16"/50 gun, Mk 8 1-5 (1943-44)

Shell properties
Mass 2,700-lb with 2,386.6-lb body
Maximum range 42,345 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 2500 33.1 - - 29.5 0 37.7 - - 33.6 0 31.3 - - 27.9 0 34.5 - - 30.8 0 39.9 - - 33.9 0
2 1 2412 31.4 - - 28 0.35 35.7 - - 31.9 0.35 29.7 - - 26.5 0.43 32.7 - - 29.2 0.42 37.8 - - 32.2 0.38
4 2 2324 29.7 - - 26.5 0.7 33.8 - - 30.2 0.7 28.1 - - 25.1 0.86 31 - - 27.7 0.84 35.9 - - 30.5 0.76
6 3.14 2238 28.1 - - 25.1 1 32 - - 28.6 1 26.6 - - 23.7 1.2 29.4 - - 26.2 1.2 33.9 - - 28.8 1.1
8 4.4 2156 26.6 - - 23.7 1.4 30.3 - - 27 1.4 25.2 - - 22.4 1.7 27.6 - - 24.7 1.6 32.1 - - 27.2 1.5
10 5.7 2074 25.1 - - 22.4 1.7 28.6 - - 25.5 1.7 23.7 - - 21.2 2.1 26.2 - - 23.3 2.1 30.3 - - 25.7 1.9
12 7.5 2007 23.7 - - 21.2 2.1 27 - - 24.1 2.1 22.5 - - 20 2.5 24.8 - - 22.1 2.5 28.6 - - 24.3 2.2
14 9.3 1940 22.4 - - 20 2.4 25.5 - - 22.8 2.4 21.2 - - 18.9 3 23.4 - - 20.9 2.9 27.1 - - 23 2.6
16 11.2 1873 21.2 - - 18.9 2.8 24.1 - - 21.5 2.8 20 - - 17.9 3.4 22 - - 19.7 3.3 25.5 - - 21.7 3
18 13 1806 19.9 - - 17.5 3.1 22.7 - - 20.3 3.1 18.9 - - 16.8 3.8 20.8 - - 18.6 3.7 24.1 - - 20.5 3.4
20 14.9 1740 18.8 - - 16.7 3.5 21.4 - - 19.1 3.5 17.8 - - 15.9 4.3 19.6 - - 17.5 4.2 22.7 - - 19.3 3.8
22 17.5 1705 18 - - 16 3.8 20.5 - - 18.3 3.8 17 - - 15.2 4.6 18.8 - - 16.7 4.5 21.7 - - 18.4 4.1
24 20.2 1670 17.1 - - 15.3 4.1 19.5 - - 17.4 4.1 16.2 - - 14.5 4.9 17.9 - - 16 4.8 20.7 - - 17.6 4.4
26 22.9 1636 16.3 - - 14.6 4.4 18.6 - - 16.6 4.4 15.5 - - 13.8 5.3 17.1 - - 15.2 5.2 19.7 - - 16.8 4.7
28 25.6 1601 15.5 - - 13.8 4.8 17.6 - - 15.7 4.8 14.7 - - 13.1 5.8 16.2 - - 14.4 5.7 18.7 - - 15.9 5.2
30 28.3 1567 14.6 - - 13 5.3 16.7 - - 14.8 5.3 13.8 - - 12.3 6.4 15.3 - - 13.6 6.3 17.7 - - 15 5.7
32 31.7 1562 14 - - 12.5 6.1 15.9 - - 14.2 6.1 13.2 - - 11.8 7.5 14.6 - - 13 7.3 16.9 - - 14.3 6.6
34 35.1 1557 13.3 - - 11.8 7.2 15.8 - - 13.5 7.2 12.6 - - 11.2 9.2 13.9 - - 12.3 8.9 16 - - 13.6 7.8
36 38.5 1574 12.7 - - 11.3 9 15.1 - - 12.9 9 12 - - 10.7 12.2 13.2 - - 11.8 11.7 15.3 - - 13 9.9
38 42 1590 12 - - 10.7 11.6 14.3 - - 12.7 11.6 11.3 - - 10.1 15.8 12.5 - 11.2 10.9 15.1 14.5 - - 12.3 12.8
40 45.5 1607 11.3 - 10.1 10 14 13.5 - 12 11.9 14 10.7 - 9.9 9.8 19 12.3 - 10.5 10.4 18.2 14.3 - 11.6 11.5 15.5
42 53.3 1686 9.7 - 8.6 8.4 18 11.5 - 10.3 10 18 9.5 - 8.5 8.3 24.2 10.6 - 9 8.8 23.3 12.2 - 9.9 9.7 19.8

16"/50 gun, Mk 8 6-8 (1945-92)

Shell properties
Mass 2,700-lb with 2,352.5-lb body
Maximum range 42,345 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 2500 - 36.7 - 32.8 0 - 41.8 - 37.3 0 - 34.8 - 31 0 - 38.4 - 34.2 0 - 44.3 - 37.7 0
2 1 2412 - 34.9 - 31.1 0.35 - 39.7 - 35.4 0.35 - 33 - 29.4 0.43 - 36.4 - 32.5 0.42 - 42.1 - 35.7 0.38
4 2 2324 - 33 - 29.5 0.7 - 37.6 - 33.5 0.7 - 31.3 - 27.9 0.86 - 34.5 - 30.8 0.84 - 39.9 - 33.9 0.76
6 3.14 2238 - 31.2 - 27.9 1 - 35.6 - 31.7 1 - 29.6 - 26.4 1.2 - 32.6 - 29.1 1.2 - 37.7 - 32 1.1
8 4.4 2156 - 29.5 - 26.3 1.4 - 33.6 - 30 1.4 - 28 - 24.9 1.7 - 30.8 - 27.5 1.6 - 35.6 - 30.3 1.5
10 5.7 2074 - 27.9 - 24.8 1.7 - 31.7 - 28.3 1.7 - 26.4 - 23.5 2.1 - 29.1 - 25.9 2.1 - 33.6 - 27.6 1.9
12 7.5 2007 - 26.4 - 23.5 2.1 - 30 - 26.8 2.1 - 25 - 22.3 2.5 - 27.5 - 24.6 2.5 - 31.8 - 27 2.2
14 9.3 1940 - 24.9 - 22.2 2.4 - 28.4 - 25.3 2.4 - 23.6 - 21 3 - 26 - 23.2 2.9 - 30.1 - 25.6 2.6
16 11.2 1873 - 23.5 - 21 2.8 - 26.8 - 23.9 2.8 - 22.3 - 19.9 3.4 - 24.6 - 21.9 3.3 - 28.4 - 24.1 3
18 13 1806 - 22.2 - 19.8 3.1 - 25.3 - 22.5 3.1 - 21 - 18.7 3.8 - 23.1 - 20.6 3.7 - 26.9 - 22.7 3.4
20 14.9 1740 - 20.9 - 18.6 3.5 - 23.8 - 21.2 3.5 - 19.8 - 17.6 4.3 - 21.8 - 19.4 4.2 - 25.2 - 21.4 3.8
22 17.5 1705 - 20 - 17.8 3.8 - 22.8 - 20.3 3.8 - 18.9 - 16.9 4.6 - 20.9 - 18.4 4.5 - 24.1 - 20.5 4.1
24 20.2 1670 - 19.1 - 17 4.1 - 21.7 - 19.4 4.1 - 18 - 16.1 4.9 - 19.9 - 17.7 4.8 - 23 - 19.5 4.4
26 22.9 1636 - 18.2 - 16.2 4.4 - 20.7 - 18.4 4.4 - 17.2 - 15.3 5.3 - 19 - 16.9 5.2 - 21.9 - 18.6 4.7
28 25.6 1601 - 17.2 - 15.3 4.8 - 19.6 - 17.5 4.8 - 16.3 - 14.5 5.8 - 18 - 16 5.7 - 20.8 - 17.6 5.2
30 28.3 1567 - 16.3 - 14.5 5.3 - 18.5 - 16.5 5.3 - 15.4 - 13.7 6.4 - 17 - 15.1 6.3 - 19.6 - 16.7 5.7
32 31.7 1562 15.5 15.3 - 13.9 6.1 17.7 17.5 - 15.8 6.1 14.7 14.5 - 13.1 7.5 16.2 16 - 14.5 7.3 18.8 18.4 - 15.9 6.6
34 35.1 1557 14.7 14.2 - 13.1 7.2 16.8 16.1 - 15 7.2 14 13.4 - 12.4 9.2 15.4 14.8 - 13.7 8.9 17.8 16.8 - 15.1 7.8
36 38.5 1574 14.1 13.2 - 12.6 9 16 15 - 14.3 9 13.3 12.5 - 11.9 12.2 14.7 13.8 - 13.1 11.7 17 15.5 - 14.4 9.9
38 42 1590 13.3 12.1 - 11.9 11.6 15.2 13.8 - 13.5 11.6 12.6 11.5 - 11.2 15.8 13.9 12.7 - 12.4 15.1 16.1 14.1 - 13.7 12.8
40 45.5 1607 12.6 - - 11.2 14 14.2 - - 12.8 14 11.9 - - 10.6 19 13.1 - - 11.7 18.2 15.2 - - 12.9 15.5
42 53.3 1686 10.8 - 9.6 9.5 18 12.3 - 11 10.9 18 10.2 - 9.5 9.4 24.2 11.3 - - 10 23.3 13 - 11.1 11 19.8

16"/45 gun, Mk 8 1-5 (1939-44)

