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On board the mine-laying cruiser

  • 244 Pages
  • 3.64 MB
  • English
Saalfield Pub. Co. , Akron, Ohio
World War, 1914-1918, Fi
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W8213 On
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26298094M
LC Control Number15008005

The Abdiel class were a class of six fast minelayers commissioned into the Royal Navy and active during the Second World were also known as the Manxman class and as "mine-laying cruisers". These ships were armed with a wide variety of defensive weapons from inch (mm) machine guns to the 4-inch ( mm) main cement: 2, tons standard, 3, tons.

The most common use of the term "minelayer" is a naval ship used for deploying sea the Gallipoli Campaign of World War I, mines laid by the Ottoman Empire's Navy's Nusret sank HMS Irresistible, HMS Ocean, and the French battleship Bouvet in the Dardanelles on 18 March Russian minelayers were also efficient; sinking the Japanese battleships Hatsuse and.

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The Brummer-class were a pair of mine-laying light cruiser of the German Kaiserliche Marine. SMS Bremse was built by the AG Vulcan ship yard in Stettin. She was laid down under the name "C" inlaunched on 11 March and entered into commission on the 1 July /5.

The definitive biography of the Australian cruiser HMAS Perth, and the brave men who sailed with her. Of all the Australians who On board the mine-laying cruiser book in the Second World War, none saw more action nor endured so much of its hardship and horror as the crew of the cruiser HMAS Perth.

Most were young - many were still teenagers - from cities and towns, villages and farms across the nation/5(27). An expansion for the Star Fleet Battles: Commander's Rulebook. This SSD book is product number TFG Contains 45 SSD (Ship System Display) sheets for Variants, War Cruisers, Mine Sweepers, New Alliance Ships and New Coalition Ships.

4-Federation, 4-Klingon, 4-Romulan, 4-Kzinti, 2-Isc, 4-Gorn, 4-Tholian, 2-Orion, 6-Hydran, 2-Andromedan, 4-Lyran, 1. The battle-cruiser Goeben and the light cruiser Breslau had been detached in the Mediterranean during the Balkan War, and, according to the Greek White Book, Turkey having entered into alliance with Germany on August 4th, the two cruisers fled to the Dardanelles in conformity with orders received from Berlin.

The Germans were apprehensive as to. The Invasion of /Book I/V. The ship which had attacked the Leicestershire, they said, was a tramp fitted for mine-laying and equipped with three torpedo tubes.

Half of them were more or less seriously wounded; all admitted that the slaughter on board their boats caused by the British fire had been terrific.

or that some accident had. The new design would be a fast mine-laying cruiser, capable of offensive operations in the North Sea and the Baltic, and possibly beyond. Conceptually, the new ships drew their inspiration from the fast mine-laying cruiser Bremse of the First World War. Bremse had a fairly high speed (28 knots) and good radius of action, and could carry The first San Francisco, a steel protected cruiser, was laid down on 14 Augustat San Francisco, Calif., by the Union Iron Works; launched on 26 October ; sponsored by Miss Edith W.

Benham, daughter of Commodore Andrew E. Benham, Commandant, Mare Island (Calif.) Navy Yard; and commissioned on 15 NovemberCapt. William T. Sampson in. The General Board concluded that designs split into two categories depending on what function a cruiser would serve: protecting or destroying merchant ships, or operating with the fleet.

Ships in the former role required a speed of 32 to 34 knots, in the latter, 27 to 32 knots. Index to abbreviations & symbols: Select the first letter of the abbreviation or symbol to drop down to the appropriate letter in the alphabet.: A -- alternating current generator.

ABD -- advance base dock. ABDA -- American-British-Dutch-Australian Command. ABSD -- advance base section dock. A/C -- Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co., Milwaukee. Index: Pictures of United States Navy Ships Index by Ship Name AA1 (SS52), renamed T1.

Port bow, underway. Submarines Alabama (BB8). Port bow.

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Battleships 77 Alfred (formerly the Black Prince). Sailing Ships 1 Allegheny (AT19), formerly the Huron. Oceangoing tug. Port stern quarter, underway. Auxiliary Ships 63 Anderson (DD).

