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  Topic: Tauchschiff Projekt 50 - gun calibre correction
Jim Broshot

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:10 pm   Subject: Tauchschiff Projekt 50 - gun calibre correction
Interesting hypothesis.

I daresay one problem with it is weight. The weight of the WWI German 15cm L/45 C/16 gun which armed "large World War I destroyers...and U-cruisers", which I think would be ...
  Topic: WWI Royal Navy Staff Monographs
Jim Broshot

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PostForum: Manuals and Handbooks   Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:25 pm   Subject: WWI Royal Navy Staff Monographs
Again, not sure if these count as "manuals" or "handbooks" but, courtesy of the Royal Australian Navy site

World War I Naval Staff Monographs

These Admiralty Naval Staff Monographs were compile ...
  Topic: HMS Hercules.
Jim Broshot

Replies: 3
Views: 4502

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:31 am   Subject: HMS Hercules.
Have you ever seen this book?

To Kiel in the "Hercules" (1919)

Can be downloaded from Internet Archive

https://archive.org/details/tokielinhercules00freerich
  Topic: Friedman's BRITISH CRUISERS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA
Jim Broshot

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:34 pm   Subject: Friedman's BRITISH CRUISERS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA
Perhaps of interest to board members. For a Christmas present to myself, I bought a copy of Norman Friedman's latest: British Cruisers of the Victorian Era. I have just started reading it, so I can't ...
  Topic: Help on the Wiki?
Jim Broshot

Replies: 4
Views: 3347

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:07 pm   Subject: Help on the Wiki?
tone (?)

I can try. You will have to send me a template - I'm not a Wiki type contributor and used to do these lists in pencil and paper.

Footnoting will be a problem. I know what I consulted bu ...
  Topic: Help on the Wiki?
Jim Broshot

Replies: 4
Views: 3347

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 12:13 pm   Subject: Help on the Wiki?
I've done this, sort of, for the British First Class Cruisers (armored cruisers), from the Orlando class (1885) to the Minotaur class (1905). I used Conways and other sources (I have the Ian Allen WWI ...
  Topic: Admiral Reinhard Scheer's History/Autobiography Great War
Jim Broshot

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:32 pm   Subject: Admiral Reinhard Scheer's History/Autobiography Great War
And you can download Scheer's book from Internet Archive

http://archive.org/details/cu31924027832744

And Tirpitz's memoirs, both volumes

http://archive.org/details/cu31924026407969

http:// ...
  Topic: tugboats in ww2
Jim Broshot

Replies: 3
Views: 3471

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:47 am   Subject: tugboats in ww2
I was hoping some of the modellers or naval experts would respond, but...

Die deutschen Kriegschiffe 1815-1945, by Erich Groner has sections on German naval auxiliaries. There are some small side d ...
  Topic: Loss of HMS Victoria
Jim Broshot

Replies: 1
Views: 3641

PostForum: Manuals and Handbooks   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:43 pm   Subject: Loss of HMS Victoria
Found at Internet Archive, a newspaper account of the court martial on the loss of HMS Victoria on 22 June 1893 after being rammed by HMS Camperdown

http://www.archive.org/details/victoriascourtma0 ...
  Topic: USN Boats- 1898
Jim Broshot

Replies: 3
Views: 4038

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:58 pm   Subject: USN Boats- 1898
Same volume (from Princeton University library). The plans, alas, have not been copied fully.

http://books.google.com/books?id=EVhNAAAAYAAJ&dq=editions%3ATUhAVmWOU5EC&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q ...
  Topic: USN Boats- 1898
Jim Broshot

Replies: 3
Views: 4038

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:38 pm   Subject: USN Boats- 1898
Interesting.

This volume (and others) can be viewed online, and even downloaded one page at a time in .pdf format from Hathi Trust Digital Library (and downloaded for free I think if you are affili ...
  Topic: U S Armored Cruisers - A Design and Operational History
Jim Broshot

Replies: 2
Views: 3885

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2011 1:32 am   Subject: U S Armored Cruisers - A Design and Operational History
The book by Ivan Musicant about the predreadnought USN armored cruisers:

U.S. armored cruisers : a design and operational history / Ivan Musicant ; with drawings by David L. Wood.
Main Author: Mu ...
  Topic: USN Ships Plans
Jim Broshot

Replies: 2
Views: 4060

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:30 pm   Subject: USN Ships Plans
I don't know if you have seen this site,

http://www.hnsa.org/doc/plans/index.htm

But they've uploaded .pdf files of USN ships plans from various eras, including the dreadnought and predreadnough ...
  Topic: Ooh it's quiet here
Jim Broshot

Replies: 8
Views: 8313

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:46 pm   Subject: Ooh it's quiet here
Contrary to the tag, I think this is actually for an A-20, not a TBD

It is in nice shape.

Curiously, it is configured for torpedo running at 40.5 knots (non-adjustable), and I cannot figure out ...
  Topic: Ships' Data U S Naval Vessels
Jim Broshot

Replies: 0
Views: 5975

PostForum: Manuals and Handbooks   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:04 pm   Subject: Ships' Data U S Naval Vessels
A link posted by a helpful fellow on another list:

http://www.alternatewars.com/Archives/Ships_Data_USN/Ships_Data.htm

Of some relevance here are the "Ships' Data U. S. Naval Vessels" for 1911, ...
 
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