Sexiest Warships Ever Built

Discussion in 'Full Scale' started by AdmiralBangerBang, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. Gascan

    Gascan Active Member

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    Newly reported to the Building 626 in Charleston. Even if the throttles are wide open, she's going no where. I suppose that's what you get when you try to use a sci-fi technology like the Wave Motion Engine...

    Sorry, that was a bit off topic. Back to the point: Scharnhorst is drop-dead gorgeous. Her history isn't bad either, with a tie for the longest range hit on a moving target.
     
  2. rcaircraftnut

    rcaircraftnut Well-Known Member

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    I love the DKM Scharnhorst. I have one on the water and a second on the ways.
     
  3. SteveT44

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    If they would have build it under fixed cost instead of cost plus, the damned thing would be doing mach2 across the water three years ago.
     
  4. buttsakauf

    buttsakauf Admiral (Supporter)

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    “Contract”, second dirtiest word I know behind “politics”. The frequency with which I have seen companies wring thousands of dollars profit out of every little shop is astounding. Watched GD Electric Boat get paid over $140k to do and redo the same critical pipe joint that they kept messing up (back when I was on subs). 14 attempts to get it right.
     
  5. Anachronus

    Anachronus Well-Known Member

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    Fortunately we are in no rush to get to Iscandar.
     
  6. NASAAN101

    NASAAN101 Well-Known Member

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    Scharnhorst is a great ship. But after her sister was damage the lucky ship's luck ran out :-( RIP old lady. Gone but never forgotten.
    Nikki
     
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  7. warspiteIRC

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    HMS Warspite, i ought to know, I built 4 of them!
     
  8. djranier

    djranier Well-Known Member

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    I like the modern 74 gun training ships, built in 1929. The Italians built sexy looking ships. Still in use today.

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