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  Topic: ...the basket mast...any info. on why?
Patia

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:00 pm   Subject: Basket or Cage Masts in US Warships
Commander William Hovgaard of the Massechusetts School of Naval Architecture writes in the 1910 edition of Janes Fighting Ships (amongst many other things) his approval of the 'lattice' or cage masts ...
  Topic: ...do a few feet matter???
Patia

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 6:17 am   Subject: Beam measurements
German first generation dreadnoughts such as the Nassau's were approx 10 feet wider in the beam which of course allowed the wing turrests to be placed further in board and give greater protection to m ...
  Topic: Iron Duke - rear six inchers
Patia

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2007 5:26 am   Subject: Iron Duke - rear six inchers
Oh my word! yes ...um.. follow that... as it where.
Well I can only stand awestruck, humble and applaud - magnificent!
But that is a copy of The Daily Mail underneath her keel :roll:

Thanks
  Topic: Iron Duke - rear six inchers
Patia

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 3:16 pm   Subject: Iron Duke - rear six inchers
Ho hum - Christmas is upon us again - and what better time to drag out the old Airfix Iron Duke -(+ White Ensign super detailing kit) and see if I can get her 'on the slips' again and nearer to comple ...
 
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