Shell properties
Mass 2,700-lb with 2,386.6-lb body
Maximum range 36,900 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 2300 29.9 - - 26.6 0 34 - - 30.3 0 28.3 - - 25.2 0 31.2 - - 27.8 0 36.1 - - 30.6 0
2 1.4 2220 28.3 - - 25.2 0.36 32.2 - - 28.7 0.36 26.8 - - 23.9 0.44 29.5 - - 26.3 0.43 34.1 - - 29 0.39
4 2.7 2140 26.7 - - 23.8 0.72 30.4 - - 27.2 0.72 25.3 - - 22.6 0.88 27.9 - - 24.9 0.86 32.3 - - 27.4 0.78
6 4.1 2060 25.2 - - 22.5 1 28.7 - - 25.6 1 23.9 - - 21.3 1.3 26.3 - - 23.5 1.2 30.4 - - 25.9 1.1
8 5.4 1980 23.8 - - 21.2 1.4 27.1 - - 24.1 1.4 22.5 - - 20.1 1.7 24.8 - - 22.1 1.7 28.7 - - 24.4 1.5
10 6.8 1900 22.3 - - 19.9 1.8 25.4 - - 22.7 1.8 21.2 - - 18.9 2.2 23.3 - - 20.8 2.1 27 - - 22.9 1.9
12 9 1841 21.1 - - 18.8 2.1 24 - - 21.4 2.1 20 - - 17.8 2.6 22 - - 19.6 2.5 25.5 - - 21.6 2.3
14 11.2 1782 19.9 - - 17.8 2.5 22.7 - - 20.2 2.5 18.9 - - 16.8 3 20.8 - - 18.5 3 24 - - 20.4 2.7
16 13.5 1722 18.8 - - 16.7 2.8 21.4 - - 19.1 2.8 17.8 - - 15.8 3.5 19.6 - - 17.5 3.4 22.6 - - 19.2 3.1
18 15.7 1663 17.7 - - 15.8 3.2 20.1 - - 18 3.2 16.7 - - 14.9 3.9 18.5 - - 16.5 3.8 21.3 - - 18.1 3.5
20 17.9 1604 16.6 - - 14.8 3.6 19 - - 16.9 3.6 15.7 - - 14 4.4 17.4 - - 15.5 4.3 20.1 - - 17.1 3.9
22 21.1 1581 15.9 - 14.2 4 18.1 - - 16.2 4 15.1 - - 13.4 4.8 16.6 - - 14.8 4.7 19.2 - - 16.3 4.3
24 24.3 1558 15.2 - - 13.5 4.5 17.3 - - 15.4 4.5 14.4 - - 12.8 5.4 15.9 - - 14.1 5.2 18.3 - - 15.6 4.8
26 27.6 1536 24.4 - - 12.8 5 16.4 - - 14.6 5 13.6 - - 12.1 6.1 15 - - 13.4 5.9 17.4 - - 14.8 5.4
28 30.8 1513 13.6 - - 12.1 5.7 15.5 - - 13.8 5.7 12.9 - - 11.5 7 14.2 - - 12.7 6.8 16.4 - - 13.9 6.1
30 34 1490 12.8 - - 11.4 6.5 14.6 - - 13 6.5 12.1 - - 10.8 8.1 13.4 - - 11.9 7.9 15.4 - - 13.1 7
32 38.4 1506 12 - 10.7 10.6 8.4 14.3 - 12.2 12.1 8.4 11.4 - 10.6 10.1 11.2 12.6 - 11.2 11.1 10.8 14.5 - 12.3 12.2 9.2
34 42.8 1523 11.2 - 10 9.7 11.3 13.3 - 11.4 11 11.3 10.6 - 9.8 9.2 15.4 11.7 - 10.4 10.1 14.8 13.5 - 11.5 11.1 12.5
36 47.2 1539 10.4 - 9.3 8.8 13.8 12.4 - 10.6 10 13.8 10.2 - 9.1 8.7 18.7 10.9 - 9.7 9.2 17.9 12.6 - 10.7 10.1 15.2

16"/45 gun, Mk 8 6-8 (1945-47)

Shell properties
Mass 2,700-lb with 2,352.5-lb body
Maximum range 36,900 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 2300 - 33.2 - 29.6 0 - 37.8 - 33.7 0 - 32.7 - 29.1 0 - 34.7 - 30.9 0 - 40.1 - 34 0
2 1.4 2220 - 31.4 - 28 0.36 - 35.8 - 31.9 0.36 - 30.9 - 27.6 0.44 - 32.8 - 29.3 0.43 - 37.9 - 32.2 0.39
4 2.7 2140 - 29.7 - 26.5 0.72 - 33.8 - 30.2 0.72 - 29.2 - 26.1 0.88 - 31 - 27.7 0.86 - 35.8 - 30.5 0.78
6 4.1 2060 - 28 - 25 1 - 31.9 - 28.5 1 - 27.6 - 24.6 1.3 - 29.3 - 26.1 1.2 - 33.8 - 28.7 1.1
8 5.4 1980 - 26.4 - 23.5 1.4 - 30.1 - 26.8 1.4 - 26 - 23.2 1.7 - 27.6 - 24.6 1.7 - 31.9 - 27.1 1.5
10 6.8 1900 - 24.8 - 22.1 1.8 - 28.3 - 25.2 1.8 - 24.4 - 21.8 2.2 - 25.9 - 23.1 2.1 - 30 - 25.5 1.9
12 9 1841 - 23.5 - 20.9 2.1 - 26.7 - 23.8 2.1 - 23.1 - 20.6 2.6 - 24.5 - 21.8 2.5 - 28.3 - 24 2.3
14 11.2 1782 - 22 - 19.7 2.5 - 25.2 - 22.5 2.5 - 21.8 - 19.4 3 - 23.1 - 20.6 3 - 26.7 - 22.7 2.7
16 13.5 1722 - 20.8 - 18.6 2.8 - 23.7 - 21.2 2.8 - 20.5 - 18.3 3.5 - 21.8 - 19.4 3.4 - 25.2 - 21.4 3.1
18 15.7 1663 - 19.6 - 17.5 3.2 - 22.4 - 20 3.2 - 19.3 - 17.2 3.9 - 20.5 - 18.3 3.8 - 23.7 - 20.1 3.5
20 17.9 1604 - 18.5 - 16.5 3.6 - 21.1 - 18.8 3.6 - 18.2 - 16.2 4.4 - 19.3 - 17.2 4.3 - 22.3 - 19 3.9
22 21.1 1581 - 17.7 - 15.8 4 - 20.2 - 18 4 - 17.4 - 15.5 4.8 - 18.5 - 16.5 4.7 - 21.4 - 18.2 4.3
24 24.3 1558 - 16.9 - 15.1 4.5 - 19.2 - 17.1 4.5 - 16.6 - 14.8 5.4 - 17.5 - 15.7 5.2 - 20.4 - 17.3 4.8
26 27.6 1536 - 16 - 14.3 5 - 18.2 - 16.2 5 - 15.7 - 14 6.1 - 16.7 - 14.9 5.9 - 19.3 - 16.4 5.4
28 30.8 1513 15.1 15 - 13.5 5.7 17.2 17.1 - 15.3 5.7 14.9 14.8 - 13.3 7 15.8 15.7 - 14.1 6.8 18.2 18.1 - 15.5 6.1
30 34 1490 14.2 13.8 - 12.7 6.5 16.2 15.7 - 14.4 6.5 14 13.5 - 12.5 8.1 14.8 14.4 - 13.2 7.9 17.2 16.4 - 14.6 7
32 38.4 1506 13.4 12.5 - 11.9 8.4 15.2 14.3 - 13.6 8.4 13.2 12/3 - 11.7 11.2 14 13.1 - 12.4 10.8 16.1 14.7 - 13.7 9.2
34 42.8 1523 12.4 11.3 - 11.1 11.3 14.2 12.8 - 12.6 11.3 12.2 11.1 - 10.9 15.4 13 11.8 - 11.6 14.8 15 13 - 12.8 12.5
36 47.2 1539 11.6 - - 10.3 13.8 13.2 - - 11.7 13.8 11.4 - - 10.1 18.7 12.1 - 10.8 10.7 17.9 14 - 11.9 11.8 15.2

16"/45 gun, Mk 5 1-4 (1939-44)

Shell properties
Mass 2,240-lb with 1,969.2-lb body
Maximum range 35,000 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 2520 33.6 - - 29.9 0 38.2 - - 34.1 0 31.8 - - 28.4 0 35.1 - - 31.3 0 40.5 - - 34.4 0
2 1.1 2417 31.6 - - 28.2 0.31 36 - - 32.1 0.31 29.9 - - 26.7 0.38 33 - - 29.4 0.37 38.1 - - 32.4 0.34
4 2.3 2315 29.7 - - 26.5 0.62 33.8 - - 30.2 0.62 28.1 - - 25.1 0.76 31 - - 27.6 0.74 35.8 - - 30.4 0.68
6 3.5 2212 27.8 - - 24.8 0.93 31.7 - - 28.2 0.93 26.3 - - 23.5 1.1 29 - - 25.9 1.1 33.6 - - 28.5 1
8 4.7 2110 26 - - 23.2 1.2 29.6 - - 26.4 1.2 24.6 - - 21.9 1.5 27.1 - - 24.2 1.4 31.4 - - 26.6 1.3
10 5.9 2007 24.2 - - 21.6 1.5 27.6 - - 24.6 1.5 22.9 - - 20.4 1.9 25.3 - - 22.5 1.8 29.2 - - 24.8 1.7
12 8 1931 22.7 - - 20.2 1.8 25.8 - - 23 1.8 21.5 - - 19.2 2.2 23.7 - - 21.1 2.1 27.4 - - 23.3 2
14 10.1 1856 21.2 - - 18.9 2.1 24.2 - - 21.6 2.1 20.1 - - 17.9 2.6 22.2 - - 19.8 2.5 25.6 - - 21.8 2.3
16 12.1 1780 19.9 - - 17.7 2.4 22.6 - - 20.2 2.4 18.8 - - 16.8 3 20.8 - - 18.5 2.9 24 - - 20.4 2.7
18 14.2 1705 18.5 - - 16.5 2.7 21.1 - - 18.8 2.7 17.6 - - 15.7 3.4 19.4 - - 17.3 3.3 22.4 - - 19 3
20 16.3 1629 17.3 - - 15.4 3.1 19.7 - - 17.5 3.1 16.4 - - 14.6 3.8 18 - - 16.2 3.7 20.8 - - 17.7 3.4
22 19.4 1598 16.5 - - 14.7 3.4 18.8 - - 16.7 3.4 15.6 - - 13.9 4.2 17.2 - - 15.3 4.1 19.9 - - 16.9 3.7
24 22.5 1566 15.6 - - 14 3.8 17.8 - - 15.9 3.8 14.8 - - 13.2 4.6 16.3 - - 14.6 4.5 18.9 - - 16 4
26 25.5 1535 14.8 - - 13.2 4.2 16.9 - - 15.1 4.2 14 - - 12.5 5.1 15.5 - - 13.8 4.9 17.9 - - 15.2 4.5
28 28.6 1503 13.9 - - 12.4 4.7 15.9 - - 14.2 4.7 13.2 - - 11.8 5.7 14.5 - - 13 5.5 16.8 - - 14.3 5
30 31.7 1472 13.1 - - 11.7 5.2 14.9 - - 13.3 5.2 12.4 - - 11 6.4 13.7 - - 12.2 6.2 15.8 - - 13.4 5.6
32 35.7 1469 12.3 - - 11 6.3 14 - - 12.5 6.3 11.7 - - 10.4 7.8 12.9 - - 11.5 7.6 14.9 - - 12.6 6.7
34 39.8 1463 11.4 - - 10.1 7.6 13 - - 11.6 7.6 10.8 - - 9.6 10.2 11.9 - - 10.6 9.8 13.7 - - 11.7 8.4

