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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/13/2021 3:43:53 PM   
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Ed Muskie was a cannibal?

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/13/2021 3:53:08 PM   
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Mindanao: I sent some TBF's to Malaybalay to attack the Jap ground troops at Cagayan. They were young and impetuous and took off without escorts.

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Morning Air attack on 10th Division, at 79,89 (Cagayan)

Weather in hex: Heavy cloud

Raid spotted at 18 NM, estimated altitude 9,000 feet.
Estimated time to target is 8 minutes

Japanese aircraft
A6M5 Zero x 30
Ki-43-IIb Oscar x 5
Ki-61-Ia Tony x 4

Allied aircraft
TBF-1 Avenger x 5

No Japanese losses

Allied aircraft losses
TBF-1 Avenger: 3 destroyed


We lost 10-15 TBF's. Oh well...good news for Grumman Aircraft Company

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/13/2021 3:55:23 PM   
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The Yellow Horde attacks at Mindanao. Looks like one more attack and we fold.

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Ground combat at Cagayan (79,89)

Japanese Deliberate attack

Attacking force 41642 troops, 419 guns, 146 vehicles, Assault Value = 1243

Defending force 10225 troops, 156 guns, 109 vehicles, Assault Value = 243

Japanese adjusted assault: 507

Allied adjusted defense: 297

Japanese assault odds: 1 to 1 (fort level 2)

Japanese Assault reduces fortifications to 1

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), disruption(-), preparation(-), experience(-)
Attacker:

Japanese ground losses:
1061 casualties reported
Squads: 2 destroyed, 73 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 11 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 5 disabled
Guns lost 14 (1 destroyed, 13 disabled)

Allied ground losses:
503 casualties reported
Squads: 34 destroyed, 45 disabled
Non Combat: 3 destroyed, 28 disabled
Engineers: 2 destroyed, 2 disabled
Guns lost 13 (2 destroyed, 11 disabled)
Vehicles lost 6 (1 destroyed, 5 disabled)

Assaulting units:
10th Division
28th Division
14th Division
25th Army
8th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
3rd Medium Field Artillery Regiment

Defending units:
73rd PA Infantry Regiment
182nd Infantry Regiment
93rd PA Infantry Regiment
101st PA Infantry Division
Agusan Constab Battalion
Far East USAAF
134th Field Artillery Battalion
4th Marine Regiment
Mindanao Force
I/43rd PS Inf Battalion
Del Monte AAF Base Force /1
2nd RAA Med Arty Regiment
11th Base Group
54th British Brigade
4th Marine Def Bn /3

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/13/2021 3:57:32 PM   
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4th Marine Regt is down to 180 cooks and clerks and they are supposed to be withdrawn tomorrow

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/13/2021 4:16:41 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Cap Mandrake

Ed Muskie was a cannibal?


I don't know about that but I was referring to the Esox fish, the bigger cousin of the Northern Pike. Think of a Barracuda in fresh water but it only grows up to 60 pounds or so. If they can fit it into their mouth, they will try to eat it. Those fish are most definitely cannibals.

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/13/2021 10:29:50 PM   
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I was kidding about Ed Muskie.

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/13/2021 10:36:57 PM   
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*************Malaybalay Airfield, Mindanao, 12:30, July 31************

A beautiful new Boeing 307 Stratoliner taxis down the runway. Under the cockpit there is a logo which reads "M&M Airlines: The Finest Machines Debt Instruments Can Purchase"

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/13/2021 10:49:10 PM   
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Quite a nice looking plane. You can see the B-17 influence.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_307_Stratoliner#/media/File:Boeing_307_Stratoliner,_Pan_Am_JP5629675.jpg

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/14/2021 1:46:35 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Cap Mandrake

Quite a nice looking plane. You can see the B-17 influence.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_307_Stratoliner#/media/File:Boeing_307_Stratoliner,_Pan_Am_JP5629675.jpg

Apparently the warranty runs out in 2002 ....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_307_Stratoliner#/media/File:Boeing_307_in_Elliott_Bay.jpg

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/14/2021 11:49:37 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Cap Mandrake

Quite a nice looking plane. You can see the B-17 influence.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_307_Stratoliner#/media/File:Boeing_307_Stratoliner,_Pan_Am_JP5629675.jpg


My favorite Post WWII B-17 story is about the millionaire who had the bombardier position converted to a love nest for frequent trips to the mile high club.

