You are recommended to invest your commander skills into extending your range and your AP shells. Now for the good things: you are fast and if you use wsad damn hard to hit at long range, use that rudder. My best advice about the Pensacola is to be aware of how easy it is to citadel the Pensacola. I just got the Pensacola and I’ve played probably 10-15 games on her. The first USS Pensacola was a screw steamer that served in the United States Navy during the U.S. Civil War.. Pensacola was launched by the Pensacola Navy Yard on August 15, 1859, and commissioned there on December 5, 1859, for towing to Washington Navy Yard for installation of machinery. This page was last modified on 16 June 2020, at 17:35. With that in mind, I confess to being guilty of letting Pensacolas draw fire so I can get away. I've got many amazing battles in this ship which made me to stay in the ship without upgrade to higher tiers. Your fore and aft firepower are equal and not too shabby at five tubes. Commissioned in February 1930, she made a shakedown cruise to Peru and Chile then began regular operations in the western Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific. Remember: A good bully picks unfair fights and, like a stereotypical bully, Pensacola doesn't respond well when others stand up to it. $41.99. Any idea on what upgrades to get for her. Use islands to set them up, and citadel derpy cruisers who aren't paying attention. Pensacola is best played from behind an island as this negates her glaring problem of paper armour, while also giving you a hard shield against torpedoes. Discover Wreck of the USS Massachusetts in Pensacola, Florida: The "worst battleship ever built" is enjoying a grand second act, submerged 30 feet in the Gulf of Mexico. Always keep an eye on what enemy ships are in range of you and never, ever make yourself an easy target. Indianapolis should hold little to no surprises for players who are accustomed to the gunnery style of the American cruiser line. $19.99. If you make yourself hard to hit, you'll live longer. First, yes you are cit bait, sorry to say, you have little armor and a long detection range. It also aids in screening for DDs a lot. USS Pensacola (LSD-38) was an Anchorage -class dock landing ship of the United States Navy. Ambushes are your friend. By Hope you have a wonderful day and … The cruiser was armed with 203mm main guns, on the basis of which she was redesignated as a heavy cruiser soon after commisioning. General WoWs Discussion ; General Game Discussion ; USS Pensacola Sign in to follow this . Slow turret traverse and her rate of fire is slow enough that you don’t feel like you’re doing a lot. Pensacola is the Tier V American cruiser, and is the first Heavy Cruiser in the line. Don't be the first thing the enemy team sees. $31.99. The first U.S Navy cruiser built under the limitations of the Washington Naval Treaty with powerful artillery but weak armor, which was a characteristic of such ships. You need to play a total of 20 battles to post in this section. Go to half speed and lurk a bit, determine where people are going and try to place yourself in a position where they get shot first. However, I do like my Pensa, but wish the armor was a little better. Men's Sweatshirts / Outerwear (back to top) USS PENSACOLA Sweatshirt. USS Pensacola (CA-24) was the name ship of the Pensacola class of heavy cruisers and served in the Pacific during the Second World War, fighting at Midway, off Guadalcanal (where she was very badly damaged), at Tarawa, the Marshal Islands, the Aleutians, the battle of Leyte Gulf and the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. The real Pensacola lost the torpedoes in the '30s, before the war even began. Use your maneuverability and as has been said already, never show your broadside unless you want to end your match in a hurry. What compounds Pensacola's problem is her awful Battleship-like Concealment range. Basic firing is nowhere near as important as Basics of Survivability which is the best T1 perk. Dallas — American Tier VI cruiser.. A version of a small light cruiser design, the development of which preceded the creation of Helena-class cruisers.She had the features characteristic of most subsequent ships of this U.S. Navy type: moderate speed, the absence of torpedo armament, and the availability of dual-purpose guns complementing the 152 mm main battery mounted in the … Do not lead the charge. She subsequently participated in the battle of Tassafaronga, and conztinued to escort carriers until the end of the war. ONE BB shell is all it takes to screw you over. After this shakedown she began regular