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  1. An interesting read :)

    An interesting read :)
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    I work with a few people who would appreciate...

    I work with a few people who would appreciate that :D
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    Excellent work as usual, quite inspiring!

    Excellent work as usual, quite inspiring!
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    The Kickstarter looks tempting (as if I didn't...

    The Kickstarter looks tempting (as if I didn't already have enough ships to build as it is). The sails though look lifeless to me, if they could get a bit more animation and detail there.....
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    Excellent stuff, and in the finest traditions of...

    Excellent stuff, and in the finest traditions of the day :)
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    3rd rates

    3rd rates
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    I think I've been to that one, back in the days...

    I think I've been to that one, back in the days when I was a regular visitor to Barrow
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    Looking forward to seeing how this turns out.

    Looking forward to seeing how this turns out.
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    Awesome, looking forward to seeing what you come...

    Awesome, looking forward to seeing what you come up with
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    INWarD 2019

    It is only six days until International Naval Wargaming Day. Tuesday August 6th is the day when naval wargamers all around the world celebrate the birth of naval wargaming and that of Fred T Jane. So...
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    Chain shot (aka "dismantling shot"), and the...

    Chain shot (aka "dismantling shot"), and the whole "French fire high" thing was considered more of a method for disengaging than making an opponent more vulnerable to attack, particularly in fleet...
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    Yes that's one of the references I have, light on...

    Yes that's one of the references I have, light on OOB info unfortunately. Thanks for posting it though
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    Lake Maraschino, 1823

    Morning all, a long shot question but has anyone found an order of Battle for the battle of Lake Maracaibo, July 24th 1823? I can find a few references that describe the general course of the battle...
  14. Another good place to look.... ...

    Another good place to look....

    http://jwhitegallery.blogspot.com/2014/01/11200-galley-gunboat-large-gunboat.html
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    I've had some interesting chats via email with...

    I've had some interesting chats via email with Andrea and Roberto, which have involved a wave of merchants / armed auxiliaries, another set of "special" packs and a new development that I can't talk...
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    "The Chippy" on an RN warship is the common...

    "The Chippy" on an RN warship is the common nickname for the Chief Shipwright and "The Chippy Shop" is the coloquail name for the Shipwright's Workshop.
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    Welcome aboard shipmate, hello from sunny...

    Welcome aboard shipmate, hello from sunny Gloucestershire :salute::drinks:
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    Similar bit of the Bristol Channel to Captain...

    Similar bit of the Bristol Channel to Captain Duff. We also have the Sharpness Canal heading up to Gloucester running next to our lower field so we'll have the tall ships going past up to the...
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    Seconded :)

    Seconded :)
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    Shades used would have varied considerably, both...

    Shades used would have varied considerably, both at application and in practice. Paints were not subject to rigorous quality control and whilst "recipes" were followed there were inevitable...
  21. Poll: I'm sure its not the only one :happy:

    I'm sure its not the only one :happy:
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    Another of my personal favourites, we used to...

    Another of my personal favourites, we used to holiday near there and popped in often :)
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    G&G is a lovely set of rules, and not one of mine...

    G&G is a lovely set of rules, and not one of mine :)
    But if you wanted some suggestions for sets suitable for large rowing battles...

    :)
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    There are quite a few decent sets of ancient...

    There are quite a few decent sets of ancient naval rules out there (I've published a couple). If you wanted to bring in the more godly aspects then Galleys and Galleons from Ganesha would be worth a...
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    Been there too, another good one

    Been there too, another good one
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