Source on the accuracy of Baltimores in WWII? It displaced 18,000 tons, was 526 feet long, and carried a crew of about 800. Their superior modern engines gave them better speed and maneuverability. It appears the main differences between this and World Of Warships is that Dreadnoughts is a single player against an AI computer oppenent rather than another human, and is … Dreadnought, British battleship launched in 1906 that established the pattern of the turbine-powered, ‘all-big-gun’ warship, a type that dominated the world’s navies for the next 35 years. It's shape and gun power made it famous.