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RN Durp Canon

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So I was digging around following links after reading of the HMS Furious and the fact her guns were too big for her, and followed the story around.

 

Seems those massive 18" guns were strapped onto a 1915 Monitor, the HMS General Wolfe!

 

2mz08aq.jpg

 

For simple giggles - this thing is astonishing!

 

(source - wikipedia)

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So I was digging around following links after reading of the HMS Furious and the fact her guns were too big for her, and followed the story around.

 

Seems those massive 18" guns were strapped onto a 1915 Monitor, the HMS General Wolfe!

 

2mz08aq.jpg

 

For simple giggles - this thing is astonishing!

 

(source - wikipedia)

 

I did remember reading this in a forum before where she would virtually capsize when she unloaded a salvo.

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I don't think she really cared!

It was an all and all approach - lots of armour and 1 big durpy canon!

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That's one ugly boat.

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I don't think she really cared!

It was an all and all approach - lots of armour and 1 big durpy canon!

 

Sound like a KV-2 on water.

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Before you know it, premium ship in Royal Navy tree

A sure citadel hit, absolute ages to load.

 

It's going to be like the TOG in WoT. Huge and hilarious.

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HMS Roberts.jpg

Here is a picture of another monitor HMS Roberts, she is only armed with 2x 15in guns.

Monitors were only used for shore bombardment in WWI and WWII

HMS Roberts.jpg

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