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by VeenenbergR
Fri Jan 04, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: All myths solved
Replies: 106
Views: 20194

Some answers

to Tommy: about the fire control rooms AND damage control rooms, which were all at least doubled and all under the armored deck together with the propulsion systems. This means that the "vitals" above the armored deck only consisted of cables leading from the brigdes (navigation) and the cables from...
by VeenenbergR
Wed Jan 02, 2008 7:36 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: All myths solved
Replies: 106
Views: 20194

Final conclusions on Bismarcks protection (Nathan Okun)

FINAL CONCLUSION: The BISMARCK's internal vitals could not be directly reached through the side belt armor under any normal circumstances due to the sloped "turtle-back" armored deck design, making its design the best of all given in this article for this purpose. However, there are several drawback...
by VeenenbergR
Tue Jan 01, 2008 9:36 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: All myths solved
Replies: 106
Views: 20194

All myths solved

I recently asked myself which questions remained to be solved on Bismarck: a): since all 4 damage control rooms were savely placed beneath the main armor deck and turtle-back system AND the 3 fire control rooms were located near the 3 main range finders/ radar sets: these lay out is perfectly allrig...
by VeenenbergR
Wed Oct 20, 2004 10:11 am
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Some neat research findings
Replies: 9
Views: 5005

I must always smile :D about the spelling of German words by British or US naval experts: Duetsch Werks Kiel and Riechs. Marine, Dampfungsienrichtung. No need to say they mean: "Deutsche Werke Kiel" and "Reichsmarine", Dampfungseinrichtung. I don't know why the German use of the "ie" or "ei" is so f...