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  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
lflelli

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PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2008 10:37 pm   Subject: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
Tone,

Garbett was Royal Navy. I won't attempt a description of the "Gun Director". I'll scan the relevant pages and email them to you if you wish.

I know I'm probably not making much sense but p ...
  Topic: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
lflelli

Replies: 26
Views: 32013

PostForum: Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2008 7:21 pm   Subject: Dogger Bank -- and\or Gunnery Mechanics
A little late but if anyone is still reading this topic:

In "Naval Gunnery" by Captain H. Garbett R.N. published in 1897 there is a description of an instrument known as the "Gun Director". Unlike ...
  Topic: Questions regarding "director firing" video
lflelli

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PostForum: Simulation   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2008 6:41 pm   Subject: Questions regarding "director firing" video
In the video you see the gun-layer's elevation receiver with the red pointer oscillating. Am I correct in assuming that the oscillation is due to the rolling motion of the ship and that the pointer os ...
 
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