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Post subject: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 20th, 2012, 11:58 pm
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Long time coming since I just couldn't seem to find time to get this one done... I plan to do the later refits and then possibly the Juneau CLAAs.

Pre-war light grey Measure 3 scheme.
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CL-51 as lost:
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And in Shipbucket Standard grey because the above camo obscures many elements:
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And Juneau:
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Oakland class in late 1943:
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And San Diego, a good example of a late-war fit for the survivors of the original four units. Note the Ms33/24d camo, the same scheme as RENO but with dull black substituted for 5-O Ocean Gray.
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San Juan 1944:
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SHIPDUDE
Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 12:06 am
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One of my favorites! :D


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Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 12:06 am
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Looks good. It's just asking for one of the proposed post-ware missile refits though :P.

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Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 12:26 am
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Atlanta is one of my favorite ships, combined with Colosseum's drawing=A nice work!


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Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 12:28 am
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Do I spy 1.1" aft?


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Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 1:22 am
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Yes, during '41 they were fitted with 1.1" quads until the introduction of Bofors. I know for a fact that by 1942 they had 40mms in place of the quads.

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Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 2:31 am
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She looks great Colo!

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Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 5:50 am
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Great drawing of one of the loveliest Cruisers.


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Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 6:06 am
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I find it rather telling that, despite being explicitly AA cruisers, they were very light on light AA. Of course as Colo already noted light AA until '42 left something to be desired.


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Post subject: Re: CL-51 AtlantaPosted: February 21st, 2012, 7:13 am
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Didn't the USN still adhere to the fewer but bigger school of thought when it came to AA?

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