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by OpanaPointer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: How would you fix the Alaska class?
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Re: How would you fix the Alaska class?

Byron Angel wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:24 pm
OpanaPointer wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:10 pm
Sounds like a plan. Jack her up and I'll go for parts.
LOL~ Do you think we have enough room under the deck for twin turbos?

B
I was thinking of pneumatics, go low-rider on that shit.
by OpanaPointer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: How would you fix the Alaska class?
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Re: How would you fix the Alaska class?

Sounds like a plan. Jack her up and I'll go for parts.
by OpanaPointer
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: How would you fix the Alaska class?
Replies: 7
Views: 371

Re: How would you fix the Alaska class?

Twin 16" turrets instead of the triple 12" turrets. Then stack on the AAA for carrier escort duties.
by OpanaPointer
Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Secret U boat bases
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Secret U boat bases

Do a search over at forum.axishistory.com. And try to forgive us for the HyFy Channel stupidities.
by OpanaPointer
Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Logistics Question Tanker Refueling
Replies: 11
Views: 3631

Re: Logistics Question Tanker Refueling

Another breadcrumb: Merchant Marine Act of 1936. The attic makes me sneeze. :( Hope the dusty attic did not cause lung disease. Its looks at this point the answer is a qualified yes. Still, examples of common tankers refueling ships in ports or sheltered water would be useful for the question. Wond...
by OpanaPointer
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Us as others see us
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Re: Us as others see us

I'm good with the level of discourse that occurs here. But I've only been doing WW2 since 1965. Some of the old hand can make the point better.
by OpanaPointer
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: The Age of Sail (1571-1860)
Topic: The USN vs. the Royal Navy
Replies: 24
Views: 2227

Re: The USN vs. the Royal Navy

You can have more than one plan.
by OpanaPointer
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: The Age of Sail (1571-1860)
Topic: The USN vs. the Royal Navy
Replies: 24
Views: 2227

Re: The USN vs. the Royal Navy

Oh, Plan Red would have taken you all down!!!! :lol: For those not familiar, Plan Red was a War College exercise examining a theoretical war with Canada. Why Canada? Because there is a quite interesting border there. Very long, with all kinds of terrain. Waterways, lakes, plains, mountains, no deser...
by OpanaPointer
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: WWII armor vs modern weapons
Replies: 4
Views: 830

Re: WWII armor vs modern weapons

Ship killers these days are all that into armor penetration, are they?

If I wanted to mess with a KGV I'd pepper the superstructure with Hellfire missiles.