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Friday, August 6th 2010, 7:52am

Siam 1938

Q1 1938 activity

Kingdom of Siam
2/2 factories producing naval materials: 2,000 tons created for Q1/38. 2,000 total tons + 798 stockpiled from previous quarter + 0 tons from scrapping = 2798tons

2,246 tons used. 552 tons left for Q1/38

0/2 factories committed for Quarter to infrastructure development = 0.0i.p.
0/2 factories committed for Year to infrastructure development

B. Infrastructure Development
0.1 ip to factory + 0.0

AEGIS allies (Iberia, Denmark) Constructing Type 2 Dock in Phuket
0.5/4 [stretched over year]IP for 1/2 factory from Iberia
0.5/4 [stretched over year]IP for 1/2 factory from Denmark
2.0ip total

C. Naval Construction

Bangkok:
Class 1 slip : ML-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/39
Class 0 slip : ML-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/39
Class 0 slip : MWS-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q3/38
Class 0 slip : MWS-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q3/38

Class 2 drydock :
Class 1 drydock :

Krabl
Class 0 slip : 1 x MTB 11 class 45tons

Phuket:
Class 0 drydock:- 1 x MTB 11 class 45tons

AEGIS
Class 1 drydock : Extending
Class 1 drydock : Idle

Small Craft : 2 x MTB 11 class, 45tons


=========================Ships afloat: ============================
Bangkok:
AC Sri Ayuthia class refurbishment, 2588 tons needed, 5Q, 518/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/38
ML-1937 class laid down Q1/37, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/38
ML-1937 class laid down Q1/37, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/38
MWS-1937 class laid down Q3/37, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q1/38
MWS-1937 class laid down Q3/37, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q1/38
ML-1937 class laid down Q3/37, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q3/38
ML-1937 class laid down Q3/37, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q3/38

Phuket:


C. Ships on shakedown cruises:

1st Three Months
4x MTB11 (#34-38)

2nd Three Months
2x MWS-1937
4x MTB11 (#31-34)


D. Transactions


E. Other Notes
The refurbishments should allow the light armanent of the ships to be standardized with the Siamese fleet, the details of which will be left to the Siamese player.

F. Updated Order of Battle-

Note : This is updated from the Encylopedia and I believe represents Siam's 1937 strength, not including some Danish and Iberian vessels, doesn't quite agree with RAM's posted fleet list

Note: X (Y)+Z = completed/in service (under repair/refit/rebuild) + under construction.

Battlecruisers 0(0)0
Coast defense armor-clad 4 (0)0
Heavy cruisers 0(1)0
Light cruisers 5(0)0
Destroyers 22(0)0
Torpedo boats 12(0)0
MTB's 50(0)4
Submarines 6(0)0
Patrol boats 23(0)0
Minelayers 0 (0) 6
Minesweepers 6(0)4
Royal yachts 1(0)0

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Friday, August 6th 2010, 7:53am

Q2 1938 activity

Kingdom of Siam
2/2 factories producing naval materials: 2,000 tons created for Q2/38. 2,000 total tons + 552 stockpiled from previous quarter + 0 tons from scrapping = 2,552tons

2,038 tons used. 514 tons left for Q3/38

0/2 factories committed for Quarter to infrastructure development = 0.0i.p.
0/2 factories committed for Year to infrastructure development

B. Infrastructure Development
0.1 ip to factory + 0.0

AEGIS allies (Iberia, Denmark) Constructing Type 2 Dock in Phuket
0.5/4 [stretched over year]IP for 1/2 factory from Iberia
0.5/4 [stretched over year]IP for 1/2 factory from Denmark
2.0ip total

C. Naval Construction

Bangkok:
Class 1 slip : ML-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/39
Class 0 slip : ML-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/39
Class 0 slip : MWS-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q3/38
Class 0 slip : MWS-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q3/38

Class 2 drydock : 1 x Maha Chakrkri class refurbishment start Q2/38, 452t/Q, launch Q2, Complete Q3/38
Class 1 drydock :

