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  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:22 pm   Subject: Regarding the HMS Tiger as the most powerful coal fired ship
You may be very correct.

Some sources say she had a design shp of 85,000 and about 105,000 on the overrun. The Negato I found had mixed fuel...cruising on the coal boilers..then she added in her o ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:01 pm   Subject: Perhaps we should both author a new Topic
MarkD we could give it a name such as:

BATTLESHIP AMMO

The real story of the AP.

Ballistics simplified. What worked well and not so well.

The lessons and results of Tushima, Jutland, ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:54 pm   Subject: AP Projectives of the Pre Treaty Great War Period
Mark D and perhaps other folks...there seems to be disparate information on the true armor piercing capabilities of various nations' shells, as well as fuse type and reliability, etc.

I have read t ...
  Topic: 1964 BBC GREAT WAR DOCUMENTARY YOU TUBE
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:54 pm   Subject: Found the youtube link for Episode One
Finally, by accident I found it.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAUIbVhG_hM&feature=relmfu

Gives the era flavor...
  Topic: 1964 BBC GREAT WAR DOCUMENTARY YOU TUBE
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:43 pm   Subject: 1964 BBC GREAT WAR DOCUMENTARY YOU TUBE
Just discovered this old time great documentary. 26 episodes, 17 hours, classic actor voices, vet interviews of surviving soldiers/sailors and others, non digital graphics and more. Here are the shor ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

Replies: 19
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:41 pm   Subject: Interesting Additional Factor in Assessing Battleships WW1
On another fine website's forum, NavWeapons....there was a detailed discussion of projectile effectiveness.

Now I thought we good old USA guys had the best ones from 14 inches on..but this may se ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:46 pm   Subject: This latest article further establishes Japanese capability
High technical and construction capability...and early.

No wonder she was able to have excellent planes and carriers by the 30s.

I have been told about a naval researcher and historian, Sigfried ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:38 pm   Subject: Again many thanks Mark D The USN not so backward afterall
The USN had no major engagements with the enemy in the Great War.

So its achievements are not widely know. Your quotes from sources of 1910 onward has told us what was not realized.

In many way ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:27 pm   Subject: Thank you for 1914 References on the Great Armour Debate
Very public as expected in our society.

I would doubt such a public debate would occur in Japan at that time. Though the Japanese would absolutely pay attention to the US debates.

On the NavWea ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:08 pm   Subject: The Japanese may have used all or nothing armor early
According to this website, the Negato and her sister Mutsu, also got all or nothing armor scheme. The first such use, USS Nevada, laid down 1914 and commissioned March 1916...its plans and costs etc ...
  Topic: Admiral Reinhard Scheer's History/Autobiography Great War
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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:14 pm   Subject: Reviewing this book again shows Anglophobia
At least in the opening intro sections...but you can find it throughout..

The British act high and mighty and consider themselves superior and deserving of ruling the waves.

But as you read it ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:08 pm   Subject: Americans anticipated Jutland before Jutland
One of the major qualities of the "American Standard" dreadnoughts was all or nothing armor. The first of the Standands, the Nevadas, were laid down nearly 3 years before the battle of Jutland. Such ...
  Topic: Admiral Reinhard Scheer's History/Autobiography Great War
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:19 pm   Subject: Admiral Reinhard Scheer's History/Autobiography Great War
I read this book on line three years ago. Moving and revealing.

A great read. You can buy it buy elsewhere but this webpage will take you to it.

http://www.richthofen.com/scheer/
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 1:08 pm   Subject: Thanks for the information lead
You can call me EM, MD.

I am very fond of the USS Connecticut and her sisters that steamed in 1908 ..The Great White Fleet...I know you have seen this website:

http://www.greatwhitefleet.info/ ...
  Topic: American Battleships Great War Era
emurphyscript

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:53 pm   Subject: Title for An Article" The Ultimate Battleship of 1920-1
My previous post mentions the " candidates".

I have also jointed the forum of another fine sight that centers on the IJN. Combined Fleets. http://www.combinedfleet.com/

I would think many of t ...
 
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