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 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: Alaska class Large Cruiser plexiglass windscreen

 Post subject: Re: Alaska class Large Cruiser plexiglass windscreen Posted: January 14th, 2019, 11:31 am 

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basically if you see a ship with open bridge, you can assume that they have some sort of weather protection (windscreen), it can be a sort of wing in front of the bridge that will channel the air upward and create an natural-airwall or and windscreen. In USN parlance this is a "venturi shield" -- a...

 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: Alaska class Large Cruiser plexiglass windscreen

 Post subject: Re: Alaska class Large Cruiser plexiglass windscreen Posted: January 12th, 2019, 11:42 pm 

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after my understanding is that most ships with a open bridge had windscreen, to protect the crew from (cold) wind and water spray when traveling at speed in rough sea... you will be surprised how far water spray from the bow can travel. basically if you see a ship with open bridge, you can assume th...

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: Ocean liner challenge

 Post subject: Re: Ocean liner challenge Posted: January 10th, 2019, 5:55 pm 

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I have updated my ocean liner a little bit. made her 5 meter longer, changed the bow, moved superstructure 4-5 meter more aft at the front and added 1 more deck. to make it look more a like a vessel designed for passenger transport and not something that are trying to look better then other vessel a...

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: Ocean liner challenge

 Post subject: Re: Ocean liner challenge Posted: January 6th, 2019, 4:50 pm 

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erik_t wrote: *
I'm somewhat skeptical about a 20' long active stabilizer in that era.
I was considering to put it in front, just like they did on TS Leda (the smaller drawing)

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: HNoMS Helge Ingstad have collided

 Post subject: Re: HNoMS Helge Ingstad have collided Posted: January 4th, 2019, 11:04 pm 

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couple of comments that have come from the chief of the Navy: The time after KNM "Helge Ingstad" is raised will be decisive for whether it can ever sail again thes faster they can prevent corrosion... these better. but so long it isn't in contact with air... but still it have been under water 2 mont...

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: Ocean liner challenge

 Post subject: Re: Ocean liner challenge Posted: January 4th, 2019, 9:18 pm 

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if that was done in only a couple of hours, then that means you have some truly impressive skills, good job on it it's simple: - decide a circa length. - make the main hull line and make it look good - add in deck lines. - decide how all cutouts should look like and add them in locations where you ...

 Forum: Personal Designs  Topic: Ocean liner challenge

 Post subject: Re: Ocean liner challenge Posted: January 4th, 2019, 8:38 pm 

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Just a fast work, a couple of hours! :lol: I used inspiration from Det Bergenske Dampskipsselskap (BDS) ship, "TS Leda" a ship that traveled between Bergen and Stavanger (Norway) and Newcastle (UK). http://shipbucket.com/drawings/2486/file TS Bergen Length: 265.48 meter Beam: 29.0 meter Draft: max: ...

 Forum: New Upload Announcements  Topic: 1st New Order Discussion thread.

 Post subject: Re: 1st New Order Discussion thread. Posted: January 1st, 2019, 7:26 pm 

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Hi heuhen, Happy New Year. Thanks for replying, should I post in the New Order Thread of start another one? Thanks. happy new year. hm! I don't clearly know how they like it. But you can just create a master topic for all your drawings and ask them to upload it. The easier we can make it for them, ...

 Forum: New Upload Announcements  Topic: 1st New Order Discussion thread.

 Post subject: Re: 1st New Order Discussion thread. Posted: January 1st, 2019, 4:07 pm 

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Hi guys. How do we upload our drawings? I wish to add mine. when you are away from the forum for a bit Navarchos wrote: * Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:33 pm When are we going to have a new upload session??? there are a new website for shipbucket, with a new system for upload. from the main page FAQ: Quote: H...

 Forum: Alternate Universe Designs  Topic: Caledonia??

 Post subject: Re: Caledonia?? Posted: January 1st, 2019, 3:02 am 

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in Caledonia Navy it's classified as a Heavy Cruiser, Caledonia refuse to call it a Battlecruiser! During the design of the class, there was put forward a proposal to arme these Heavy Cruiser with 12" twin guns instead of these heavy 6,1" triple "semi-automated" main guns! I have to do some never we...
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