12 - - 11.9 0.65 13.2 - - 12.4 0.65 14.3 - - 14 0.65
10 6.9 1715 10.9 - - 10.8 0.75 10.7 - - 10.6 0.75 11 - - 10.3 0.81 11.4 - - 10.7 0.81 12.3 - - 12.1 0.81
12 9.6 1541 9.3 - - 9.2 0.9 9.2 - - 9.1 0.9 9.4 - - 8.8 0.97 9.7 - - 9.1 0.97 10.5 - - 10.3 0.97
14 13 1389 7.9 - - 7.8 1 7.8 - - 7.7 1 8 - - 7.5 1.1 8.2 - - 7.7 1.1 8.9 - - 8.7 1.1
16 17.3 1264 6.79 - - 6.71 1.2 6.6 - - 6.5 1.2 6.9 - - 6.5 1.3 7 - - 6.6 1.3 7.6 - - 7.5 1.3
18 22.4 1170 5.8 - - 5.7 1.4 5.7 - - 5.6 1.4 5.9 - - 5.5 1.5 6 - - 5.7 1.5 6.5 - - 6.4 1.5
20 28.1 1118 5.1 - - 5 1.8 5 - - 4.9 1.8 5.3 - - 5 1.8 5.2 - - 4.9 1.8 5.8 - - 5.6 1.8
22 34 1100 4.7 - - 4.4 2.3 4.6 - - 4.3 2.3 4.8 - - 4.4 2.3 4.7 - - 4.4 2.3 5.3 - - 4.9 2.3
24 39.9 1102 4.3 - - 3.9 2.9 4.1 - - 3.8 2.9 4.2 - - 3.9 3 4.2 - - 3.8 2.9 4.9 - - 4.3 3
26 45.8 1115 3.8 - 3.4 - 3.6 3.7 - 3.3 - 3.6 3.8 - 3.4 - 3.7 3.7 - 3.4 - 3.7 4.7 - - 3.8 3.7
28 51.6 1136 3.3 - 3 - 4.1 3.2 - 2.9 - 4.1 3.3 - 3 - 4.3 3.2 - 3 - 4.2 4.7 - 3.3 - 4.3
29 64.7 1153 2.9 - 1.3 - 4.7 2.7 - 1.3 - 4.7 2.8 - 1.3 - 4.9 2.8 - 1.3 - 4.9 4.3 - 1.5 - 4.9

