Re: Ye Old X29


Tim O'Connor
 

At 1/16/2015 07:02 AM Friday, you wrote:
Tim O'Connor wrote:
"3/4" plate steel??? REALLY? What is this, armor plate? That'll stop a torpedo!"

3/4" is kind of thin for a warship. It definitely will not stop a torpedo, as the guys on the BISMARCK will tell you. Here's a comparative diagram showing armor protection for TIRPITZ and KING GEORGE V.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fb/KGV_Tirpitz_armour_and_underwater_protection.png


Ben Hom

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