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by 123, easy as ABC
Wed May 25, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: The most beautiful name for a warship?
Replies: 50
Views: 36684

Re: The most beautiful name for a warship?

Illustrious, thats a good name
by 123, easy as ABC
Sat Apr 30, 2011 5:24 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: The Greatest Naval Battle in History
Replies: 248
Views: 182040

Re: The Greatest Naval Battle in History

what about the battle of Sluys??
by 123, easy as ABC
Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: How would you improve the Royal Navy
Replies: 114
Views: 21016

Re: How would you improve the Royal Navy

Again it comes back to the budget doesn't it? In 1933 the international situation was still focussed on the economic depression whereas in 1936 the international political situation was clearly more threatening. In 1933 Japan would be seen as the only threat, and being on the other side of the worl...
by 123, easy as ABC
Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: HSF versus IJN
Replies: 5
Views: 2382

Re: HSF versus IJN

RF wrote:Germany needs an operating base in the Pacific. The NEI are too far away for the short ranged HSF. Failing that we have a Tsushima scenario.
the op seems to have specified the Netherlands, did they have bases in Java etc?
by 123, easy as ABC
Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: How would you improve the Regia Marina?
Replies: 17
Views: 4273

Re: How would you improve the Regia Marina?

Here are some links to statistics on oil production by regions over 1938-40. One source from Google was the “Oil Economists' Handbook: Statistics” by Gilbert Jenkins http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=7KAylETFC38C&pg=PR9&lpg=PR9&dq=world+oil+production+1938&source=bl&ots=IQj7DaeWuD&sig=G1foj7dlCpsg...
by 123, easy as ABC
Thu Apr 28, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: How would you improve the Royal Navy
Replies: 114
Views: 21016

Re: How would you improve the Royal Navy

1933 - and your pursetrings are tightly held by a National (coalition) Government that wants to balance the budget and not spend on the military. That is the first battle.... Yes clearly that is the big issue, I guess one would have to make a big deal of the possible threats of Japan, furthermore y...
by 123, easy as ABC
Mon Apr 25, 2011 11:18 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: How would you improve the Royal Navy
Replies: 114
Views: 21016

Re: How would you improve the Royal Navy

Hello all, been reading this thread with interest, The fact remains that while the grand designs for battleships, aircraft carriers and other major surface warships would be unsuitable if you, as the op suggests will take the reigns of the RN in 1936. Perhaps it should be changed the 1933, as this w...