Author Topic: Corazzate e Incrociatori da battaglia  (Read 2253 times)

Online ysi_maniac

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Corazzate e Incrociatori da battaglia
« on: March 07, 2018, 03:47:01 AM »
With this drawing I try to figure out how to trasform a Pola class cruiser into a design of an italian compact battleship that appears in page 237 of 'The Complete Encyclopedia of Battleships and Battlecruisers' by Tony Gibbons.

Displacement: 27,000 tons
Length: 190 m
Main armament: 6 x 15in

Offline Dr. YoKai

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Re: Corazzate e Incrociatori da battaglia
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2018, 12:20:26 AM »
An elegant solution, but I think you would have problems with increased top weight, especially forward. A
single 15 inch mount forward would probably be a bit less strain on the hull. Still a nice concept, and a nice nod to a terrific reference. I've owned Gibbon's 'Battleships...' for decades, and still thumb through it pretty regular.