16"/45 gun, Mk 5 5-5 (1945-46)

Shell properties
Mass 2,700-lb with 2,386.6-lb body
Maximum range 42,345 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 2520 - 35.7 - 31.9 0 - 40.7 - 36.3 0 - 33.8 - 30.2 0 - 37.3 - 33.3 0 - 43.1 - 36.6 0
2 1.1 2417 - 33.6 - 30 0.31 - 38.3 - 34.2 0.31 - 31.8 - 28.4 0.38 - 35.1 - 31.3 0.37 - 40.6 - 34.5 0.34
4 2.3 2315 - 31.6 - 28.2 0.62 - 36 - 32.1 0.62 - 29.9 - 26.7 0.76 - 33 - 29.4 0.74 - 38.1 - 32.4 0.68
6 3.5 2212 - 29.6 - 26.4 0.93 - 33.7 - 30 0.93 - 28 - 25 1.1 - 30.9 - 27.5 1.1 - 35.7 - 30.3 1
8 4.7 2110 - 27.6 - 24.6 1.2 - 31.5 - 28.1 1.2 - 26.2 - 23.3 1.5 - 28.9 - 25.7 1.4 - 33.4 - 28.3 1.3
10 5.9 2007 - 25.7 - 23 1.5 - 29.3 - 26.2 1.5 - 24.4 - 21.7 1.9 - 26.9 - 24 1.8 - 31.1 - 26.4 1.7
12 8 1931 - 24.1 - 21.5 1.8 - 27.5 - 24.5 1.8 - 22.9 - 20.4 2.2 - 25.2 - 22.5 2.1 - 29.1 - 24.7 2
14 10.1 1856 - 22.6 - 20.2 2.1 - 25.7 - 23 2.1 - 21.4 - 19.1 2.6 - 23.6 - 21 2.5 - 27.3 - 23.2 2.3
16 12.1 1780 - 21.1 - 18.8 2.4 - 24.1 - 21.5 2.4 - 20 - 17.8 3 - 22.1 - 19.7 2.9 - 25.5 - 21.7 2.7
18 14.2 1705 - 19.7 - 17.6 2.7 - 22.5 - 20 2.7 - 18.7 - 16.7 3.4 - 20.6 - 18.4 3.3 - 23.8 - 20.2 3
20 16.3 1629 - 18.4 - 16.4 3.1 - 20.9 - 18.7 3.1 - 17.4 - 15.5 3.8 - 19.2 - 17.1 3.7 - 22.2 - 18.8 3.4
22 19.4 1598 - 17.5 - 15.6 3.4 - 20 - 17.8 3.4 - 16.6 - 14.8 4.2 - 18.3 - 16.3 4.1 - 21.1 - 18 3.7
24 22.5 1566 - 16.6 - 14.8 3.8 - 19 - 16.9 3.8 - 15.8 - 14.1 4.6 - 17.4 - 15.5 4.5 - 20.1 - 17.1 4
26 25.5 1535 - 15.8 - 14.1 4.2 - 18 - 16 4.2 - 14.9 - 13.3 5.1 - 16.5 - 14.7 4.9 - 19 - 16.2 4.5
28 28.6 1503 - 14.8 - 13.2 4.7 - 16.9 - 15.1 4.7 - 14 - 12.5 5.7 - 15.5 - 13.8 5.5 - 17.9 - 15.2 5
30 31.7 1472 13.9 13.7 - 12.4 5.2 15.9 15.6 - 14.1 5.2 13.2 13 - 11.8 6.4 14.5 14.3 - 13 6.2 16.8 16.5 - 14.3 5.6
32 35.7 1469 13.1 12.5 - 11.7 6.3 14.9 14.3 - 13.3 6.3 12.4 11.9 - 11.1 7.8 13.7 13.1 - 12.2 7.6 15.8 14.8 - 13.4 6.7
34 39.8 1463 12.1 11.2 - 10.8 7.6 13.8 12.8 - 12.3 7.6 11.5 11 - 10.6 10.2 12.6 11.7 - 11.3 9.8 14.6 13.1 - 12.4 8.4

14"/50 gun, Mk 16 1-6 (1937-44)

Shell properties
Mass 1,500-lb with 1,326-lb body
Maximum range 36,800 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 2700 31.5 - - 28.1 0 34.6 - - 30.8 0 29.9 - - 26.6 0 32.4 - - 28.9 0 37.7 - - 32 0
2 1.1 2568 29.4 - - 26.2 0.26 32.2 - - 28.7 0.26 27.8 - - 24.8 0.31 30.2 - - 26.9 0.3 35.1 - - 29.8 0.28
4 2.2 2436 27.3 - - 24.3 0.52 29.9 - - 26.7 0.52 25.9 - - 23 0.62 28 - - 25 0.6 32.6 - - 27.7 0.56
6 3.4 2304 25.2 - - 22.5 0.78 27.7 - - 24.7 0.78 23.9 - - 21.3 0.93 25.9 - - 23.1 0.9 30.2 - - 25.6 0.84
8 4.5 2172 23.3 - - 20.8 1 25.5 - - 22.8 1 22 - - 19.7 1.2 23.9 - - 21.3 1.2 27.8 - - 23.6 1.1
10 5.6 2040 21.4 - - 19.1 1.3 23.4 - - 20.9 1.3 20.2 - - 18 1.5 22 - - 19.6 1.5 25.5 - - 21.7 1.4
12 7.7 1950 19.9 - - 17.7 1.5 21.8 - - 19.4 1.5 18.8 - - 16.8 1.8 20.4 - - 18.2 1.8 23.8 - - 20.2 1.6
14 9.9 1859 18.4 - - 16.4 1.8 20.2 - - 18 1.8 17.4 - - 15.5 2.1 18.9 - - 16.9 2.1 22 - - 18.7 1.9
16 12 1769 17 - - 15.2 2 18.7 - - 16.7 2 16.1 - - 14.4 2.4 17.5 - - 15.6 2.4 20.4 - - 17.3 2.2
18 14.2 1678 15.7 - - 14 2.3 17.2 - - 15.4 2.3 14.9 - - 13.3 2.8 16.1 - - 14.4 2.7 18.8 - - 15.9 2.5
20 16.3 1588 14.5 - - 12.9 2.6 15.9 - - 14.1 2.6 13.7 - - 12.2 3.1 14.9 - - 13.2 3 17.3 - - 14.7 2.8
22 19.6 1548 13.7 - - 12.2 2.9 15 - - 13.3 2.9 12.9 - - 11.5 3.4 14 - - 12.5 3.3 16.3 - - 13.9 3.1
24 23 1509 12.9 - - 11.5 3.2 14.1 - - 12.6 3.2 12.2 - - 10.9 3.7 13.2 - - 11.8 3.7 15.4 - - 13.1 3.4
26 26.3 1469 12 - - 10.7 3.6 13.2 - - 11.8 3.6 11.4 - - 10.1 4.2 12.4 - - 11 4.1 14.4 - - 12.2 3.8
28 30 1430 11.1 - - 9.9 4.1 12.2 - - 10.9 4.1 10.5 - - 9.7 4.7 11.4 - - 10.2 4.6 13.3 - - 11.3 4.3
30 33 1390 10.4 - - 9.2 4.5 11.4 - - 10.1 4.5 9.8 - - 9.3 5.3 10.6 - - 9.5 5.2 12.4 - - 10.5 4.8
32 36.8 1395 9.8 - - 8.7 5.4 10.8 - - 9.6 5.4 9.3 - - 8.3 6.4 10.1 - - 9 6.2 11.7 - - 9.9 5.8
34 40.6 1400 9.2 - - 8.2 6.5 10.1 - - 9 6.5 8.7 - - 7.7 8.1 9.4 - - 8.4 7.8 11 - - 9.3 7
36 44.4 1404 8.5 - 7.6 7.5 8.1 9.3 - - 8.3 8.1 8.1 - 7.2 7.1 10.1 8.7 - 7.8 7.7 9.8 10.2 - - 8.6 8.7

14"/50 gun, Mk 16 7-11 (1944-46)

