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Brian60

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H44, planned German battleship 1930-40's
« on: February 14, 2018, 10:23:05 AM »

No name just a number, H44.

155.000 tons, 500 metres long. main armaments 4 twin turrets of 20 inch calibre :o :o Anyone heard of it? Just watching a program on National Geographic discussing the Reichmarine talking about Hitlers planned ships after the Bismarck and Tirpitz.

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Re: H44, planned German battleship 1930-40's
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2018, 11:03:13 AM »

One at least was laid down, there is a picture somewhere of the bottom plates but that was as far as it got I think. I believe that they were to be powered by diesel engines or a combination of steam turbines and diesel.

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Re: H44, planned German battleship 1930-40's
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2018, 01:18:06 PM »

Artist's impression of H44 alongside the Tirpitz.
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