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#1 Sinboto Simmons

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:18 AM

I never really thought about which is my favourite ship honestly, It would be either HMS Warspite (got me into warships) or HMS Bermuda (Named after my home).  

 

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#2 Wellington99

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:58 AM

Hood and Bulldog


 

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 10:47 AM

DD-579, the infamous USS William D. Porter. Although, I'm very fond of the Yamato and her antique ancestor, the Mikasa.


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:56 AM

It's unconditionally the noble Panzerschiffe Admiral Graf Spee. I am fond of many ships however, and at the top of the list are the Japanese destroyers Yukikaze, Hatsuzuki, and Yuudachi. Of course, I can't forget about USS Sterett, since I've grown quite attached to her after I started doing research for my story, which you can read in the writer's section of the Forum.

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 12:25 PM

Lexington.
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Posted 16 February 2017 - 12:51 PM

I'm a sucker for the classics, personally. I'm pretty fond of the U.S.S. Constitution and the U.S.S. Monitor. Era appropriate? Hmm, the Yamato was impressive to be sure, but I rather like the Iowa and her sister ships.


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 01:54 PM

USS Enterprise

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 02:07 PM

It's unconditionally the noble Panzerschiffe Admiral Graf Spee. I am fond of many ships however, and at the top of the list are the Japanese destroyers Yukikaze, Hatsuzuki, and Yuudachi. Of course, I can't forget about USS Sterett, since I've grown quite attached to her after I started doing research for my story, which you can read in the writer's section of the Forum.

 

Oh yes, I also must add HMS Manchester for the same reason you gave for Sterett. Also can read my story in the same part. Mine is better though :P


 

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 02:25 PM

Oh, good question.

 

Honestly, I think that, oddly enough, my favorite warship is the dreadnought Duilio. The name always fascinated me, and the ship, although it never saw actual combat, was always dear to me.



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 05:32 PM

BB-55 USS North Carolina for ushering in the new era of USN battleships.

 

That's if I had to pick just one of course ;)



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Posted 17 February 2017 - 01:19 AM

ijn Yukikaze,due to its perfect battle appearance. :)



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Posted 17 February 2017 - 01:41 AM

USS Tang, although USS Barb is a close second.


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 02:08 AM

From ww2, I'd have to say the Samuel B Roberts was my favorite. Definitely a ship that hit above it's weight class.

 

The Tang and the Barb have great histories too, but as submarines I'd be showing my bias if I picked one of those. :)


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Posted 18 February 2017 - 03:22 AM

Kirov definitely 



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Posted 18 February 2017 - 04:13 AM

Probably Bismark, Yamato and USS Midway
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Posted 18 February 2017 - 07:58 AM

ORP Błyskawica the most famous Polish destroyer and ORP Orzeł most modern submarine beginning of the Second World War.


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Posted 18 February 2017 - 10:00 PM

Scharnhorst brought me into the whole Warships thing because of the Scharnhorst myth. So I guess Scharnhorst deserves to be my favourite ship.

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Posted 19 February 2017 - 11:45 PM

I have a few:

 

-I do like the Littorio-class battleships (I'm going through a Regia Marina phase of my life) since they were aesthetically beautiful - inside and out.

 

-I like the forward-gun-only ships like the Nelsons, Dunkerques, and Richelieus.  They were just very unique looking in comparison to their contemporaries around the world.

 

-I also love any ship named after Hawaii, namely the light cruiser Honolulu and the unfinished battlecruiser Hawaii.  I'm a big sucker for the island since I love the locale and I have lots of family there. 


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Posted 23 February 2017 - 02:44 AM

Well, my favorites are Perth and Belfast, both tied.

 

There are many others i can relate with though, including Hans, Nevada, Nenohi and Ruyter.


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Posted 23 February 2017 - 07:47 PM

/me huggles her Yavuz  :wub:


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