Shell properties
Mass 1,500-lb with 1,247.6-lb body
Maximum range 36,800 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 2700 - 33.6 - 29.9 0 - 36.8 - 32.8 0 - 31.8 - 28.3 0 - 34.5 - 30.7 0 - 40.1 - 34.1 0
2 1.1 2568 - 31.3 - 27.9 0.26 - 34.3 - 30.6 0.26 - 29.6 - 26.4 0.37 - 32.1 - 28.6 0.3 - 37.4 - 31.7 0.28
4 2.2 2436 - 29 - 25.9 0.52 - 31.8 - 28.4 0.52 - 27.5 - 24.5 0.62 - 28.9 - 26.6 0.6 - 34.7 - 29.5 0.56
6 3.4 2304 - 26.9 - 24 0.78 - 29.4 - 26.3 0.78 - 25.4 - 22.7 0.93 - 27.6 - 24.6 0.9 - 32.1 - 27.3 0.84
8 4.5 2172 - 24.8 - 22.1 1 - 27.1 - 24.2 1 - 23.4 - 20.9 1.2 - 25.4 - 22.7 1.2 - 29.6 - 25.1 1.1
10 5.6 2040 - 22.7 - 20.3 1.3 - 24.9 - 22.2 1.3 - 21.5 - 19.2 1.5 - 23.4 - 20.8 1.5 - 27.2 - 23.1 1.4
12 7.7 1950 - 21.1 - 18.9 1.5 - 23.2 - 20.7 1.5 - 20 - 17.9 1.8 - 21.7 - 19.4 1.8 - 25.3 - 21.5 1.6
14 9.9 1859 - 19.6 - 17.5 1.8 - 21.5 - 19.2 1.8 - 18.5 - 16.5 2.1 - 20.1 - 17.9 2.1 - 23.4 - 19.9 1.9
16 12 1769 - 18.1 - 16.2 2 - 19.9 - 17.7 2 - 17.2 - 15.3 2.4 - 18.6 - 16.6 2.4 - 21.7 - 18.4 2.2
18 14.2 1678 - 16.7 - 14.9 2.3 - 18.3 - 16.3 2.3 - 15.8 - 14.1 2.8 - 17.2 - 15.3 2.7 - 20 - 17 2.5
20 16.3 1588 - 15.4 - 13.7 2.6 - 16.9 - 15 2.6 - 14.6 - 13 3.1 - 15.8 - 14.1 3 - 18.4 - 15.6 2.8
22 19.6 1548 - 14.5 - 13 2.9 - 15.9 - 14.2 2.9 - 13.8 - 12.3 3.4 - 14.9 - 13.3 3.3 - 17.4 - 14.7 3.1
24 23 1509 - 13.7 - 12.2 3.2 - 15 - 13.4 3.2 - 13 - 11.5 3.7 - 14.1 - 12.5 3.7 - 16.4 - 13.9 3.4
26 26.3 1469 - 12.8 - 11.4 3.6 - 14 - 12.5 3.6 - 12.1 - 10.8 4.2 - 13.1 - 11.7 4.1 - 15.3 - 13 3.8
28 30 1430 - 11.8 - 10.6 4.1 - 13 - 11.6 4.1 - 11.2 - 10 4.7 - 12.2 - 10.8 4.6 - 14.2 - 12 4.3
30 33 1390 11 10.8 - 9.8 4.5 12.1 11.8 - 10.8 4.5 10.7 10.5 - 9.2 5.3 11.3 11 - 10.1 5.2 13.2 12.7 - 11.2 4.8
32 36.8 1395 10.4 9.9 - 9.3 5.4 11.4 10.8 - 10.2 5.4 10.2 9.6 - 9.1 6.4 10.7 10.2 - 9.6 6.2 12.5 11.5 - 10.6 5.8
34 40.6 1400 9.8 9 - 8.7 6.5 10.7 9.9 - 9.5 6.5 9.5 8.8 - 8.5 8.1 10 9.2 - 8.9 7.8 11.7 10.4 - 9.9 7
36 44.4 1404 9.1 - - 8.1 8.1 9.9 - - 8.9 8.1 8.8 - - 7.9 10.1 9.3 - - 8.3 9.8 10.8 - - 9.2 8.7

14"/45 gun, Mk 16 1-6 (1937-44)

Shell properties
Mass 1,500-lb with 1,326-lb body
Maximum range 34,800 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 2600 30.1 - - 26.9 0 33 - - 29.4 0 28.5 - - 25.4 0 30.9 - - 27.6 0 36.1 - - 30.6 0
2 1.3 2468 28 - - 24.9 0.26 30.6 - - 27.3 0.26 26.5 - - 23.6 0.3 28.7 - - 25.6 0.29 33.4 - - 28.4 0.28
4 2.6 2336 25.9 - - 23.1 0.52 28.3 - - 25.3 0.52 24.5 - - 21.8 0.6 26.6 - - 23.7 0.58 30.9 - - 26.2 0.56
6 4 2204 23.8 - - 21.2 0.78 26.1 - - 23.3 0.78 22.5 - - 20.1 0.9 24.5 - - 21.8 0.87 28.4 - - 24.2 0.84
8 5.3 2072 21.8 - - 19.5 1 23.9 - - 21.3 1 20.7 - - 18.4 1.2 22.4 - - 20 1.1 26.1 - - 22.2 1.1
10 6.7 1940 19.9 - - 17.8 1.3 21.8 - - 19.5 1.3 18.9 - - 16.8 1.5 20.5 - - 18.2 1.4 23.8 - - 20.2 1.4
12 8.9 1860 18.6 - - 16.6 1.5 20.4 - - 18.2 1.5 17.6 - - 15.7 1.8 19.1 - - 17 1.7 22.2 - - 18.9 1.6
14 11 1759 17.1 - - 15.2 1.8 18.7 - - 16.7 1.8 16.2 - - 14.4 2.1 17.5 - - 15.6 2 20.4 - - 17.3 1.9
16 13.2 1669 15.7 - - 14 2 17.2 - - 15.4 2 14.9 - - 13.3 2.4 16.2 - - 14.4 2.3 18.8 - - 16 2.2
18 15.5 1578 14.4 - - 12.9 2.3 15.8 - - 14.1 2.3 13.7 - - 12.2 2.7 14.8 - - 13.2 2.6 17.2 - - 14.6 2.5
20 17.6 1488 13.2 - - 11.8 2.6 14.5 - - 12.9 2.6 12.5 - - 11.2 3 13.6 - - 12.1 2.9 15.8 - - 13.4 2.8
22 21 1448 12.5 - - 11.1 2.8 13.7 - - 12.2 2.8 11.8 - - 10.5 3.3 12.8 - - 11.4 3.2 14.9 - - 12.6 3
24 24.1 1409 11.7 - - 10.4 3.1 12.8 - - 11.4 3.1 11.1 - - 9.9 3.6 12 - - 10.7 3.6 14 - - 11.9 3.3
26 27.4 1369 10.9 - - 9.7 3.5 11.9 - - 10.6 3.5 10.6 - - 9.5 4 11.2 - - 10 4 13 - - 11.1 3.7
28 30.6 1330 10.1 - - 9 3.9 11.1 - - 9.9 3.9 9.9 - - 8.8 4.5 10.4 - - 9.3 4.4 12.1 - - 10.3 4.1
30 35.8 1290 9.1 - - 8.1 4.8 9.9 - - 8.9 4.8 8.8 - - 7.9 5.5 9.3 - - 8.3 5.4 10.8 - - 9.2 5
32 39.4 1295 8.5 - - 7.6 5.5 9.4 - - 8.3 5.5 8.3 - - 7.4 6.6 8.8 - - 7.8 6.5 10.2 - - 8.7 6
34 45.3 1300 7.6 - - 6.7 7.4 8.4 - - 7.4 7.4 7.4 - - 6.6 9.3 7.8 - - 6.9 9 9.1 - - 7.7 8

14"/45 gun, Mk 16 7-11 (1944-46)

Shell properties
Mass 1,500-lb with 1,247.6-lb body
Maximum range 34,800 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 2600 - 32.1 - 28.6 0 - 35.1 - 31.3 0 - 30.3 - 27.1 0 - 32.9 - 29.4 0 - 38.3 - 32.5 0
2 1.3 2468 - 29.7 - 26.5 0.26 - 32.6 - 29.1 0.26 - 28.2 - 25.1 0.3 - 30.6 - 27.2 0.29 - 35.5 - 30.2 0.28
4 2.6 2336 - 27.5 - 24.5 0.52 - 30.2 - 26.9 0.52 - 26 - 23.2 0.6 - 28.3 - 25.2 0.58 - 32.9 - 27.9 0.56
6 4 2204 - 25.3 - 22.6 0.78 - 27.8 - 24.8 0.78 - 24 - 21.4 0.9 - 26 - 23.2 0.87 - 30.2 - 25.3 0.84
8 5.3 2072 - 23.2 - 20.7 1 - 25.5 - 22.7 1 - 22 - 19.6 1.2 - 23.9 - 21.3 1.1 - 27.8 - 23.6 1.1
10 6.7 1940 - 21.2 - 18.9 1.3 - 23.2 - 20.7 1.3 - 20.1 - 17.9 1.5 - 21.8 - 19.4 1.4 - 25.3 - 21.5 1.4
12 8.9 1860 - 19.8 - 17.6 1.5 - 21.7 - 19.3 1.5 - 18.7 - 16.7 1.8 - 20.3 - 18.1 1.7 - 23.6 - 20.1 1.6
14 11 1759 - 18.2 - 16.2 1.8 - 19.9 - 17.7 1.8 - 17.2 - 15.3 2.1 - 18.7 - 16.6 2 - 21.7 - 18.4 1.9
16 13.2 1669 - 16.7 - 14.9 2 - 18.4 - 16.4 2 - 15.8 - 14.1 2.4 - 17.2 - 15.3 2.3 - 20 - 17 2.2
18 15.5 1578 - 15.4 - 13.7 2.3 - 16.8 - 15 2.3 - 14.5 - 13 2.7 - 15.8 - 14.1 2.6 - 18.3 - 15.6 2.5
20 17.6 1488 - 14.1 - 12.5 2.6 - 15.4 - 13.8 2.6 - 13.3 - 11.9 3 - 14.5 - 12.9 2.9 - 16.8 - 14.3 2.8
22 21 1448 - 13.3 - 11.8 2.8 - 14.5 - 12.9 2.8 - 12.5 - 11.2 3.3 - 13.6 - 12.1 3.2 - 15.8 - 13.4 3
24 24.1 1409 - 12.5 - 11.1 3.1 - 13.7 - 12.2 3.1 - 11.8 - 10.5 3.6 - 12.8 - 11.4 3.6 - 14.9 - 12.6 3.3
26 27.4 1369 - 11.6 - 10.3 3.5 - 12.7 - 11.3 3.5 - 11 - 9.8 4 - 11.9 - 10.6 4 - 13.9 - 11.8 3.7
28 30.6 1330 10.8 10.7 - 9.6 3.9 - 11.8 - 10.5 3.9 10.5 10.4 - 9.4 4.5 11.1 11 - 9.9 4.4 12.9 12.8 - 10.9 4.1
30 35.8 1290 9.6 9.2 - 8.6 4.8 10.6 10.1 - 9.4 4.8 9.4 9 - 8.4 5.5 9.9 9.5 - 8.8 5.4 11.5 10.8 - 9.8 5
32 39.4 1295 9.1 8.4 - 8.1 5.5 10 9.3 - 8.9 5.5 8.9 8.2 - 7.9 6.6 9.3 8.7 - 8.3 6.5 10.9 9.8 - 9.2 6
34 45.3 1300 8.1 - - 7.2 7.4 8.9 - - 7.9 7.4 8.2 - - 7.4 9.3 8.3 - - 7.4 9 9.7 - - 8.2 8

