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P class Heavy Cruiser Version 1 by Tzoli P class Heavy Cruiser Version 1 by Tzoli
My idea for a successor of the Admiral Hiper class Heavy cruisers, based on the P class Big Gun Cruiser Hull.
3x3 20,3cm Gun Turrets and 7x2 10,5cm AA Guns

This idea is based on the real triple 20,3cm gun turrets designed by Krupp
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zkfanart Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
An interesting detail is that they always keep the catapults on amidships, unlike the american heavy cruisers with them on the stern ^^
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Tzoli Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well probably because where they intended to operate:
On the rough and stormy waters of the Northern Atlantic and not the calmer southern waters!
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zkfanart Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
Oh, that´s this then! ;)
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Delaney8 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
Hey, so this is the famous 8inch gunned P class...
You, know, being a corsair cruiser, i would have gone for two aft turrets and one fore, like the Konigsberg and Leipzig class light cruisers... but her speed and manoeuverability maybe allow this configuration to work as well :)
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Tzoli Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dunno I like this 2-1 better than the 1-2
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Delaney8 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
Maybe you're right... it would have looked just like a very fat Lepizig in 1-2 configuration...
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Tzoli Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
About Commerce Raiders and all forward arrangement:
One of the Design Studies led to the Deutchlands:
[link]
Project IV/30:
3x2 30.5cm,
2x2 15cm,
3x1 10.5cm AA
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Delaney8 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
Interesting... a "micro-Nelson" :D
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Tzoli Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep :D
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Tzoli Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yep
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