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Quiz Name the Ship

Discussion in 'Military Quizzes' started by Matzos, Dec 22, 2004.


  1. Matzos United Kingdom

    Matzos Moderator Moderator

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    Can anyone name the ship and the location

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  2. rotorwash United States

    rotorwash Sergeant Major MI.Net Member

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    Could this be the Prinz Eugen when she was blockaded at Brest?
     
  3. Bombardier

    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    Hmmmm?, Im no Battleship expert and as such would be inclined to agree with rotorwash with the "Prinz Eugen" but as im a daring devil Im gonna say that its the German Battleship Gneisenau in drydock, and probably also at Brest when she had her engines overhauled ? :mrgreen:
     
  4. Matzos United Kingdom

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    You got the location, I think it was the only dry dock that could take this size of ship..... Now for the name of the ship?
     
  5. Bombardier

    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    Tirpitz ?? :shock:

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  6. rotorwash United States

    rotorwash Sergeant Major MI.Net Member

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    I think you're right Bomber, the Tirpitz and Prinz Eugen were from the only two classes of German ship that had two guns each in four turrets. What made me think she was the PE was the scale of the Arado float plane and the cranes, they look too large for the T. I also don't think her midship lines are consistent with the T, she seems too narrow across the beam.

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  7. Matzos United Kingdom

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    Sorry not the Tirpitz or the Prinz Eugen :lol:

    Clue - it was taken in the early years of the war.........
     
  8. Bombardier

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    AdmiraL Graf spee ? think I spelt that right :mrgreen:

    She was sank off montevido in 1939 :mrgreen:
     
  9. Matzos United Kingdom

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    Half way there you got the Admiral right..... :p
     
  10. Bombardier

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    well then it would have to be the Admiral Hipper

    Laid down: Blohm & Voß Hamburg, 06.07.1935
    Launched: 06.02.1937
    Commissioned: 29.04.1939
    Fate: blown up 03.05.1945 (Kiel Shipyard)
    Costs: 85,8 Mio Reichsmark

    Commanders
    KptzS Hellmuth Heye: 29.04.1939 - 03.09.1940
    KptzS Wilhelm Meisel: 04.09.1940 - 10.10.1942
    KptzS Hans Hartmann: 11.10.1942 - 16.02.1943
    KzS Fritz Kraus: Feb. 1943
    KptzS Hans Henigst: Mar 1944 - May 1945

    :D
     
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  11. Matzos United Kingdom

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    CORRECT sal;
     
  12. Reloader

    Reloader Mi Lieutenant MI.Net Member

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    WTF is this doing here?!!
     
  13. NiallMhor

    NiallMhor Mi Lance corporal MI.Net Member

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    Sorry Gents,
    Its the Prinz Eugen & not KMS Admiral scheer or Deutschland or kMS Lutzow as these ship had one turret forward and one aft sporting 3x 11" guns & not two as shown in the photo.

    Niallmhorsal;
     

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