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    Portsmouth harbour 1939

    S/W Overlay shows Portsmouth harbour at the year 1939.



    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.


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    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.
    You search it, I will find it!

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