Krabl
Class 0 slip : 1 x MTB 11 class 45tons

Phuket:
Class 0 drydock:- 1 x MTB 11 class 45tons

AEGIS
Class 1 drydock : Extending
Class 1 drydock : Idle

Small Craft : 2 x MTB 11 class, 45tons

=========================Ships overseas ============================
Medan:
Class 2 drydock : 1 x Maha Chakrkri class refurbishment start Q2/38, 452t/Q, launch Q2, Complete Q3/38

=========================Ships afloat: ============================
Bangkok:
ML-1937 class laid down Q3/37, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q3/38
ML-1937 class laid down Q3/37, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q3/38

Phuket:


C. Ships on shakedown cruises:

1st Three Months
4x MTB11 (#38-42)
AC Sri Ayuthia
2x ML-1937
2xMWS-1937

2nd Three Months
4x MTB11 (#34-38)


D. Transactions


E. Other Notes
The refurbishments should allow the light armanent of the ships to be standardized with the Siamese fleet, the details of which will be left to the Siamese player.

F. Updated Order of Battle-

Note : This is updated from the Encylopedia and I believe represents Siam's 1937 strength, not including some Danish and Iberian vessels, doesn't quite agree with RAM's posted fleet list

Note: X (Y)+Z = completed/in service (under repair/refit/rebuild) + under construction.

Battlecruisers 0(0)0
Coast defense armor-clad 4 (0)0
Heavy cruisers 1(0)0
Light cruisers 3(2)0
Destroyers 22(0)0
Torpedo boats 12(0)0
MTB's 54(0)4
Submarines 6(0)0
Patrol boats 23(0)0
Minelayers 2 (0) 4
Minesweepers 8(0)2
Royal yachts 1(0)0

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Friday, August 6th 2010, 7:54am

Q3 1938 activity

Kingdom of Siam
2/2 factories producing naval materials: 2,000 tons created for Q3/38. 2,000 total tons + 514 stockpiled from previous quarter + 0 tons from scrapping = 2,514tons

2,235 tons used. 279 tons left for Q4/38

0/2 factories committed for Quarter to infrastructure development = 0.0i.p.
0/2 factories committed for Year to infrastructure development

B. Infrastructure Development
0.1 ip to factory + 0.0

AEGIS allies (Iberia, Denmark) Constructing Type 2 Dock in Phuket
0.5/4 [stretched over year]IP for 1/2 factory from Iberia
0.5/4 [stretched over year]IP for 1/2 factory from Denmark
2.0ip total

C. Naval Construction

Bangkok:
Class 1 slip : ML-1937 class laid down Q3/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q3/39
Class 0 slip : MWS-1937 class laid down Q3/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q1/39
Class 0 slip :
Class 0 slip :

Class 2 drydock :
Class 1 drydock :

Krabl
Class 0 slip : 1 x MTB 11 class 45tons

Phuket:
Class 0 drydock:- 1 x MTB 11 class 45tons

AEGIS
Class 1 drydock : Extending
Class 1 drydock : Idle

Small Craft : 2 x MTB 11 class, 45tons

=========================Ships overseas ============================

=========================Ships afloat: ============================
Bangkok:
ML-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/39
ML-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/39
MWS-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q3/38
MWS-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q3/38
ML-1937 class laid down Q3/37, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q3/38
ML-1937 class laid down Q3/37, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q3/38
1 x Maha Chakrkri class refurbishment start Q2/38, 452t/Q, launch Q2, Complete Q3/38

Phuket:

Medan:
1 x Maha Chakrkri class refurbishment start Q2/38, 452t/Q, launch Q2, Complete Q3/38

C. Ships on shakedown cruises:

1st Three Months
4x MTB11 (#43-46)

2nd Three Months
4x MTB11 (#38-42)
AC Sri Ayuthia
2x ML-1937
2xMWS-1937


D. Transactions


E. Other Notes
The refurbishments should allow the light armanent of the ships to be standardized with the Siamese fleet, the details of which will be left to the Siamese player.

F. Updated Order of Battle-

Note : This is updated from the Encylopedia and I believe represents Siam's 1937 strength, not including some Danish and Iberian vessels, doesn't quite agree with RAM's posted fleet list

Note: X (Y)+Z = completed/in service (under repair/refit/rebuild) + under construction.

