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CB-3 Hawaii (1945) - Never-Built :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 3 0 CB-3 Hawaii (1944) - Never-Built :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 7 3 NP-F2-HomeSquadrons :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 2 0 BB-55 North Carolina (November 1942) - Shipbucket :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 10 2 North Point B-52s (FD Scale) :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 4 0 Embraer P-99 (North Point) :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 3 0 Motappaland P-26 Peashooters - FD Scale :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 2 0 Vought SB2U Vindicator - FD Scale :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 8 0 NP-Motappaland-DC3 :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 1 0 TBD Devastators - FD Scale :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 10 1 F/A-18 Hornet - North Point (FD Scale) :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 4 0 AH-1W Cobra - North Point (FD Scale) :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 4 0 N class blimp (ZPG-3W / EZ-1C type) :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 4 0 N class blimp (ZPG-2 type) :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 9 0 SSK-54 Temeraire 2013 (North Point) :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 3 0 Rockwell B-1B Lancer :iconcolosseumsb:ColosseumSB 7 0

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CB-3 Hawaii (1945) - Never-Built
This is a follow-on to a previously-posted version of CB-3 Hawaii, this time as if the ship had been launched in 1944 and survived into 1945.  The only real change between my 1944 version and this one is the repaint into the late-war Measure 22 (which made use of the revised Haze Grey and Navy Grey colors).  A few whip aerials have been added in standard locations.  The OS2U Kingfisher has been replaced with an SC Seahawk with VCS-17 (Cruiser Scouting Squadron SEVENTEEN) markings.

All original work.  Do not reproduce without following the Shipbucket.com Fair Use Agreement (requires preservation of the scale bar, watermark, and credits in the original on any derivative works).

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CB-3 Hawaii (1944) - Never-Built
This is a "what-if" drawing, showing USS Hawaii (CB-3) as if the ship had been completed around the same time as her sister ships Alaska and Guam.  The camouflage scheme is Measure 32/7A, which was originally intended for the Iowa class battleships.  I've adapted it to the CB profile which wasn't difficult as these ships were quite similar to the Iowas in layout.  I've taken the liberty to add a few electronics improvements that this ship likely would have been launched with, including the later SK-2 air search radar and a full set of late-war electronic countermeasures equipment (DBM, TDYa, TDY, and sword/derby monitoring antennas).  

Most importantly, this drawing shows some of the improvements made to CB-3 following experience with CB-1 and CB-2:  these include a slightly-modified superstructure ahead of the fire control tower and a 40mm quad Bofors mount replacing a 20mm tub forward of the first main battery turret.  Otherwise the design is nearly identical to the first two CBs.  The real CB-3 was canceled at 80% completion and kept in reserve; later conversion plans included a guided-missile cruiser, an early Polaris ICBM launching platform, and a command ship.  Only the command ship proposal was seriously considered.  Ultimately none of these options were pursued due to costs associated and CB-3 was broken up in the 1960s.

All original work.  Do not reproduce without following the Shipbucket.com Fair Use Agreement (requires preservation of the scale bar, watermark, and credits in the original on any derivative works).

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NP-F2-HomeSquadrons
Another sheet of FD Scale F-2s for North Point with accompanying text.  This is part of a series that details the evolution of the F-2 fighter aircraft in the SMSWorld.

Original Shipbucket FD scale artwork by darthpandanl , liveries, emblems, and text by me.  Do not reproduce without following the Shipbucket.com Fair Use Agreement (requires preservation of the scale bar, watermark, and credits in the original on any derivative works).

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BB-55 North Carolina (November 1942) - Shipbucket
A Shipbucket style drawing of the USS North Carolina (BB-55) in November, 1942.

BB-55 emerged from the summer 1942 Pearl Harbor refit period in the Measure 21 camouflage scheme, with Navy Blue (5-N) on all vertical surfaces. This pattern was considered especially effective against aerial observation. 

It was during this period that BB-55 received the SG surface search radar. The foremast was heightened to allow the SG radar a clear "sight" over the new Mk.3 Mod.2 "FC" radar fitted to the forward Mk.38 director. A second backup SG sat atop the mainmast. Note also the Mk.4 radar added to the aft Mk.37 director - this time with long supporting struts that helped fix the issue of optical interference with the aft Mk.38 director. The aft main battery director retains its Mk.3 Mod.1 "FC" radar. 

The biggest change was the addition of 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns, replacing all 1.1" quad mounts. These were directed by Mk.51s in tubs near each gun. 

All original work.  Do not reproduce without following the Shipbucket.com Fair Use Agreement (requires preservation of the scale bar, watermark, and credits in the original on any derivative works).
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North Point B-52s (FD Scale)
A rather ridiculous set of "what-if" AU drawings.  These are B-52s (of various types) as flown by the North Point Flying Corps.

Original Shipbucket FD scale artwork by PierreDeveaux & eswube, liveries, emblems, and text by me.  Do not reproduce without following the Shipbucket.com Fair Use Agreement (requires preservation of the scale bar, watermark, and credits in the original on any derivative works).
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kike-92 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2017
Thanks for the watch!!
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Zaco8955 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2016
That would be downright cool, if the artists stopped to bawl out for bullshit!
I withdraw my "watch" at: ColosseumSB and bagera3005
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ColosseumSB Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry, what? I'm not sure what I've done.
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Zaco8955 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016
Happy birthday Collo ! Have your cake and eat it too w00t! :happybounce: Airborne 
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DannetSink Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014
Wow,talk about very detailed drawings,if there was a contest about detailed drawings,you probably win the contest.
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bagera3005 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
you i should ban you from my da just out of  spite
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ColosseumSB Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
... what?
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ColosseumSB Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, I am the same Colosseum from Shipbucket. I can't really tell what else you are trying to say...?
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