PDA

View Full Version : Portsmouth harbour 1939 discussion



GEHFileBot
10-20-2005, 07:39 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile5278/Portsmouth-harbour-1939.htm>Portsmouth harbour 1939</a></b><br><br>S/W Overlay shows Portsmouth harbour at the year 1939.<br />
<br />
Potsmouth is a significant naval port for centuries, previously the world's largest naval base and home to many famous ships, Portsmouth has declined in recent years but remains a major dockyard and base for the Royal Navy. <br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/802389overlay2.jpg>

McMaster_de
10-20-2005, 07:59 AM
1 Battleship under reconstruction, secondary guns removed (not drivable), probably "Queen Elizabeth", 31.000 ts. (Duration of the change ca. 4 months).
1a Battlecruiser "Repulse", 242 m long, 31 m beam, 32.000 ts, in dock
2 Heavy cruiser "Effingham"-class, 185 m long, 19,8 m beam, 9770 ts.
2a Heavy cruiser "Devonshire"-class, 193 m long, 20,1 m beam, 9850 ts.
2b Heavy cruiser "Cumberland"-class in drydock, 192 m long, 20,8 m beam,
10.000 ts.
2c Heavy cruiser "Berwick"-class, 192 m long, 20,8 m beam, 10.000 ts.
3 Light cruiser "Arethusa"-class, 152 m long, 15,6 m beam, 5270 ts.
4 Destroyer, 1350 ts.
5 Aircraft carrier "Argus", 171 m long, 20,7 m beam, 14.450 ts.
6 Light cruiser "Sirius" (?) in dock, ca. 180 m long, 13 m beam, 5450 ts.
7 Monitor, "Erebus", 123 m long, 26,8 m beam, 7200 ts.
8 Destroyer, ca. 1100 ts.
9 Royal Yacht "Victoria and Albert"
10 Minelayers ?
11 Gunboat, ca. 390 ts.
12 Ship for crew housing
13 2 Minesweeper, ca. 710 ts.
14 inside: Boat "Lupin"-class, 1175 ts.
ouside: Gunboat, 1100 ts.
15 Paddle steamer
16 Submarine in drydock, 83 m long, 8,5 m beam, 1475 ts.