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by lwd
Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Real armour penetration
Replies: 15
Views: 8589

Did the 16" round that ended up in Jean Barts (fortunatly empty) secondary magazine go high order? Didn't at least one other round get into what would have been vital areas had she been at sea?
by lwd
Fri Jul 06, 2007 8:27 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Graf Spee vs. Cumberland
Replies: 19
Views: 7307

tactically I think GS probably has an edge but strategically she doesn't. Odds are she would have to use up a large portion of her 11" ammo on Cumberland and even so may not sink her without resorting to torpedos. In return there is a good chance that Spee will take enough damage that her chance of ...
by lwd
Fri Jul 06, 2007 4:50 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Battleship Top Ten
Replies: 626
Views: 112844

Re: Dear RF,

... But if we discuss WWII's battleships only, then i ask myselfe how you can decide it? We have not so many battleship combats in this history. There is no combat between Iowa and Yamato :-) There is only Bismarck which sunks Hood and made 4 hits on PoW and recieved 3 hits by PoW. ... There are fe...