14"/45 gun, Mk 20-1 (1943-45, New York class)

Shell properties
Mass 1,500-lb with 1,315.5-lb body
Maximum range 24,000 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 2600 30.1 - - 26.9 0 33 - - 29.4 0 28.5 - - 25.4 0 30.9 - - 27.6 0 36.1 - - 30.6 0
2 1.3 2468 28 - - 24.9 0.26 30.6 - - 27.3 0.26 26.5 - - 23.6 0.3 28.7 - - 25.6 0.29 33.4 - - 28.4 0.28
4 2.6 2336 25.9 - - 23.1 0.52 28.3 - - 25.3 0.52 24.5 - - 21.8 0.6 26.6 - - 23.7 0.58 30.9 - - 26.2 0.56
6 4 2204 23.8 - - 21.2 0.78 26.1 - - 23.3 0.78 22.5 - - 20.1 0.9 24.5 - - 21.8 0.87 28.4 - - 24.2 0.84
8 5.3 2072 21.8 - - 19.5 1 23.9 - - 21.3 1 20.7 - - 18.4 1.2 22.4 - - 20 1.1 26.1 - - 22.2 1.1
10 6.7 1940 19.9 - - 17.8 1.3 21.8 - - 19.5 1.3 18.9 - - 16.8 1.5 20.5 - - 18.2 1.4 23.8 - - 20.2 1.4
12 8.9 1860 18.6 - - 16.6 1.5 20.4 - - 18.2 1.5 17.6 - - 15.7 1.8 19.1 - - 17 1.7 22.2 - - 28.9 1.6
14 11 1759 17.1 - - 15.2 1.8 18.7 - - 16.7 1.8 16.2 - - 14.4 2.1 17.5 - - 15.6 2 20.4 - - 17.3 1.9
16 13.2 1669 15.7 - - 14 2 17.2 - - 15.4 2 14.9 - - 13.3 2.4 16.2 - - 14.4 2.3 18.8 - - 16 2.2
18 15.5 1578 14.4 - - 12.9 2.3 15.8 - - 14.1 2.3 13.7 - - 12.2 2.7 14.8 - - 13.2 2.6 17.2 - - 14.6 2.5
20 17.6 1488 13.2 - - 11.8 2.6 14.5 - - 12.9 2.6 12.5 - - 11.2 3 13.6 - - 12.1 2.9 15.8 - - 13.4 2.8
22 21 1448 12.5 - - 11.1 2.8 13.7 - - 12.2 2.8 11.8 - - 10.5 3.3 12.8 - - 11.4 3.2 14.9 - - 12.6 3
24 24.1 1409 11.7 - - 10.4 3.1 12.8 - - 11.4 3.1 11.1 - - 9.9 3.6 12 - - 10.7 3.6 14 - - 11.9 3.3

12"/50 gun, Mk 18-1 (1944-47, Alaska class)

Shell properties
Mass 1,140-lb with 1,002.1-lb body
Maximum range 39,573 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 2500 - 26.9 - 24 0 - 28.3 - 25.2 0 25.5 - 22.8 0 - 27.2 - 24.3 0 - 31.9 - 27.1 0
2 1 2386 - 25.2 - 22.5 0.25 - 26.5 - 23.6 0.25 23.9 - 21.3 0.27 - 25.5 - 22.7 0.27 - 29.9 - 25.4 0.26
4 2.1 2272 - 23.5 - 21 0.5 - 24.7 - 22.1 0.5 22.3 - 19.9 0.54 - 23.8 - 21.2 0.54 - 27.9 - 23.7 0.52
6 3.4 2164 - 22 - 19.6 0.76 - 23.1 - 20.6 0.76 20.8 - 18.5 0.81 - 22.2 - 19.8 0.81 - 26 - 22.1 0.78
8 4.7 2056 - 20.4 - 18.2 1 - 21.4 - 19.1 1 19.3 - 17.2 1 - 20.6 - 18.4 1 - 24.2 - 20.5 1
10 6 1948 - 18.9 - 16.8 1.2 - 19.8 - 17.7 1.2 17.9 - 15.9 1.3 - 19.1 - 17 1.3 - 22.4 - 19 1.3
12 8 1867 - 17.6 - 15.7 1.5 - 18.5 - 16.5 1.5 16.6 - 14.9 1.6 - 17.8 - 15.9 1.6 - 20.9 - 17.7 1.5
14 10 1786 - 16.4 - 14.7 1.7 - 17.3 - 15.4 1.7 15.4 - 13.9 1.9 - 16.6 - 14.8 1.9 - 19.5 - 16.5 1.8
16 12.5 1707 - 15.2 - 13.6 2 - 16 - 14.3 2 14.3 - 12.9 2.1 - 15.4 - 13.7 2.1 - 18.1 - 15.3 2.1
18 15 1628 - 14.1 - 12.6 2.2 - 14.8 - 13.2 2.2 13.2 - 11.9 2.4 - 14.3 - 12.7 2.4 - 16.7 - 14.2 2.3
20 17.5 1550 - 13 - 11.6 2.5 - 13.7 - 12.2 2.5 12.4 - 11 2.7 - 13.2 - 11.8 2.7 - 15.5 - 13.1 2.6
22 20.6 1504 - 12.3 - 10.9 2.8 - 12.9 - 11.5 2.8 11.6 - 10.4 3 - 12.4 - 11.1 3 - 14.6 - 12.3 2.9
24 23.7 1458 - 11.5 - 10.2 3 - 12.1 - 10.8 3 10.8 - 9.7 3.3 - 11.6 - 10.4 3.3 - 13.6 - 11.6 3.2
26 26.7 1439 - 10.9 - 9.8 3.4 - 11.5 - 10.3 3.4 10.6 - 9.4 3.7 - 11.1 - 9.9 3.7 - 13 - 11 3.5
28 29.7 1420 - 10.3 - 9.3 3.8 - 10.9 - 9.7 3.8 10 - 8.9 4.1 - 10.5 - 9.4 4.1 - 12.3 - 10.4 4
30 32.8 1400 9.8 9.6 - 8.8 4.3 10.3 10.1 - 9.2 4.3 9.5 9.3 - 8.5 4.7 9.9 9.7 - 8.9 4.6 11.6 11.3 - 9.9 4.5
32 37.5 1411 9.2 8.7 - 8.2 5.4 9.7 9.1 - 8.6 5.4 8.9 8.4 - 7.9 6.1 9.3 8.8 - 8.3 6 10.9 10 - 9.3 5.7
34 42.2 1422 8.5 7.7 - 7.6 7.3 8.9 8.1 - 8 7.3 8.4 7.6 - 7.5 8.4 8.6 7.9 - 7.6 8.3 10.1 8.8 - 8.5 7.7
36 46.9 1437 7.8 - - 7 9.1 8.2 - - 7.3 9.1 7.8 - - 6.9 10.5 7.9 - - 7.1 10.3 9.3 - - 7.9 9.7
38 52 1452 6.9 - 6.2 6.1 10.3 7.3 - - 6.5 10.3 6.9 - - 6.1 12 7 - 6.3 6.2 11.7 8.2 - 7 6.9 11

12"/50 gun, Mk 15 Mod 6 (Midvale Unbreakable, 1916-45)

