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Merging Bismarck and Wisconsin. I particularly love germanized turrets  :)

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Re: Schlachtschiffe Bismarck, Tirpitz, Gneisenau und Scharnhorst ideen
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2018, 05:16:55 pm »
This is, more or less, my idea about a post WWII Battleship, equipped with guns and missiles. Perhaps with nuclear capability.



Mainly done with Scharnhorst and Moskva bits.
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Re: Schlachtschiffe Bismarck, Tirpitz, Gneisenau und Scharnhorst ideen
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2018, 05:18:36 pm »
A RW project: Scharnhorst/Gneisenau with 15 inch guns. Original and upgunned.

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Re: Schlachtschiffe Bismarck, Tirpitz, Gneisenau und Scharnhorst ideen
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2018, 06:24:33 am »
Some nice looking ships there  :thumbsup:
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Re: Schlachtschiffe Bismarck, Tirpitz, Gneisenau und Scharnhorst ideen
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2018, 11:45:43 pm »
Interesting combinations = well done

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Re: Schlachtschiffe Bismarck, Tirpitz, Gneisenau und Scharnhorst ideen
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2018, 03:44:18 am »
Alternative main artillery for Bismarck.

Insert: What I considered turrets could look with all big guns german designers considered during WWII, they also considered 2 gun turrets only.

In this line, I envisaged posibilities to install them on a Bismarck hull. 15 inch is included for comparison purposes.

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Re: Schlachtschiffe Bismarck, Tirpitz, Gneisenau und Scharnhorst ideen
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2018, 05:10:21 am »
Extremely interesting comparisons which show the differences that would come about by seemingly small changes to calibre.  :thumbsup:

The 2 turret version looks quite strange, but that is because we are so used to seeing that hull design with 4. I wonder if full advantage could have been taken of the 20" guns capabilities back then ? especially in the North Atlantic.
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Re: Schlachtschiffe Bismarck, Tirpitz, Gneisenau und Scharnhorst ideen
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2018, 12:00:22 pm »
The Super Yamato project, with 20inch guns, existed. There is a model too.

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/1002623-fujimi-61012-ijn-super-yamato-class-design-a-150-battleship-premium
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Re: Schlachtschiffe Bismarck, Tirpitz, Gneisenau und Scharnhorst ideen
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2018, 02:01:49 am »
Thank you sir  :thumbsup:
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