Printed Drawings & Articles Scale 1:32 Quad Single and Twin Bofors
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Quad US. Navy Bofor
One sheet 11" x 8.5" scale Drawing
Six page article with description and photos
SCRATCH BUILDING A U.S. NAVY BOFORS 40mm QUAD MOUNT OF WORLD WAR II SCALE. THIS TYPE OF ANTIAIRCRAFT GUN WAS USED THROUGHOUT THE WAR IN MANY MODIFICATIONS AND VERSIONS IN A NUMBER OF NAVIES.
BY BOB SANTOS
In the U.S. Navy it was configured 'in many Mks and mods. The Mk3 mount had a single gun. The MkI and mods were twin mounts. Both the Mk2 and mods and the Mk4 and mods were quadruple mounts. All were open base‑ring type mounts and the twin and quad mounts were water‑cooled.
Single and Twin Bofors
One sheet 11" x 81/2" scale drawing
Three page article with description and photo
One sheet 11" x 81/2"
Two page article with description and photo
by NORMAN A. OUGH
HERE are the medium range anti-aircraft guns which are carried in the majority of ships of the Royal Navy today. They are to be seen in aircraft carriers, sloops, frigates and corvettes, in the "Algerine" class minesweepers, in most destroyers, and in the few remaining cruisers. It is very difficult to make out the proportions and arrangements of these guns from photographs, which is not surprising, as this drawing shows how complex they are, even more so than the twin mounted version of them, details of which were published last month. At first glance the drawing seems very confused but, if one ignores detail and considers only the main features, comprehension may result