Shell properties
Mass 870-lb with 810.8-lb body
Maximum range 23,500 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 2900 20.9 - 18.7 0 - 22 - 19.6 0 - 19.8 - 17.7 0 - 21.2 - 18.9 0 - 32.4 - 27.5 0
2 1.2 2750 19.6 - 17.6 0.35 - 20.6 - 18.4 0.35 - 18.6 - 16.6 0.38 - 19.8 - 17.7 0.38 - 30 - 25.5 0.36
4 2.5 2600 18.3 - 16.3 0.7 - 19.3 - 17.2 0.7 - 17.4 - 15.5 0.76 - 18.5 - 16.5 0.76 - 27.7 - 23.7 0.73
6 4.4 2450 17 - 15.2 1 - 17.9 - 15.9 1 - 16.1 - 14.4 1.1 - 17.2 - 15.3 1.1 - 25.4 - 21.6 1
8 6.4 2300 15.7 - 14 1.4 - 16.5 - 14.7 1.4 - 14.9 - 13.3 1.5 - 15.9 - 14.2 1.5 - 23.1 - 19.6 1.4
10 8.2 2150 14.4 - 12.8 1.7 - 15.1 - 13.5 1.7 - 13.6 - 12.2 1.9 - 14.6 - 13 1.9 - 21 - 17.8 1.8
12 10.3 2030 13.3 - 11.9 2.1 - 14 - 12.5 2.1 - 12.6 - 11.3 2.3 - 13.5 - 12 2.3 - 19.2 - 16.3 2.2
14 12.7 1910 12.3 - 11 2.2 - 12.9 - 11.5 2.2 - 11.8 - 10.6 2.5 - 12.4 - 11.1 2.5 - 17.5 - 14.9 2.4
16 15.1 1790 (10.4) 11.2 (9.3) 10 2.3 (10.9) 11.8 (9.7) 10.5 2.3 (10.2) 10.8 (9.0) 9.7 2.6 (10.5) 11.3 (9.4) 10.1 2.5 (12.6) 15.9 (10.7) 13.5 2.5
18 17.5 1697 (9.6) 10.4 (8.6) 9.2 2.4 (10.1) 10.9 (9.0) 9.5 2.4 (9.3) 10 (8.3) 8.9 2.7 (9.7) 10.5 (8.7) 9.3 2.6 14.7 - (9.9) 12.4 2.5
20 20 1604 (8.8) 9.5 (7.9) 8.5 2.5 (9.3) 10 (8.3) 8.9 2.5 (8.5) 9.2 (7.6) 8.2 2.7 (8.9) 9.6 (8.0) 8.6 2.7 13.4 - (9.1) 11.4 2.6
22 22.5 1511 8.1 - 7.2 - 2.6 8.5 - 7.5 - 2.6 8 - 7.1 - 2.8 8.1 - 7.3 - 2.8 9.8 - 8.3 - 2.7

8"/55 gun, Mk 15 Hard-Nose Special Common (1930-45)

Shell properties
Mass 260-lb with 221.5-lb body
Maximum range 31,860 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 2800 17.4 - - 15.5 0 16.6 - - 14.8 0 16.5 - - 14.7 0 17.1 - - 15.2 0 20.3 - - 17.3 0
2 0.86 2589 15.7 - - 14 0.14 15 - - 13.4 0.14 14.9 - - 13.2 0.14 15.4 - - 13.7 0.14 18.3 - - 15.6 0.15
4 1.7 2378 14.1 - - 12.5 0.28 13.4 - - 12 0.28 13.3 - - 11.9 0.28 13.8 - - 12.3 0.28 16.4 - - 14 0.3
6 2.6 2166 12.4 - - 11.1 0.42 11.9 - - 10.6 0.42 11.8 - - 10.5 0.42 12.2 - - 10.9 0.42 14.6 - - 12.4 0.45
8 4.4 1983 11 - - 9.8 0.56 10.5 - - 9.4 0.56 10.5 - - 9.3 0.56 10.8 - - 9.6 0.56 12.9 - - 10.9 0.6
10 6.2 1800 9.6 - - 8.6 0.7 9.2 - - 8.2 0.7 9.2 - - 8.2 0.7 9.5 - - 8.4 0.7 11.3 - - 9.6 0.75
12 8.5 1661 8.6 - - 7.6 0.84 8.2 - - 7.3 0.84 8.2 - - 7.3 0.84 8.4 - - 7.5 0.84 10 - - 8.5 0.9
14 10.8 1522 7.6 - - 6.7 0.98 7.2 - - 6.4 0.98 7.3 - - 6.5 0.98 7.4 - - 6.6 0.98 8.8 - - 7.5 1
16 13.2 1381 6.6 - - 5.9 1.1 6.3 - - 5.6 1.1 6.3 - - 5.6 1.1 6.5 - - 5.8 1.1 7.7 - - 6.5 1.2
18 18.7 1304 5.9 - - 5.2 1.2 5.6 - - 5 1.2 5.7 - - 5 1.2 5.8 - - 5.1 1.2 6.9 - - 5.8 1.3
20 24.2 1227 5.2 - - 4.6 1.4 5 - - 4.4 1.4 5.1 - - 4.5 1.4 5.1 - - 4.6 1.4 6.1 - - 5.2 1.5
22 29.5 1190 4.7 - - 4.2 1.8 4.5 - - 4 1.8 4.6 - - 4.1 1.8 4.6 - - 4.1 1.8 5.5 - - 4.7 1.8
24 34.8 1152 4.2 - 3.8 3.6 2.2 4 - 3.6 3.5 2.2 4.1 - 3.7 3.6 2.2 4.1 - 3.7 3.6 2.2 4.9 - 4.2 4.1 2.2
26 40.2 1177 3.9 - 3.5 3.2 2.8 3.8 - 3.3 3.1 2.8 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.8 3.9 - 3.4 3.2 2.8 4.6 - 3.9 3.6 2.8
28 45.7 1202 3.6 - 3.2 2.8 3.5 3.5 - 3.1 2.7 3.5 3.5 - 3.1 2.8 3.5 3.5 - 3.2 2.8 3.5 4.2 - 3.6 3.2 3.6
30 51.2 1226 3.2 - 2.9 2.5 4.1 3.1 - 2.8 2.4 4.1 3.2 - 2.8 2.4 4.1 3.2 - 2.8 2.4 4.1 4 - 3.2 2.8 4.2

8"/55 gun, Mk 19 1-3 (1938-45)

Shell properties
Mass 260-lb with 216.3-lb body
Maximum range 31,860 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 2800 18.2 - - 16.2 0 17.4 - - 15.5 0 17.2 - 15.3 0 17.8 - - 15.9 0 21.2 - - 18 0
2 0.86 2589 16.4 - - 14.6 0.14 15.7 - - 14 0.14 15.5 - 13.8 0.14 16.1 - - 14.4 0.14 19.2 - - 16.3 0.15
4 1.7 2378 14.7 - - 13.1 0.28 14 - - 12.5 0.28 13.9 - 12.4 0.28 14.4 - - 12.9 0.28 17.2 - - 14.6 0.3
6 2.6 2166 13 - - 11.6 0.42 12.4 - - 11.1 0.42 12.3 - 11 0.42 12.8 - - 11.4 0.42 15.2 - - 12.9 0.45
8 4.4 1983 11.5 - - 10.2 0.56 11 - - 9.8 0.56 10.9 - 9.7 0.56 11.3 - - 10.1 0.56 13.4 - - 11.4 0.6
10 6.2 1800 10.1 - - 9 0.7 9.6 - - 8.6 0.7 9.6 - 8.5 0.7 9.9 - - 8.8 0.7 11.8 - - 10 0.75
12 8.5 1661 9 - - 8 0.84 8.6 - - 7.6 0.84 8.5 - 7.6 0.84 8.8 - - 7.8 0.84 10.5 - - 8.9 0.9
14 10.8 1522 7.9 - - 7 0.98 7.5 - - 6.7 0.98 7.6 - 6.8 0.98 7.8 - - 6.9 0.98 9.2 - - 7.8 1
16 13.2 1381 6.9 - - 6.1 1.1 6.6 - - 5.9 1.1 6.6 - 5.9 1.1 6.8 - - 6 1.1 8 - - 6.8 1.2
18 18.7 1304 6.1 - - 5.5 1.2 5.9 - - 5.2 1.2 6 - 5.3 1.2 6 - - 5.4 1.2 7.2 - - 6.1 1.3
20 24.2 1227 5.4 - - 4.8 1.4 5.2 - - 4.6 1.4 5.3 - 4.7 1.4 5.3 - - 4.8 1.4 6.4 - - 5.4 1.5
22 29.5 1190 4.9 - - 4.4 1.8 4.7 - - 4.2 1.8 4.8 - 4.3 1.8 4.8 - - 4.3 1.8 5.8 - - 4.9 1.8
24 34.8 1152 4.4 - 3.9 3.8 2.2 4.2 - 3.8 3.6 2.2 4.3 - 3.8 3.7 2.2 4.3 - 3.9 3.7 2.2 5.2 - 4.4 4.2 2.2
26 40.2 1177 4.1 - 3.7 3.4 2.8 3.9 - 3.5 3.2 2.8 4 - 3.6 3.3 2.8 4 - 3.6 3.3 2.8 4.8 - 4.1 3.8 2.8
28 45.7 1202 3.8 - 3.4 3 3.5 3.6 - 3.2 2.8 3.5 3.7 - 3.3 2.9 3.5 3.7 - 3.3 2.9 3.5 4.4 - 3.8 3.3 3.6
30 51.2 1226 3.4 - 3 2.6 4.1 3.2 - 2.9 2.5 4.1 3.3 - 2.9 2.5 4.1 3.3 - 3 2.5 4.1 4.2 - 3.4 2.9 4.2

8"/55 gun, Mk 19 4-6 (1940-45)