Battlecruisers 0(0)0
Coast defense armor-clad 4 (0)0
Heavy cruisers 1(0)0
Light cruisers 3(2)0
Destroyers 22(0)0
Torpedo boats 12(0)0
MTB's 58(0)4
Submarines 6(0)0
Patrol boats 23(0)0
Minelayers 2 (0) 5
Minesweepers 8(0)3
Royal yachts 1(0)0

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Friday, August 6th 2010, 7:54am

Q4 1938 activity

Kingdom of Siam
2/2 factories producing naval materials: 2,000 tons created for Q4/38. 2,000 total tons + 279 stockpiled from previous quarter + 0 tons from scrapping = 2,279tons

2,038 tons used. 241 tons left for Q1/39

0/2 factories committed for Quarter to infrastructure development = 0.0i.p.
0/2 factories committed for Year to infrastructure development

B. Infrastructure Development
0.1 ip to factory + 0.0

AEGIS allies (Iberia, Denmark) Constructing Type 2 Dock in Phuket
0.5/4 [stretched over year]IP for 1/2 factory from Iberia
0.5/4 [stretched over year]IP for 1/2 factory from Denmark
3.0ip total

C. Naval Construction

Bangkok:
Class 1 slip : ML-1937 class laid down Q3/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q3/39
Class 0 slip : MWS-1937 class laid down Q3/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q4, Complete Q1/39
Class 0 slip : ML-1937 class laid down Q4/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q1, Complete Q4/39
Class 0 slip : MWS-1937 class laid down Q4/38, 350t, 3Q, 117t/Q, Launch Q1, Complete Q2/39

Class 2 drydock : 1 x Maha Chakrkri class refurbishment start Q4/38, 452t/Q, launch Q4, Complete Q1/39
Class 1 drydock :

Krabl
Class 0 slip : 1 x MTB 11 class 45tons

Phuket:
Class 0 drydock:- 1 x MTB 11 class 45tons

AEGIS
Class 1 drydock : Extending
Class 1 drydock : Idle

Small Craft : 2 x MTB 11 class, 45tons

=========================Ships overseas ============================

Auckland:
Class 2 drydock : 1 x Maha Chakrkri class refurbishment start Q4/38, 452t/Q, launch Q4, Complete Q1/39

=========================Ships afloat: ============================
Bangkok:
ML-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/39
ML-1937 class laid down Q1/38, 900t, 5Q, 180t/Q, Launch Q2, Complete Q1/39

Phuket:



C. Ships on shakedown cruises:

1st Three Months
4x MTB11 (#47-50)
2 x Maha Chakrkri
2 x ML-1937
2 x MSW-1937

2nd Three Months
4x MTB11 (#43-46)


D. Transactions


E. Other Notes
The refurbishments should allow the light armanent of the ships to be standardized with the Siamese fleet, the details of which will be left to the Siamese player.

F. Updated Order of Battle-

Note : This is updated from the Encylopedia and I believe represents Siam's 1937 strength, not including some Danish and Iberian vessels, doesn't quite agree with RAM's posted fleet list

Note: X (Y)+Z = completed/in service (under repair/refit/rebuild) + under construction.

Battlecruisers 0(0)0
Coast defense armor-clad 4 (0)0
Heavy cruisers 1(0)0
Light cruisers 3(2)0
Destroyers 22(0)0
Torpedo boats 12(0)0
MTB's 62(0)4
Submarines 6(0)0
Patrol boats 23(0)0
Minelayers 4 (0) 4
Minesweepers 10 (0) 2
Royal yachts 1(0)0

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Friday, August 6th 2010, 7:56am

Maha Chakrkri / Cambian, Siam light cruiser laid down 1914

Displacement:
3,612 t light; 3,750 t standard; 4,532 t normal; 5,157 t full load

Dimensions: Length overall / water x beam x draught
420.00 ft / 420.00 ft x 41.50 ft x 16.25 ft (normal load)
128.02 m / 128.02 m x 12.65 m x 4.95 m