operations in the western Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific. Try to snipe citadels on enemy cruisers who show you a lack of respect. Pick on red ships that are already engaged with friendlies. (10) Concealment Expert (12) Adrenaline Rush because it's virtually always worth, or (14) Advanced Firing Training for AA range especially in anticipation of the 5 … Let me repeat again. If you use it well, this ship would be a tough target for your enemies. If you can Indianapolis, you can Pensacrappa. I currently got the Steering upgrade and AA upgrade. Try to snipe citadels on enemy cruisers who show you a lack of respect. HullNumber.com's mission is to provide a means for shipmates to keep in touch with one another. Your gun placement means you can lay down good fire both advancing and retreating, remember your armor is enough to bounce cruiser shells. firepatz51, June 3, 2016 in General Game Discussion. Turn a lot. She's a Portland-class ship; a melding of the Pensacola and Northampton classes with an AB-X (two forward and one aft) turret layout. I am also trying to do better with Pensacola. Don't ring up flank speed at the start of a match. She was awarded 13 battle stars for her performance. USS Pensacola (CL/CA-24) was a cruiser of the United States Navy that was in service from 1929 to 1945. Get fully upgraded as soon as you can. Pensacola has very little armour protecting it, and as such, even destroyers with armour piercing loaded can citadel you if you are showing your broadside. Followers 1. USS PENSACOLA Hooded Sweatshirt. Your armor won't save you. Be a vulture, add on other peoples fights, don't try to 1v1 people. Often times in tier viii and x games I'm instantly blown away ... well ... sometimes. Large amount of high calibre guns that can easily cripple any ship. This means a lot of people will stop what they're doing to change targets and shoot at a Pensacola, knowing all it takes is a single decent shell to end her. Like all ships, "! Has hydroacoustic search that helps Pensacola detect torpedoes early and hunt enemy destroyers. Increases the range of guaranteed acquisition of enemy ships and torpedoes, including those within smoke screens. There was always the comparison with the fairly tank-ey Cleveland then at Tier VI. But stick with it. A stocky ship, it should come as to no surprise that her armor is a vast improvement from Pensacola (not hard to do), allowing her to at least handle herself in cruiser duels. The cruiser was armed with 203mm main guns, on the basis of which she was redesignated as a heavy cruiser soon after commisioning. $31.99. Your armor won't save you but you can make it harder to be hit. I'm a quad and can't use my fingers. The USS Pensacola was originally designated CL-24, then on the 1st of July the ship was redesignated CA-24 due to its gun calibre, which was decided by the London Naval Treaty. Edit:  To compound the situation even worse for Pensacola, everyone knows she's fragile. 2) High Alert - Just had 3 points to spare Expert Marksman - As good as usual Later in the match, if the coast is clear, you can take up anti-destroyer duties by using your sonar to detect their torpedoes and to detect them in their smoke, before smashing them with a well placed salvo of high explosive shells. However, the ship's armor actually corresponded to that of a light cruiser.Entered Service: 1930Ships in a series: 2. During the battle Pensacola tried to help Yorktown after the carrier was struck with aircraft launched torpedoes, but despite its efforts, the carrier had to be abandoned. She was the fourth Navy ship to be named for the naval town of Pensacola, Florida. Other than that, her guns were decent and she sailed rather nicely. Shortly before America joined World War Two Pensacola departed Pearl Harbor on the 29th of November 1941 she departed for Manila in the Philippines in the "Pensacola convoy" (so called because Pensacola was the primary escot ship), but while the convoy was in transit the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, so the convoy was diverted to Brisbane, Australia, and arrived on the 22nd of December. Load AP and remember the best armor is not being shot. Rule 1. Recommended Posts. Never show broadside, no 1v1 with BB unless you have to. She was built at Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts, and commissioned in 1971. Superintendent is … Rule 4. Fuel oil was sprayed over the entire ship and a large fire broke out. Ok, I can try. 8-inch guns at Tier VI offer some interesting possibilities – I think the Aoba is a bit tougher, but making six-gun warships work is a challenge. Follows