Most destroyers were fitted with four or six main guns, smaller calibre canon or machineguns, torpedoes, mine sweeping equipment, depth charges and asdic (sonar). Some destroyers were fitted for mine laying, although this was unusual.

Destroyers usually. Study Flashcards On navy history and heritage questions at Quickly memorize the terms, phrases and much more. makes it easy to /5(1). HMS Glowworm was laid down inas a G-Class destroyer. They formed a new, faster group of fleet ships for the Royal Navy.

They were intended to seek out and destroy smaller enemy ships, protect convoys, and attack submarines. Her first experience at sea came during the Spanish Civil War, where she enforced neutrality, preventing any ships from entering Spanish.

We call it a War-Book—and it is a book which definitely assigns to each Department—not merely the War Office and the Admiralty, but the Home Office, [37] the Board of Trade, and every Department of the State—its responsibility for action under every head of war policy. The Departments themselves, in pursuance of the instructions given by.

Bob H. showed yesterday for three operational scenarios from the WWI Great War at Sea Mediterranean module. It was a ton of fun and we got in three operational scenarios over six hours of play. The beautiful, full color ship counters, pleasing maps and massive number of scenarios, some   (I really wanted to name this "How to play Minesweeper".

I really did. I thought it'd be treated as spam though.) So apparently I've found a rare Mine, and I've been using it a lot on a Mk. 1 Shooter (which also has a rare Shield and a Lvl 4 rare Cannon), and I've never really done elaborate mindgames in Battle Bay, so I've just put down mines virtually anywhere, and have.

The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on Friday, 7 May during the First World War, as Germany waged submarine warfare against the United Kingdom which had implemented a naval blockade of ship was identified and torpedoed by the German U-boat U and sank in 18 minutes, and also took on a heavy starboard list.

The vessel went Cause: Torpedoed by German U-boat U on OctoPM. #N#Game Announcements. Game, convention, or other type get togethers.

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Last post by Erik Luken. on SeptemPM. At the same time, the Germans began deploying an ingenious mine-laying submarine, which was able to launch a dozen floating mines, tethered to the sea floor, from special tubes. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat.

This section includes over Allied Warships and over Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others.

The five ships of the B class had unfortunate careers. While on a mine-laying mission, Z36 and Z36 ran afoul of an existing German minefield in the Gulf of Finland and sank on 12 December Z44 was bombed and sunk by the RAF while being outfitted at.

CRUISER ACTION ON NOV. 17, and the cruisers had been unable to take the seaplanes on board in good time because of the thick weather. Of the seaplane stations on land only Borkum was at first able to send out scouts. They carried a cm. gun. The mine-laying apparatus, with the exception of the dropping-gear, had been removed so.

I shall be excerpting from the book concerning life aboard a light cruiser in the North Sea during the First World War. At the start of the Great War, Stephen King-Hall was a watch-keeping officer on board HMS Southampton. The Cruiser was armed with eight six inch guns and two submerged tubes for 21 inch torpedoes.

One battleship, one battlecruiser, one French heavy cruiser, one Swedish light cruiser, a British complement of two helicopter cruisers, a mine-laying cruiser and four light cruisers. The American complement was made up of ten heavy cruisers, fourteen light cruisers with a further three heavy and four light cruisers awaiting reconversion from.

Within a very short time, the 20 mines caused the loss of 3 battleships and one battle cruiser. That one mine-line may have been arguably the most cost effective method ever used to damage a fleet.

The Dardanelles campaign showed the power of a layered defense containing mines and it illustrated the need to protect MCM forces. Motyka, Mariusz The Light Cruiser Yahagi - Super Drawings in 3D series Another fine Kagero book in the series.

Yahagi, the second Japanese warship of that name, was the third of the four Agano-class vessels (the other three being Agano, Noshiro and Sakawa). Lots of answers Lots of different definitions, which may be correct for specific navies, but the most important thing to remember is that the two names mean absolutely nothing in the modern world Different countries have different definitions an.The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat.

Over pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied efforts to counter the U-boat threat.Habenicht jettisoned the anchors and their chains. He had the drinking and washing water pumped out.

Ash ejectors flung coal into the sea. All but 60 boxes of munitions were dumped over the side. All movable steel parts­ the mine–laying rails, bulkhead doors, doors on the forward turrets, steel cables, coaling equipment–were pushed overboard.