The first light cruisers of the 1922 program – The minelaying cruiser Pluton, part II

This comprehensive essay by Jean Guiglini and Albert Moreau is from Warship International, #3, 1992. Pluton operational life and loss. https://www.dropbox.com/s/c6hyftksw3rnd95/IMG_20171216_0002.jpg?dl=0   https://www.dropbox.com/s/98q3mtaccxmc6im/IMG_20171216_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/0hr70311go8tis2/IMG_20171216_0004.jpg?dl=0   https://www.dropbox.com/s/dcfj5bq2rrs01zy/IMG_20171216_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/dcfj5bq2rrs01zy/IMG_20171216_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/nigusckw0vybfyx/IMG_20171216_0007.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/a67hawld3r5ywwp/IMG_20171216_0008.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/zssd9j9e96b158y/IMG_20171216_0009.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/dbmccrmp87m84u0/IMG_20171216_0010.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/c4slzovuqsow0am/IMG_20171216_0011.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/3lfwbd6x5bj8ygm/IMG_20171216_0012.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/0u91zsb8zwz3xd6/IMG_20171216_0013.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/r1jbk6svnqyx8oh/IMG_20171216_0014.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/r12haa8073b22gw/IMG_20171216_0015.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/z2b0pecnyaty6ba/IMG_20171216_0016.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/hvam2ufspkc2wru/IMG_20171216_0017.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/p1e1guuqzhexloy/IMG_20171216_0018.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/kwkxey1sd7v844r/IMG_20171216_0019.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ffutodzocdrkp6t/IMG_20171216_0020.jpg?dl=0

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HNLMS Jacob van Heemskerck, 1/100

This model is preserved at the Dutch Navy Museum in Den Helder. Some info on this ship's class here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/a86q22ku3mnxylk/IMG_3289.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/g68fhmvabkavwwi/IMG_3288.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/hxeewhyelcgus55/IMG_3287.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/2ddix2ho9ef5ajt/IMG_3286.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/kvcbwbsyzum63qs/IMG_3285.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/2imeuzyz3kz81zk/IMG_3284.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fmmrnjy6ciq5ust/IMG_3283.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/w0zlsi4yr8wk32y/IMG_3282.jpg?dl=0  

HMS Leviathan (1901), 1/48 armoured cruiser

This demo model for foreign buyers of a Drake class is preserved at The Historic Dockyard, Chatam. Full info on this ship here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/qlabhrdesuruhut/IMG_3871.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ml2mwgrggqxygmp/IMG_3870.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ljwek9qsubyqa73/IMG_3869.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/yrgkq36k22qgv2u/IMG_3868.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/6l386j4uq1q4yum/IMG_3867.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/n7dxtenjc601fdx/IMG_3866.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/omztz5aa5p81nyo/IMG_3865.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gs3duflmmrc18au/IMG_3864.jpg?dl=0    

The first light cruisers of the 1922 program – The minelaying cruiser Pluton

This comprehensive essay by Jean Guiglini and Albert Moreau is from Warship International, #2, 1992. https://www.dropbox.com/s/ndj9mxz0ga0amok/IMG_20171201_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/c9102jehofw6i3i/IMG_20171201_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gfrcuytw0jtm3fx/IMG_20171201_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ro9vjypjni9ydxt/IMG_20171201_0004.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/hw5yxjayuow4hnr/IMG_20171201_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gaxw212hcejv33w/IMG_20171201_0006.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/h9a248j3rdzwoh3/IMG_20171201_0007.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/vc9f1q4qun9bzs5/IMG_20171201_0008.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/100rth6d73hkz5n/IMG_20171201_0009.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/vz4xlmx5mh369k6/IMG_20171201_0010.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/dkmm2052zz57nzi/IMG_20171201_0011.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/c2z2rkhdzv14u7f/IMG_20171201_0012.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/536w20qnqlh0ao8/IMG_20171201_0013.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/3snv09ygot3sqkt/IMG_20171201_0014.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/s9wh92pag0xqscz/IMG_20171201_0015.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/b92ofwjk8pfsond/IMG_20171201_0016.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/cik5xkqebf9swf0/IMG_20171201_0017.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/z4nard8yaabrtct/IMG_20171201_0018.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/nafpin3gvwsyvmv/IMG_20171201_0019.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/4btwnhoksgizlx7/IMG_20171201_0020.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/af0hxbu8r6rcbr7/IMG_20171201_0021.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/o2fkz0qz5kd88eu/IMG_20171201_0022.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/wuvwbedqj5svbmy/IMG_20171201_0023.jpg?dl=0

