IPSC 2019

The English Speaking Union’s International Public Speaking Competition 2019  All necessary information, including dates, is in this document: IPSC 2019sj2 Theme for Hungary Final: “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance”  The theme for the UK FINAL (6 selected from 50 participants) in the UK is: “Nature is a common language” The …

Warships built from scratch – section 8

Planned and built by Steve Jones   Libertad, Rivadavia, Los Andes (Argentine battleships, monitor)   Patagonia, Veinticinco de Mayo, Patria (Argentine Cruisers)   Garibaldi, Almirante Brown, La Argentina (Argentine cruisers)   General Belgrano, Heroina, Murature (Argentine cruiser, destroyers)   Azopardo, Drummond, Cabo San Antonio (Arg frigates, landing ship)   Almirante Latorre, Chacabuco, Esmeralda (Chilean b’ship, cruisers)   Ministro Zenteno, O’Higgins, Blanco Escalada (Chilean cruisers)   Capitan Prat, Minas Geraes, Riachuelo (Chilean, Brazilian (2) b’ships) …

Warships built from scratch – section 7

Planned and built by Steve Jones   Akitse Maru, Shimane Maru, Yamashio Maru, Kumano Maru (Jap Esc Carr)   Nisshin, Kamikawa Maru, Akitsushima (Japanese seaplane carriers)   Chidori, Otori (Japanese torpedo boats)   Shimushu, Etorofu, Mikura (Japanese destroyer escorts)   Ukuru, CD1, CD2 (Japanese destroyer escorts)   Saga, Hashidate, Ataka (Japanese gunboats)   Fushimi, Karatsu (ex USS Luzon), Tatara (ex USS Wake) (Jap gunboats)   …