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    With dead crews from the flying wooden splinters caused by those heavy shells passing through those wooden hulls.
    Well of course.

    I was just thinking they may not go down with one hit.

    They were kind of designed to take a beating.





    And no battleship could take this one down.


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    The occupants of the gundecks didn't call it the slaughterhouse for nothing.
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    Type: Battleship
    Displacement:

    Bismarck:
    41,700 t (41,000 long tons) standard
    50,300 t (49,500 long tons) full load
    Tirpitz:
    42,900 t (42,200 long tons) standard
    52,600 t (51,800 long tons) full load

    Length:

    241.60 m (792 ft 8 in) waterline
    251 m (823 ft 6 in) overall

    Beam: 36 m (118 ft 1 in)
    Draft: 9.30 m (30 ft 6 in) standard[a]
    Propulsion:

    12 Wagner superheated boilers;
    3 geared turbines;
    3 three-blade propellers
    Bismarck:[2] 148,120 shp (110,450 kW)
    Tirpitz:[2] 160,795 shp (119,905 kW)

    Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
    Range:

    Bismarck: 8,525 nmi (15,788 km; 9,810 mi) at 19 knots (35 km/h; 22 mph)
    Tirpitz: 8,870 nmi (16,430 km; 10,210 mi) at 19 kn

    Complement:

    103 officers
    1,962 enlisted men[b]

    Armament:

    8 38 cm (15 in) SK C/34 (4 2)
    12 15 cm (5.9 in) (6 2)
    16 10.5 cm (4.1 in) SK C/33 (8 2)
    16 3.7 cm (1.5 in) SK C/30 (8 2)
    20 2 cm (0.79 in) FlaK 30 (20 1)

    Armor:

    Belt: 320 mm (12.6 in)
    Turrets: 360 mm (14 in)
    Main deck: 100 to 120 mm (3.9 to 4.7 in)



    How does the wooden warship stack up?

    If I was a betting man, I'm going Bismark.
    Last edited by THOR; 17th June 2017 at 06:19 PM.
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