Shell properties
Mass 260-lb with 203.1-lb body
Maximum range 31,860 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 2800 18.6 - - 16.5 0 17.7 - - 15.8 0 17.6 - - 15.7 0 18.2 - - 16.3 0 21.7 - - 18.4 0
2 0.86 2589 16.7 - - 14.9 0.14 16 - - 14.3 0.14 15.9 - - 14.1 0.14 16.4 - - 14.7 0.14 19.6 - - 16.6 0.15
4 1.7 2378 15 - - 13.4 0.28 14.3 - - 12.8 0.28 14.2 - - 12.7 0.28 14.7 - - 13.1 0.28 17.5 - - 14.9 0.3
6 2.6 2166 13.3 - - 11.8 0.42 12.7 - - 11.3 0.42 12.6 - - 11.2 0.42 13 - - 11.6 0.42 15.5 - - 13.2 0.45
8 4.4 1983 11.7 - - 10.5 0.56 11.2 - - 10 0.56 11.1 - - 9.9 0.56 11.5 - - 10.3 0.56 13.7 - - 11.7 0.6
10 6.2 1800 10.3 - - 9.2 0.7 9.8 - - 8.8 0.7 9.8 - - 8.7 0.7 10.1 - - 9 0.7 12 - - 10.2 0.75
12 8.5 1661 9.1 - - 8.1 0.84 8.7 - - 7.8 0.84 8.7 - - 7.8 0.84 9 - - 8 0.84 10.7 - - 9.1 0.9
14 10.8 1522 8.1 - - 7.2 0.98 7.7 - - 6.9 0.98 7.7 - - 6.8 0.98 7.9 - - 7.1 0.98 9.4 - - 8 1
16 13.2 1381 7 - - 6.3 1.1 6.7 - - 6 1.1 6.8 - - 6 1.1 6.9 - - 6.1 1.1 8.2 - - 7 1.2
18 18.7 1304 6.3 - - 5.6 1.2 6 - - 5.3 1.2 6.1 - - 5.5 1.2 6.2 - - 5.5 1.2 7.3 - - 6.2 1.3
20 24.2 1227 5.6 - - 4.9 1.4 5.3 - - 4.7 1.4 5.4 - - 4.8 1.4 5.5 - - 4.9 1.4 6.5 - - 5.5 1.5
22 29.5 1190 5 - - 4.5 1.8 4.8 - - 4.3 1.8 4.9 - - 4.4 1.8 4.9 - - 4.4 1.8 5.9 - - 5.1 1.8
24 34.8 1152 4.5 - - 4 2.2 4.3 - - 3.8 2.2 4.4 - - 3.9 2.2 4.4 - - 3.9 2.2 5.3 - - 4.5 2.2
26 40.2 1177 4.2 - - 3.7 2.8 4 - 3.6 3.5 2.8 4.1 - - 3.6 2.8 4.1 - 3.7 3.6 2.8 4.9 - 4.2 4.1 2.8
28 45.7 1202 3.9 - 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.7 - 3.3 3.1 3.5 3.8 - 3.4 3.2 3.5 3.8 - 3.4 3.2 3.5 4.5 - 3.8 3.7 3.6
30 51.2 1226 3.5 - 3.1 2.9 4.1 3.3 - 2.9 2.7 4.1 3.4 - 3 2.8 4.1 3.4 - 3 2.8 4.1 4.2 - 3.4 3.2 4.2

8"/55 gun, Mk 21 1-4 (1941-44)

Shell properties
Mass 335-lb with 268.4-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 2500 16.7 - - 14.9 0 15.9 - - 14.2 0 15.8 - - 14.1 0 16.4 - - 14.6 0 19.5 - - 16.5 0
2 1.1 2332 15.2 - - 13.5 0.17 14.5 - - 12.9 0.17 14.4 - - 12.8 0.17 14.9 - - 13.3 0.17 17.7 - - 15.1 0.17
4 2.2 2164 13.7 - - 12.2 0.35 13.1 - - 11.7 0.35 13 - - 11.6 0.35 13.5 - - 12 0.35 16 - - 13.6 0.35
6 3.3 1995 12.3 - - 11 0.53 11.8 - - 10.5 0.53 11.7 - - 10.5 0.53 12.1 - - 10.8 0.53 14.4 - - 12.2 0.53
8 5.3 1848 11 - - 9.8 0.7 10.5 - - 9.4 0.7 10.5 - - 9.4 0.7 10.8 - - 9.6 0.7 12.9 - - 10.9 0.7
10 7.3 1702 9.8 - - 8.7 0.88 9.4 - - 8.3 0.88 9.3 - - 8.3 0.88 9.6 - - 8.6 0.88 11.5 - - 9.7 0.88
12 10.3 1592 8.8 - - 7.9 1 8.4 - - 7.5 1 8.4 - - 7.5 1 8.7 - - 7.7 1 10.3 - - 8.7 1
14 13.4 1482 7.9 - - 7 1.2 7.5 - - 6.7 1.2 7.6 - - 6.8 1.2 7.7 - - 6.9 1.2 9.2 - - 7.8 1.2
16 16.5 1371 7 - - 6.2 1.4 6.7 - - 6 1.4 6.7 - - 6 1.4 6.9 - - 6.1 1.4 8.2 - - 6.9 1.4
18 20.9 1309 6.5 - - 5.7 1.6 6.1 - - 5.4 1.6 6.2 - - 5.5 1.6 6.3 - - 5.6 1.6 7.5 - - 6.3 1.6
20 25.4 1248 5.8 - - 5.1 1.8 5.5 - - 4.9 1.8 5.5 - - 4.9 1.8 5.7 - - 5 1.8 6.7 - - 5.7 1.8
22 30.7 1186 5.1 - - 4.5 2.1 4.9 - - 4.3 2.1 5 - - 4.4 2.1 5 - - 4.5 2.1 6 - - 5.1 2.2
24 36 1181 4.7 - - 4.2 2.7 4.5 - - 4 2.7 4.6 - - 4.1 2.7 4.6 - - 4.1 2.7 5.5 - - 4.7 2.8
26 41.3 1219 4.4 - - 3.9 3.5 4.2 - - 3.8 3.5 4.3 - - 3.8 3.5 4.3 - - 3.9 3.5 5.2 - - 4.4 3.6
28 47.8 1257 4 - 3.6 3.5 4.9 3.8 - - 3.4 4.9 3.9 - 3.5 3.4 4.9 4 - - 3.5 4.9 4.7 - 4 3.9 5
30 54.3 1294 3.4 - 3 2.9 5.7 3.2 - 2.9 2.8 5.7 3.3 - 2.9 2.8 5.7 3.3 - 2.9 2.8 5.7 4.3 - 3.3 3.2 5.9

8"/55 gun, Mk 21-5 (1944-72)

Shell properties
Mass 335-lb with 271.9-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 2500 - 17.7 - 15.8 0 - 16.9 - 15.1 0 - 16.8 - 15 0 - 17.4 - 15.5 0 - 20.7 - 17.6 0
2 1.1 2332 - 16.1 - 14.4 0.17 - 15.4 - 13.7 0.17 - 15.3 - 13.6 0.17 - 15.8 - 14.1 0.17 - 18.9 - 16 0.17
4 2.2 2164 - 14.6 - 13.6 0.35 - 13.9 - 12.4 0.35 - 13.8 - 12.3 0.35 - 14.3 - 12.8 0.35 - 17.1 - 14.5 0.35
6 3.3 1995 - 13.1 - 11.7 0.53 - 12.5 - 11.2 0.53 - 12.4 - 11.1 0.53 - 12.9 - 11.5 0.53 - 15.3 - 13 0.53
8 5.3 1848 - 11.7 - 10.5 0.7 - 11.2 - 10 0.7 - 11.1 - 9.9 0.7 - 11.5 - 10.3 0.7 - 13.7 - 11.6 0.7
10 7.3 1702 - 10.4 - 9.3 0.88 - 10 - 8.9 0.88 - 9.9 - 8.9 0.88 - 10.2 - 9.1 0.88 - 12.2 - 10.4 0.88
12 10.3 1592 - 9.4 - 8.4 1 - 9 - 8 1 - 8.9 - 8 1 - 9.2 - 8.2 1 - 11 - 9.3 1
14 13.4 1482 - 8.4 - 7.5 1.2 - 8 - 7.1 1.2 - 8 - 7.1 1.2 - 8.2 - 7.3 1.2 - 9.8 - 8.3 1.2
16 16.5 1371 - 7.4 - 6.6 1.4 - 7.1 - 6.3 1.4 - 7.2 - 6.4 1.4 - 7.3 - 6.5 1.4 - 8.7 - 7.4 1.4
18 20.9 1309 - 6.8 - 6.1 1.6 - 6.5 - 5.8 1.6 - 6.5 - 5.8 1.6 - 6.7 - 5.9 1.6 - 7.9 - 6.7 1.6
20 25.4 1248 - 6.1 - 5.5 1.8 - 5.9 - 5.2 1.8 - 5.9 - 5.3 1.8 - 6 - 5.4 1.8 - 7.2 - 6.1 1.8
22 30.7 1186 - 5.4 - 4.8 2.1 5.2 5.1 - 4.6 2.1 5.3 5.2 - 4.7 2.1 - 5.3 - 4.7 2.1 - 6.3 - 5.4 2.2
24 36 1181 5 4.8 - 4.4 2.7 4.8 4.5 - 4.3 2.7 4.9 4.6 - 4.3 2.7 4.9 4.7 - 4.4 2.7 5.8 5.5 - 5 2.8
26 41.3 1219 4.7 4.3 - 4.2 3.5 4.5 4.1 - 4 3.5 4.6 4.2 - 4.1 3.5 4.6 4.2 - 4.1 3.5 5.5 4.9 - 4.7 3.6
28 47.8 1257 4.3 - - 3.8 4.9 4.1 - - 3.6 4.9 4.2 - - 3.7 4.9 4.2 - - 3.7 4.9 5 - - 4.2 5
30 54.3 1294 3.6 - - 3.2 5.7 3.4 - - 3 5.7 3.5 - - 3.1 5.7 3.5 - - 3.1 5.7 4.3 - - 3.5 5.9

6"/47 gun, Mk 35 1-8 (1941-43)

Shell properties
Mass 130-lb with 106.9-lb body
Maximum range 26,000 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

6"/47 gun, Mk 35 9-11 (1943-80)

