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:: DES MOINES (1946) ::

Des Moines cruiser (1946)

Note: given dates correspond to the launching of the ship, not to the conditions as seen in the image.

Source: World of Warships 3D models collection.

Class: Des Moines (3 units)

Type: Heavy cruiser

Lenght: 218.4 meters

Beam: 23.3 meters

Draft: 6.7 meters

Displacement (standard): 15653 tonnes

Propulsion: 4 shaft steam turbines, 120000 horsepower

Speed: 33 knots (61 kilometers/hour)

Range: 10500 nautic miles (19450 kilometers) at 15 knots

Complement: 1799

Armament: 9 x 203 millimeters (55 calibers) guns, 12 x 127 millimeters (38 calibers) guns, 24 x 76 millimeters (50 calibers) guns, 24 x 20 millimeters guns

Armor: 150 millimeters in belt, 89 millimeters in deck, 200 millimeters in turrets, 170 millimeters in conning tower

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