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by marcelo_malara
Wed May 27, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Kaiserliche Marine sailors quarters
Replies: 6
Views: 1808

Re: Kaiserliche Marine sailors quarters

Hi Hans, seems to be one of those things that go on and nobody knows where it came from!
by marcelo_malara
Wed May 27, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Kaiserliche Marine sailors quarters
Replies: 6
Views: 1808

Re: Kaiserliche Marine sailors quarters

Look at this, from the recent Bismarck book.

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by marcelo_malara
Tue May 26, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Naval Propulsion
Topic: Specs for Bureau Express and Babcock & Wilcox boilers Standard Type Battleships
Replies: 7
Views: 1176

Re: Specs for Bureau Express and Babcock & Wilcox boilers Standard Type Battleships

I think I have some in a series of articles or WI, what data are you looking for?

Regards
by marcelo_malara
Sun May 24, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Nagato protection
Replies: 38
Views: 2835

Re: Nagato protection

Good post Hans. Is there any article on the web about all these materials?

Regards
by marcelo_malara
Sat May 23, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Nagato protection
Replies: 38
Views: 2835

Re: Nagato protection

Look at this:

http://www.navweaps.com/index_lundgren/ ... lArmor.php

Quiet difficult to put all in words!
by marcelo_malara
Sat May 23, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Nagato protection
Replies: 38
Views: 2835

Re: Nagato protection

Most detailed description I have is from Whitley´s Battleship of WWII: -forecastle deck 1", 1.25" around uptakes -upper deck 1" + 1" + 3/4" -lower deck 2" (don´t distinguish over machinery or over magazines), 3 x 1" on the slopes As modified: -forecastle deck 1" + 1" (so added 1") -upper deck as bui...
by marcelo_malara
Sat May 23, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Problems logging on
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Re: Problems logging on

Glad it is back!
by marcelo_malara
Sat May 23, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Nagato protection
Replies: 38
Views: 2835

Nagato protection

Hi guys. Look at this armour section of Nagato. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cf/Nagatoarmor.svg What surprises me is the thickness of the horizontal protection: -weather deck 26mm -upper deck 70mm -armoured deck 100mm This amounts to 196mm, while Bismarck´s total is 130mm. Are th...
by marcelo_malara
Sun May 10, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Prinz Eugen bow trim tank?
Replies: 2
Views: 709

Re: Prinz Eugen bow trim tank?

Hi. No, what you coloured was the tube for the pole of the paravane rigging, you can find this in a recent thread.
by marcelo_malara
Fri May 08, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Monitors
Replies: 29
Views: 2286

Re: Monitors

Hi Paul, hope it was nothing serious, glad you are back. The Rodmans are so fat not because of an oversized chamber, but for the thickness of the walls, as you can see in this plan of one: https://i.postimg.cc/DZbYNDyL/rodman.png I believe that explosions were uncommon (even may be there was none) i...
by marcelo_malara
Sun May 03, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Admirals Bridge on King George V Class Battleships
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Re: Admirals Bridge on King George V Class Battleships

https://i.imgur.com/f59iKyY.jpg According to the description provided by Dunmunro, from top to bottom: -the director (director control tower) -compass platform, seems to have an open space on front and to the sides -admiral bridge, with an open space to the rear side, to the end of which appears to...
by marcelo_malara
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Monitors
Replies: 29
Views: 2286

Re: Monitors

So you are descendant of those who created Occidental civilization and democracy, good! As I was writing I knew that it was to be confusing :D :D . Those that have been inserted with a sleeve are clearly distinguishable: https://i0.wp.com/farm5.staticflickr.com/4116/5439165365_5412960e50.jpg?zoom=2 ...
by marcelo_malara
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Monitors
Replies: 29
Views: 2286

Re: Monitors

Guau Byron, that´s very good info. You should comment this with the guy behind https://markerhunter.wordpress.com/, Craig I believe is his name. I contacted him about the Argentine Rodmans. Our Rodmans apparently were cast with the mold of the 13" experimental ones, as I could realize measuring one ...
by marcelo_malara
Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Monitors
Replies: 29
Views: 2286

Re: Monitors

No need for apologies, memory can betray any of us :D :D :D .
by marcelo_malara
Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: Kaiserliche Marine sailors quarters
Replies: 6
Views: 1808

Kaiserliche Marine sailors quarters

Hi guys. I have always believed that the sailors of the SMS slept in barracks when at port. Can anyone confirm this or if they stayed at their ships?

Regards