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Re: Drachinifel's 5 minute guides to Warships - Saga of the USS Franklin (CV-13)
« Reply #15 on: September 18, 2019, 07:06:37 am »

I can only admire the way those brave young men stayed cool & calm enough to fight to save their ship &, in the face of incredible odds, to succeed.

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Re: Drachinifel's 5 minute guides to Warships - HMCS Magnificent
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2019, 07:53:14 am »

I can only admire the way those brave young men stayed cool & calm enough to fight to save their ship &, in the face of incredible odds, to succeed.

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That's why I shared it and to show what happens when everything that can go wrong does, but the crew manages to save the ship, unlike HMIJNS Taiho.
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Re: Drachinifel's 5 minute guides to Warships - HMCS Magnificent
« Reply #17 on: September 18, 2019, 06:00:41 pm »

I can only admire the way those brave young men stayed cool & calm enough to fight to save their ship &, in the face of incredible odds, to succeed.

Same here

That's why I shared it and to show what happens when everything that can go wrong does, but the crew manages to save the ship, unlike HMIJNS Taiho.

I wonder if that was because of superior training and also more than likely all her damage was from the top down, rather than from the bottom up (and Franklin  had her watertight doors closed) and so the Franklin's hull was intact, whereas the Taiho's wasn't?
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Re: Drachinifel's 5 minute guides to Warships - HMCS Magnificent
« Reply #18 on: September 21, 2019, 12:02:21 pm »
US Navy film about the damage to the Franklin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fn7EUyQ-pBA
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Re: Drachinifel's 5 minute guides to Warships - US Navy Fighting Sail 1815-60
« Reply #21 on: October 26, 2019, 08:41:36 am »

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Fascinating, but where does the '5 minute' bit come from? It's a 45 min vid, but well worth watching.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Drachinifel's 5 minute guides to Warships - US Navy Fighting Sail 1815-60
« Reply #22 on: October 26, 2019, 04:56:54 pm »

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Fascinating, but where does the '5 minute' bit come from? It's a 45 min vid, but well worth watching.  :thumbsup:

He'll do a 5 minute video, more or less, on a specific ship.  His extended videos are usually suggested videos, and on something like the development of a class of ships, he'll break it out into multiple extended videos
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Re: Drachinifel's 5 minute guides to Warships - 2d Russian Pacific Sqdn
« Reply #23 on: November 30, 2019, 07:19:24 am »
The two part Voyage of the Damned , with bonus 5 minute video on the Kamchatka:

Part 1:
The Russian 2nd Pacific Squadron - Voyage of the Damned

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Battle of Tsushima - When the 2nd Pacific Squadron thought it couldn't get any worse...

Bonus Content:
The curse of the Imperial Russian Navy:
Kamchatka - Guide -151
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Re: Drachinifel's 5 minute guides to Warships - 2d Russian Pacific Sqdn
« Reply #24 on: November 30, 2019, 04:05:46 pm »
Watched those a while ago. Good for a real laugh if you need one. ;D :thumbsup:
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