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 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: Fighting the Battle that never occurred - Texel (1918)

 Post subject: Fighting the Battle that never occurred - Texel (1918) Posted: January 7th, 2019, 7:41 am 

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Famously the German High Seas Fleet mutinied when ordered to sail out and fight the RN in 1918, what if they had obeyed orders? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrTeYcRXDEw The video linked to above, contains the 'converged' history of several wargaming sessions that were carried out to see if an ans...

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: Modeling an Iowa battleship to carrier conversion.

 Post subject: Re: Modeling an Iowa battleship to carrier conversion. Posted: January 3rd, 2019, 6:38 am 

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Looks nice.

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: List of Ships in Fiction

 Post subject: Re: List of Ships in Fiction Posted: December 23rd, 2018, 9:33 am 

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Just to let everyone know that I am still updating my own version of this list (Novels/Comic Books/Short Stories only.). The link below goes to the first post in the thread. Material since the last update (24th October) of this thread starts at page 36. https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.p...

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy 2019

 Post subject: Re: Merry Christmas and a Happy 2019 Posted: December 19th, 2018, 2:57 pm 

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Same to you and thank you for a wonderful picture.

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: Something for anyone wanting a design challenge.

 Post subject: Re: Something for anyone wanting a design challenge. Posted: December 2nd, 2018, 2:48 pm 

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J.E. MacDonell had to be one of the most prolific writers of his time - there were dozens of his ripping yarns for the Navy. He also did dozens more in what can be only described as 'Romance' novels. I remember Jackal with 'Dutchy' Holland in command. Supposedly an 'experimental' A-I with more spee...

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: Something for anyone wanting a design challenge.

 Post subject: Re: Something for anyone wanting a design challenge. Posted: December 1st, 2018, 2:53 pm 

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Another Australian Destroyer from the pages of J. E. MacDonnell. This one has appeared in two of the novel's I've found so far. HMAS Jackal Destroyer, class not specified 4 x 4.7 inch guns (A,B,X & Y) 1 x QF 2-pounder Mark V (8 barreled version) 2 x Quadruple 21 inch TT Fitted with Radar & Sonar. No...

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: Something for anyone wanting a design challenge.

 Post subject: Re: Something for anyone wanting a design challenge. Posted: November 22nd, 2018, 3:38 pm 

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From a late '70s thriller novel by Antony Trew, and which contains spoilers for the same. Simeonov Class Bulk Carrier Tonnage: 20,000 tons (Gross), 32,000 tons (Deadweight) Holds: 7 (Numbered from the bow 1-7). Holds 2-6 are general cargo holds (Ore, Coal, Grain, etc.). Hold 1 is for refrigerated ca...

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: US Navy 'Spring Styles' Volumes 1 & 3

 Post subject: Re: US Navy 'Spring Styles' Volumes 1 & 3 Posted: September 29th, 2018, 1:17 am 

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DvdMBrigance wrote: *
I will have to look through some old external hard drives but there is a chance I still have 4 downloaded somewhere. Making no promises for such an older thread.
Good luck, the few fragments of book 4 that have been found have revealed wonderful things....

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: Something for anyone wanting a design challenge.

 Post subject: Re: Something for anyone wanting a design challenge. Posted: July 5th, 2018, 9:30 am 

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A pair of modified Deutschland Class Cruiser (Panzerschiffe), the first from a J. E. MacDonnell 'Ripping Yarn' Wolfe Deutschland Class Cruiser (Modified) 6 x 11 inch guns (Triple turrets, fore and aft) 10 x 6 inch guns (Single turrets? five a side) Unspecified AA and TT armament, probably no differe...

 Forum: Never-Built Designs  Topic: Scheme 59 Missile ships: Super Talos and SCANFAR

 Post subject: Re: Scheme 59 Missile ships: Super Talos and SCANFAR Posted: May 27th, 2018, 9:56 pm 

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Interesting design. Am I right in guessing that was one of the preliminaries for the USS Long Beach (CGN-9)?
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