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what would I give to have this in game

Oh well skull and bones will be coming out soon that will have big waves

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Can just see what would happen with that in game lol. DD lands up onntop of CV or BB deck, and larger ship says “ normally I am not one to tell somebody how to captain their ship... But get your DD off my Deck!!!”  :Smile_veryhappy:

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Don't care how strong a stomach one has, after awhile being stuck below decks riding that out....

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The front edge of this flight deck is about 18 meters above the water line to give you and idea of how rough that sea is.

 

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17 minutes ago, 1SneakyDevil said:

Do you want the accuracy reduction that goes with those high seas?

No, but... Sea of Thieves has done a good job incorporating the waves into it's game. Might be interested just to play a test version of waves in storms etc.

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10 hours ago, DarkStormy said:

WOWS version of porn.

Yeah I can see the search result now:

YouShipPorn: Battleship takes huge waves and loves it!

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46 minutes ago, TheDreadnought said:

Yeah I can see the search result now:

YouShipPorn: Battleship takes huge waves and loves it!

There is no possible way this ends well...

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It's semi-amazing that pieces don't fall off.

 

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1 hour ago, iDuckman said:

It's semi-amazing that pieces don't fall off.

 

Sometimes things do, on my second Med cruise in 1990 the CV I was on (Dwight D Eisenhower CVN69) was hit by a rogue wave that washed a rack of missles and 3 Gunnersmates off one of the elevators.

Sadly we only recovered 2 of the GM's, I believe the official report suspected that the 3rd man was snagged onto the rack and was taken to the bottom.

Calm seas that night with the exception of the one giant tidal wave out of nowhere.

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2 hours ago, iDuckman said:

It's semi-amazing that pieces don't fall off.

 

We lost two Fletchers to a typhoon … they'd been scheduled to refuel at sea, so they pumped water out of the fuel tanks to make room, increasing their tendency to roll, and that's what they did.

(I read it on the internet, so it MUST be true!)

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Note to self: If I ever start drawing up ships in CAD for fun, all carriers get hurricane bows.

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Brings back memories. Riding the old USS George K. MacKenzie (DD-836) in heavy swells was...an experience.

We used to joke that we deserved flight pay AND sub pay. All we really got was wet.

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Yeah does bring back memories..   worst was coming to periscope depth on the Bremerton during a Hurricane to get radio traffic...

I can only empathize for our DD brethren, being out in sea during weather like that just sucks.  

 

PS: I don't think this would work in the game, with the way people complain about just storms, rain and snow, throw in waves?  doubt that would work.. Some waves would be nice..

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On 3/10/2019 at 10:04 AM, Gunga_Dinner said:

The front edge of this flight deck is about 18 meters above the water line to give you and idea of how rough that sea is.

 

Who had the clever idea to use a helicopter as a hood ornament? Seriously, the ship might be designed for that sort of abuse, but the aircraft strapped to the deck seem like they'd be in a world of hurt.

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53 minutes ago, KaptainNemo_1 said:

Who had the clever idea to use a helicopter as a hood ornament? Seriously, the ship might be designed for that sort of abuse, but the aircraft strapped to the deck seem like they'd be in a world of hurt.

They didn't want to tarnish the Rolls Royce silver lady, lol.

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During WW2 the US Navy (and USCG) lost at least a dozen ships to storms. A few more were so badly damaged they were scuttled.

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1:39 into the OP video is called a 'greenie', a wave that comes over the bow solid instead of spray. They will rip turrets off, cave in the front of the bridge, blow out windows. That weather is NOT fun to be in! i was in the Canadian Navy years ago, the weather was like that north of Newfoundland. 15 minutes on the helm and you are exhausted, no external lookouts, nobody allowed on deck, all hatches closed.

This is another 'greenie'

Combat in a WW2 DD would be impossible in that sea state, too much effort would be put into just trying to stay afloat. BTW the bottom of the wave trough is called a pothole when its hit hard like the above video.

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