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  Topic: Haruna
USS ALASKA

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:15 am   Subject: Haruna
What ever became of SMS WOLF?

Glenn

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_Wolf_(auxiliary_cruiser)

After the war she was ceded to France and sold to Cie. Messageries Maritimes of Paris, refitted ...
  Topic: Haruna
USS ALASKA

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 7:04 am   Subject: Haruna
Two other responses...

WARSHIP PICTORIAL #13 (IJN KONGO CLASS BATTLESHIPS) section on the history of the Haruna mentions this incident on page 56. As quoted below:
"She would be the only one of ...
  Topic: Haruna
USS ALASKA

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 7:25 am   Subject: Haruna
And finally....

I have seen no Japanese sources confirming that mining story either. In fact, Haruna was nowhere near that area in 1917 and she certainly was not dry-docked during that same time f ...
  Topic: Haruna
USS ALASKA

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 7:25 am   Subject: Haruna
Another gent on another site posted this;

The two sources the Henneman site refers to are probably the generally good Jentshura et al "Warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy 1869-1945" and "Conway ...
  Topic: Haruna
USS ALASKA

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 7:24 am   Subject: Haruna
Posted on another board...

There is certainly no photographic evidence of this event that I know of.

However, looking through my photo database of this ship, there is a gap in photos of this s ...
  Topic: Usefulness of Pre-Dreadnoughts?
USS ALASKA

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 2:37 pm   Subject: Usefulness of Pre-Dreadnoughts?
Not a problem sir! For a very good down and dirty, please see http://www.bobhenneman.info/bhbrp.htm. As for the “…until it was too late to withdraw…”, because of the speed differential, I think it ...
  Topic: Buyer Beware – Don’t Buy from AviaPress Web Site
USS ALASKA

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 12:26 pm   Subject: Buyer Beware – Don’t Buy from AviaPress Web Site
Copy sir - thanks for the heads-up!
  Topic: Ship Pics
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 9:57 pm   Subject: Ship Pics
Some VERY cool pics on this site that would be of interest to the members of this board

http://futabamil.hobby-web.net/souko/index.html
  Topic: Haruna
USS ALASKA

Replies: 15
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 4:00 pm   Subject: Haruna
I'm not with my books right now but...

http://www.naval-history.net/WW1NavyJapanese.htm

Haruna, according to two sources, was damaged in the South Pacific on a mine laid by German raider 'Wol ...
  Topic: Usefulness of Pre-Dreadnoughts?
USS ALASKA

Replies: 25
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 11:47 pm   Subject: Usefulness of Pre-Dreadnoughts?

Very slow on the uptake, but I could not let this pass. This has to be a joke right? Renown's belt wasn't up to modern (or even WW1) battleship standards but was rather better then 3"! And why wou ...
  Topic: War at Sea in the Ironclad Age
USS ALASKA

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 9:40 pm   Subject: War at Sea in the Ironclad Age
Copy sir – thank you!
  Topic: Usefulness of Pre-Dreadnoughts?
USS ALASKA

Replies: 25
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:14 pm   Subject: Usefulness of Pre-Dreadnoughts?
I have to agree with you, Glenn, that it would probably have taken more than one pre-dreadnought to sink a raider such as the Graf Spee, but then again it would have been a better idea to send soupe ...
  Topic: War at Sea in the Ironclad Age
USS ALASKA

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 2:27 pm   Subject: War at Sea in the Ironclad Age
Hello gentleman – new to this board. Posted this on another site also. Seems to fit well here given the time period - FWIW

I’m on another trip and brought ‘War at Sea in the Ironclad Age’ by R ...
 
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