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DNS Gemini 1955
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This is the DNS Gemini CV-15, Eighth of the 18 Constellation class carriers, in her 1955 attack carrier layout. Also, in my opinion, this is my sexiest & most beautiful ship to date, it just ANNOUNCES Elegance and Power!
About this creation
Constellation class carriers, as completed.

CV-8 Constellation (1942), CV-9 Sagittarius (1942), CV-10 Scorpio (1942), CV-11 Monoceros (1943),
CV-12 Orion (1943), CV-13 Corvus (1943), CV-14 Aquarius (1943), CV-15 Gemini (1943),
CV-16 Cygnus (1944), CV-17 Columba (1944), CV-18 Aries (1944), CV-19 Andromeda (1944),
CV-20 Perseus (1944), CV-21 Taurus (1944), CV-22 Hydra (1945), CV-23 Dorado (1945),
CV-24 Centaur (1945), CV-25 Draco (1945),

CV-27 Indus (scrapped during construction)
CV-28 Mensa (scrapped during construction)
CV-29 Canis (scrapped during construction)

This is a modification of my 1943 Constellation class

Well, there may or may not be some back story and whatnot, but i haven't thought it out fully, yet, so you will have to make do with the pictures and stats.


Scale: 1 stud = 2.62m

Length: 113 studs (296.06m) overall, 103 studs (269.86m) waterline.
Beam: 21 studs (55.02m), 12 studs (31.44m) waterline.
Draught: 3.4 studs (8.908m) std. 4 studs (10.48m) deep.
From keel to mast: 21.8 studs = 57.116m
Freeboard total 18.5 studs = 48.47m
Flight deck height: 6.5 studs = 17.03m
Displacement: 44200 tonnes std. 50830 tonnes deep.

Complement: 4000 (including 2000 for airwing)

8* Single 127mm/50 cal.
7* Dual 76mm/50 cal.
40* Single 20mm

Aircraft and Facilites:
72 aircraft total, 32 fighters, 28 attack aircraft, 4 photo reconnaissance aircraft, 8 bomber aircraft.

Flight deck: 100mm
Hangar: 80mm
Bulkheads: 80mm
Belt: 100mm
Magazines: 100mm

Power and Propulsion:
Power: 10 Boilers generating 14000KW each (187743 SHP total)
Propulsion: 4 Geared steam turbines, 4 shaft, 2 rudders.
Speed: 30 knots
Range: 16800 NM @ 18 knots

Now for the pics:


Port side


Starboard side

Top view

Top view with all elevators lowered

Front deck, catapults and single 5" guns

The twin cheese slopes is the twin 3" mount

Front elevator lowered

Front elevator raised

Water door, this will rise (like it is currently) in high seas to keep the water out.


Jet Blast Deflectors, only problem is they leave a big hole in the flight deck when raised, haven't figured out how to solve that without reducing hangar height, if you have any suggestions please post in comments.


Mid elevator lowered

Mid elevator raised

A twin 3" mount

Island, it's a bit on the short side, maybe i should have added another 1x1 brick for height


Here you can see air intake on the starboard side of the island and smokestack


Aft elevator lowered (it's missing a 1x1 brick, didn't notice that until looking at pictures)

Aft elevator raised

Aft deck

Landing aid

Rudders and Propellers (rudders are a bit out of position, .... eh)

Random views:

That is one sexy ship ya?

Plan and Reconstruction



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  April 12, 2015
This type of carrier reminds me to the real Essex class. You also added Jet blast shields. And as usual, you stayed at your own rainbow color style. Well done! :)
  April 12, 2015
Awesome! I think you can make USS Lafayette (SS Normandie)
 I like it 
  April 12, 2015
very cool
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