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 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: HNoMS Helge Ingstad have collided

 Post subject: Re: HNoMS Helge Ingstad have collided Posted: November 8th, 2018, 7:33 pm 

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To put the damage into perspective, the tanker was carrying ~93,000 metric tons of cargo and the ship itself probably weighs somewhere around 20,000 metric tons on her own. That's the equivalent of a Nimitz class carrier or roughly two South Dakota class battleship. And she managed to maintain both ...

 Forum: Non-Shipbucket Drawings  Topic: HDMS Tordenskjold Type 14E frigate R/C model

 Post subject: Re: HDMS Tordenskjold Type 14E frigate R/C model Posted: October 16th, 2018, 10:45 am 

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If you want a better set of sound bites check out the movies Flådens Friske Fyre and Piger til Søs.

 Forum: Non-Shipbucket Drawings  Topic: Imperial Swedish Navy

 Post subject: Re: Imperial Swedish Navy Posted: October 9th, 2018, 3:10 pm 

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I can see it if I open it as a link, but itdoesn't show up here on the forum

 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: Literature request. Books on Cold War Fast Attack Craft/Missile Boats

 Post subject: Literature request. Books on Cold War Fast Attack Craft/Missile Boats Posted: February 26th, 2018, 11:31 am 

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I'm primarily looking for something that goes into the strategic thinking behind them. A comparison between the approach taken by NATO members and WARPAC members would be nice as well.

Books on the individual classes and ships are less relevant to me, but still welcome

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: RPM (Topic is closed)

 Post subject: Re: RPM Maritime Solutions AU Posted: February 13th, 2018, 10:21 am 

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Nice. My only problem is the apparent lack of emergency towing gear aft.

 Forum: Never-Built Designs  Topic: Never Where British Hovercrafts

 Post subject: Re: Never Where British Hovercrafts Posted: February 8th, 2018, 7:01 pm 

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I don't think those 20mm guns are going to be operable in any kind of seaway

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: IRL Mistress-Class Nuclear ULCV

 Post subject: Re: IRL Mistress-Class Nuclear ULCV Posted: February 6th, 2018, 3:29 pm 

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If the wind force alone is enough to fling containers around no spoiler or wind break in the world is going to help because you've just found a tornado.

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: IRL Mistress-Class Nuclear ULCV

 Post subject: Re: IRL Mistress-Class Nuclear ULCV Posted: February 6th, 2018, 1:22 pm 

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By the time the wind is strong enough to slow the ship down the waves will long since have gotten tall enough to all but stop it in its tracks

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: IRL Mistress-Class Nuclear ULCV

 Post subject: Re: IRL Mistress-Class Nuclear ULCV Posted: February 6th, 2018, 12:57 pm 

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The shelter isn't there to act as a wind break, it's to keep waves from crashing over it.

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: IRL Mistress-Class Nuclear ULCV

 Post subject: Re: IRL Mistress-Class Nuclear ULCV Posted: February 6th, 2018, 12:22 pm 

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Well, most ships don't actually operate at their maximum cruise speed for economic and planning related reasons. Most container vessels I see out here are running around at 17-19 knots. Since your fuel economy is rather different you could operate at full speed all the time. This does however have t...
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