8"/50 gun, Mk 1B SAPC

Shell properties
Mass 256-lb with 224-lb body
Maximum range 30,000 yards
Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2725 15.7 - - 15.5 0 15 - - 14.8 0 14.8 - - 14.6 0 16.2 - - 15.2 0 17.5 - - 17.2 0
2 0.92 2497 14 - - 13.8 0.15 13.3 - - 13.2 0.15 13.2 - - 13.1 0.15 14.4 - - 13.5 0.15 15.6 - - 15.4 0.15
4 1.8 2269 12.3 - - 12.2 0.31 11.8 - - 11.6 0.31 11.7 - - 11.5 0.31 12.7 - - 12 0.31 13.8 - - 13.6 0.31
6 3.6 2074 10.9 - - 10.7 0.46 10.4 - - 10.3 0.46 10.9 - - 10.2 0.46 11.2 - - 10.6 0.46 12.2 - - 12 0.46
8 5.4 1879 9.5 - - 9.4 0.62 9.1 - - 9 0.62 9.5 - - 8.9 0.62 9.8 - - 9.2 0.62 10.6 - - 10.5 0.62
10 7.2 1684 8.2 - - 8.1 0.77 7.8 - - 7.7 0.77 8.2 - - 7.7 0.77 8.5 - - 7.9 0.77 9.2 - - 9 0.77
12 10.5 1539 7.19 - - 7.1 0.93 6.8 - - 6.7 0.93 7.2 - - 6.8 0.93 7.4 - - 6.9 0.93 8 - - 7.9 0.93
14 13.8 1394 6.2 - - 6.1 1 5.9 - - 5.8 1 6.2 - - 5.9 1 6.4 - - 6 1 6.9 - - 6.8 1
16 18.6 1319 5.6 - - 5.5 1.2 5.3 - - 5.2 1.2 5.7 - - 5.3 1.2 5.7 - - 5.4 1.2 6.2 - - 6.1 1.2
18 23.4 1244 5 - - 4.9 1.4 4.78 - - 4.72 1.4 5.1 - - 4.8 1.4 5.1 - - 4.8 1.4 5.6 - - 5.5 1.4
20 28.3 1169 4.4 - - 4.3 1.6 4.2 - - 4.1 1.6 4.5 - - 4.2 1.6 4.5 - - 4.2 1.6 5 - - 4.8 1.7
22 34.5 1094 3.9 - 3.6 - 2 3.7 - 3.5 - 2 3.9 - 3.5 - 2 3.9 - 3.6 - 2 4.5 - - 4.1 2.1
24 40.7 1141 3.7 - 3.3 - 2.7 3.5 - 3.2 - 2.7 3.6 - 3.3 - 2.7 3.6 - 3.3 - 2.7 4.3 - 3.7 - 2.8
26 46.9 1181 3.3 - 3 - 3.5 3.1 - 2.8 - 3.5 3.2 - 2.9 - 3.5 3.2 - 2.9 - 3.5 4.2 - 3.3 - 3.6
28 53.1 1221 3 - 2.5 - 4.1 2.7 - 2.4 - 4.1 2.8 - 2.4 - 4.1 2.9 - 2.5 - 4.1 4.2 - 2.8 - 4.3
30 59.3 1261 2.7 - 1.8 - 4.7 2.6 - 1.7 - 4.7 2.6 - 1.7 - 4.7 2.6 - 1.7 - 4.7 4.2 - 2 - 4.8

6"/50 gun, CPBC

Shell properties
Mass 112-lb with 98.5-lb body
Maximum range 25,500 yards

Figures in parentheses apply if soft cap fails to work properly.

Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2758 - 8.7 - 7.8 0 - 7.9 - 7.1 0 - 8.3 - 7.4 0 - 8.5 - 7.6 0 - 12.8 - 12.6 0
2 0.91 2418 - 7.4 - 6.6 0.11 - 6.8 - 6 0.11 - 7.1 - 6.3 0.11 - 7.2 - 6.4 0.11 - 10.8 - 10.6 0.12
4 2.15 2126 - 6.3 - 5.7 0.23 - 5.8 - 5.1 0.23 - 6 - 5.4 0.23 - 6.2 - 5.5 0.23 - 9.2 - 9 0.24
6 3.72 1883 - 5.5 - 4.9 0.35 - 5 - 4.4 0.35 - 5.2 - 4.6 0.35 - 5.3 - 4.7 0.35 - 7.8 - 7.7 0.36
8 5.9 1666 - 4.7 - 4.2 0.47 - 4.3 - 3.8 0.47 - 4.5 - 4 0.47 - 4.6 - 4.1 0.47 - 6.6 - 6.5 0.48
10 8.73 1482 - 4 - 3.6 0.58 - 3.7 - 3.3 0.58 - 3.8 - 3.4 0.58 - 3.9 - 3.5 0.58 - 5.6 - 5.5 0.6
12 12.4 1329 - 3.5 - 3.1 0.7 - 3.2 - 2.8 0.7 - 3.3 - 3 0.7 - 3.4 - 3 0.7 - 4.78 - 4.7 0.72
14 17.1 1203 (3.0) 3 (2.7) 2.7 0.82 (2.7) 2.7 (2.5) 2.5 0.82 (2.9) 2.9 (2.5) 2.5 0.82 (2.9) 2.9 (2.6) 2.6 0.82 (3.4) - (2.9) 4 0.84
16 23 1106 2.6 - 2.3 - 0.94 2.4 - 2.1 - 0.94 2.5 - 2.2 - 0.94 2.5 - 2.2 - 0.94 3 - 2.6 - 0.97
18 29.7 1041 2.3 - 2.1 - 1.2 2 - 1.9 - 1.2 2.1 - 2 - 1.2 2.2 - 2 - 1.2 2.7 - 2.3 - 1.2
20 37.2 1008 2.1 - 1.9 - 1.5 1.9 - 1.8 - 1.5 2 - 1.8 - 1.5 2 - 1.8 - 1.5 2.5 - 2.2 - 1.6
22 45.1 1007 1.9 - 1.8 - 2 1.8 - 1.6 - 2 1.8 - 1.7 - 2 1.8 - 1.7 - 2 2.4 - 2 - 2.1
24 53.8 1039 1.9 - 1.7 - 2.5 1.7 - 1.6 - 2.5 1.8 - 1.6 - 2.5 1.8 - 1.7 - 2.5 2.4 - 2.1 - 2.6
25.5 64.5 1129 1.7 - 1.6 - 3.1 - - 1.5 - 3.1 - - 1.6 - 3.1 - - 1.6 - 3.1 2.5 - 2.4 - 3.2

