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Ship Scuttling at Scapa Flow

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Start: Fri. 14 Jun. 07:00 CEST (UTC+2) / your local time: Fri. 14 Jun. 07:00

Posts event on the 19th. Error? Typo?

 

 

 

Now, if only we had some more WW1-era ships without fictitious upgrades. But hey, they're not T9/10 premiums, why should one care.

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17 minutes ago, MrFingers said:
Start: Fri. 14 Jun. 07:00 CEST (UTC+2) / your local time: Fri. 14 Jun. 07:00

Posts event on the 19th. Error? Typo?

 

 

 

Now, if only we had some more WW1-era ships without fictitious upgrades. But hey, they're not T9/10 premiums, why should one care.

Just a harmless reminder, it was posted in https://worldofwarships.eu/en/news/sales-and-events/june-missions-2019/ a few days ago. 

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17 minutes ago, MrFingers said:
Start: Fri. 14 Jun. 07:00 CEST (UTC+2) / your local time: Fri. 14 Jun. 07:00

Posts event on the 19th. Error? Typo?

Nah, started last Friday and announced in the same time in the "June combat missions" sections. This is for the History bit.

 

19 minutes ago, MrFingers said:

Now, if only we had some more WW1-era ships without fictitious upgrades.

Strongly agreed with that. Even some mission/scenario would be welcomed. There's a lot of history in those ships...

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20 minutes ago, MrFingers said:

Now, if only we had some more WW1-era ships without fictitious upgrades. But hey, they're not T9/10 premiums, why should one care.

 

+1

 

 

We need some proper WW1 ships!

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Why didn't they sink their ships in german port lol? Just wasted crap ton of coal, could have bought georgia for that...

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4 hours ago, The_EURL_Guy said:

"It was unthinkable to surrender defenceless ships to the enemy. We officers were bound by a decision of the All Highest to destroy them."


Read it on the portal

Why does this has to be with Tier 8 to Tier 10.  Just keep it with the ships from that time. Realy WG you fuc kin g up a nice game

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24 minutes ago, Killroy67 said:

Why does this has to be with Tier 8 to Tier 10.  Just keep it with the ships from that time. Realy WG you fuc kin g up a nice game

Um, I sure read "Tier V to X" and since I only have a single Tier 8 yet have already completed the mission (and in Co-Op no less), I can assure you that Tier-5 to 7 _do_ count.

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Just now, Erik_Aukan said:

4 of the wrecks

And we even have two of them in-game. Karlsruhe and König :Smile_Default:

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15 minutes ago, VIadoCro said:

And we even have two of them in-game. Karlsruhe and König :Smile_Default:

Indeed! Interesting to be reminded that they're still around, although in a submerged state. I would have loved to go diving on those wrecks!

 

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An excerpt of the WG article as it stands currently:

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The fury of the British after what happened could hardly be described. In the afternoon, 1,774 German seamen were picked up on board the British battleships. Fremantle sent out a general order declaring that they were to be treated as prisoners-of-war for having broken the armistice terms. Von Reuter and a number of senior officers were brought onto British flagship Revenge, where the British admiral—through an interpreter—denounced their actions as dishonorable while von Reuter and his men looked on "with expressionless faces." Fremantle subsequently recalled that he could not resist feeling some sympathy for von Reuter who had preserved his dignity despite all the accusations against him.

An (long-standing) excerpt of the current version of 'Scuttling of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow' on English Wikipedia:

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During the afternoon, 1,774 Germans were picked up and transported by battleships of the First Battle Squadron to Invergordon.[29] Fremantle had sent out a general order declaring that the Germans were to be treated as prisoners-of-war for having broken the armistice and they were destined for the prisoner-of-war camps at Nigg. Reuter and a number of his officers were brought onto the quarterdeck of HMS Revenge, where Fremantle – through an interpreter – denounced their actions as dishonourable while Reuter and his men looked on "with expressionless faces."[30] Admiral Fremantle subsequently remarked privately, "I could not resist feeling some sympathy for von Reuter, who had preserved his dignity when placed against his will in a highly unpleasant and invidious position."[31]

These two passages look similar enough to me that WG's writer may be encroaching upon Wikipedia's copyright by not citing their article. It's poor form, regardless.

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