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The Dutch never built battle cruiser at the Dutch shipyard De Kon. Mij. De Schelde at Vlissingen, Netherlands in 1939/1940

This article is by  Ron van Maanen, pictures by Alexander van Maanen

In the 1930s became it more and more clear that Japan was increasing her influence in the Far East and a threat for the Dutch East Indies with the oil resources. 1,507 more words

Warship Articles

k-means and Kaboom!

Little boys are thrilled by the idea of big boats brandishing big guns.  Some big boys and girls are thrilled by the idea of using big tools on big data.   2,750 more words

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Guns, Armor, Speed, and Steel

One of the enduring arguments among naval historians is the correct categorization of the German capital ships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau.   Were these “small” battleships… 1,496 more words


How to Magnetize your Dropzone Shaltari Cruisers

Being rather clueless which Shaltari Battlecruiser to build I decided to magnetize first it and then the rest of my Frigates. It’s surprisingly easy, take a look! 649 more words


A Complete Guide To The Kirov-Class Cruiser

Historians may never agree on the exact year that represented the height of the Cold War but it was in 1975 when, for the first time ever, the Soviet nuclear arsenal surpassed America’s in sheer warheads. 863 more words


Washington Cherry Trees I./ Part 3

Author’s note: Before we move on to the 3rd and final chapter I need to make a slight correction and an addition to the first two parts. 3,287 more words


Washington Cherry Trees I./ Part 2

Near-Final designs

In it’s original form Design 150 had a 5”/127mm belt and eight 14”/356mm guns (nothing special so far) but could make an astinishing 35 knots with it’s 218.000 SHP and at the same time had a range of an excellent 12.000 nautical miles. 3,113 more words

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