We have discussed many variations of battleship to battleship actions but I don't think this has been a topic before (forgive me if it has).
Let us put German fast ships against those of the RN, Bismarck, Tirpitz, Scharnhorst and Gniesnau (both re-gunned to 6 x 15" each) plus AGS, Scheer and Deutchland versus KG5, PoW, Howe,Anson, DoY and perhaps Renown or Repulse. If this seems a bit 'top heavy' on the RN side perhaps remove the battlecruiser and add a 8 x 8" heavy cruiser or two, although if we do maybe one KG5 might have its work cut out dealing with three ships with a combined firepower of 18 x 11" guns on the German pocket battleships.
Any thoughts on the winners?
Steve Crandell wrote:If the visibility is like it was at the Denmark Strait, the engagement will begin with all ships involved and it will probably be over one way or another before the British could manage to run away long enough to separate the German PBs.
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