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To: Pan_Yan

[pirate inner monologue...] “Note to self: big grey ships with large numbers on the side... have guns.”


17 posted on 01/12/2012 10:45:55 AM PST by Ramius (Personally, I'd give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: Ramius
[pirate inner monologue...] “Note to self: big gray ships with large numbers on the side... have guns.”

[merchant skipper inner monologue...] “Note to self: buy haze gray paint and large numeric stencils."

Heck just bring back the Q-Ship. Let them get good and rusty, fly a flag of convenience and hang out off the cost of Somalia. Fly meet flypaper.

German Raider Atlantis.
Armament: 6 × 150 mm (5.9 in) guns
1 × 75 mm (3.0 in) gun
2 × twin 37 mm anti-aircraft guns
2 × twin 20 mm cannons
4 × 533 mm (21 in) torpedo tubes
92 × mines
2 x Aircraft
The cruiser carried a dummy funnel, variable-height masts, and was well supplied with paint, canvas, and materials for further altering her appearance, including costumes for the crew and flags. Atlantis was capable of being modified to twenty-six different silhouettes. She also had a large complement of marines.
30 posted on 01/12/2012 2:02:23 PM PST by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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