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by 19kilo
Sun Sep 05, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: The Ironclad & Pre-dreadnought Era (1860-1905)
Topic: CSS Hunley
Replies: 8
Views: 7820

Re: CSS Hunley

It would be interesting if the remains of the Confederate Navy's James River squadron were recovered....but it would be very expensive....
by 19kilo
Sun Sep 05, 2010 1:31 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: UFO series to be made a movie (2011)
Replies: 16
Views: 13036

Re: UFO series to be made a movie (2011)

An early fav of mine was Space 1999.
by 19kilo
Sat Sep 04, 2010 11:52 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Royal Navy Super Battleships and Battlecruisers
Replies: 74
Views: 64416

Re: Royal Navy Super Battleships and Battlecruisers

Didnt Hood blow up because her Above the waterline torpedo tubes get hit?
by 19kilo
Sat Sep 04, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Most Beautiful Dreadnought
Replies: 73
Views: 37757

Re: Most Beautiful Dreadnought

Roma was not unpleasant to behold.
by 19kilo
Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:27 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Jutland recurrent themes
Replies: 51
Views: 33496

Re: Jutland recurrent themes

"Dreadnaught" by the same author is a must read.
by 19kilo
Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:51 am
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: The German Dreadnought Kaiserin
Replies: 36
Views: 21800

Re: The German Dreadnought Kaiserin

In the early 1900s Britain was activly seeking an alliance with Germany, but this was scorned by the German government, possibly under pressure from Tirpitz. He needed an "enemy" with a big fleet to get his Navy Laws past. And far from stiffling German colonial and mercantile ambitions, the British ...
by 19kilo
Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:19 am
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Jutland recurrent themes
Replies: 51
Views: 33496

Re: Jutland recurrent themes

"Castles of Steel" is a good read about WW1 naval operations.
by 19kilo
Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:05 am
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: SMS Moltke (1910)
Replies: 21
Views: 17933

Re: SMS Moltke (1910)

It seems to me the German battlecruisers were closer to "fast battleships" than anything else. They were certainly better protected than their RN equivilants. And ,more importantly, much better ammunition handleing procedures.