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/14/2021 12:56:48 PM   
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ORIGINAL: BBfanboy


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ORIGINAL: Cap Mandrake

Quite a nice looking plane. You can see the B-17 influence.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_307_Stratoliner#/media/File:Boeing_307_Stratoliner,_Pan_Am_JP5629675.jpg

Apparently the warranty runs out in 2002 ....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_307_Stratoliner#/media/File:Boeing_307_in_Elliott_Bay.jpg


Probably insured at 3x its actual value if M&M is involved

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 2:27:13 AM   
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************July 31, 1943(e?)**********

New & Improved Guinea: Growing better at recognizing patterns, the word went out to get the flyable A/C out of Sorong and Sansapor next door.

PT 103
PT 104
PT 107

PT 111

Whew! I thought Nixon was going to win in 1960(e)...like he did in 1960(a) but then Mayor Daly threw the election for JFK. Of course who is to say Daly would have been Mayor in 1960(e). It might have been Pete Buttigieg Sr? Anyway, I am relived nothing like that happens in 2020(a)

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Night Time Surface Combat, near Sansapor at 83,107, Range 1,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
BB Fuso, Shell hits 1, Torpedo hits 1
DD Naganami
DD Tamanami
DD Kagero
DD Murakumo

Allied Ships
PT-78
PT-103, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
PT-104
PT-107
PT-111, Shell hits 1, and is sunk
PT-247, Shell hits 1, and is sunk

Reduced sighting due to 0% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Partly Cloudy Conditions and 0% moonlight: 1,000 yards
Range closes to 10,000 yards...
Range closes to 8,000 yards...
Range closes to 6,000 yards...
Range closes to 4,000 yards...
Range closes to 2,000 yards...
Range closes to 1,000 yards...
BB Fuso engages PT-247 at 1,000 yards
DD Kagero engages PT-247 at 1,000 yards
DD Tamanami engages PT-247 at 1,000 yards
PT-78 engages DD Naganami at 1,000 yards
Range increases to 2,000 yards
DD Naganami engages PT-247 at 2,000 yards
DD Naganami engages PT-111 at 2,000 yards
DD Kagero engages PT-247 at 2,000 yards
BB Fuso engages PT-103 at 2,000 yards
BB Fuso engages PT-78 at 2,000 yards
PT-111 sunk by BB Fuso at 2,000 yards
PT-247 sunk by BB Fuso at 2,000 yards
DD Murakumo engages PT-107 at 2,000 yards
DD Kagero engages PT-103 at 2,000 yards
DD Murakumo engages PT-78 at 2,000 yards
DD Tamanami engages PT-103 at 2,000 yards
DD Tamanami engages PT-104 at 2,000 yards
PT-78 engages DD Naganami at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 3,000 yards
PT-104 engages DD Naganami at 3,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
DD Murakumo engages PT-104 at 4,000 yards
DD Tamanami engages PT-104 at 4,000 yards
PT-103 sunk by DD Naganami at 4,000 yards
Range increases to 5,000 yards
BB Fuso engages PT-107 at 5,000 yards
DD Murakumo engages PT-104 at 5,000 yards
PT-78 engages DD Kagero at 5,000 yards
DD Tamanami engages PT-104 at 5,000 yards
Task forces

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 2:53:37 AM   
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ABSOLUTELY PERFECT Elco boat conditions. Virtual darkness...someone puts a fish into Fuso. PT-107, which perhaps managed to put a fish into Fuso in July 1943(e) was operating in July 1943 in the Solomons so it is plausible. 107 was an Elco boat design.