5.5"/50 gun, CPC

Shell properties
Mass 82-lb with 72-lb body
Maximum range 17,770 yards
Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2790 - 5.6 - 5.2 0 - 5.1 - 4.7 0 - 5.2 - 4.8 0 - 5.4 - 5 0 7.8 - 7.3 5.8 0
2 0.95 2286 - 4.8 - 4.4 0.1 - 4.3 - 4 0.1 - 4.4 - 4 0.1 - 4.6 - 4.2 0.1 6.7 - 6.3 4.8 0.11
4 2.5 1868 - 4 - 3.6 0.21 - 3.6 - 3.2 0.21 - 3.7 - 3.3 0.21 - 3.8 - 3.4 0.21 5.7 - 5.3 3.9 0.22
6 4.9 1544 - 3.1 - 2.8 0.31 - 2.8 - 2.5 0.31 - 2.9 - 2.6 0.31 - 3 - 2.7 0.31 4.8 - 4.4 3 0.33
8 8.5 1291 - 2.5 - 2.2 0.42 - 2.2 - 2 0.42 - 2.3 - 2 0.42 - 2.4 - 2.2 0.42 3.8 - 3.4 2.3 0.44
10 14.4 1077 - 2 - 1.8 0.53 - 1.8 - 1.6 0.53 - 1.8 - 1.6 0.53 - 1.9 - 1.7 0.53 2.9 - 2.6 1.8 0.55
12 22.1 935 1.5 - 1.3 - 0.64 1.3 - 1.2 - 0.64 1.4 - 1.2 - 0.64 1.4 - 1.3 - 0.64 1.8 - 1.6 - 0.66
14 32.3 847 1.3 - 1.1 - 0.95 1.1 - 1 - 0.95 1.2 - 1 - 0.95 1.2 - 1.1 - 0.95 1.5 - 1.4 - 0.98
16 44.4 818 1.1 - 1 - 1.4 1 - 0.95 - 1.4 1 - 0.97 - 1.4 1.1 - 1 - 1.4 1.4 - 1.2 - 1.4
17.77 56 843 1.1 - 1 - 1.7 1 - 0.95 - 1.7 1 - 0.97 - 1.7 1.1 - 1 - 1.7 1.3 - 1.2 - 1.8

