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by Plamen74
Tue Sep 27, 2005 3:17 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: The Greatest Naval Battle in History
Replies: 257
Views: 258523

I vote for Lepanto - the giant clash of the Cross v. Crescent many ships were destroyed and many thousand were dead. I wish to add more battles 4 day battle between Dutch and British fleets more than 7000 dead, 21 ships detoyed and captured, Chesma 1770 between Tukish ships and Russian 7000 Turks di...
by Plamen74
Wed Sep 21, 2005 9:01 am
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Armor schemes: "All or nothing'' vs. ''Incremental"
Replies: 13
Views: 11137

The American designers compared USS NC and British KGV /Friedman book about USS BB/ and concluded that NC design was more vulnurable to HE and SAP shells because of her "soft" ends.Her speed could be easier reduced. I wish to mention Musashi loss /AON BB/, which was bombed mainly with Gene...
by Plamen74
Wed Sep 21, 2005 8:49 am
Forum: Naval Technology
Topic: Iowa Class 1.5-inch STS decapping plate
Replies: 7
Views: 6534

Minimum plate which is nessesary to de-cap 38cm shell is 100mm. Look at the article of Nathan Okun Decaping revisited.