The absolutely EPIC US Navy torpedo boat design competition. Check out the "plywood derby". 16 foot waves!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PT_boat

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 3:27:00 AM   
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Speaking of boats and waves, SG and I booked a spot on a fishing boat out of Hilton Head a while back. Aware of my propensity to motion sickness I declined all alcoholic beverages the night before (a major sacrifice) and had only 2 oz of OJ for breakfast (an even more severe sacrifice because I usually have about 1/4 of animal at breakfast).
So, as we are motoring out I position myself on the bow near the midline near the center of the boat to get maximum breeze and minimum roll..but it starts getting REALLY rough. I have learned I can handle pitch but not roll. But the waves are from the beam so I am suffering. The good news there is a 10-12 year old girl who already whiter than Casper so at least I have a chance to preserve my manhood. Sure enough, she it taken back to the porcelain facility by her dutiful parents and I begin to feel more confident as the boat alters course and the waves are striking the bow so even though I can't feel my nose or fingers from the spray I begin to feel better. Hypothermia is superior to indignity. We reach the shallows and they drop anchor but immediately the boat begins to roll side to side about 45-50 degress. It was crazy. About a 5 second cycle. 2 1/2 to port...2 1/2 to starboard. I counted it in my head.

BRAAAAAAAP!

There goes the OJ. I asked SG if anyone noticed. She says...."everyone"

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 3:30:46 AM   
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PT 107

https://pacificwrecks.com/ships/ptboat/PT-107.html

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 12:25:32 PM   
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Fuso has trouble finding the target

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Night Naval bombardment of Sansapor at 83,107

Japanese Ships
BB Fuso
DD Murakumo
DD Kagero
DD Tamanami
DD Naganami

Allied ground losses:
80 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Non Combat: 4 destroyed, 16 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Airbase hits 2
Airbase supply hits 1
Runway hits 7
Port hits 4
Port supply hits 2

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 12:27:25 PM   
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USS Permit takes out a Jap DD near Pelileu. Nice

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Sub attack near Peleliu at 87,103

Japanese Ships
DD Tamanami, Torpedo hits 1, on fire, heavy damage
DD Murakumo

Allied Ships
SS Permit

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 12:31:02 PM   
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Mindano: Another big attack at Cagayan and our guys fold. Too bad.

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Ground combat at Cagayan (79,89)

Japanese Shock attack

Attacking force 41056 troops, 418 guns, 147 vehicles, Assault Value = 1598

Defending force 8455 troops, 129 guns, 75 vehicles, Assault Value = 178

Japanese engineers reduce fortifications to 0

Japanese adjusted assault: 343

Allied adjusted defense: 135

Japanese assault odds: 2 to 1 (fort level 0)

Japanese forces CAPTURE Cagayan !!!

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), disruption(-), preparation(-)
Attacker: shock(+), disruption(-)

Japanese ground losses:
1488 casualties reported
Squads: 12 destroyed, 103 disabled
Non Combat: 3 destroyed, 8 disabled
Engineers: 1 destroyed, 13 disabled
Guns lost 18 (3 destroyed, 15 disabled)
Vehicles lost 3 (1 destroyed, 2 disabled)

Allied ground losses:
2682 casualties reported
Squads: 99 destroyed, 14 disabled
Non Combat: 144 destroyed, 24 disabled
Engineers: 34 destroyed, 0 disabled
Guns lost 69 (66 destroyed, 3 disabled)
Vehicles lost 40 (40 destroyed, 0 disabled)
Units retreated 12
Units destroyed 1

Defeated Allied Units Retreating!

