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Interesting surface combat comment - 9/11/2009 1:14:53 PM   
JohnDillworth


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This was the back end of a larger surface enagement but I love the comment in bold:


Night Time Surface Combat, near Belep Islands at 111,149, Range 1,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
DD Hibiki, Shell hits 8, Torpedo hits 2, and is sunk
TB Kari

Allied Ships
BB Mississippi
BB Warspite, on fire
CL Trenton, on fire
CL Concord, on fire
DD Drayton
DD Shaw, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk



Reduced sighting due to 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Overcast Conditions and 7% moonlight: 1,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
Range closes to 1,000 yards...
Conlon, G.E. crosses the 'T'
DD Shaw and DD Hibiki duel to the end at 1,000 yards
Range increases to 2,000 yards
Task forces break off...

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RE: Interesting surface combat comment - 9/11/2009 1:16:56 PM   
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Sank each other...

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RE: Interesting surface combat comment - 9/11/2009 1:46:46 PM   
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The Hibiki is sunk?

No long AAR this time eh?

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RE: Interesting surface combat comment - 9/11/2009 3:02:36 PM   
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The Hibiki is sunk?

No long AAR this time eh?


Could have been a short AAR if the let the BB's have a go. But no, they have to let the DD go one on one while the rest of the BB's and CL's watch.

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RE: Interesting surface combat comment - 9/11/2009 3:33:04 PM   
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Hibiki can not be sunk, it is Washington Rose propaganda

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RE: Interesting surface combat comment - 9/11/2009 8:15:30 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: JohnDillworth

This was the back end of a larger surface enagement but I love the comment in bold:


Night Time Surface Combat, near Belep Islands at 111,149, Range 1,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
DD Hibiki, Shell hits 8, Torpedo hits 2, and is sunk
TB Kari

Allied Ships
BB Mississippi
BB Warspite, on fire
CL Trenton, on fire
CL Concord, on fire
DD Drayton
DD Shaw, Torpedo hits 1, and is sunk



Reduced sighting due to 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Overcast Conditions and 7% moonlight: 1,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
Range closes to 1,000 yards...
Conlon, G.E. crosses the 'T'
DD Shaw and DD Hibiki duel to the end at 1,000 yards
Range increases to 2,000 yards
Task forces break off...

"Unto the end, I grapple with thee. I spit my last breath at thee."

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RE: Interesting surface combat comment - 9/12/2009 12:49:44 AM   
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But Shaw on suffers 1 torp and the Hibiki  8 shell & 2 trops.

Hardly a duel to the end!

20 gun & a couple of torp hits is more of a death struggle.


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RE: Interesting surface combat comment - 9/12/2009 1:01:29 AM   
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quote:

"Unto the end, I grapple with thee. I spit my last breath at thee."


Kahnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!

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