5.25"/50 gun, SAP

Shell properties
Mass 80-lb with 70.4-lb body
Maximum range 23,400 yards
Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2600 - 7.2 - 6.4 0 - 6.4 - 5.7 0 - 6.8 - 6.1 0 - 7 - 6.2 0 - 10.6 - 10.4 0
2 0.99 2277 - 6.1 - 5.5 0.11 - 5.5 - 4.9 0.11 - 5.8 - 5.2 0.11 - 5.9 - 5.3 0.11 - 8.9 - 8.8 0.12
4 2.36 2000 - 5.2 - 4.7 0.23 - 4.7 - 4.1 0.23 - 4.8 - 4.2 0.23 - 5.1 - 4.5 0.23 - 7.5 - 7.4 0.24
6 4.31 1752 - 4.4 - 3.9 0.35 - 3.9 - 3.5 0.35 - 4 - 3.6 0.35 - 4.3 - 3.8 0.35 - 6.3 - 6.2 0.36
8 6.77 1549 - 3.8 - 3.4 0.47 - 3.4 - 3 0.47 - 3.5 - 3.1 0.47 - 3.7 - 3.3 0.47 - 5.3 - 5.2 0.48
10 10.1 1376 - 3.2 - 2.9 0.58 - 2.9 - 2.6 0.58 - 3 - 2.6 0.58 - 3.1 - 2.8 0.58 - 4.5 - 4.4 0.6
12 14.5 1230 - 2.8 - 2.5 0.7 - 2.5 - 2.2 0.7 - 2.5 - 2.2 0.7 - 2.7 - 2.4 0.7 - 3.79 - 3.73 0.72
14 20.1 1117 2.4 - 2.1 - 0.82 2.1 - 1.9 - 0.82 2.2 - 1.9 - 0.82 2.3 - 2 - 0.82 2.7 - 2.3 - 0.84
16 26.8 1037 2 - 1.9 - 0.94 1.8 - 1.7 - 0.94 1.9 - 1.7 - 0.94 2 - 1.8 - 0.94 2.4 - 2.1 - 0.97
18 34.4 991 1.8 - 1.6 - 1.2 1.6 - 1.5 - 1.2 1.7 - 1.6 - 1.2 1.8 - 1.6 - 1.2 2.2 - 1.9 - 1.3
20 43.1 978 1.69 - 1.6 - 1.7 1.5 - 1.4 - 1.7 1.6 - 1.4 - 1.7 1.6 - 1.5 - 1.7 2.1 - 1.8 - 1.7
22 52.2 1003 1.6 - 1.5 - 2.1 1.4 - 1.3 - 2.1 1.5 - 1.3 - 2.1 1.6 - 1.4 - 2.1 2 - 1.8 - 2.2
23.4 64.3 1092 - - 1.4 - 2.7 - - 1.3 - 2.7 - - 1.3 - 2.7 1.4 - 1.3 - 2.7 2.1 - 2 - 2.7

4.7"/45 gun, SAP

Shell properties
Mass 50-lb with 44-lb body
Maximum range 17,000 yards

Figures in parentheses apply if soft cap fails to work properly.

Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2650 - 6.4 - 5.7 0 - 5.6 - 5 0 - 6.1 - 5.4 0 - 6.2 - 5.5 0 - 9.4 - 9.2 0
2 1.1 2133 - 4.9 - 4.4 0.1 - 4.3 - 3.9 0.1 - 4.4 - 3.9 0.1 - 4.7 - 4.2 0.1 - 7.1 - 7 0.1
4 2.8 1743 - 3.8 - 3.4 0.2 - 3.4 - 3 0.2 - 3.4 - 3.1 0.2 - 3.7 - 3.3 0.2 - 5.5 - 5.4 0.21
6 5.8 1407 - 2.9 - 2.6 0.3 - 2.6 - 2.3 0.3 - 2.6 - 2.3 0.3 - 2.8 - 2.5 0.3 - 4.17 - 4.1 0.31
8 10.4 1159 - 2.3 - 2 0.4 - 2 - 1.8 0.4 - 2 - 1.8 0.4 - 2.2 - 2 0.4 - 3.17 - 3.1 0.42
10 17.1 976 (1.8) 1.8 (1.6) 1.6 0.5 (1.6) 1.6 (1.4) 1.4 0.5 (1.6) 1.6 (1.4) 1.4 0.5 (1.7) 1.7 (1.5) 1.5 0.5 (2.1) - (1.7) 2.4 0.52
12 26.9 849 1.5 - 1.3 - 0.6 1.3 - 1.1 - 0.6 1.3 - 1.1 - 0.6 1.4 - 1.2 - 0.6 1.7 - 1.4 - 0.63
14 39.9 789 1.2 - 1.1 - 1 1.1 - 1 - 1 1.1 - 1 - 1 1.2 - 1.1 - 1 1.4 - 1.2 - 1
16 54.6 803 1.2 - 1.1 - 1.3 1.08 - 1 - 1.3 1.1 - 1 - 1.3 1.19 - 1.1 - 1.3 1.3 - 1.2 - 1.4
17 65.4 861 - - 1.2 - 1.6 1.1 - 1 - 1.6 - - 1.1 - 1.6 1.2 - 1.1 - 1.6 - - 1.3 - 1.6