Assaulting units:
10th Division
14th Division
28th Division
25th Division
25th Army
8th Medium Field Artillery Regiment
3rd Medium Field Artillery Regiment

Defending units:
101st PA Infantry Division
93rd PA Infantry Regiment
182nd Infantry Regiment
Agusan Constab Battalion
2nd RAA Med Arty Regiment
4th Marine Regiment
73rd PA Infantry Regiment
11th Base Group
Del Monte AAF Base Force /1
134th Field Artillery Battalion
I/43rd PS Inf Battalion
Mindanao Force
4th Marine Def Bn /3

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 12:34:00 PM   
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Sundas: Paras vs Paras at Bima. Close call. I need to get more guys up there.

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Ground combat at Bima (63,110)

Japanese Shock attack

Attacking force 417 troops, 3 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 56

Defending force 506 troops, 14 guns, 0 vehicles, Assault Value = 25

Japanese adjusted assault: 19

Allied adjusted defense: 16

Japanese assault odds: 1 to 1 (fort level 0)

Japanese Assault reduces fortifications to 0

Combat modifiers
Defender: terrain(+), preparation(-)
Attacker: shock(+)

Japanese ground losses:
18 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 2 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Allied ground losses:
69 casualties reported
Squads: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
Non Combat: 0 destroyed, 3 disabled
Engineers: 0 destroyed, 0 disabled

Assaulting units:
1st Raiding Rgt /1
3rd Raiding Rgt /1

Defending units:
503rd Parachute Rgt /2
53rd British Bde /7



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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 1:27:27 PM   
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August 15, 1943(e) is Navy Christmas....11 DD's, 3 DE's, a CVE, 10 subs, LSD, LCI's, a dozen PC's etc etc

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 6:46:44 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Cap Mandrake

ABSOLUTELY PERFECT Elco boat conditions. Virtual darkness...someone puts a fish into Fuso. PT-107, which perhaps managed to put a fish into Fuso in July 1943(e) was operating in July 1943 in the Solomons so it is plausible. 107 was an Elco boat design.

The absolutely EPIC US Navy torpedo boat design competition. Check out the "plywood derby". 16 foot waves!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PT_boat


Great article. The navy yard design being 2-3 times the cost of the private contractor designs gives you a wonderful feeling of assurance that things haven't changed much.

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 6/15/2021 8:05:28 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: anarchyintheuk


quote:

ORIGINAL: Cap Mandrake

ABSOLUTELY PERFECT Elco boat conditions. Virtual darkness...someone puts a fish into Fuso. PT-107, which perhaps managed to put a fish into Fuso in July 1943(e) was operating in July 1943 in the Solomons so it is plausible. 107 was an Elco boat design.

The absolutely EPIC US Navy torpedo boat design competition. Check out the "plywood derby". 16 foot waves!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PT_boat


Great article. The navy yard design being 2-3 times the cost of the private contractor designs gives you a wonderful feeling of assurance that things haven't changed much.


Yes, quite an entrepeneurial competition there. Not only did they risk money they risked their own lives. Can you imagine that amount of mahogany in 2021? You would have EarthFirst! putting sand in the fuel.

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 7/2/2021 10:17:27 PM   
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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 7/6/2021 2:45:16 AM   
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Yes. Important safety tip. If you hire a contractor don't forget to ask where their base of operations is. If it is too far away the supervision will suffer and you may find yourself giving instructions to the subs (sub contractors not undersea boats) before you go to work. The only positive to this is you can get the undersupervised subs to do work that the contractor perhaps thought was not in the contract.

This is particularly true for the painters and drywall guys who are lowest on the totem pole (which you can't say anymore..by ra way..you can't can's say "sitting Indian style" anymore either..it's un-PC..you have to say "criss-cross-applesauce"..which is silly and unhistorical but a 5 or 6 year old will think you are from Mars if you say "Indian style"..even though everyone over about 35 will have seen "Dancing With Wolves" and everyone over 50 will have seen about 50 westerns)

Anyway, the point is if you can speak Spanish they will start calling you "Patron" which means "boss" or perhaps more accurately "hacienda owner" and the stuff the contractor said WASN'T covered AFTER you signed the contract they will do if you just ask and then they will bill the contractor.

