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Graf Zeppelin Test 1 Torpedo Bombers killing a Bismarck with a single Deep Water Torpedo, is this meant to happen at all?

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Last night, I was testing my Graf Zeppelin Test 1 and her torpedo bombers. Well when I saw a Bismarck with a cruiser supporting it and then a minute later, the cruiser went a bit further and the Bismarck became a easy target. I decided to send a single JU-87C Torpedo Bomber Squad armed with Deep Water Torpedo in and to my surprise, one single Deep Water torpedo went into the middle of the Bismarck BB and literally killed it, one single torpedo took out 69,200 HP from Bismarck BB, is this mean to happen, the Bismarck BB was literally trying to turn. Is this meant to happen?

 

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5 minutes ago, Mr_Alex said:

Last night, I was testing my Graf Zeppelin Test 1 and her torpedo bombers. Well when I saw a Bismarck with a cruiser supporting it and then a minute later, the cruiser went a bit further and the Bismarck became a easy target. I decided to send a single JU-87C Torpedo Bomber Squad armed with Deep Water Torpedo in and to my surprise, one single Deep Water torpedo went into the middle of the Bismarck BB and literally killed it, one single torpedo took out 69,200 HP from Bismarck BB, is this mean to happen, the Bismarck BB was literally trying to turn. Is this meant to happen?

 

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If a torp a single torp hits near a turret then boom magazine goes bang says in the loading screen.

Any dd can do exactly the same to a full hp bb with 1 torp.

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Definitely think it was a detonation. I have destroyed a Bismark and FDG with detonations from CV torp planes, it seems to be a problem with their turrets.

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"Please reproduce the issue and send more screenshots. Have a good day. "

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Happy days are here again

The skies above are clear again

Let us sing a song of cheer again,

Happy Days are here again!!

(EVERYBODY SING ALONG!!)

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3 hours ago, Umikami said:

Happy days are here again

The skies above are clear again

Let us sing a song of cheer again,

Happy Days are here again!!

(EVERYBODY SING ALONG!!)

La la la la ... la la la la..

and repeat...

I feel better

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Fun and Engaging.
A phrase indicating the earning of the Detonation Achievement.
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I've been getting a lot more detonations lately than I ever have before.  23 in two years, then 4 in the past week.  Go figure.  I've been seeing them more in matches it feels like as well.  Hope it's not a trend.  

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2 hours ago, admiral_noone said:

Are British magazines more explodey than burney? 

Actually, yeah, I'm sure those more knowledgeable than I am on this could elaborate but in general, they had really archaic and unsafe powder and magazine storage. 

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The above clip is cold seawater hitting the hot boilers by pouring down the funnel.  Incompressability of water (now blocking the funnel) causes the side of the ship to blow out from the steam exploding.  There is a (small) secondary detonation a few seconds later that is probably a secondary msgazine.

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It's a Detonation, OP.  If anything, torpedoes are really the only way BBs in this game detonate.  It's not by shellfire.

 

I still remember a division mate in his full HP Montana getting detonated by a single Gearing torpedo.

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The GZ with deep water torpedos will finish the job that began with the Conqueror... which is to ruin the game.

 

Mark it down.  You heard it here first.

 

 

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4 hours ago, SeraphicRadiance said:

Actually, yeah, I'm sure those more knowledgeable than I am on this could elaborate but in general, they had really archaic and unsafe powder and magazine storage. 

Their storage practices were unsafe circa WWI, where rate of fire was the order of the day and fear of running short of ammunition meant that safety features were undermined.  Blast doors were left open, extra powder charges were being actively stored outside of the magazine, etc.  This gave them a better rate of fire but largely turned the entire gun complexes into literal powder kegs.  In game play terms, this would mean that even getting hit in the barbettes could potentially set off a detonation.

The second piece of the puzzle was the cordite charge that the Royal Navy was using.  It provided improved muzzle velocity at the expense of being much more volatile and prone to igniting from outside heat sources.  This meant that deflagrations were more likely to occur from minor damage.

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2 hours ago, LittleWhiteMouse said:

Their storage practices were unsafe circa WWI, where rate of fire was the order of the day and fear of running short of ammunition meant that safety features were undermined.  Blast doors were left open, extra powder charges were being actively stored outside of the magazine, etc.  This gave them a better rate of fire but largely turned the entire gun complexes into literal powder kegs.  In game play terms, this would mean that even getting hit in the barbettes could potentially set off a detonation.

The second piece of the puzzle was the cordite charge that the Royal Navy was using.  It provided improved muzzle velocity at the expense of being much more volatile and prone to igniting from outside heat sources.  This meant that deflagrations were more likely to occur from minor damage.

Like what happened to Indefatigable, Queen Mary, and Invincible.

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