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  Topic: When did the port division system start?
Bart150

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:52 am   Subject: When did the port division system start?
It is well known that a sailor was allocated to one out of the three port divisions - Portsmouth, Devonport or Chatham. There he returned every time on leaving a ship and there he waited for his next ...
  Topic: fire control - beginner's questions
Bart150

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:30 am   Subject: fire control - beginner's questions
Thanks, Tone.
Monmouth was a Devonport ship with a crew hastily assembled from men mainly of port division Devonport, who hardly knew each other when the ship sailed. But she had a Marine band whose ...
  Topic: fire control - beginner's questions
Bart150

Replies: 11
Views: 13335

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:06 am   Subject: fire control - beginner's questions
Tone,
I don't want to be pushy, just wondering if you had any more information on this
Bart
  Topic: The two Turkish battleships built in England
Bart150

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:47 am   Subject: The two Turkish battleships built in England
I've noticed several historians of Turkey in WW1 writing that the Sultan Osman I, built for Turkey on Tyneside, was the most powerful dreadnought in the world, that could blow any other dreadnought o ...
  Topic: fire control - beginner's questions
Bart150

Replies: 11
Views: 13335

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:18 am   Subject: fire control - beginner's questions
Wow, thanks a lot.
I'll have to think about it some more before I know whether it is confusing or not.

I do have another point, albeit somewhat off-topic.
I understand that the crew of the TS in ...
  Topic: fire control - beginner's questions
Bart150

Replies: 11
Views: 13335

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:17 am   Subject: fire control - beginner's questions
Thanks, very much Tone. I don't want to seem liking I'm brushing aside all that interesting detail, but I'm still unclear about this basic question:

Did the TS send the same firing solution to all ...
  Topic: fire control - beginner's questions
Bart150

Replies: 11
Views: 13335

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:36 am   Subject: fire control - beginner's questions
I've been reading up on fire control at the time of Jutland, and I have a couple of beginner's questions about things I haven't seen covered explicitly - perhaps because other people think they too ob ...
 
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