Top Ten Posts

These are the top ten posts ever published on his blog. Updated through the end of 2018. (This is different from the “top post and pages” listing on the home page. That only looks at the last week.)

  1. What Does It Take to Sink a Ship? (March 2011)
  2. OPV to OPC (July (2012) (Since the OPC has been selected, now only of historical interest)
  3. The Navy’s New Patrol Boat (May 2012)
  4. Three Nations Share German OPV Design (Apr. 2014)
  5. Case for the Five Inch Gun (Nov. 2012)
  6. What Might Coast Guard Cutters Do in Wartime, Part 2, Coast Guard Roles (Feb. 2012)
  7. Offshore Patrol Cutter Concepts (June 2013) (Since the OPC has been selected, now only of historical interest)
  8. Alternate Weapons for New Large Cutters? (May 2012)
  9. 30mm Better than the 57mm? (Aug. 2014)
  10. Irelands New OPV, Samuel Beckett (May 2014)

The top five posts in 2018 were:

  1. What Does It Take to Sink a Ship? (March 2011)
  2. Three Nations Share German OPV Design (Apr. 2014)
  3. Navy Awards FFG Conceptual Design Contracts for FFG(X)–Speculation on a NSC Derivative (Feb. 2018)
  4. New 40 mm Gun (Oct. 2016)
  5. Case for the Five Inch Gun (Nov. 2012)

Also Recommended, The three part series, “A Tale of Two Harbor Defense Organizations”

Other Posts of Continuing Interest:

 

2 thoughts on “Top Ten Posts

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