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  Topic: Poor quality crews
Horsa

Replies: 8
Views: 11219

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 6:10 am   Subject: Poor quality crews
Interesting.

Thank you . Whatever the difficulties of sheer size of the RN, retention of older ships, mobilisation and use of reservists etc there seems to be a concensus that the Lion reference wa ...
  Topic: Poor quality crews
Horsa

Replies: 8
Views: 11219

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:04 am   Subject: Poor quality crews
"Encyclopedia of the World's Warships"
pub : Salamander
Author : Hugh Lyon
Consultant : Cpt J.E.Moore RN

Its a book I've had for over thirty years which may be out of print now. I'd wondered if ...
  Topic: Published ship dimensions
Horsa

Replies: 4
Views: 6833

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 9:09 am   Subject: Published ship dimensions
Thanks

It's a relief to know that its not one of those obvious things you never knew but had never dared ask. :D
  Topic: Published ship dimensions
Horsa

Replies: 4
Views: 6833

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 6:15 am   Subject: Published ship dimensions
I'm finding that books tend to quote two figures for ship length
"pp" and "oa"

Could anyone tell me what these refer to ?

Thanks
  Topic: Poor quality crews
Horsa

Replies: 8
Views: 11219

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri May 18, 2007 5:56 am   Subject: Poor quality crews
I came across a reference to HMS Lion in an old book that surprised me . It claimed that many of her crew were either "deserters" or "defaulters". Does anyone have any fuller information on how true t ...
  Topic: Jutland WIP.... need advice!
Horsa

Replies: 37
Views: 37834

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2007 2:35 pm   Subject: Jutland WIP.... need advice!
Just seen this thread.

I love this render you have done ,Mark. :D You say it is early days but already it has an evocative feel about it. I hope this is one of many.
  Topic: Plans at NMM
Horsa

Replies: 2
Views: 8595

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:38 am   Subject: Plans at NMM
I have visited the NMM ship plans dept and had some correspondence with the curator there so can offer these observations.

Their collection is second to none and the detail of the drawings is incr ...
  Topic: Naval Fire control equipment
Horsa

Replies: 19
Views: 49537

PostForum: Simulation   Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 1:51 pm   Subject: Naval Fire control equipment
Breathtaking !! :shock:
  Topic: Dreadnought Battlecruiser Doctrine
Horsa

Replies: 62
Views: 59909

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 8:40 am   Subject: Dreadnought Battlecruiser Doctrine
I believe Desmond's ammended post ( last one) is about as close an asessment of relative fire control methods as any you are likely to get.

I'd add two things :-

There is some arguemet about ho ...
  Topic: Dreadnought Battlecruiser Doctrine
Horsa

Replies: 62
Views: 59909

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2006 4:16 am   Subject: Dreadnought Battlecruiser Doctrine
Another factor to consider in the great gunnery debate is that Beatty's battlecruisers didn't get anywhere near as much gunnery practice as Jellicoes Grand Fleet. I've heard two reasons cited for this ...
  Topic: Dreadnought Battlecruiser Doctrine
Horsa

Replies: 62
Views: 59909

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:32 am   Subject: Dreadnought Battlecruiser Doctrine
In the North Sea the battlecruisers were used by both sides as "naval cavalry" - either as a powerful fast strike force ( as the Germans did in their raids on the English East coast and the British a ...
  Topic: I can make 3D models
Horsa

Replies: 51
Views: 117061

PostForum: Simulation   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:36 pm   Subject: I can make 3D models
These are a real treat, Alexandre. Many thanks.

Could I ask a couple of questions.
When do you plan to have the game completed ?
How many people are working in your devlopment team ?

Thanks
  Topic: I can make 3D models
Horsa

Replies: 51
Views: 117061

PostForum: Simulation   Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2006 10:23 am   Subject: I can make 3D models
Naumov, thank you for the images. They were brilliant. I'm still trying to make sense of of your game (smile)
  Topic: I can make 3D models
Horsa

Replies: 51
Views: 117061

PostForum: Simulation   Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2006 9:37 am   Subject: I can make 3D models
I could have marine art day any day. :D

Is that one of yours ?

Don't disappoint me by saying you forgot to credit the artist.
  Topic: I can make 3D models
Horsa

Replies: 51
Views: 117061

PostForum: Simulation   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 8:14 am   Subject: I can make 3D models
Thanks ,I'm making more progress now but the server is so slow I'll have to wait until I have more time to look at them properly. :D
 
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