Shell properties
Mass 130-lb with 100.2-lb body
Maximum range 26,000 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 2500 - 13 - 11.6 0 - 11.9 - 10.7 0 - 12.3 - 11 0 - 12.7 - 11.3 0 - 15.2 - 12.9 0
2 1.3 2267 - 11.4 - 10.2 0.13 - 10.4 - 9.3 0.13 - 10.9 - 9.7 0.13 - 11.1 - 9.9 0.13 - 13.3 - 11.3 0.13
4 2.6 2034 - 9.9 - 8.8 0.26 - 9 - 8 0.26 - 9.4 - 8.4 0.26 - 9.6 - 8.6 0.26 - 11.5 - 9.8 0.26
6 4.1 1799 - 8.4 - 7.5 0.39 - 7.7 - 6.8 0.39 - 8 - 7.1 0.39 - 8.2 - 7.3 0.39 - 9.8 - 8.3 0.39
8 6.8 1613 - 7.2 - 6.4 0.52 - 6.6 - 5.8 0.52 - 6.9 - 6.1 0.52 - 7 - 6.2 0.52 - 8.4 - 7.1 0.52
10 9.4 1428 - 6.1 - 5.4 0.65 - 5.5 - 4.9 0.65 - 5.6 - 5 0.65 - 5.9 - 5.3 0.65 - 7.1 - 6 0.65
12 14.3 1328 - 5.3 - 4.8 0.78 - 4.9 - 4.3 0.78 - 5 - 4.4 0.78 - 5.2 - 4.6 0.78 - 6.2 - 5.3 0.78
14 19.2 1229 - 4.7 - 4.2 0.91 - 4.3 - 3.8 0.91 - 4.3 - 3.9 0.91 - 4.5 - 4 0.91 - 5.5 - 4.6 0.91
16 24.2 1129 - 4 - 3.6 1.1 - 3.7 - 3.3 1.1 - 3.7 - 3.3 1.1 - 3.9 - 3.5 1.1 - 4.7 - 4 1.1
18 30.3 1116 - 3.7 - 3.3 1.4 - 3.4 - 3 1.4 - 3.4 - 3.1 1.4 - 3.6 - 3.2 1.4 - 4.3 - 3.7 1.4
20 36.4 1102 3.3 3.2 - 3 1.8 3 2.9 - 2.7 1.8 3.1 2.9 - 2.8 1.8 3.2 3.1 - 2.9 1.8 3.9 3.6 - 3.3 1.8
22 43.6 1138 3 - - 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.5 - 2.4 2.5 2.8 - - 2.5 2.5 2.9 - - 2.6 2.5 3.5 - - 3 2.6
24 50.8 1173 2.7 - - 2.4 3.2 2.4 - 2.2 2.1 3.2 2.5 - - 2.2 3.2 2.6 - - 2.3 3.2 3.2 - - 2.6 3.3
26 58.1 1209 1.9 - - 1.7 3.7 1.8 - 1.59 1.57 3.7 1.8 - - 1.6 3.7 1.9 - 1.7 1.6 3.7 3.2 - - 1.9 3.8

6"/53 gun, Mk 27 1-6 hooded base-fuzed Special Common (1933-45)

Shell properties
Mass 105-lb with 92.8-lb body
Maximum range 25,300 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 3000 - 10.7 - 9.5 0 - 9.7 - 8.7 0 - 10.1 - 9 0 - 10.4 - 9.2 0 - 16.2 - 13.7 0
2 1.14 2537 - 8.7 - 7.8 0.1 - 7.9 - 7.1 0.1 - 8.3 - 7.4 0.1 - 8.5 - 7.5 0.1 - 13 - 11.1 0.1
4 2.5 2195 - 7.3 - 6.5 0.2 - 6.6 - 5.9 0.2 - 6.9 - 6.2 0.2 - 7.1 - 6.3 0.2 - 10.8 - 9.2 0.2
6 4.09 1927 - 6.2 - 5.5 0.31 - 5.6 - 5 0.31 - 5.8 - 5.1 0.31 - 6 - 5.4 0.31 - 9.1 - 7.7 0.31
8 5.88 1712 - 5.4 - 4.8 0.41 - 4.9 - 4.3 0.41 - 5 - 4.4 0.41 - 5.2 - 4.6 0.41 - 7.8 - 6.6 0.41
10 7.87 1540 - 4.7 - 4.2 0.52 - 4.3 - 3.8 0.52 - 4.3 - 3.9 0.52 - 4.6 - 4.1 0.52 - 6.7 - 5.7 0.52
12 11.2 1350 - 3.9 - 3.5 0.62 - 3.6 - 3.2 0.62 - 3.7 - 3.3 0.62 - 3.8 - 3.4 0.62 - 5.6 - 4.7 0.62
14 17.2 1136 (2.9) 3.1 (2.6) 2.8 0.73 (2.6) 2.8 (2.3) 2.5 0.73 (2.7) 2.9 (2.4) 2.6 0.73 (2.8) 3 (2.5) 2.7 0.73 (3.5) 4.3 (3.0) 3.6 0.73
16 22.2 1065 2.6 - - 2.3 0.83 2.3 - - 2.1 0.83 2.4 - - 2.1 0.83 2.5 - - 2.2 0.83 3.2 - - 2.7 0.83
18 28.9 1037 2.3 - 2.1 - 1.1 2.1 - 1.9 - 1.1 2.2 - 2 - 1.1 2.3 - 2.1 - 1.1 3 - 2.6 - 1.1
20 36.3 1036 2.2 - 2 - 1.5 2 - 1.8 - 1.5 2.1 - 1.8 - 1.5 2.1 - 1.9 - 1.5 2.9 - 2.5 - 1.5
22 42.6 1049 2.1 - 1.9 - 1.9 1.9 - 1.8 - 1.9 1.9 - 1.8 - 1.9 2 - 1.8 - 1.9 2.9 - 2.4 - 2
24 47.8 1065 1.94 - 1.9 - 2.2 1.8 - 1.7 - 2.2 1.84 - 1.81 - 2.2 1.9 - 1.8 - 2.2 2.8 - 2.4 - 2.3

5"/51 gun, Mk 15 base-fuzed common projectile (1905 to 1950)

Shell properties
Mass 50-lb shell with no windscreen or AP cap
Maximum range -
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 3150 7.1 - 6.4 - 0 6.3 - 5.6 - 0 6.8 - 6 - 0 6.9 - 6.2 - 0 8.5 - 7.2 - 0
2 1.24 2336 5 - 4.4 - 0.12 4.4 - 3.9 - 0.12 4.5 - 4 - 0.12 4.8 - 4.3 - 0.12 5.9 - 5 - 0.12
4 2.91 1837 3.7 - 3.3 - 0.24 3.3 - 2.9 - 0.24 3.3 - 3 - 0.24 3.6 - 3.2 - 0.24 4.4 - 3.7 - 0.24
6 4.98 1496 2.9 - 2.5 - 0.36 2.5 - 2.3 - 0.36 2.6 - 2.3 - 0.36 2.8 - 2.5 - 0.36 3.4 - 2.9 - 0.36
8 10.1 1104 2.1 - 1.9 - 0.48 1.9 - 1.7 - 0.48 1.9 - 1.7 - 0.48 2 - 1.8 - 0.48 2.3 - 2 - 0.48
10 15.6 997 1.8 - 1.6 - 0.6 1.6 - 1.4 - 0.6 1.6 - 1.5 - 0.6 1.8 - 1.6 - 0.6 2 - 1.7 - 0.6
12 22.7 936 1.5 - 1.3 - 0.72 1.3 - 1.2 - 0.72 1.4 - 1.2 - 0.72 1.5 - 1.3 - 0.72 1.8 - 1.6 - 0.72
14 32.8 900 1.4 - 1.2 - 0.84 1.2 - 1.1 - 0.84 1.2 - 1.1 - 0.84 1.3 - 1.2 - 0.84 1.7 - 1.4 - 0.84
15.85 41 903 1.3 - 1.2 - 1.1 1.2 - 1.1 - 1.1 1.2 - 1.1 - 1.1 1.3 - 1.2 - 1.1 1.6 - 1.4 - 1.2

5"/38 gun, MK38 base-fuzed special common projectile (1940-60)

Shell properties
Mass 55.18-lb with 47.45-lb body
Maximum range -

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 2600 - 5.8 - 5.1 0 - 5.4 - 4.8 0 - 5.5 - 4.9 0 - 5.8 - 5.2 0 - 10.3 - 8.7 0
2 1.16 2117 - 4.7 - 4.2 0.12 - 4.2 - 3.7 0.12 - 4.2 - 3.8 0.12 - 4.5 - 4 0.12 - 7.9 - 6.7 0.12
4 3.02 1697 - 3.6 - 3.2 0.24 - 3.2 - 2.8 0.24 - 3.2 - 2.9 0.24 - 3.5 - 3.1 0.24 - 5.9 - 5 0.24
6 5.84 1358 - 2.7 - 2.4 0.36 - 2.4 - 2.1 0.36 - 2.4 - 2.2 0.36 - 2.6 - 2.3 0.36 - 4.4 - 3.7 0.36
8 11.5 1062 - 2 - 1.8 0.48 - 1.7 - 1.6 0.48 - 1.8 - 1.6 0.48 - 1.9 - 1.7 0.48 - 3.1 - 2.6 0.48
10 19.2 970 (1.7) 1.7 (1.5) 1.5 0.6 (1.5) 1.5 (1.4) 1.4 0.6 (1.5) 1.5 (1.4) 1.4 0.6 (1.6) 1.6 (1.5) 1.5 0.6 (1.9) 2.6 (1.5) 2.2 0.6
12 27.3 927 1.4 - 1.3 - 0.72 1.3 - 1.2 - 0.72 1.3 - 1.2 - 0.72 1.4 - 1.3 - 0.72 1.8 - 1.5 - 0.72
14 36.6 915 1.3 - 1.2 - 1 1.25 - 1.1 - 1 1.2 - 1.1 - 1 1.3 - 1.2 - 1 1.7 - 1.4 - 1
16 46.2 937 1.3 - 1.2 - 1.4 1.24 - 1.1 - 1.4 1.2 - 1.1 - 1.4 1.3 - 1.2 - 1.4 1.6 - 1.4 - 1.4
18 62.4 1030 - - 1.3 - 1.9 1.25 - 1.23 - 1.9 1.26 - 1.25 - 1.9 - - 1.3 - 1.9 1.69 - 1.65 - 2

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