Thanks to Gestour for letting me use the wave mod and MisterT for clouds and Dllama for the 1 week extension
and Sodium for fixing the torpedo turrets
IJN Shimakaze was a unique destroyer made by the Imperial Japanese Navy in WW2, a lengthened Yugumo destroyer class to fit 15 torpedoes in 3 quintuple launchers, but incredibly high speeds of 40 knots thanks to an experimental steam turbine system.
I bring to you my take on the mighty Shimakaze with a twist- trying to keep detail high but staying right at 1,234 parts. It includes some aiming assistance on not only the dual-purpose 12.7cm guns in Type D mounts, but also the 3 21 inch torpedo turrets. While I do like realism, part of the fun in building this was having a fun ship that I could use torpedoes with. Thus, you can toggle between "realism" and "arcade" modes with a push of AG8 - the features of both will be explained below.
- Power/Weight Ratio 0.117
- Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.006
- Wing Loading 93.2lbs/ft2 (455.1kg/m2)
- Wing Area 1,543.9ft2 (143.4m2)
- Drag Points 68499
- Number of Parts 1234
- Control Surfaces 0