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 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Rendel Gunboats

 Post subject: Re: Greek Rendel Gunboats Posted: November 23rd, 2018, 9:39 am 

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Thanks a lot! Rendel gunboats were unique designs and more than a hundred were built for various navies! The funny thing is that in order to aim the main gun you have to turn your ship....which is awkward ...not useful...and backwards...in a turret era. So, I suppose that these ships were mostly for...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) Class Destroyers

 Post subject: Re: RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) Class Destroyers Posted: November 23rd, 2018, 9:34 am 

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Thanks, guys!

yes, it was a jpg actually, corrected!

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Rendel Gunboats

 Post subject: Greek Rendel Gunboats Posted: November 22nd, 2018, 1:54 pm 

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In 1881 Greece had 2 Rendel gunboats built at the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company for the shallow waters of the Ambracian Gulf. They received the names Hydra & Psara (Island naval forces during the Independence war of 1821). Later on 1889, they were renamed as Amvrakia & Action and the for...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) Class Destroyers

 Post subject: Re: RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) Class Destroyers Posted: November 18th, 2018, 6:21 pm 

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So, here we are again,

ZG2 Hermes ex Vasilefs Georgios under German command

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H88 RHNS Vasilissa Olga after modernization

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 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) Class Destroyers

 Post subject: Re: RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) Class Destroyers Posted: November 17th, 2018, 8:42 pm 

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@ Colombamike
The Greek Ships used the Rheinmetall Flak 36/37mm LC/36 Auto Cannon. Same where supplied for ACR Georgios Averof.

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 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) Class Destroyers

 Post subject: RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) Class Destroyers Posted: November 14th, 2018, 1:22 pm 

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RHN Vasilefs Georgios (King George) The class was ordered to UK as an escort to a new light cruiser (which never ordered). Planned four but only two were built. Those ships were modified versions of the G class, were built for the Greek Royal Hellenic Navy (RHN) by Yarrow in the late 1930s. The ship...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: RHN Hydra Class Destroyers

 Post subject: Re: RHN Hydra Class Destroyers Posted: November 8th, 2018, 4:01 pm 

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Fourth version, RHNS Antinavarchos Kountouriotis (Vice Admiral Kountouriotis) 1942-1946 RHNS Antinavarchos Kountouriotis & RHNS Spetsai survived German invasion and fled to Alexandria where united with Royal Navy. They were sent to India at the end of 1941 for modernisation. ASW detection devises an...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: RHN Hydra Class Destroyers

 Post subject: Re: RHN Hydra Class Destroyers Posted: November 8th, 2018, 3:36 pm 

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Third version

RHNS Spetsai 1939-1941

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 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: RHN Hydra Class Destroyers

 Post subject: Re: RHN Hydra Class Destroyers Posted: November 8th, 2018, 12:19 pm 

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Second Version
RHNS Psara 1933-1939
sunk by German aircraft, 20 April 1941

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 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: RHN Hydra Class Destroyers

 Post subject: Re: RHN Hydra Class Destroyers Posted: November 8th, 2018, 11:49 am 

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First Version

RHNS Hydra 1933-1939
sunk by German aircraft, 22 April 1941

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