Now the more skilled contractors like the cabinet guys and electricians you have to schmooze with good reviews and hire on the side for cash projects.

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 7/6/2021 3:11:07 AM   
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Ah! We have an explanation for your absence - you've been busy base building! I bet it even includes a landing strip!

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 7/18/2021 4:26:35 PM   
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Home improvements continue apace...


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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 7/18/2021 5:09:58 PM   
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ORIGINAL: rtrapasso

Home improvements continue apace...





That is the low water landscape design I turned in to the HOA

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 7/18/2021 5:22:42 PM   
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The contractor talked me into a "shower seat" (raised tiled seat at back of the shower). It's all the rage, you see. That way I can shave my legs without tearing my hamstrings.

Anyway, the tile guy was good and the fancy large Ukrainian tiles look good..but there is just one problem. I will try to post a picture.

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 7/18/2021 5:34:31 PM   
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***********August 3rd, 1943(e)************

Sumatra: Our recon patrols are much better over the Malacca Straight so we spotted a Jap SCTF coming up from Singers 2 days ago. Initially I though they might hit Langsa but the next morning they were east of Langsa still heading NW so it appeared Sabang was the target. Recon showed perhaps 6 DD's but you never know. Phillips was ordered to guard the airstrip at Sabang.

As predicted..here they come. RN and KNIL CL's guarding Sinabang. Sussex and a DD are taking temporary repairs at Port Blair after a previous fight and Suffolk, Caradoc and Kenya plus 3 DD's have just rearmed at Colombo

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RE: At dawn we slept.....in the cab on the way back fro... - 7/18/2021 5:45:40 PM   
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The Royal Navy radar sets work but Phillips seems not to trust the things for targeting so he keeps boring in for a visual ID. Tragically, the captain of HMS Cornwall decides to turn the lights on so he can "see better"

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Night Time Surface Combat, near Sabang at 44,70, Range 7,000 Yards

Japanese Ships
CA Mogami, Shell hits 4, on fire, heavy damage
CA Mikuma, Shell hits 2
DD Makinami, Shell hits 1
DD Harusame, Shell hits 7, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Ikazuchi, Shell hits 6, heavy fires, heavy damage
DD Shinonome
DD Isonami

Allied Ships
CA Shropshire, Shell hits 5, heavy fires
CA Cornwall, Shell hits 18, and is sunk
CL De Ruyter, Shell hits 5, heavy fires
DD Meade, Shell hits 1
DD Smith
DD Norman, Shell hits 4, on fire
DD Isaac Sweers
DD Redoubt
DD Rotherham, Shell hits 1

