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Re: Question about HMS Agincourt that has been bugging me
I think the others are right about the boats being left behind when battle situations are inevitable. I wrestle with this though cause optically I always thinks it looks better to have the boats on board even though it's more realistic to have them off. I guess that is where artistic license can come in
I'm building the Flyhawk HMS Agincourt, and the layout of the boats makes me curious: After the amidships flying bridge over the turrets was removed, most of the boats were stowed abreast the 4th turret (Turret 'Thursday'). They blocked much of the training arcs of the turret, and even if they cleared the muzzle blast when the guns fired would destroy them. What happened to them in action? There seems no other reasonable place to move them - would they just be shoved overboard and abandoned? See the lower left image below.
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