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Originally Posted by johns624 View Post
Here's a question for you, because I really don't know the answer. With a 3:2 advantage of the British ships, would it make sense to put one or both of the Iowa's stern turrets (one from each ship) into local control to keep the third BB occupied while the two forward turrets dueled with their main target under radar control?
You could, but the smaller salvos are more likely to miss. The better solution for the Iowa's in this case would be to maintain range at about 25,000 yards and use superior fire control to take out one or two of the opponents with full batteries firing half salvos about every 15 to 30 seconds.
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