the ship and automatically attacks enemy aircraft. Pensacola was launched by the Pensacola Navy Yard on August 15, 1859, and commissioned there on December 5, 1859, for towing to Washington Navy Yard for installation of machinery. But as with many other ships, the stock grind is pain and frustration to no end. Glacial turret traverse means that Pensacola has trouble quickly switching targets. I'll be getting the pensacola soon. 1) Priority Target - Makes your heart beat much faster. It's called Stat Padding. Go to half speed and lurk a bit, determine where people are going and try to place yourself in a position where they get shot first. To log in, select the region where your account is registered, Or use Microsoft Login to enter WoT XBOX ecosystem, http://wiki.wargaming.net/en/index.php?title=Navy:Pensacola&oldid=295738, Accelerates repairs to damage modules, firefighting efforts and recovery from flooding. She guarded Lexington (and later Yorktown, aster she joined the Task Force), until the 28th of May 1942, when she joined Task Force 17, which then participated in the Battle of Midway. When upgraded, the Pensa can be a real pain in the butt to other players. If it's not fun, try another ship. Finally, watch the video on how to Indianapolis, by Eurobeat. USS PENSACOLA (LSD-38) The fourth Pensacola was laid down 15 March 1969 by the General Dynamics Corp. Quincy Mass. I'm really not expecting much from these changes. Out of the box, you have four double barreled turrets supported by eight secondary five-inch cannons giving you some defense against getting swarmed by multiple enemies. Built the Pensacola as the proposed tier 6 version just for the fun of it. Swerve, weave, whatever, just don't drive in straight lines for long. 3) USS Pensacola took a type 93 or type 91 torpedo hit during the Battle Of Guadalcanal on 13/11/1942. If you can Indianapolis, you can Pensacrappa. Very little armour means that higher calibre armour piercing shells will overpen at close range. You need to play a total of 20 battles to post in this section. USS Pensacola (LSD 38) Crew List. Also, it's a game so have fun. If it's for Pensacola in particular, you might actually consider Surviveability Expert simply because everything else is garbage. USS PENSACOLA (CA-24) Crew Links. Ok thanks for the advice. Fantastic AA guns, make use of your long detection range to cover your capital ships, your guns are good enough to support from a good range away, just don't follow them to the back of the map. If you think range is going to save you, think again, because there are accurate shooting players out there. The first USS Pensacola was a screw steamer that served in the United States Navy during the U.S. Civil War. Kids (back to top) USS PENSACOLA Teddy Bear. Be a vulture, add on other peoples fights, don't try to 1v1 people. The third Navy ship to be named after the city of Pensacola, Florida, she was nicknamed the "Grey Ghost" by Tokyo Rose. I started a WoWS sabbatical while Pensacola was still Tier VII – always liked the ship but did not do well. New Orleans is basically a melding of Pensacola, Northampton, and Portland — currently represented by Tier VII Premium cruiser Indianapolis — and shows herself as a new shift in US heavy cruisers. Add Your Name to the CA-24 Crew Roster . $36.99. Time taken to reach full power when accelerating -50%. By firepatz51, June 3, 2016 in General Game Discussion. She settled 9 feet to stern. Most of it except the radar should be applicable to the Pensacola. Just gotta use AP and WASD. I use a track-ball, sometimes it's hard to adjust my shots! Do everything to upgrade your turret turn speed, find a BB to be buddies with and whatever he shoots, you shoot. USS Pensacola made a shakedown cruise to Peru and Chile. Not as bad a ship as people make it out to be, once you're at final form. USS PENSACOLA Women's Plus Size Scoop Neck T-Shirt. Direction Center for Catapult Aircraft - Just had 3 points to spare, but not bad so far. Pensacola cannot accelerate very quickly, so you must always be vigilant for torpedoes, as you will not be able to dodge them if you are at a standstill. Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. Pensacola shifted home port from Norfolk, Virginia, to San Diego, California, in January 1935 and thereafter mainly served in the Pacific. Pensacola combines characteristics of New Orleans and Omaha, inheriting Omahas weak armour and huge stockpile of guns, while getting New Orleans' fire arcs and higher calibre guns. ; launched 11 July 1970; sponsored by Mrs. Bernard M. Strean; and is scheduled to commission early in 1971.. As the third of a new class of dock landing ships she is designed to replace earlier LSD's that cannot meet modern speed requirements. Your guns have fantastic AP shells that can pen anything sideways to you, even battleships, at long ranges. USS PENSACOLA Kids Light T-Shirt. Never mind there are other ships just as fragile as Pensacola in the tiers she fights in, Molotov for example, but Pensacola draws the worst fire. Situational awareness is also a must have as it lets you know when you have to angle yourself, especially in a pensacola. USS PENSACOLA Women's Plus Size V-Neck T-Shirt. © 2011–2021 Wargaming.net. USS Pensacola (CA-24, originally CL-24), 1930-1948. You should prioritise targeting cruisers, then destroyers and then battleships. Pensacola — Tech Tree Tier V Cruiser. The Pensacola class was a class of United States Navy heavy cruiser, the first "treaty cruisers" designed under the limitations set by the Washington Naval Treaty, which limited cruisers to a maximum of 10,000 long tons (10,160 t) displacement and a maximum main battery caliber of 8-inch (203 mm). She was the lead ship of the Pensacola class, which the navy classified from 1931 as heavy cruisers. USS Pensacola. On the morning of February 6, 1930, the USS Pensacola was commissioned at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York, launching the career of the third and most famous U.S. Navy ship to bear the name. Those ships tend to attract a rather unhealthy amount of gunfire from EVERYTHING. yes, he did one on the Indianapolis. It's a decent combination of fire and maneuver, try to hit your target with AP and angle your armor against them. Detected" means TURN NOA!!!! AP even against cruisers and battleships at a distance? I love this game! There, the ship was renamed SHUI HAI and is still commissioned. The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Pensacola (LSD 38). Don't ring up flank speed at the start of a match. In 1948 Pensacola was used as a target ship in the Operation Crossroads nuclear tests and was sunk on the 10th of November, 1948. Limit your profile as much as you can. This can be fatal if you are ambushed as you have no torpedoes. Pensacola is a great bully. It has solid AA and even with it's long reloads, can be nasty to DD's. Kingfisher restaurant is the best seafood in Pensacola FL Kingfisher restaurant is awesome, great food, friendly atmosphere, excellent service, reasonable prices, easy access, extensive menu, a real old school Florida place for everyone, five minutes from Palafox and … The first U.S Navy cruiser built under the limitations of the Washington Naval Treaty with powerful artillery but weak armor, which was a characteristic of such ships. Ok, so about the pepsicola from someone who hasn't played it but fought against it. The single hit caused catastrophic damage. She was decommissioned January 31, 1860, and … Pensacola later returned to Pearl Harbor and joined Task Force 11, which was built around the aircraft carrier, Lexington. - decommissioned - USS PENSACOLA was the third ANCHORAGE-class Dock Landing Ship and the fourth ship in the Navy to bear the name of the bay and city in Escambia County, Fla. PENSACOLA was stricken from the Navy list on September 30, 1999, and sold to Taiwan the same day. Always expect to be spotted, even before you fire. She is not easy, and people seem to view her as a tad squishy......which is probably why I find myself targeted before team mates around me in better ships. Nov 23, 2019 - Father served aboard in WWII. So my first game in the Pensacola wasn't too great. I've also cit-ted some tier x cruisers, Roon/Ibuki. I heard its a tough ship to play and I would like some tips on how to play it. My first couple games she felt very bad. This arrangement becomes the standard for American cruisers at Tier VIII and above, and her guns pack a nasty punch. Do not lead the charge. was trying to figure out why I was always targeted while other ships around me where not. 23 comments in this topic. No matter where I happen be...every man and his dog seem to target me.....even from the other side of the map. She really needs to back when the shooting starts. Finally, watch the video on how to Indianapolis, by Eurobeat. USS Pensacola, name ship of a class of two 9100-ton light cruisers, was built by the New York Navy Yard. See more ideas about uss pensacola, wwii, navy ships. My Pensacola captain has those skill. The Pensacola has eight-inch guns capable of doing strong damage to all ships but with a significant hit to reloading speed. USS Pensacola at Alexandria, Virginia, in 1886.. 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