From: De Eye-lands, Mon
It wouldn't surprise me if the devs didn't have advance and transfer characteristics for each class somewhere in the algorithm. Speed and length are components of these, but so are hull shape, rudder configuration and number, and a bunch of other stuff. Advance and transfer characteristics are published for classes these days (unless they're classified for current classes; don't know) and should be available for WWII classes. If a ship is trying to avoid a DB or a torpedo these two numbers would feed into a single maneuverability rating at its core.
Yep, you got it Moose . Maneuver test factors (tactical radius, advance, crash, pull, etc.. ), become numerical factors for ship types. Number is applied generally according to HP/Dspl, Sp/Length ratios for individual classes.
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