St. Nazaire U boat docks

Full info on this site here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/a498dnfbdi8lqb0/2002_0820_174050AA.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/p6alw5h94glv65w/2002_0820_182916AA.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/nzwev90evmmwrd8/2002_0820_183340AA.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/h3o2o5lwsrdkdfa/2002_0820_183404AA.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/25rm6o8c22fglk5/2002_0820_183452AA.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/3mm44r4rhrny46b/2002_0820_183828AA.jpg?dl=0  

The fate of Stalin’s Naval Program

This article by W.I. Staff is from Warship International #1,1992. https://www.dropbox.com/s/g7igtg0fzsznfwu/IMG_20171122_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/96y5vomaixc1c9g/IMG_20171122_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ux4xv2i7x9kp8kp/IMG_20171122_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/9mqdzlzmq5ik7o1/IMG_20171122_0004.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/q9px3za1e77ffby/IMG_20171122_0005.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/m7hdv38vjvimm8p/IMG_20171122_0006.jpg?dl=0   Addendum from WI 3,1992 https://www.dropbox.com/s/tr5fuyjv1s8h23c/IMG_20171208_0001.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/8w61540gmd5folq/IMG_20171208_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/b3ga0xlkdym12r1/IMG_20171208_0003.jpg?dl=0    

RM’s battle flags

Ragia Marina' battle flags preserved at the Sacrario delle Bandiere in Rome. https://www.dropbox.com/s/jawkmduj6e0fxpv/P50925-105659.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/s50lctpwm0u09fm/P50925-105705.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/650zyuygdyufuvn/P50925-105709.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/wmlrig6boccsaf4/P50925-105738.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/jvsjrzezklzj5cq/P50925-105758.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/f3qac95dsubhmx0/P50925-105806.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/5ule55oi1uyo6c8/P50925-105812.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/0hoi1cw7131zz6q/P50925-105849.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/w3lcc4w1dtidsm9/P50925-105908.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/hvwofymhtqgikul/P50925-110007.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/bb7lrcf4p61t512/P50925-110032.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/8ovnyyga5qexh6y/P50925-110042.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/vhajtr6y2q98s0r/P50925-110051.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/uhmj8o81fn6um6x/P50925-110117.jpg?dl=0

The Borodino/Izmail class battlecruisers

This article is from WI #4, 1991. https://www.dropbox.com/s/a3jd2gg3may7a9w/IMG_20171113_0001.jpeg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/s9sgsc5yuv58clx/IMG_20171113_0002.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/0n8kufkbgmijdcl/IMG_20171113_0003.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/7e61v0v7qrvpu3y/IMG_20171113_0004.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/vvf9r3f9witdrh3/IMG_20171113_0005.jpg?dl=0      

HMS Howe 1937, 1/96 model

Preserved at Riverside Museum Glasgow. Full info on this ship here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/a2cdab9jexxgelq/2015-08-17%20at%2011-15-25.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/w0kd1d73dqcbv9z/2015-08-17%20at%2011-15-40.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/zj75aalrvekap7t/2015-08-17%20at%2011-16-59.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/yeny7euhwn2hydy/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-07.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/yeny7euhwn2hydy/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-07.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/90sk443j07asbyb/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-14.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/bi3ru57ujd607vc/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-19.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/kuaqr0ns34gayxu/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-25.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/vhqgza8l3n8pgwh/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-32.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/gs5gmsqf71d6aza/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-38.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/4c413chap7ww6ab/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-43.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/v66z12l87v1y3xa/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-50.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/pdlq2fdi2a99q46/2015-08-17%20at%2011-17-56.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/2xyyzxrb8f8qoil/2015-08-17%20at%2011-18-02.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/e0jxf3sz6xwjhf1/2015-08-17%20at%2011-18-16.jpg?dl=0      

Regia Marina’s night firing policies and training – II

Between July and September 1941 some delegations of the Regia Marina travelled to Germany to examine in depth the German dispositions and equipments for the night combat. Here is a synthesis of the assessed points: night fleet formation: heavy units shielded at a distance by smaller units and, if available, by a second line at … Continue reading Regia Marina’s night firing policies and training – II