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Offline tigercat

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RN APE
« on: January 23, 2018, 10:31:28 pm »
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Re: RN APE
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2018, 02:56:58 am »
First plastic cut on the Italian Navy ship Bee .Premise  is what if HMS Bee instead of bring scrapped was sold to the Italians.

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Re: RN APE
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2018, 03:02:14 am »
Had to look HMS Bee up. Interesting to see what you do with her
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Re: RN APE
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2018, 03:42:07 am »
I do like the more obscure naval subjects . The insect class as a whole are fascinating 

They led eventful lives

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Re: RN APE
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2018, 05:29:46 am »
I do like the more obscure naval subjects . The insect class as a whole are fascinating 

They led eventful lives

Having looked them up they certainly did
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Re: RN APE
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2018, 06:29:38 am »
There's even the time an Insect Class gunboat sailed some distance up an irrigation canal away from the Yangtze  in order to quell a group of stroppy locals.  Some of the real world activities of the gunboats are more outrageous than any fiction.
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Re: RN APE
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2018, 03:34:10 am »
There's even the time an Insect Class gunboat sailed some distance up an irrigation canal away from the Yangtze  in order to quell a group of stroppy locals.  Some of the real world activities of the gunboats are more outrageous than any fiction.

There's the saying 'You can't make this stuff up'...
and of course, the old standby 'Truth is Stranger than Fiction'.

Like I keep saying, the reason something becomes a cliche is because it happens so often... hence the concept itself.

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Re: RN APE
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2018, 04:47:52 am »
I watched Darkest Hour last week and was just saying if I invented Winston Churchill as a fictional character  , I'd be asked to make him more believable and tone him down.

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Re: RN APE
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2018, 10:56:10 am »
Is she going to have the additional superstructure aft or be closer to as built?
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Re: RN APE
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2018, 02:36:04 pm »
Interesting though id go with IJNs submarine chaser 13 as my start point

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Re: RN APE
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2018, 05:22:36 am »
well I seem to have accidentally built 3 gunboat hulls so we will be getting

RN APE and 2 other variations

working names HMS Spider and Hms 
Wasp

one will be alongl lines  of HMS Bee with extra accomodatin . one will be sonething completely different  and along lines of OMG  what was he thinking
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Re: RN APE
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2018, 06:58:14 am »
I watched Darkest Hour last week and was just saying if I invented Winston Churchill as a fictional character  , I'd be asked to make him more believable and tone him down.

Absolutely  :thumbsup:

well I seem to have accidentally built 3 gunboat hulls so we will be getting



As one does  ;D
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Re: RN APE
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2018, 07:21:14 am »
one will be something completely different  and along lines of OMG  what was he thinking

This sounds good! ;D
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Re: RN APE
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2018, 11:32:08 pm »
I watched Darkest Hour last week and was just saying if I invented Winston Churchill as a fictional character  , I'd be asked to make him more believable and tone him down.

Absolutely  :thumbsup:

As has been said so often, Truth is stranger than Fiction.
And, You can't make this stuff up.

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Re: RN APE
« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2018, 11:02:12 am »
Fleet in fitting out yard