Heavy Tank: Black Prince

Black Prince

The Black Prince was developed from 1943 through 1945 on the basis of the Churchill tank. It featured a wider hull to carry the upgraded turret with a 17-pounder gun. A total of six Black Prince prototypes were produced from 1944 through 1945. A few vehicles underwent trials but never saw action.

Characteristics for a vehicle with basic configuration and a crew with 100% qualification.

Main Characteristics

Tier VII
Hit Points 1,450 HP
Weight/Load Limit 50.65 / 51.0 t
Price 1,400,000
Crew
  1. Commander
  2. Driver
  3. Radio Operator
  4. Gunner
  5. Loader
Mobility
Engine Power 350 h.p.
Speed Limit 20 km/h
Traverse Speed 18 deg/sec
Turret Traverse Speed 30 deg/sec
Armor
Hull Armor (mm)
  • front 152
  • sides 95
  • rear 25
Turret Armor (mm)
  • front 152
  • sides 95
  • rear 95
Armament
Gun OQF 77 mm Gun Mk. II
Ammunition 140 pcs
Damage 105-175 HP
Armor Penetration 111-185 mm
Rate of Fire 14.29 rounds/min
View Range 370 m
Signal Range 450 m

Configuration

Turrets

Turrets

Tier Turret Armor
(mm)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
View Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VII Black Prince
  • front 152
  • sides 95
  • rear 95
30 370 26,300
Guns

Guns

Tier Gun Damage
(НР)
Penetration
(mm)
Rate of Fire
(rounds/min)
Price
(credits)
VII OQF 77 mm Gun Mk. II 140/140/190 148/208/38 14.29 63,000
VII OQF 17-pdr Gun Mk. VII 150/150/190 171/239/38 12.0 70,000
Engines

Engines

Tier Engine Power
(h.p.)
Chance of Fire
(%)
Price
(credits)
IV Bedford Twin-Six 350 20 11,000
V Rolls-Royce Meteor 600 20 14,000
Suspensions

Suspensions

Tier Suspension Load Limit
(t)
Traverse Speed
(deg/sec)
Price
(credits)
VI Black Prince 51.0 18 13,000
VII Black Prince Mk. II 53.0 20 18,000
Radios

Radios

Tier Radio Signal Range
(m)
Price
(credits)
VII WS No. 19 Mk. II 450 21,000
VIII WS No. 19 Mk. III 550 22,000
VIII WS No. 22 700 25,000