RMS Olympic

Name the Ship Game

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I also thought it was washington: but washinton has two hawseholes, this one has ony one......

 

Jan

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And where are those turret guns ??

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Probably a protected cruiser, this one....

But still no clue which one :(

 

Jan

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I think I may have it !!

Is it USS Columbia ??? ... later known as USS Old Columbia ??

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oh sorry folks I havent been looking and so hadnt replied to your guesses.

 

None right so far -  yes - that fancy coat of arms on the bow helps a lot I think.

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Ok Spyglass,

 

The search continues ....

Is it USS Pennsylvania Armored Cruiser (1905), renamed the Pittsburgh in 1912?

 

Take care,

 

Anja

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Thinking aloud: Not French, becasue the bow doesn't fit. 

Not HMS, as I can not find anything like it.

Could be spanish (used in the spanish/mexican war....)

 

Jan

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Well, it remind me the SMS SCHARNHORST, an Imperial German Dreadnought, launched in 1906 and sinked in 1914.

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By Jove, I think he's got it!  Found the exact picture using the ship named by Cristiano.  Well played, sir!  Now to wait for the call by Spyglass!!

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Oh thats it exactly  - I must admit to my embarrassment that I couldnt find the pic source I posted to provide more information.

 

Yes One of the German cruisers sunk in the so called battle of the Falklands in the first World War , The name of course was given to another famous ship later.

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Congratulations Cristiano,

 

It is your turn now to send us on a ship chase.

 

Take care,

 

Anja

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Great! I'm outside now, but within two hours i will post the ship photo!

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here is the ship.

 

Note: now I go to sleep, so I cannot be available for 7-8 hours...

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I may as well get in early ... and (usually) incorrectly ...

 

Is it USS Emeline, an American Steam Yacht from 1898 ??

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No,

but I admit that the photo is not so much clear...

 

a small hint: during its life it was a very very very very very famous and knew ship.

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Bismarck ... No

Titanic ... No

SS Minnow (from "Gilligan's Island") ... No

Boat from "Jaws" .... No

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Interesting how you put on the same level the lenght of the Titanic and boat from Jaws... :)

 

but, NO.

Just for CaptainSteve: your Country (and others,too) is connected to the history of that ship...

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I keep wanting to say the apache, but it doesn't have that sharp bowsprit area.....fudgecicles

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No, no Apaches in its life...

In which ways a ship can become worldwide famous (in its times of course)??

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I think the ship is owned by an Italian, who loved radio ;).

 

Sorry for giving a hint to the others

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No, Venetia is not right.

 

For wim500: the road is paved now!

 

but the winner is the one that write the name!

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AARRRGh!

ELETTRA yes!

I provided too many hints!

it is obvious that I am new to that game!

 

Elettra, the floating laboratory of one of the radio inventors: Guglielmo Marconi.

For Captainsteve: From that ship with a radio command he switched on the light in a Sydney exibition, far 22000 km.

Well, one piece of that ship is exposed in Sidney now.

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the hint that gave it up was the one about italian loving radio. Marconi was a great man. and had a beutyfull yacht...

well, but it was a tough one i admit,,,

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Congratulations Pav,

 

I wonder what you have in store for us .....

 

Take care,

 

Anja

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ahem, i knew not to participate...  :huh:

i think i have quite a good one.

hope its not too easy.

 

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Um... You know.... You should edit your pictures before you post them... I'm assuming that's her name at the bottom....

 

Andy

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