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by José M. Rico
Tue Dec 28, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Could Vichy have saved Bismarck?
Replies: 6
Views: 2858

Could Vichy have saved Bismarck?

This topic has been moved here from the old forum. Feel free to continue the discussion. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 26 Aug 2004 15:37:41 - Patrick McWilliams I came across this very interesting record in the "Führer's Conferences on Naval Affairs...
by José M. Rico
Sat Dec 25, 2004 9:09 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell and Trade
Topic: Bismarck Beer Stein
Replies: 4
Views: 5768

Bismarck Beer Stein

Hello. Of all the items available from the website's store one of the most popular is the Bismarck Beer Stein which can be acquired for $16.95. See attached photos: http://www.kbismarck.org/photos/stein03.jpg http://www.kbismarck.org/photos/stein04.jpg http://www.kbismarck.org/photos/stein02.jpg htt...
by José M. Rico
Sun Dec 19, 2004 2:20 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Torpedo and splinter bulkheads
Replies: 6
Views: 3791

Torpedo and splinter bulkheads

This is no major find but did you know that Bismarck/Tirpitz's 45 mm (Ww) longitudinal torpedo bulkhead extended more than 1 meter over the 3rd armor deck and was riveted to the 30 mm splinter bulkhead? See attached drawing. Verbindung Torpedoschoot mit Splitterschoot http://www.kbismarck.org/photos...
by José M. Rico
Sat Dec 18, 2004 1:14 pm
Forum: Bismarck Crewmember Research
Topic: Kriegsmarine surface ship crew lists.
Replies: 1
Views: 5899

Dear Hubertus,

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José M. Rico
by José M. Rico
Thu Dec 16, 2004 10:56 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell and Trade
Topic: Hood Photos on Ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 3386

I don't think it is the Hood either. Hood's funnels were of the same size. It looks like Repulse to me.

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by José M. Rico
Tue Dec 14, 2004 2:03 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: British Poem: "The Sinking of the Bismarck"
Replies: 6
Views: 5273

British Poem: "The Sinking of the Bismarck"

A long time ago Sammy Holman whose father served on the King George V sent me the following poem that was printed aboard the British battleship. http://www.kbismarck.org/photos/poem05.jpg THE SINKING OF THE "BISMARCK" The "Bismarck" is unsinkable, That was Hitler's cry, But he never thought about th...
by José M. Rico
Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: Bismarck Myths
Replies: 179
Views: 31556

Bismarck Myths

This topic has been moved here from the old forum. Feel free to continue the discussion. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 26 Nov 2003 02:30:01 - Dave Saxton As Bismarck is perhaps the second most famous ship in history, I guess that it's only natural a...
by José M. Rico
Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:26 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: 28th May 1941 HMS Mashona
Replies: 0
Views: 2493

28th May 1941 HMS Mashona

This topic has been moved here from the old forum. Feel free to continue the discussion. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 01 Jan 2004 04:57:39 - Keith Martin Can anyone tell me what type of plane bombed the Mashona as it returned to port from the Bisma...
by José M. Rico
Mon Dec 13, 2004 12:44 pm
Forum: Movies, Films, Documentaries and Games
Topic: Mistakes in the movie "Sink the Bismarck"
Replies: 1
Views: 10929

Mistakes in the movie "Sink the Bismarck"

This topic has been moved here from the old forum. Feel free to continue the discussion. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 28 Jun 2004 18:04:25 - Karl Heidenreich There are obvious mistakes in that movie, as the sinking of the Solent and shooting down a...
by José M. Rico
Mon Dec 13, 2004 10:46 am
Forum: Naval Weapons
Topic: How the guns work?
Replies: 15
Views: 10402

How the guns work?

This topic has been moved here from the old forum. Feel free to continue the discussion. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 02 Sep 2004 04:52:35 - Billy Can anyone tell me the step by step process of firing the big guns? Or name a website or book that mi...
by José M. Rico
Mon Dec 13, 2004 10:37 am
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Barrel angle at firing
Replies: 1
Views: 1499

Barrel angle at firing

This topic has been moved here from the old forum. Feel free to continue the discussion. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 05 Oct 2004 21:00:25 - Gerard Heimann Although there are numerous photos of turrets with their barrels at varying levels of elevat...
by José M. Rico
Mon Dec 13, 2004 10:27 am
Forum: Bismarck Crewmember Research
Topic: Adalbert Schneider
Replies: 0
Views: 6013

Adalbert Schneider

This topic has been moved here from the old forum. Feel free to continue the discussion. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 09 Oct 2004 03:36:28 - Peter Scheller nh6vb@msn.com In the early eighties I met the German yacht "Krios" in New Calidonia. On boar...
by José M. Rico
Mon Dec 13, 2004 8:52 am
Forum: Naval Propulsion
Topic: Shaft and rudder configuration in battleships
Replies: 10
Views: 8806

Turning radius

Turning radius of a 3-shaft German battleship (Gneisenau) with the rudders hard to port/starboard at different speeds.

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by José M. Rico
Mon Dec 13, 2004 8:47 am
Forum: Warship Photos
Topic: Photo Quiz #2
Replies: 12
Views: 8343

HMS Illustrious

and the mystery ship is… the HMS Illustrious, aircraft carrier of the 1936 Programme, launched at the Naval Construction Works of Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Barrow-in-Furness, on April 5, 1939. The launching ceremony was carried out by Lady Henderson, the wife of Admiral Sir Reginald Henderson, G.C...
by José M. Rico
Sun Dec 12, 2004 11:47 am
Forum: The Dreadnought Era (1906-1921)
Topic: España Class Battleships
Replies: 6
Views: 5477

I don't know of any large single volume exclusively dedicated to the España Class Battleships either in English or Spanish. I believe copies of the original drawings are for sale at the Museo Naval de Madrid , and if I remember correctly they have a very large and detailed model of the battleship Es...