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From: "Alan and Carmel Brain" <aebrain@w...>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2004 23:09:53 +1000
Subject: Re: [OT] Completely

From: "CS Renegade" <>

> S&S quotes 5,300 yards for post-1900 17.7 and 18" fish over two
> four-minute turns. In practice, don't expect miracles unless
> the range is under 1,000 yards and the target is doing less
> than 5 knots.

BTW the British battleship HMS Rodney fired a 24" Steam Torpedo
(very large warhead but very slow and short range) from submerged 
tubes at the already wrecked Bismark IIRC.

Rodney was constructed just post-WW1.

for a good description of shell damage to Bismark. 

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