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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #105 on: September 15, 2016, 05:30:17 AM »
I got a personal tour through HMAS Rankin (see below) yesterday whilst it was in for major maintenance.  Quite interesting to see the sub and its systems all opened up.

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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #106 on: September 15, 2016, 05:43:52 PM »
Sort of forget you are inside one after a while, if you've ever been on the O boat at Sydney the difference is amazing.

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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #107 on: September 15, 2016, 07:57:42 PM »
It's also interesting to see them without much of their outer shell
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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #108 on: September 15, 2016, 10:08:45 PM »
Yep, should see them when the diesels are stripped.  My first time on board I was amazed at the space in them, the new ones will be even bigger.

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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #110 on: February 03, 2018, 02:16:01 AM »
I seem to recall that someone did a diorama of that.
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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #111 on: February 05, 2018, 02:27:52 AM »
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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #112 on: February 05, 2018, 02:30:57 AM »
I've always thought these black and white images of shipwrecks in general have a nightmarish tone. Maybe it's the implication of the unseen sea monster now beached, where it can not be ignored.






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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #113 on: February 05, 2018, 02:38:00 AM »
For those of you intrigued, COMBAT MODELS offers two WWI U-Boat kits http://combatmodels.us/72_ships.html

Kit review here http://cs.finescale.com/fsm/modeling_subjects/f/7/t/160719.aspx

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See http://www.hobbylinc.com/cgi-bin/s8.cgi?cat_s=UJC&mfg_s=psr&tag0_i=816

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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #114 on: April 25, 2018, 06:48:07 AM »
I think these belong here...maybe...

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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #115 on: May 08, 2018, 12:46:35 AM »
Reaching the limits of submarine.

Submarine Battleship. in a certain way it could be like a 'BIG' Surcouf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_submarine_Surcouf

Submarine Aircraft Carrier.


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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #116 on: May 10, 2018, 07:59:07 AM »
Interwar USN cruiser sub concepts:








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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #117 on: May 10, 2018, 09:44:53 PM »
And then, you've got these submarine aircraft carriers that the cruisers could protect...

https://goo.gl/images/fGVSJC

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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #118 on: May 11, 2018, 12:12:45 AM »
And let us not forget they would be escorting the large submarine LSD envisioned in the 1950's.  This was covered in Norman Polmar's Cold War Submarines: The Design and Construction of U.S. and Soviet Submarines, 1945-2001 .

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Re: Submarine Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #119 on: May 11, 2018, 05:56:16 AM »
Those 1920’s designs were basically for submersible cruisers performing the older role of
the cruiser: long range independent patrol, control of the sea lanes, commerce raiding etc.,
not so much the later cruiser role of fleet screening, escorting, and outright defense.
They’d be ineffective in those roles.

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