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Anyone notice the similarity between the admiral zumwalt destroyer and

     
4:00 am on Nov 4, 2014 (gmt 0)

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I saw a picture of the new admiral zumwalt destroyer (US)...

The first thing that came to me was Sean Connery on the Nautilus in The League of Extraordinary Gentleman.

Anyone else see the similarity?
1:12 am on Nov 10, 2014 (gmt 0)

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No, not really, though I did see the same tumblehome hull as found in capital ships from 1878-1919. See: [en.wikipedia.org...]

The "ram" prow also improves sea keeping and wave approach.

However, I do grant that LOEG's Nautilus is a clear homage to that era of ship building (which extends back to the late 1400's).
5:04 am on Nov 10, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Tango - I'm right outside Philadelphia PA. We have the USS Olympia here. The only other examples of that era that I know of are in Russia and Japan.. I may be wrong on that.