Id. warship

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Re: Id. warship

Post by Sturm78 » 19 Sep 2019 20:36

Thank you for your help, pb

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Re: Id. warship

Post by Rnox » 20 Oct 2019 13:31

Hi all,

Can somebody identify this ship ?

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Re: Id. warship

Post by PT Dockyard » 20 Oct 2019 15:05

Early R-boat (R1-10 maybe). Looks like it is probably in the Adriatic since it has a Balkankreutz on the bridge.

Many of this class ended their days in this region.

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Re: Id. warship

Post by Darius333 » 20 Oct 2019 20:28

Hi Dave,

where do you see the "Balkenkreuz"? I only notice the "Caro" symbol.

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Re: Id. warship

Post by PT Dockyard » 21 Oct 2019 01:28

That little black mark. Come to think of it, it may be a blacked out swastika. That would put
Her on the West coast of Italy.

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Re: Id. warship

Post by Sturm78 » 22 Nov 2019 21:23

Hi all,

Admiral Scheer or Admiral Graf Spee battleship ??

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Re: Id. warship

Post by von thoma » 23 Nov 2019 09:28

Admiral Scheer
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Re: Id. warship

Post by Sturm78 » 23 Nov 2019 14:34

Thanks, von thoma

How is possible to differenciate between them ?

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Re: Id. warship

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 23 Nov 2019 15:23

See coat of arms in front of anchors.

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Re: Id. warship

Post by Sturm78 » 23 Nov 2019 21:08

Well, the image is not very sharp... but I will look for the shield of Admiral Graf Spee, to can compare..

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Re: Id. warship

Post by Sturm78 » 02 Dec 2019 21:34

Hi all,

Any idea about this warship ? Admiral Scheer ?

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Re: Id. warship

Post by ROLAND1369 » 03 Dec 2019 14:55

From the shape and size of the gun turret this is more likely a heavy cruiser of the Hipper Class with 8 inch guns.

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Re: Id. warship

Post by ROLAND1369 » 03 Dec 2019 15:00

Based the on the size of gun and shape of the turret I would say that this is a heavy cruiser of the Admiral Hipper class.

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Re: Id. warship

Post by ROLAND1369 » 03 Dec 2019 15:25

Sorry for the double post. I got a message on the first of non-transmission. An additional pictorial proof that it is not the Spey or Sheer is the absence of Range finder hoods on the turret. The pocket Battleships had very prominent hoods on the rear of both turrets. The relatively heavy tripod main mast mounted forward of the funnel is a further clue. The Sheer and Spey theirs lighter and mounted on the funnel. Incidentally this is prior to 1943 as the ship lacks a funnel cap. The photo was taken from the aft deck.

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Re: Id. warship

Post by ROLAND1369 » 03 Dec 2019 15:45

The old eyes are not what they use to be. What I wrongly interpreted as the funnel is the after Main battery director turned 180 degrees. This would put the tripod mast aft of the stack in the correct position of a Hipper class cruiser. as such no view of the stack is possible, so disregard my previous comments on the cap.

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