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| Editor in Chief Bill ||04 Jan 2013 8:18 p.m. PST|
I'm stumped. I see the PB Jauréguiberry is part of the pre-Dreadnought range, but I'm drawing a blank. PB = patrol boat? Anyone want to fill us in on this ship?
|SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER ||04 Jan 2013 8:27 p.m. PST|
I'm on a phone, but that ship looks like a frigate.q
| gamertom ||04 Jan 2013 8:42 p.m. PST|
According to my Conway's "All the World's Fighting Ships 1860-1905" this ship was a pre-Dreadnought battleship of the Charles Martel type. It was laid down in November 1891, launched in November 1893, and completed in February 1897(!). It served in the early stages of WWI. Stats = 11, 673 tons displacement, 356 ft pp X 72 ft8 in x 27 ft 8 in max, 17.7 knots top speed (likely on trials only), armor and armament the same as the Charles Martel (2-12in/45cal M1887 in two single gun turrets, 2-10.8in/45cal M1887 also in two single gun turrets, 8-5.5in/45cal quick firing 1888-91 and sundry small guns). So "PB" must refer to something else than "Patrol Boat."
|Onomarchos ||04 Jan 2013 8:47 p.m. PST|
PB is the abbreviation for pre-dreadnought. BB is the abbreviation for dreadnoughts or battleships
|idontbelieveit||04 Jan 2013 8:48 p.m. PST|
PB = pathetic battleship?
It should be pretty painted up. I have one in 1/1250.
Srsly it's probably a typo for BB or maybe it stands for predreadnought battleship?
I am tempted by the 15% offer. I was looking through the catalog and was amazed to find they don't have a Kagero – WW2 Japanese destroyer. They were all over the place in Pacific engagements. Seems like an oversight.
|khurasanminiatures ||04 Jan 2013 9:30 p.m. PST|
All these years later, GHQ continues to amaze.
| Brigadier ||04 Jan 2013 9:31 p.m. PST|
That guided missile frigate is very cool.
|Mapleleaf ||05 Jan 2013 9:36 a.m. PST|
Re PB Jauréguiberry
Here she is in all her glory
| The Beast Rampant ||05 Jan 2013 10:45 a.m. PST|
Beautiful pre-dread. They need more of them.
|CharlesMorgan ||07 Jan 2013 10:35 a.m. PST|