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by cascoskuro
Wed Feb 01, 2006 3:07 pm
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Trafalgar Bibliography
Replies: 1
Views: 1440

Trafalgar Bibliography

At the first, two in spanish, great!! :clap:

_Cabo Trafalgar, by Arturo Pérez Reverte. Ed. Alfaguara. Madrid, 2004. 265 pages. (Interesting)

_Trafalgar, by José Luis Corral. Ed. Edhasa. Barcelona, 2001. 499 Pages. (Quite interesting)
by cascoskuro
Mon Nov 14, 2005 3:45 pm
Forum: The Age of Sail (1571-1860)
Topic: Ships of the line
Replies: 31
Views: 11565

Ships of the line

To talk about them. There are three types (first-rate, second-rate, and third-rate). I'm not sure, but I think that it depends of the number of guns. For example, a first-rate ship has more or less 100 guns, as Victory. And also three gundecks, and about 850 of crew. And, wich was the most powerfull...
by cascoskuro
Tue Sep 13, 2005 12:26 am
Forum: Warship Photos
Topic: Photo Quiz #6
Replies: 4
Views: 4353

Hello!,

Principe de Asturias?, I think.
by cascoskuro
Sun Jul 24, 2005 12:23 am
Forum: The Age of Sail (1571-1860)
Topic: Bicentenary of trafalgar, events
Replies: 6
Views: 3640

A few pics of the acts in England:

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by cascoskuro
Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:06 pm
Forum: The Age of Sail (1571-1860)
Topic: Bicentenary of trafalgar, events
Replies: 6
Views: 3640

Saludos Javier!

It´s terrible, the replica of Santísima Trinidad will be a restaurant, not a musseum :stubborn:
by cascoskuro
Sat Jun 25, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: The Greatest Naval Battle in History
Replies: 247
Views: 86197

It´s not easy.

At the first, Lepanto, when de Liga Santa stopped the ottoman expansion and also Trafalgar.
by cascoskuro
Thu May 19, 2005 8:24 am
Forum: The Age of Sail (1571-1860)
Topic: Bicentenary of trafalgar, events
Replies: 6
Views: 3640

Hola Javier!

A replic of a Santísima Trinidad...in our Spain? :shock: it´s fantastic. A replica is better than nothing. A great idea :D

Saludos Javier.
by cascoskuro
Wed May 18, 2005 8:49 am
Forum: The Age of Sail (1571-1860)
Topic: Bicentenary of trafalgar, events
Replies: 6
Views: 3640

Bicentenary of trafalgar, events

Hello! 21st October 2005 is the Bicentenary – the 200th anniversary – of the Battle of Trafalgar. On that day in 1805, a fleet of 27 British ships of the line, under the command of Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson, met and fought a combined French and Spanish fleet of 33 ships off the coast of South...
by cascoskuro
Mon Apr 25, 2005 8:45 pm
Forum: Warship Photos
Topic: Photo Quiz #4
Replies: 11
Views: 5571

Duke of York at Clydebank?, 28th january 1940?
by cascoskuro
Mon Apr 25, 2005 8:24 pm
Forum: Warship Photos
Topic: Photo Quiz #4
Replies: 11
Views: 5571

Bueno, un acorazado inglés, a ver si tenemos suerte con el quién, donde y cuándo, je,je, buscaremos.
by cascoskuro
Sun Apr 24, 2005 3:57 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: WWI BattleCruiser info
Replies: 7
Views: 3542

Hi, Von der Tann, please, visit the page:
http://www.german-navy.de/hochseeflotte , it´s fantastic.

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Do you know what´s the battlecruiser of the picture?, je,je, sure.
by cascoskuro
Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: WWI BattleCruiser info
Replies: 7
Views: 3542

Hi!! An interesting book about the history of battlecruisers, different classes, characteristics, proyects...but in spanish. Cruceros de Batalla (Battlecruisers), by Valentín Ruesga Herreros, ed by San Martín. Madrid, 1990, 68 pages. Germany: Von der Tann, Moltke, Goeben, Seydlitz, Derfflinger, Lütz...
by cascoskuro
Fri Apr 15, 2005 10:57 am
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: HS Tenerife
Replies: 4
Views: 1614

Thank you very much, Ulrich!!. The coordinates, a new datum for me.

And now, a picture of the first Transylvania, sinking by u-63.
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by cascoskuro
Mon Apr 11, 2005 3:08 am
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: HS Tenerife
Replies: 4
Views: 1614

The HMS Transylvania before the war.
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It´s very curious, but in 1917, one ship named Transylvania too, property of the same company (Anchor Line), was torpedoed and sunk by another u-boat.
by cascoskuro
Mon Apr 11, 2005 3:01 am
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: HS Tenerife
Replies: 4
Views: 1614

HS Tenerife

Hello! I´m looking for any kind of information about hamburg-südamerikanische line, since 1871 to 1945. And, above all, of the merchant ship named Tenerife (1922-1939), sunk in denmark strait in an encounter with the armed merchant cruiser HMS Transylvania. This episode is very interesting, and also...

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