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Hello all, today we have a new Warship! DNS Archer, a late WW2 Era Heavy Cruiser
About this creation
Template for this was the Des Moines class US Heavy Cruiser, unfortunately, i didn't have parts for the 5" secondary batteries

Theres also an LDD file at the end.

Stats:

Length: 109 studs
Beam: 12 studs
Height: 31 studs
Draft: 3 studs (4 studs limit)
Weight: 1.5 Kg (19k tonnes)


Armament:

3* triple 8" (200mm)
18* quad 40mm

Power:
3* 38k SHP marine deisel engines
3 shafts

Speed: 31 knots
Range: 10k nm @ 15 knots

Armor:

Belt: 150mm
Turret: 200mm
Deck: 90mm
Bulkhead 130mm





Front


Back


Side


Top


Bow


Forward Main Battery


Quad 40mm mount on top of B turret


As usual the guns rotate and elevate


Another angle


Max angle


Range finder


More quad 40mm mounts


Conning tower and forward fire director


Radar and other sensory equipment


Smokestack


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Wind vane


Aft fire director


Even more 40mm mounts


Aft main battery


Aft main battery max angle


Rearmost quad 40mm mounts


Rudder and propellers


From the side


As you can see there are 3 props and a single large rudder


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As usual, the rudder can rotate


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Max angle all guns


Underside



Pictures from different angles



















Under construction:


















THANK YOU!


Building instructions
Download building instructions (LEGO Digital Designer)

Comments

 I like it 
  February 28, 2014
This looks really great, a lot of detail. Beautiful ship
 I like it 
  February 5, 2014
Nice work Manthan! I love the use of Minifigures to help slim down the larger elements midships. It seems like you're also amassing a large navy :-D
 
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