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 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: R/V Petrel Megathread

 Post subject: Re: R/V Petrel Megathread Posted: March 19th, 2018, 8:11 pm 

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I've got to admit, Allen is already becoming part of the naval archeology scene.

 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: R/V Petrel Megathread

 Post subject: Re: R/V Petrel Megathread Posted: February 3rd, 2018, 8:12 pm 

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emperor_andreas wrote: *
Add Italian DD Artigliere to the list.
Already added.

 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: R/V Petrel Megathread

 Post subject: Re: R/V Petrel Megathread Posted: January 31st, 2018, 10:13 pm 

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Photos of the Wakatsuki:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/rvpetrel/ph ... 1576491984

 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: R/V Petrel Megathread

 Post subject: R/V Petrel Megathread Posted: January 31st, 2018, 7:08 pm 

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With all of the talk of the discoveries of the shipwrecks found by the crew of R/V Petrel, let's bring the discussion of the finds and breaking new finds made by Robert Kraft and his team. As we all know, so far they have found to date: -Battleships: Musashi, Fuso, Yamashiro -Cruiser: USS Indianapol...

 Forum: Never-Built Designs  Topic: French Saint Louis Class Heavy Cruiser

 Post subject: Re: French Saint Louis Class Heavy Cruiser Posted: January 31st, 2018, 6:49 pm 

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Other than Saint Louis, there could have been two or three more ships of the class:
-Capricieux
-Dupuy de Lôme
-Pluton (II)

 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: Shipwrecks

 Post subject: Re: Shipwrecks Posted: September 16th, 2017, 3:27 am 

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eswube wrote: *
http://www.shipbucket.com/styleguide#42

From the Shipbucket Style Guide:

4.2 Depiction of worn or damaged ships

Shipbucket does not allow the depiction of worn, battle-damaged, or wrecked ships.
Sorry. I'm still new here to the site. Will remember from now on

 Forum: General Discussion  Topic: Shipwrecks

 Post subject: Shipwrecks Posted: September 15th, 2017, 7:01 pm 

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With the discovery of USS Indianapolis, plus the live stream from the ocean, I was able to modify an existing drawing of the Indy, to match (at best) the current description of the wreck. https://l8tsvg.bn1303.livefilestore.com/y4puxrnuXare2cqWT5zmYYeL_1mGfuS11GUykKoaB8BfSlVfmL9tFl2bwrRL1Xma-pNJu4ju...

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: USS Indianapolis FOUND!!!

 Post subject: Re: USS Indianapolis FOUND!!! Posted: September 15th, 2017, 6:16 pm 

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True, yet with the turrets, I'm surprised that #'s 1 and 2 fell out of their barbettes, but #3 stayed in place.
Also, torpedo damage below the bridge area must've weakened the structure itself, which explains why it broke off during the descent to the ocean floor.

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: USS Indianapolis FOUND!!!

 Post subject: Re: USS Indianapolis FOUND!!! Posted: September 15th, 2017, 5:33 am 

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What gets me, is that the bow ended up farther away from the main wreck.
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