4.5"/45 gun, SAP

Shell properties
Mass 58.25-lb with 51-lb body
Maximum range 20,750 yards

Figures in parentheses apply if soft cap fails to work properly.

Range
(kiloyards)
Angle of Descent Velocity Thickness of armor
British Cemented Armor US Class A Armor (1935-1943) Italian Terni Cermented Armor German KC n/A (1936-1945) Japanese Vickers Hardened Armor (1937-1945)
PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck PP H NL EFF Deck
0 0 2449 - 5 - 4.4 0 - 4.4 - 3.9 0 - 4.5 - 4 0 - 4.8 - 4.3 0 - 7.3 - 7.2 0
2 1.1 2128 - 4.2 - 3.7 0.11 - 3.7 - 3.3 0.11 - 3.7 - 3.3 0.11 - 4 - 3.6 0.11 - 6.1 - 6 0.11
4 2.7 1841 - 3.5 - 3.1 0.22 - 3.1 - 2.7 0.22 - 3.1 - 2.8 0.22 - 3.4 - 3 0.22 - 5.09 - 5 0.22
6 5 1602 - 2.9 - 2.6 0.33 - 2.6 - 2.3 0.33 - 2.6 - 2.3 0.33 - 2.8 - 2.5 0.33 - 4.2 - 4.1 0.34
8 8.2 1398 - 2.5 - 2.2 0.44 - 2.2 - 1.9 0.44 - 2.2 - 2 0.44 - 2.4 - 2.1 0.44 - 3.48 - 3.4 0.45
10 12.4 1231 - 2.1 - 1.9 0.55 - 1.8 - 1.6 0.55 - 1.9 - 1.7 0.55 - 2 - 1.8 0.55 - 2.88 - 2.8 0.57
12 17.8 1104 (1.8) 1.8 (1.6) 1.6 0.66 (1.5) 1.5 (1.4) 1.4 0.66 (1.6) 1.6 (1.4) 1.4 0.66 (1.7) 1.7 (1.5) 1.5 0.66 (2.0) 2.4 (1.7) 2.3 0.68
14 25.1 1005 1.49 - 1.42 - 0.78 1.3 - 1.2 - 0.78 1.4 - 1.2 - 0.78 1.4 - 1.3 - 0.78 1.8 - 1.5 - 0.8
16 33.4 948 1.4 - 1.2 - 1 1.2 - 1.1 - 1 1.2 - 1.1 - 1 1.3 - 1.2 - 1 1.6 - 1.3 - 1
18 43.2 931 1.26 - 1.2 - 1.5 1.1 - 1 - 1.5 1.1 - 1 - 1.5 1.2 - 1.1 - 1.5 1.4 - 1.2 - 1.5
20 54.2 960 - - 1.21 - 1.9 1.1 - 1 - 1.9 1.1 - 1 - 1.9 - - 1.1 - 1.9 1.4 - 1.3 - 2

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