G6c (500 mm)

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The G6c is a German 500 mm torpedo that entered service in 1911. Its propulsion mechanism is a wet heater, burning Decahydronaphthalene (decalin).

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

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Effective damage

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Comparison with analogues

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Usage in battles

It is best to use this torpedo with 4 m depth setting, as its low TNT filler amount combined with low top speed, makes it useless against anything faster than a dreadnought. Keeping the 1 m depth will prevent it from damaging dreadnoughts as their torpedo protection is fairly effective against these torpedoes.

Pros and cons


  • You have a torpedo in a dreadnought


  • It is not fast enough to hit destroyers and cruisers, and does not carry enough TNT to destroy dreadnought


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See also

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External links

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450 mm  Mk.7
533 mm  Bliss-Leavitt Mk.1 · Mk.8 · Mk.8-3 C/D · Mk.15 · Mk.16
569 mm  Mk.13 · Mk.13-1 * · Mk.13-1 Case *
324 mm  Mark 44
450 mm  C/06D · LT 1A/1 · F5W *
500 mm  G6c
533 mm  G7a · Mark 35 · Seal DM2A1
400 mm  SET-40
450 mm  45-36NU · 45-36AN * · 45-36MAN *
456 mm  Pattern 1910 · Pattern 1912
533 mm  53-38 · 53-39 · 53-56 · SET-65
450 mm  R.G.F. Mark VI · Mark XII ** · Mark XV **
533 mm  Mark I · Mk.V · Mk.VIII · Mk.IX
324 mm  Mark 46
450 mm  Type 2 · Type 43 · Type 44 No.2 · Type 91 Model 2 * · Type 91 Model 3 *
533 mm  Type 6 · Type 43 (1910) · Type 54 model 3 · Type 89
610 mm  Type 8 No.2 · Type 90 · Type 93 Model 1, Mod 2 · Type 93 Model 3
450 mm  F200/450 * · S.I.170/450X5,25 · W.200/450X5,75
533 mm  S.I.270 · S.I. 250/533,4X7,5 Tipo A · S.I. 270/533,4X7,2 Tipo I · S.I. 270/533X6.84 Tipo L · S.I. 270/533,4X7,2 Tipo M
450 mm  m/38* · m/41*
  *  = Aerial torpedo
** = Aerial and ship-launched torpedo