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 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Thiria class Destroyers Midwar modifications.

 Post subject: Re: Greek Thiria class Destroyers Midwar modifications. Posted: January 27th, 2019, 6:33 pm 

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On summer of 1940, all greek warships were painted with various patterns of camouflage as the inteligence infos regarding Italian movements and italian agressive actions into the Greek airspace and seas was increasing day by day. No exemption were the 4 DDs of the class. http://i63.tinypic.com/206m0...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Thiria class Destroyers Midwar modifications.

 Post subject: Greek Thiria class Destroyers Midwar modifications. Posted: January 25th, 2019, 1:55 pm 

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Thiria class Destroyers or Aetos Class were 4 Destroyers build initialy for Argentina back on 1910-11. Greece purchase them just before 1st Balkan war and was classified as Scouts due to that their torpedos were not deliver yet. Named after wild animals, Aetos (Eagle), Ierax (Hawk), Leon (Lion) and ...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Eastern Roman Empire Era (Byzantium) Warships

 Post subject: Re: Eastern Roman Empire Era (Byzantium) Warships Posted: January 20th, 2019, 9:08 pm 

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Here we have a medium size Dromon up to 40m , with two masts and a Latin sail. Two lines of oars per side and the classic casttles forward and amidships where the crossbow, catapults and Greek Fire Siphons were staged.

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 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Eastern Roman Empire Era (Byzantium) Warships

 Post subject: Re: Eastern Roman Empire Era (Byzantium) Warships Posted: January 20th, 2019, 10:07 am 

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Thanks a lot! From the anchient times such kinds weapons were used in Sieges and Naval Battles...pots with vipers, hornets or scorpions. Even roten corpses or bodies of people who died due to plague, were catapulted inside the cities in order o cause deseases. But the most fierce weapon of the Easte...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Eastern Roman Empire Era (Byzantium) Warships

 Post subject: Eastern Roman Empire Era (Byzantium) Warships Posted: January 18th, 2019, 3:58 pm 

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Just an attempt to draw some Medieval warships, and ofcourse some of the most unknown and overlooked! So my first drawing is a Dromon, unknown exactly date but something between 500-1000 AD. http://i64.tinypic.com/4toqdh.png A dromon (from Greek dromōn, "runner") was a type of galley and the most im...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Steam Corvette Karteria 1826

 Post subject: Greek Steam Corvette Karteria 1826 Posted: January 16th, 2019, 4:56 pm 

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Greek Steam Corvette Karteria 1826 http://i64.tinypic.com/oibpe8.png Hellenic sloop-of-war Kartería (Perseverance) was the first steam-powered warship to be used in combat operations in history.She was built in 1825 in an English shipyard for the revolutionary Hellenic Navy during the Greek War of I...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Paddle Steamer Arkadion 1867

 Post subject: Greek Paddle Steamer Arkadion 1867 Posted: January 16th, 2019, 12:08 am 

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Paddle Steamer Arkadion 1867, Blockade Runner http://i67.tinypic.com/ilvntl.png Arkadi was a Blockade Runner named after the holocaust of Arkadi monastery on 1866. Build initially for the Confederate States between 1863-1866 at H.W. Potter & Son shipyards , Mercey, Uk (as CSS Dream) but never delive...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870

 Post subject: Re: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870 Posted: January 12th, 2019, 10:50 am 

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There are some photos of the ship with the Colonial style painting, uncertain which year/years...but most probably after 1900 and till the adoption of Grey

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Unprotected Cruiser Navarchos Miaoulis

 Post subject: Greek Unprotected Cruiser Navarchos Miaoulis Posted: January 12th, 2019, 10:40 am 

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Greek Unprotected Cruiser RHNS Navarchos Miaoulis 1880 http://i67.tinypic.com/mki4oh.png Navarchos Miaoulis (Admiral Miaoulis) was a 1,820 ton Greek masted cruiser named for the admiral Andreas Miaoulis, the leader of the Greek rebels' fleet during the Greek War of Independence (1821-1829). Navarcho...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870

 Post subject: Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870 Posted: January 7th, 2019, 1:23 pm 

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Greek Ironclad RHNS Vasilissa Olga 1870 http://i66.tinypic.com/2m34c48.png The Greek ironclad Vasilissa Olga, named for Queen Olga of Greece, served in the Royal Hellenic Navy from 1870 to 1925. She was the first of two Hellenic Navy ships to bear this name. The ship was ordered from the Austro-Hung...
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