[Drachinifel] The Drydock – Episode 045

00:00:18 – Channel Admin

00:01:13 – Why couldn’t the Germans outbuild the Royal Navy in WW1?

00:05:24 – What do you believe happened to sink the Hood?

00:06:01 – Ideal commerce-raider for germany in 1936

00:09:04 – Why Pagoda masts?

00:11:20 – What’s the worst naval procurement disaster you can think of?

00:14:05 – Sources for USS Salt Lake City video

00:14:39 – Did the BPF deserve the forgotten fleet moniker or did they perform a worthwhile role?

00:17:11 – The High Seas Fleet

00:21:18 – Would the US have been better off not conducting the Doolittle raid and instead having Enterprise and Hornet at Coral Sea to support Saratoga and Lexington?

00:23:05 – How has the composition of battle groups changed since the age of sail?

00:25:40 – How would the Olympia have faired against the Spanish battleship if that battle had taken place?

00:28:06 – French large destroyer designs

00:31:54 – Did anyone ever think about building a steel ship of the line?

00:32:56 – Radar fire control

00:38:04 – If the Americans had just one Colorado for some reason instead of the one North Carolina and one South Dakota in the Battle of Guadalcanal, how would this affect its outcome?

00:40:01 – Practicality of the Super-Yamato’s

00:41:51 – Missile firing battleship guns?

00:43:52 – Vichy French attitudes to Allied personel

00:46:19 – Were Marine detachments on naval vessels common during the World Wars?

00:47:49 – Nelson class shell hoist system

00:49:45 – British views on post-ACW USN?

00:52:09 – Do design blueprints still exist for pre-dreadnoughts?

00:53:37 – Super-heavy shell vs High velocity shell

00:57:28 – Modern USN monitor?

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