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Think we will ever see USS Maine as a low tier premium?

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I don’t know. I have always wanted this ship. I mean this thing started the Spanish American War. I think it would be a cool low tier premium for fun.

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I doubt it. The Maine is an even older design than the Mikasa so she'd be an awful BB, and WG hasn't implemented any armoured cruisers into the game yet.

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I would severely doubt it.  4X254 mm,  6X152 mm, and some 57mm and smaller guns are all she had.  The Mikasa - T2 BB - had 4X305 mm, 14X152 mm, and 18X80 mm guns.  The USS Maine (ACR-1) really would struggle to do much.  She did have some good belt armor, but I wonder how much of it she actually had.

Mind you, that is my 2 cents worth!  Have a good day!

 

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1 hour ago, Legio_X_ said:

I don’t know. I have always wanted this ship. I mean this thing started the Spanish American War. I think it would be a cool low tier premium for fun.

Who knows? We'll probably see it before we do a Tier IX FXP DD release lol :Smile_teethhappy:

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No, old design than the oldest ship we have in the game (mikasa) not a good turret layout (would have to get broadside to fire 4 guns) not many secondaries to counter main guns. I would like to see the Olympia though

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47 minutes ago, embeddeddear97 said:

No, old design than the oldest ship we have in the game (mikasa) not a good turret layout (would have to get broadside to fire 4 guns) not many secondaries to counter main guns. I would like to see the Olympia though

WWI Olympia would be a neat little boat. Dewey's Olympia, not so much.

 

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she was designed just to counter a brazilian battleship, pre ww2 usa was a different beast.

to tell the truth,it's easier to WG to make an operation where you rescue USS pueblo from "some bad dictator" than to get  USS maine.

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USS Maine makes Mikasa look like Yamato. Even in a "world of predreadnoughts" game with Dreadnought herself at Tier 10, she wouldn't be higher than a Tier 6.

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More than any of that, it’s a ship that won’t bring in much revenue.  Better for WG to spend similar resources creating something they can monetize.

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I’d rather see the USS Connecticut make into the game.  It’s more on par with Mikasa and I think the second to last Pre-Dreadnaught.

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as a native Mainer I’d love to have the Maine in my port, but that is all she would ever be — port queen.  Tier 1-2 ships would eat her alive.  

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5 hours ago, Grapefruitcannon said:

t1 bb   come on in......

Uh. You need to re-evaluate what the current T1 ships can do.

 

 

3 hours ago, missile742 said:

as a native Mainer I’d love to have the Maine in my port, but that is all she would ever be — port queen.  Tier 1-2 ships would eat her alive.  

Same.

1v1 against any of the Tier 1 ships, you'd still have to cheat in order to win.

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She could be done. Give Maine wyoming gun handling and improved maneuverability or secondary gun firing range and she's a wrap.

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