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Post subject: Edinburgh Class preliminary designsPosted: October 20th, 2018, 6:49 pm
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I was wondering if anyone has any information or even drawings (of any kind) of the preliminary Edinburgh Class designs?
I read about them a while ago in Friedman's book on Royal Navy cruisers but have been way too busy since then to do any further research.
the designs i'm particularly interested in are:
KXIV with 5 triple 6" turrets
KXV with 4 quad 6" turrets

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Post subject: Re: Edinburgh Class preliminary designsPosted: October 21st, 2018, 9:51 am
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I can't recall seeing any official sketches of KKIV or KKV in published sources. There was a KKV doing the rounds of the internet years ago but I think it was an interpretation rather than a real plan.

Smurf is the man to ask as he is a Royal Navy cruiser expert. He does visit here but infrequently. Perhaps try the All the World's Battlecruisers discussion group (https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/allthew ... ecruisers/) as I know Smurf is active there.

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