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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Cruiser Mk VIII (Cromwell I A27M)
(also known as Cromwell)

Britain

Cruiser Mk VIII (Cromwell I A27M)

Scale Drawing not yet available

Armour Details

Turret

 Front 76mm@0(76.0mm)
 Side  63mm@0(63.0mm)
 Rear  57mm@0(57.0mm)
 Top  20mm@81(20.0mm)

Superstructure

 Front 63mm@0(63.0mm)
 Side  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Rear  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)

Hull

 Front 57mm@0(57.0mm)
 Side  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Rear  32mm@0(32.0mm)
 Top  20mm@90(20.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 76 (mm) - Minimum 20 (mm)

Specifications

Manufacture Dates 1943 - Unknown
Quantity Produced -
Weight  28 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 2
M.G's Large -
Length 6.4 (mtr)
Width 2.92 (mtr)
Height 2.49 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 30 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 18 (mph)
Range Road 173 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 139
Horse Power 600
Power/Weight 21.42 (HP/tonne)

General Information


The Cruiser Mk VIII (Cromwell I A27M)also known as Cromwell was a cruiser tank used by the british between 1943 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.92 metres wide, 6.4 metres long, 2.49 metres high and weighed 28 tonnes.

Powered by a 600hp petrol engine the Cruiser Mk VIII (Cromwell I A27M) was capable of a road speed of 30mph and a cross country speed of 18mph. The 139 gallon fuel capacity gave the Cruiser Mk VIII (Cromwell I A27M) a road range of 173 miles

Based on the cromwell chassis, the vehicle was armed with 2 light machine guns, a Ordnance Q.F. 6pdr 7cwt MKII MKIV with a muzzle velocity of 900m/sec which was capable of penetrating 75mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
 
Ordnance Q.F. 6pdr 7cwt MKII MKIV
 Calibre 57 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 900 m/sec
 Shell Weight 2.84 Kg
 Ammunition64 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 86 84 81 75 69 63 56 50
Flight Time(secs) 0.11 0.22 0.46 0.98 1.54 2.16 2.84 3.61
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 98 85 60 34 22
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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