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Old 05-01-2012, 19:57
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I wanna make a completion to my last post . The simbols of RRNavy's destroyers were the aces of the playing cards : REGELE FERDINAND-Cup , REGINA MARIA-Spade , MARASTI-Diamond and MARASESTI-Club . (I hope I named correct the simbols of playing cards , I don't play poker in english!!!)


Thank you for dealing with the playing card issue!

River monitors are always interesting.
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Old 12-01-2012, 16:11
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I found old pics of RRNavy's river minesweepers during WW2 . They were armored boats , equipped for magnetic minesweeping (magnetic mines dropped by aircraft) . I think this boat is verry similar to czehoslovakian river minelayer who served on Danube during WW2 in RRN (in this thread on page 2) and it is possible to be the same class of ships !
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Old 15-01-2012, 12:12
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Minelayer AURORA was a ship with an interesting destiny . The ship was built in 1909 in Taranto , named BASILISK and was used like tug and passenger-ship . During WW1 KUK BASILISK became minelayer in Adriatic Sea in Austro-Hungarian Navy . After war KUK BASILISK was transfered to French Navy and renamed AURORE . In 1922 the ship entered in Romanian Royal Navy , named AURORA , until 1927 , when was transfered to merchant Navy . In 1939 AURORA was reactivated as minelayer in Romanian Royal Navy . There is a legend regarding this ship : gunboat REMUS LEPRI (Friponne-class) sunk after hitting a mine lay by AURORA . After this event the mines layed by minelayer AURORA were with the warhead inactive . Is that true ?
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File Type: jpg KUK BASILISK 1918.JPG (26.2 KB, 29 views)
File Type: jpg AURORA 1940.JPG (53.4 KB, 36 views)
File Type: jpg AURORA equiped with mines during WW2.JPG (46.8 KB, 28 views)
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Old 17-01-2012, 17:04
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Romanian Royal Navy's school-ship brig MIRCEA , after august 1944 , taken by Soviets , in Sevastopol (in background soviet cruiser and battleship) !
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File Type: jpg MIRCEA in SEVASTOPOL after august 1944.JPG (147.7 KB, 21 views)
File Type: jpg MIRCEA today.JPG (72.0 KB, 23 views)
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Old 27-01-2012, 17:37
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Romanian Royal Navy's torpedoboats (used in WW2 like escorts) !
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File Type: jpg TB80 VIJELIA.JPG (124.3 KB, 29 views)
File Type: jpg TB75 VARTEJUL in WIENA.JPG (62.0 KB, 23 views)
File Type: jpg SBORUL Class torpedoboat.JPG (46.3 KB, 29 views)
File Type: jpg Jugoslavian NALUCA Class torpedoboat - drawing.JPG (94.4 KB, 33 views)
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Old 30-01-2012, 19:17
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Welcome back WNSForums !
What was with that data base error ?
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Old 30-01-2012, 19:40
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More pics of this class of ships .(Austro-Hungagarian Navy feeds a lot of navys after WW1 !)
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File Type: jpg Torpedoboat SBORUL in Mangalia Harbour.JPG (71.0 KB, 25 views)
File Type: jpg NALUCA Class torpedoboats in AH Navy.JPG (176.1 KB, 25 views)
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Old 30-01-2012, 20:01
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I forgott the romanian VOSPER torpedoboats !
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File Type: jpg VOSPER MTB's.JPG (103.5 KB, 26 views)
File Type: jpg Romanian VOSPER escorting convoy.JPG (87.2 KB, 10 views)
File Type: jpg Romanian VOSPER AA-defence.JPG (94.9 KB, 20 views)
File Type: jpg Romanian VOSPER in Odessa after 1944.JPG (166.6 KB, 30 views)
File Type: jpg Romanian VOSPER - model.JPG (63.4 KB, 9 views)
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Old 30-01-2012, 20:25
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picture number 4: she is not a romanian Vosper class torpedoboat.
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Old 30-01-2012, 21:06
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Pictures of RRNavy's gunboats (minesweepers and escorts - ex french gunboats) LT. LEPRI REMUS , GHICULESCU & EUGEN STIHI , also sister ships from French Navy !
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File Type: jpg lt. LEPRI REMUS ex CHIFFONE.jpg (146.0 KB, 20 views)
File Type: jpg GHICULESCU ex MIGNONE.JPG (115.1 KB, 28 views)
File Type: jpg EUGEN STIHI ex FRIPONNE.JPG (36.7 KB, 18 views)
File Type: jpg Gunboat Eugen Stihi - ex FRIPONNE few years ago.JPG (138.7 KB, 11 views)
File Type: jpg IMPETUEUSE.jpg (135.8 KB, 21 views)
File Type: jpg Romanian Gunboat in harbour.JPG (98.1 KB, 12 views)
