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by Battlecruiser
Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: HMS Hood VS Arleigh Burke-class destroyer (Guns ONLY)
Replies: 19
Views: 11377

Re: HMS Hood VS Arleigh Burke-class destroyer (Guns ONLY)

RF wrote:My initial reaction is to agree with Karl; this does to me look like a total mis-match.
I actually do agree with you
by Battlecruiser
Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Pre-Dreadnoughts refitted to meet Dreadnought standard
Replies: 7
Views: 7881

Re: Pre-Dreadnoughts refitted to meet Dreadnought standard

You gotta good point, the money you'd use JUST refitting a pre-dreadnought is ABOUT the same amount you'd use JUST to order a new Dreadnought-type battleship
by Battlecruiser
Sat Sep 08, 2012 1:12 am
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Pre-Dreadnoughts refitted to meet Dreadnought standard
Replies: 7
Views: 7881

Pre-Dreadnoughts refitted to meet Dreadnought standard

Does anyone know why the RN, HSF, USN, IJN etc. didn't take their pre-dreadnoughts and have them undergo refits such as adding an additional turret or two, placing in new guns etc. to match the dreadnought standard? You could take a Royal Sovereign-class ship, remove the aft mast and place a size ap...
by Battlecruiser
Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: HMS Hood VS Arleigh Burke-class destroyer (Guns ONLY)
Replies: 19
Views: 11377

HMS Hood VS Arleigh Burke-class destroyer (Guns ONLY)

NO Tomahawk missiles, NO Harpoon SSMS; JUST Guns and Torpedos HMS Hood's Pros & Cons are: PROS * 4 turrets outfitted with 8 15-inch guns :cool: * Shell's weight is 1,920 pounds (870 kg) * 12 5.5-inch secondary guns carrying 82 pound (37.19 kg) shells with 12 rounds per minute * 6 3,206 pound (1,454 ...