Reduced sighting due to 7% moonlight
Maximum visibility in Partly Cloudy Conditions and 7% moonlight: 8,000 yards
Range closes to 19,000 yards...
Range closes to 13,000 yards...
CONTACT: Allies radar detects Japanese task force at 13,000 yards
Range closes to 7,000 yards...
CONTACT: Japanese lookouts spot Allied task force at 7,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CA Cornwall at 7,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CL De Ruyter at 7,000 yards
DD Shinonome engages DD Redoubt at 7,000 yards
CA Mogami engages DD Redoubt at 7,000 yards
DD Redoubt engages DD Harusame at 7,000 yards
DD Redoubt engages DD Makinami at 7,000 yards
Range closes to 2,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages CA Mogami at 2,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages CA Mogami at 2,000 yards
CL De Ruyter engages CA Mogami at 2,000 yards
DD Rotherham engages DD Harusame at 2,000 yards
DD Redoubt engages DD Ikazuchi at 2,000 yards
DD Harusame engages DD Isaac Sweers at 2,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Harusame at 2,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Smith at 2,000 yards
DD Harusame engages DD Meade at 2,000 yards
Range increases to 4,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages CA Cornwall at 4,000 yards
CA Shropshire engages CA Mogami at 4,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CL De Ruyter at 4,000 yards
DD Rotherham engages DD Harusame at 4,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Redoubt at 4,000 yards
DD Isaac Sweers engages DD Harusame at 4,000 yards
DD Makinami engages DD Rotherham at 4,000 yards
DD Harusame engages DD Meade at 4,000 yards
Range increases to 6,000 yards
CA Cornwall engages CA Mikuma at 6,000 yards
CA Shropshire engages CA Mikuma at 6,000 yards
CL De Ruyter engages CA Mikuma at 6,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Rotherham at 6,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Norman at 6,000 yards
DD Isaac Sweers engages DD Harusame at 6,000 yards
DD Makinami engages DD Norman at 6,000 yards
Range increases to 7,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CA Shropshire at 7,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Rotherham at 7,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Shinonome at 7,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Norman at 7,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Harusame at 7,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Isonami at 7,000 yards
DD Harusame engages DD Smith at 7,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CA Cornwall at 10,000 yards
CA Shropshire engages CA Mogami at 10,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CL De Ruyter at 10,000 yards
DD Shinonome engages DD Redoubt at 10,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Norman at 10,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Isaac Sweers at 10,000 yards
DD Makinami engages DD Norman at 10,000 yards
DD Harusame engages DD Meade at 10,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages CA Cornwall at 11,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CA Shropshire at 11,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Norman at 11,000 yards
DD Rotherham engages DD Harusame at 11,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Ikazuchi at 11,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Harusame at 11,000 yards
DD Makinami engages DD Norman at 11,000 yards
Range closes to 8,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CA Cornwall at 8,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CA Shropshire at 8,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages CL De Ruyter at 8,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Rotherham at 8,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Redoubt at 8,000 yards
DD Isaac Sweers engages DD Shinonome at 8,000 yards
DD Makinami engages DD Norman at 8,000 yards
CA Shropshire engages CA Mikuma at 8,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CA Shropshire at 8,000 yards
CL De Ruyter engages DD Isonami at 8,000 yards
DD Shinonome engages DD Norman at 8,000 yards
DD Redoubt engages DD Ikazuchi at 8,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Harusame at 8,000 yards
DD Shinonome engages DD Norman at 8,000 yards
Range increases to 10,000 yards
DD Meade collides with DD Rotherham at 44 , 70
CA Shropshire engages CA Mikuma at 10,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Meade at 10,000 yards
DD Shinonome engages DD Redoubt at 10,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Norman at 10,000 yards
DD Harusame engages DD Isaac Sweers at 10,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Ikazuchi at 10,000 yards
Phillips, Tom S.V. orders Allied TF to disengage
Range closes to 9,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages CL De Ruyter at 9,000 yards
CA Shropshire engages CA Mikuma at 9,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Norman at 9,000 yards
DD Shinonome engages DD Rotherham at 9,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Redoubt at 9,000 yards
DD Harusame engages DD Isaac Sweers at 9,000 yards
DD Meade engages DD Harusame at 9,000 yards
Range increases to 11,000 yards
CA Mogami collides with DD Shinonome at 44 , 70
CA Cornwall engages CA Mogami at 11,000 yards
CA Mogami engages CA Shropshire at 11,000 yards
DD Isonami engages DD Norman at 11,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Rotherham at 11,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Norman at 11,000 yards
DD Isaac Sweers engages DD Harusame at 11,000 yards
DD Makinami engages DD Norman at 11,000 yards
DD Smith engages DD Ikazuchi at 11,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages CL De Ruyter at 11,000 yards
CA Mikuma engages CA Shropshire at 11,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Isonami at 11,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Rotherham at 11,000 yards
DD Ikazuchi engages DD Redoubt at 11,000 yards
DD Redoubt engages DD Harusame at 11,000 yards
DD Norman engages DD Makinami at 11,000 yards
DD Smith engages DD Harusame at 11,000 yards
Task forces break off...


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