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Old 05-01-2014, 09:20
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All,

After some advice from Jim, I managed to sort out the carrier diagrams.

The first is 17 sheets, HMS SEARCHER, not PUNCHER as I first thought.

Working on BATTLER at the minute as one of the pdf pages is corrupted.

I am posting SEARCHER over 3 posts due to the size of the diagrams

Regards,

Craig.

Edit: Although I can't remember where or when I sourced these diagrams, there is an attribution on Page 1.
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Old 05-01-2014, 09:24
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HMS SEARCHER, Part 2.
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Old 05-01-2014, 09:27
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HMS SEARCHER, Part 3
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Old 05-01-2014, 09:29
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OK I said 3 posts - I needed 4!

HMS SEARCHER Final 2 pages.

Regards,

Craig.
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Old 05-01-2014, 16:20
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Marvellous.
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Old 06-01-2014, 08:16
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The first is 17 sheets, HMS SEARCHER, not PUNCHER as I first thought.
It would appear that the previously posted general arrangements were indeed HMS PUNCHER and not HMS SEARCHER.

Although page 1 has a pencil amendment on it saying HMS SEARCHER, it also states the carrier as US Pennant CVE-53, which after a bit of hunting, I found out it's true identity;

USS WILLAPA transferred to the RN under the Lend-Lease agreement and renamed HMS PUNCHER.

Next time I will check a bit more thoroughly!

Regards,

Craig.
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Old 06-01-2014, 08:50
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All,

I managed to sort the corrupted file in the following diagrams.

They are for the ATTACKER Class Escort Carriers, built under the Lend-Lease agreement by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Stated on sheet one are the following 4 hulls;

ACV6 - USS ALTAHAMA (later HMS BATTLER - D18)
ACV8 - USS BLOCK ISLAND (later HMS HUNTER - D80)
ACV10 - USS BRETON (later HMS CHASER - D32)
ACV17 - USS ST GEORGE (later HMS PURSUER - D73)

Regards,

Craig
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Old 06-01-2014, 08:50
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Attacker Class Part 2
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Old 06-01-2014, 08:53
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Attacker Class Part 3

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Old 06-01-2014, 19:10
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It would appear that the previously posted general arrangements were indeed HMS PUNCHER and not HMS SEARCHER.

USS WILLAPA transferred to the RN under the Lend-Lease agreement and renamed HMS PUNCHER.

Craig.
Interesting to read this Craig - Puncher was one of the two WWII RN escort carriers whose ships' companies were RCN personnel, while their aircrews were FAA.
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Old 06-01-2014, 20:29
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Craig,

many thanks for posting these PDF's.

They will be a valuable tool for anybody considering building a WWII Escort Carrier.

I built a 1:72 scale model of HMS PRETORIA CASTLE, subsequently named SS WARWICK CASTLE, the liner which brought me from South Africa to England in 1948. I was fortunate to see her 1962 in Portland Harbour during a storm, sheltering en route Spain for disposal and breaking up.

Had a quick nostalgic tour.

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Old 07-01-2014, 13:54
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All,

Thanks for the feedback,

I have a few more to post, but they need tidying up and reducing in size first.

Regards,

Craig.
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Old 07-01-2014, 14:30
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All,

The first of two ships general arrangements,

This one - Algerine Class Minesweeper.

I think the other is a Flower Class Corvette, though I'm not sure.

It still needs some fixing, but I'll post it here soon.

Regards,

Craig.
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Old 07-01-2014, 16:11
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Ok,

I think this is a Flower Class Corvette.

I'm sure someone will correct me if it's not.

Craig.
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Old 07-01-2014, 21:26
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This one - Algerine Class Minesweeper.
Thanks is not enough for this, Craig--I just happen to have an Algerine class minesweeper on my "bucket list", and your post comes along at a near-perfect time! I'll also be starting a River class frigate this winter. You've provided invaluable contributions for us here, and please know that I appreciate it!

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Ok,

I think this is a Flower Class Corvette.

I'm sure someone will correct me if it's not.

Craig.
Yes... short-forecastle Flower.
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Old 08-01-2014, 10:11
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Dan,

You're quite welcome.
I believe that this info should be shared and not hoarded in a drawer, or in my case, on a cd somewhere.

Blackbat,

Thank you for your confirmation, I thought it was a Flower, but wasn't sure.

All,

Here's my latest submission.

General Arrangement of the Oberon Class submarines sold to the RCN from the RN.

Regards,

Craig.
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Old 08-01-2014, 13:54
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Yes... short-forecastle Flower.
It is the HMCS Cobalt.
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Old 20-03-2014, 08:05
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