I just found a crap-ton of plans and pics...

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  1. Knight4hire

    Knight4hire Active Member

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    S.M.S. EMDEN was a 390 foot light cruiser of the German Navy. She was launched on May 26, 1908 and commissioned into the Kaiserliche Marine--Germany's Imperial Navy-- on July 10, 1909.


    S.M.S. Emden was the last German cruiser to use reciprocating engines. Her sister ship Dresden, and all following cruisers, were equipped with steam turbines.


    Emden's raiding cruise in late 1914 was one of the most romanticized and notable incidents of World War I. She raided Allied shipping in the Indian Ocean, sinking or capturing thirty Allied merchant vessels and warships before being run aground by her captain to prevent her from sinking, after engaging HMAS Sydney at the Battle of Cocos.
     
  2. PreDread

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    Zhemchug is a nice looking vessel, but I would suggest the German built protected cruiser Novik, she has the same armament as Zhemchug, but is faster, and a very sweet looking ship to boot.

    Tug may have plans for her.
     
  3. crzyhawk

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    Ive got some Sydney plans (WW1) at home somewhere that I downloaded from the web that seemed pretty nice.

    Someday, I'd really like to build the light cruiser HMS Caroline, which is the last remaining ship afloat which served at Jutland. Her battle history may not be as impressive as some other ships, but she has at least so far defeated Father Time, which has felled far greater ships.
     
  4. Anachronus

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    I have plans for HMS Ceres, similar to Caroline but not quite identical.
     
  5. Kotori87

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    Bah, famous shmamous. All Emden ever did was sail around the Indian Ocean, sink a bunch of British shipping, tie up lots of British warships hunting for her, and work wonders for German morale and reputation. Anyone could'a done it. Now Szent Istvan, that's a REAL famous ship. Sat around in port for most of WWI, and the only time she ventured forth, she got sunk by a single torpedo. And of course, everyone knows the only reason that dreadnoughts aren't called "Szent Istvans" is because the British couldn't pronounce the name. But she is, without a doubt, the absolute most famous battleship ever sun... I mean built.
     
  6. Anachronus

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    It does fill in for every warship sinking, no matter what the war or who was involved.
     
  7. Tugboat

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    I do have Caroline plans somewhere on the hard drive.
     
  8. BoomerBoy17

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    The infamous harddrive that we all would like to get our hands on. Mwa-hahaha
     
  9. Tugboat

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    Someday if I have a close call with the Reaper, I'll burn it onto sets of DVDs and pass it out. My wife knows to give it to Brian K to do the duties if I just kick it without warning (not planning on it, but it's important to be prepared)
     
  10. BoomerBoy17

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    hope for the best, prepare for the worst
     
  11. ironduke1916

    ironduke1916 New Member

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    I'm plan to build an Invincible as my first boat and would love to get my hands on her plans.

    Patrick
     
  12. Anachronus

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    Why not your "name" ship. She was a fine looking vessel as well.
     
  13. ironduke1916

    ironduke1916 New Member

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    I'm getting a good deal on an Invincible hull. Iron Duke hulls, while not available now - as far as I can tell, will be out soon. I plan to build her in the not-too-distant future.

    Patrick
     
  14. BoomerBoy17

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    Very cool patrick, id like to build one eventually also.
     
  15. Tugboat

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    Yes! Another I-boat! Another Anglophile :) Makes me want to wax poetic...

    Thee haughty tyrants ne'er shall tame:
    All their attempts to bend thee down,
    Will but arouse thy generous flame;
    But work their woe, and thy renown.
    "Rule, Britannia! rule the waves:
    "Britons never will be slaves."