RN builds a G3 Battlecruiser?

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    #2 muscogeemike, Dec 22, 2012
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    There is a point where our “hobby” transcends to art, I believe this is an example.
     
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    I agree. Amazing work.
     
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    That is amazing...
     
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    Stunning work!
     
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    I can honestly say I don't like the design of the ship as it was designed, but the model itself is a masterpiece!
     
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    The design was for a maximum broadside and small overall length, width and draught - whilst having good armament and speed.
    Lots of simialrities in concept in my opinion to the USN's Iowa class battleships. They look different but have similar specs?
     
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    Which ship design that was not actually built do people think should have been uilt if treaties had allowed/
    I liked the South Dakota (1920) design with 12 x 16 inch guns and good armour, but a little slow?
     
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    The US Montana Class: 12 16” guns, 28 Knots (faster than the Yamato), 72,000 tons, 16” side armor (same as Yamato).
     
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    Yep, that would get your attention!
    I dont think she would be able to dock in many places or used the Suez or Panama canals, but I like it!
     
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