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by marcelo_malara
Fri Jan 13, 2006 9:10 pm
Forum: Naval Propulsion
Topic: Machinery replacement
Replies: 11
Views: 10276

Machinery replacement

Anybody knows how the boilers and machinery are changed in a battleship, I mean, is the ship cut open to change them?

Explanations and photos (if available) are welcomed.

Thanks in advance.
by marcelo_malara
Fri Jan 13, 2006 8:58 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: Cameron it´s too political correct
Replies: 15
Views: 9640

One more comentary for those of us that have to watch that documentaries with translated audio. The people that translate them, have the least idea of what they are talking about, so it is not weird that they speak of the Prinz Eugen as a destroyer. A few examples from other documentaries: -they tra...
by marcelo_malara
Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Tsushima
Replies: 5
Views: 3477

Tsushima

I have found a scanned article by N.J. Campbell about the battle. I think it was taken from Warship International.

http://www.angelfire.com/va3/abacus/bibl/camp-tsu.htm

Regards
by marcelo_malara
Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Antitorpedo nets
Replies: 3
Views: 2350

Thank you Ulrich. The article is very good, all doubts cleared at once.

Regards
by marcelo_malara
Fri Jan 06, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Antitorpedo nets
Replies: 3
Views: 2350

Antitorpedo nets

Anyone can post briefly about antitorpedo nets, specifically:

-material
-usefullness
-where they ever deployed in a moving ship or tried so?

Thank you all
by marcelo_malara
Mon Jan 02, 2006 11:05 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Tromso, Sorbotn and the end of Tirpitz
Replies: 13
Views: 55926

It is interesting that the Norweygians put a plate to remember it. Do you remember Antonio what it said?
by marcelo_malara
Mon Jan 02, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Encyclopedia of Warships/AJ Press vol.18+19
Replies: 23
Views: 10121

Yes I have seen them, wonderfull as usual, thank you for both and for the info on this book. Can you post in the Tirpitz sinking the damage caused for the bombs?

Thank you again.
by marcelo_malara
Sun Jan 01, 2006 8:28 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Encyclopedia of Warships/AJ Press vol.18+19
Replies: 23
Views: 10121

Antonio, I am looking for info on the evolution of main armament: -barbettes arrangements (not turrets but the barbettes system used on old battleships) and its loading systems. -turrets (including different hoists and loading systems, its evolution and advantages). Does the book provides info on al...
by marcelo_malara
Sun Jan 01, 2006 4:47 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Encyclopedia of Warships/AJ Press vol.18+19
Replies: 23
Views: 10121

Thank you Antonio, same for you!!!

Is the book good? Does the content make justice to the title?
by marcelo_malara
Sat Dec 31, 2005 9:22 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Encyclopedia of Warships/AJ Press vol.18+19
Replies: 23
Views: 10121

Anyone has "Big Gun: Battleship Main Armament, 1860-1945" by Peter Hodges?
by marcelo_malara
Sat Dec 31, 2005 4:06 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Encyclopedia of Warships/AJ Press vol.18+19
Replies: 23
Views: 10121

Thank you guys for the info, I am going to get the first volume, as my primary area of interest is battleships and their armament.
by marcelo_malara
Fri Dec 30, 2005 10:26 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Encyclopedia of Warships/AJ Press vol.18+19
Replies: 23
Views: 10121

Anyone can tell the contents about the two volumes of German Naval Guns?

Thanks in advance.
by marcelo_malara
Fri Dec 30, 2005 2:17 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Encyclopedia of Warships/AJ Press vol.18+19
Replies: 23
Views: 10121

I remember (don´t know where) reading that volumes 1, 2 and 3 are devoted to the operational history. I wish I could be more helpfull, but that is all I can do.

Regards
by marcelo_malara
Wed Dec 28, 2005 3:42 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Oslo Fjord and the sinking of Blücher
Replies: 14
Views: 34636

Antonio, excellent account on the sinking of the Blucher, brief but very informative yet. Mi personal congratulations for the posting and the recopilation of photos. If you have time, don´t you like to do a similar one about the battle of Narvik? I think it will be welcomed by everyone in the forum....
by marcelo_malara
Wed Dec 21, 2005 7:48 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: North sea chart
Replies: 1
Views: 1550

North sea chart

Anyone can post a North Sea chart (with depths, not a common map) in digital form?

Thanks in advance