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 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: New Zealand birds

 Post subject: Re: New Zealand birds Posted: October 26th, 2012, 11:29 pm 

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Who’s P.A.WEBB, he was a draftsmen who worked at Williamstown Dockyard Victoria , Australia who did a lot of drawings of Australian and British ships mainly WW2 these where normal issued in A3 format, at the time they when they were done back in the early 1970 a wonderful improvement on anything els...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: New Zealand birds

 Post subject: Re: New Zealand birds Posted: October 26th, 2012, 10:51 pm 

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very nice. Where on earth did you find drawings for those? Fred There is only one drawing that I know about these ships and that is one done by a Australian P.A.Webb which shows HMNZS Kiwi when she sank I-1 When Photobucket is working (normaly this works like a dream for me!!) I will upload it to m...

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: New Zealand birds

 Post subject: Re: New Zealand birds Posted: October 26th, 2012, 5:13 am 

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Why Me
Lovely work you certainly do your home work this looks spot on the PA Webb drawing that I have of HMZNS Kiwi in 1943 when she suank I-1
These where build by Henry Robb at Leith in Scotland,


Graham

 Forum: Off Topic  Topic: LHD arrived down-under

 Post subject: Re: LHD arrived down-under Posted: October 19th, 2012, 6:45 am 

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The new Australian shipbuilding paradigm built one half of a ship in Spain then move it half way around the world to finish it I wonder why its never been done for ?

Plan B, blame DMO

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Commandant Rivière class Frigate

 Post subject: Re: Commandant Rivière class Frigate Posted: October 18th, 2012, 10:47 am 

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Both types where fitted but I can only find photos of the 30mm on Bliany, the rest appear to have 40/60mm but with the trypical french type of open box enclosure

check out Net marine.com

Graham

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Royal Navy Pre-War Sloops

 Post subject: Re: Royal Navy Pre-War Sloops Posted: October 15th, 2012, 8:58 am 

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Rowdy Looking very good if you use the same directors that Portsmouth Bill used in his Australian Grimsby’s class you will be sport on Also here is a link to some drawings - but again just "gilding the lily http://s719.photobucket.com/albums/ww199/graham003/ Also I have a spare coy of Peter Elliott ...

 Forum: Beginners Only  Topic: WIP - USN Mitscher class (DDG 35)

 Post subject: Re: WIP - USN Mitscher class (DDG 35) Posted: October 3rd, 2012, 7:50 am 

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USNA2K
I have a couple of drawings of theses ships in their early configuration plus a few photos views of these ships in their modified DDG version are a bit few and far between :(


Graham

http://s719.photobucket.com/albums/ww199/graham003/

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: HMS Ark Royal 1937

 Post subject: Re: HMS Ark Royal 1937 Posted: September 7th, 2012, 7:04 am 

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Nice to see Bombhead a couple of point the Ark didn't get is starboard side Pom Poms until some time well after it was commisioned I believe some time in to 1940 need to confrim this

Graham
see the link
http://i719.photobucket.com/albums/ww19 ... wlL718.jpg

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Grimsby class sloop

 Post subject: Re: Grimsby class sloop Posted: September 1st, 2012, 2:00 pm 

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Rowdy
Well worth the wait BZ* These little ships gave stirling service to Australia

Graham

 Forum: Real Designs  Topic: Dido's variations

 Post subject: Re: Dido's variations Posted: July 21st, 2012, 4:05 am 

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Always good to see Dido's there are enought variations to you busy for a long while
althrought I must admit that I like the later war versions like this http://i719.photobucket.com/albums/ww19 ... IGVGVG.jpg

Hope to see more like this

Graham
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