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  Topic: Motor launch plans?
W F Moore

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:14 pm   Subject: Motor launch plans?
I wasn't really ignoring you, I can only log in here at work (CRS problems at home...)

Will look into Google Drive.

ACR-11 project is progressing again. No solution for CATIA replacemnt yet (re ...
  Topic: Motor launch plans?
W F Moore

Replies: 5
Views: 3176

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:58 pm   Subject: Motor launch plans?
John-

you mean the 1896 boats document??
(It's a 70Mb PDF, so there's a xfer problem)

Wes
  Topic: Motor launch plans?
W F Moore

Replies: 5
Views: 3176

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:52 pm   Subject: Motor launch plans?
...as in a 30 to 40 foot USN gasoline (petrol) engined boat carried by a large vessel-
Hopefully from the WW-once era.

After I found the Naval Architects' Journal's 1896 USN boats, I have become q ...
  Topic: Armored Cruisers Forever! (Georgios Averoff)
W F Moore

Replies: 4
Views: 3819

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:17 pm   Subject: Armored Cruisers Forever! (Georgios Averoff)
Oops! Look up "GREEK cruiser georgios Averof"

Weasel
  Topic: Armored Cruisers Forever! (Georgios Averoff)
W F Moore

Replies: 4
Views: 3819

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:06 pm   Subject: Armored Cruisers Forever! (Georgios Averoff)
look up "Armored Cruiser Georgios Averof" in Wikipedia (only 1 f).
There are some pics there, and links, esp. the one under References- #3. This goes to a site in Greek, but with cool pics.

Wease ...
  Topic: Armored Cruisers Forever! (Georgios Averoff)
W F Moore

Replies: 4
Views: 3819

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:23 pm   Subject: Armored Cruisers Forever! (Georgios Averoff)
As I approached my 5th year of working on my ACR-11 (USS Washington) project, I was resigned to the apparent fact that ACs were extinct worldwide. Visiting the 'protected' cruiser USS Olympia in Phil ...
  Topic: Camo paint finish
W F Moore

Replies: 5
Views: 3117

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:24 am   Subject: paint
Thanks, Mark!

Just feel fortunate you were not on one of "The Great White Fleet" after a bout of coaling!

Wes
  Topic: Camo paint finish
W F Moore

Replies: 5
Views: 3117

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:18 pm   Subject: Camo paint finish
I am used to aircraft finishes which are definitely dull/flat. Don't want any glints, etc.
I had automatically assumed ship camo paints would be the same. Then it occured to me: the sea surface i ...
  Topic: Modelling software??
W F Moore

Replies: 1
Views: 2237

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:55 pm   Subject: Modelling software??
I have apparently been spoiled by CATIA (which i'm not paying for- duh!), as my search for a home CAD has left me gritting my teeth as I try out Rhino. Right price, but too much squinting involved, a ...
  Topic: Seeking info on turrets, BB 10 USS Maine
W F Moore

Replies: 2
Views: 2726

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 5:32 pm   Subject: More views turret seals
Look at the entry in NavWeaps.com for the USN 10" guns; there is a nice overhaed view of the turret, barbette, and seal hardware.

Also, if you go to Flickr, there is a high oblique shot in the Libr ...
  Topic: Seeking info on turrets, BB 10 USS Maine
W F Moore

Replies: 2
Views: 2726

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 3:23 pm   Subject: Turret seal
I've been searching for pics of the ACR-10 thru -13 Tennessee class armored cruisers.

I've run across a few pics that show the turret seal devices. Two are in the Wikipedia article "USS Washington ...
  Topic: USN Boats- 1898
W F Moore

Replies: 3
Views: 4144

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:13 pm   Subject: USN Boats- 1898
I have found the mother-load of plans for "Standard Navy Boats" in an old professional journal.

It contains hull lines, sail plans, and general arrangements for a 40ft steam cutter, 33 ft launch, ...
  Topic: Other sites with CAD ship efforts
W F Moore

Replies: 1
Views: 3594

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:38 pm   Subject: Other sites with CAD ship efforts
Can anybody tell me about any other sites where crazies like us show off their historic ship CAD efforts??

In other news, I continue to plug away at my Armored Cruiser USS Washington. The hull and ...
  Topic: Armored Cruiser USS North Carolina Build
W F Moore

Replies: 40
Views: 40666

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2010 12:57 pm   Subject: 1 more picture from Library of Congress
I found (via actually visiting the LoC) another "detail" pic of the Washington's boat deck:

www.loc.gov/rr/print/

pick "Prints and Photographs Online catalog" on left side

search for LC-B2-22 ...
  Topic: no subject
W F Moore

Replies: 93
Views: 43209

PostForum: Modeling   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:16 pm   Subject: Thanks
Thanks for the URL
(Although on THIS computer I can see the pics you posted!)

The bow scroll from the USS Tennessee (ACR-10) still exists,
in Centennial Park in Nashville, TN. (No I haven't seen ...
 
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