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Tribal class question
d6mst0
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Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 10:58 PM UTC
What I have read is that the Tribal class ships were not equipped with any radar until 1944. Then they received the Type 285, 291 and 293, for gun control, target range, AAA range control.
Biggles2
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Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 08:46 PM UTC
This the model I'm building, except in 1/700. That pipe sticking up in front of the aft superstructure is what I'm talking about:

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/6e/55/54/6e55548c218e0c9cc55c1c3be3bca694--battleship-submarines.jpg

Is it supposed to look like that, or a typical Trumpeter goof?



Biggles2
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Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 08:39 PM UTC
Thanks. I was just Googling and saw that Haida also had one fitted.
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Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 08:18 PM UTC
I don't know about the Huron, but I remember reading that the Tribal HMCS Iroquois had the Type 271 fitted...
Biggles2
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Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 07:50 PM UTC
Does anyone know if Tribals were fitted with Type 271 radar (the type that looked like a lighthouse top)? Such as this:
https://i0.wp.com/www.junobeach.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/haida.jpg?resize=515%2C262
Visible just foreward and below mainmast. I'm building Trumpeter 1/700 HMCS Huron and there's a non-detailed cylindrical part in that position that may, or may not, represent a 271. Another pic:

https://uboat.net/media/allies/warships/ca/dd_tribal_hmcs_haida.jpg