File Type: jpg Agille gunboat.JPG (82.2 KB, 14 views)
File Type: jpg Agille gunboat..JPG (160.6 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg INCONSTANT.JPG (24.9 KB, 12 views)
File Type: jpg INCONSTANT..JPG (30.4 KB, 12 views)
File Type: jpg EVEILLE.jpg (135.6 KB, 21 views)
File Type: jpg BOUFFONNE.JPG (37.5 KB, 16 views)
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Old 30-01-2012, 21:19
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picture number 4: she is not a romanian Vosper class torpedoboat.
Why picture number 4 is not an romanian VOSPER ?
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Old 31-01-2012, 15:14
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Why picture number 4 is not an romanian VOSPER ?
RRN had only 3 Vosper class torpedoboats. They were identical. The soviet navy also had Vosper class units.
The differences between the ships that appear in photographs seem obvious:
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File Type: jpg Constanta- Rechinul - Viforul.jpg (101.7 KB, 38 views)
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Old 31-01-2012, 16:32
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You are right dear MUGUR !
I have made a mistake but , Romanian Royal Navy's ships performed a lot of changes untill august 1944 , also after been taken by Soviets !
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Old 31-01-2012, 20:06
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This is an British MTB like Vosper's MTB serving RRNavy !
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:13
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Pics of Romanian Royal Navy's VOSPER torpedoboats .
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File Type: jpg RRN VOSPER near german sub sunk in Constanta 1944.JPG (139.1 KB, 22 views)
File Type: jpg RRN VOSPER.JPG (21.4 KB, 16 views)
File Type: jpg RRN VOSPER..JPG (35.7 KB, 13 views)
File Type: jpg RRN VOSPER...JPG (32.0 KB, 13 views)
File Type: jpg RRN VOSPER bow.JPG (25.2 KB, 5 views)
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:16
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Romanian Royal Navy's POWER Class torpedoboats .
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File Type: jpg RRN POWER-Class in Odessa harbour.JPG (87.5 KB, 21 views)
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:45
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R-Class destroyer REGINA MARIA .
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File Type: jpg R-Class & M-Class destroyers in Mangalia harbour.JPG (82.5 KB, 14 views)
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Old 21-02-2012, 19:20
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Romanian sailors resting onboard on Vosper MTB's .
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Old 21-02-2012, 19:22
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It's RRN MTB Viforul !
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Old 21-02-2012, 19:28
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Thank you so much, Doru. Great photos as usual.
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Old 27-03-2012, 19:41
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MY BELOVED !
Minelayer AMIRAL MURGESCU !
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Old 01-04-2012, 13:46
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Ship DACIA (passenger ship) was laid down in France , at St.Nazaire in 1907 . At the beginning of WW2 the ship becames auxiliary minelayer armed with 3 - 105mm guns , 2 antiaircraft 20mm guns and carrying 200 mines . After august 1944 the ship was taken by soviets and renamed DESNA .
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File Type: jpg DACIA at St.Nazaire.JPG (129.0 KB, 2 views)
File Type: jpg DACIA.JPG (80.7 KB, 2 views)
File Type: jpg DACIA..JPG (190.2 KB, 4 views)
File Type: jpg DACIA...JPG (116.8 KB, 5 views)
File Type: jpg DACIA....JPG (153.2 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg DACIA.....JPG (100.0 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg DACIA WW2.JPG (65.6 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg DACIA WW2..JPG (77.6 KB, 11 views)
File Type: jpg soviet DESNA ex-DACIA.JPG (130.0 KB, 10 views)
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Old 01-04-2012, 14:49
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Very nice pic-s.Thanks
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Old 09-04-2012, 21:13
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I thought that it would be nice to make a video about the romanian navy, it isn't much, but I hope you like it.Thank you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECKDK...feature=relmfu
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Old 09-04-2012, 21:23
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I thought that it would be nice to make a video about the romanian navy, it isn't much, but I hope you like it.Thank you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECKDK...feature=relmfu



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