Armament:
4 - 4.72" / 120 mm guns in single mounts, 52.72lbs / 23.91kg shells, 1930 Model
Quick firing guns in deck mounts
on centreline, evenly spread, 2 raised mounts
Aft Main mounts separated by engine room
4 - 4.72" / 120 mm guns in single mounts, 52.72lbs / 23.91kg shells, 1936 Model
Quick firing guns in deck mounts
on side, all amidships
6 - 2.24" / 57.0 mm guns (3x2 guns), 5.65lbs / 2.56kg shells, 1935 Model
Dual purpose guns in deck mounts
on centreline, evenly spread, all raised mounts
12 - 0.79" / 20.0 mm guns (6x2 guns), 0.24lbs / 0.11kg shells, 1932 Model
Anti-aircraft guns in deck mounts
on side, evenly spread, all raised mounts
Weight of broadside 459 lbs / 208 kg
Shells per gun, main battery: 166
6 - 21.0" / 533.4 mm above water torpedoes

Armour:
- Belts: Width (max) Length (avg) Height (avg)
Main: 3.00" / 76 mm 330.00 ft / 100.58 m 8.00 ft / 2.44 m
Ends: 2.50" / 64 mm 90.00 ft / 27.43 m 8.00 ft / 2.44 m
Main Belt covers 121 % of normal length

- Gun armour: Face (max) Other gunhouse (avg) Barbette/hoist (max)
Main: 2.00" / 51 mm - -
2nd: 1.00" / 25 mm - -
3rd: 0.50" / 13 mm - -
4th: 0.50" / 13 mm - -

- Armour deck: 1.00" / 25 mm

Machinery:
Oil fired boilers, steam turbines,
Geared drive, 2 shafts, 38,408 shp / 28,652 Kw = 28.50 kts
Range 7,070nm at 15.00 kts
Bunker at max displacement = 1,407 tons

Complement:
276 - 359

Cost:
£0.486 million / $1.943 million

Distribution of weights at normal displacement:
Armament: 57 tons, 1.3 %
Armour: 650 tons, 14.3 %
- Belts: 388 tons, 8.6 %
- Torpedo bulkhead: 0 tons, 0.0 %
- Armament: 35 tons, 0.8 %
- Armour Deck: 227 tons, 5.0 %
- Conning Tower: 0 tons, 0.0 %
Machinery: 1,479 tons, 32.6 %
Hull, fittings & equipment: 1,415 tons, 31.2 %
Fuel, ammunition & stores: 920 tons, 20.3 %
Miscellaneous weights: 10 tons, 0.2 %

Overall survivability and seakeeping ability:
Survivability (Non-critical penetrating hits needed to sink ship):
4,140 lbs / 1,878 Kg = 78.5 x 4.7 " / 120 mm shells or 0.8 torpedoes
Stability (Unstable if below 1.00): 1.42
Metacentric height 2.5 ft / 0.7 m
Roll period: 11.1 seconds
Steadiness - As gun platform (Average = 50 %): 61 %
- Recoil effect (Restricted arc if above 1.00): 0.14
Seaboat quality (Average = 1.00): 1.22

Hull form characteristics:
Hull has raised forecastle
Block coefficient: 0.560
Length to Beam Ratio: 10.12 : 1
'Natural speed' for length: 20.49 kts
Power going to wave formation at top speed: 60 %
Trim (Max stability = 0, Max steadiness = 100): 50
Bow angle (Positive = bow angles forward): 0.00 degrees
Stern overhang: 0.00 ft / 0.00 m
Freeboard (% = measuring location as a percentage of overall length):
- Stem: 24.00 ft / 7.32 m
- Forecastle (30 %): 22.00 ft / 6.71 m (14.00 ft / 4.27 m aft of break)
- Mid (50 %): 14.00 ft / 4.27 m
- Quarterdeck (15 %): 14.00 ft / 4.27 m
- Stern: 14.00 ft / 4.27 m
- Average freeboard: 16.64 ft / 5.07 m

Ship space, strength and comments:
Space - Hull below water (magazines/engines, low = better): 116.3 %
- Above water (accommodation/working, high = better): 90.5 %
Waterplane Area: 12,279 Square feet or 1,141 Square metres
Displacement factor (Displacement / loading): 111 %
Structure weight / hull surface area: 63 lbs/sq ft or 307 Kg/sq metre
Hull strength (Relative):
- Cross-sectional: 0.93
- Longitudinal: 1.85
- Overall: 1.00
Hull space for machinery, storage, compartmentation is cramped
Room for accommodation and workspaces is adequate
Good seaboat, rides out heavy weather easily