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 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 5th, 2020, 11:59 pm 

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And the recnversion works done so far (no "siesta" was allowed in the Spanish shipyard!... :D ) https://i.imgur.com/i4fPtdI.png The bow was altered and the two hull inserts were done and welded into place. The engine sets were installed (details to be seen in the picture). New bigger screws were ins...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 5th, 2020, 10:28 pm 

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Back to 1939... Novice let us know in the thread about merchant ships: "With the creation of Republican Spain several ships were renamed, in order to remove any royal names, the Alfonso XIII being renamed Habana. In 1939 the ship suffered a fire which caused her to be rebuilt (...)" Here I step in w...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 5th, 2020, 9:13 pm 

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A 9x15-in. gunned Salmon & Gluckstein? Nice! Can't wait to see Bismarck and Tirpitz and their successors! Would you please be so kind and explain what you mean by Salmon & Gluckstein? Regarding the two bigger capital ships, they will have the same main armament but in four turrets, Anton, Berta, Ca...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 5th, 2020, 3:55 pm 

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Admiral Graf Spee was the first heavy cruiser developped for the DKM even before Hitler gained control over Germany. First talks about such a heavy ship began in the late 20s and, after much debate on political base, in 1932 the ship was finally laid down for construction. It had amongst other new d...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 5th, 2020, 11:59 am 

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A 9x15-in. gunned Salmon & Gluckstein? Nice! Can't wait to see Bismarck and Tirpitz and their successors! Would you please be so kind and explain what you mean by Salmon & Gluckstein? Regarding the two bigger capital ships, they will have the same main armament but in four turrets, Anton, Berta, Ca...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 4th, 2020, 11:40 pm 

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Simplified scheme of the double-stage (HP and MP) steam turbines.


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Scheme I made using basic schemes available in the internet.

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 4th, 2020, 11:25 pm 

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Let's now have a look at the main warships in the DKM at the end of the year of 1939 and we start with the battleship "Scharnhorst", which underwent several changes during its build which deserve to be looked at more in detail. https://i.imgur.com/dUtUgKp.png I took as basis the original design alre...

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: Second World War Aircraft Carrier Challenge

 Post subject: Re: Second World War Aircraft Carrier Challenge Posted: August 4th, 2020, 10:28 pm 

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erik_t wrote: *
Two heavy heightfinders for a CVL is major overkill.
Since one is facing forward and the other one backwards, complementing each other in an 360º arc, could you please explain your comment?

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 4th, 2020, 12:22 pm 

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Good backstory do dictate a lot of things. In terms of ships it remodels Kriegsmarine to the core, when break GB by atlantic convoy raids is not needed, navy will get a lot less funding and all famous capital ships just not materialize. Without anschluss size of army is smaller, without invading Cz...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: AU WWII scenario

 Post subject: Re: AU WWII scenario Posted: August 4th, 2020, 12:17 pm 

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Let's go back to the year von Witzleben's government finally got a firm grip of the situation in Germany. And yes, as our friend from Poland Rhade put it in his post, Germany saw then itself (1936 and in the AU described here) as sort of guarantee to small nations mainly bordering with the USSR. Tha...
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