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USN vs Vichy France, Nov., 1942
DL Milan, Albatros
DD L'Alcyon, Brestois, Boulonnais, Fougueax, Frondeur
DD Wilkes, Ludlow, Swanson
Opening Range, 18,000 yards.
US forces are between the French and the US transports. The US Transports are 8000 yards behind the US forces.
CL Witchita, Tuscaloosa may reinforce after 10 turns.
BB Massachusstes may enter after 15 turns.
French goal is to sink as many US transports as possible. US goal is to drive off the French forces.
Historical Result: US forces drove off the French, but not before quite
a scare was given the transports (and the Admiral responsible for protecting
No ships sunk on either side, mainly due to the skillful use of smoke by the French.
RN vs IJN, Gulf of Siam, 1944
Haguro was sunk, and the DD's took no damage.
These have historical forces, which were in the area, but did not meet for one reason or another
USN vs Italy
CL Raimondo Montecuccoli, Eugenio di Savioa
CL Philadephia, Savannah, Boise, Brooklyn
In truth, only two or three of the USN crusiers would have been available.
Don't use all four. The scenario can be either day or night, but night
woudl give the usn a big advantage due to Italy's not having either radar,
or night training anywhere close to the IJN.
USN vs Italy
CL Garibaldi, Duca D'Aosta
CL Philadelphia, Savannah
DD Bristol, Ludlow
A night action, starting around 0300. The weather is misty.
Major Fleet actions possible with the invasion of Sicily.
RN vs Italy
BB Roma, Vittorio Venetia, Littoria
5 CL, DD
BB Doria, Duilo
DD 2 (older)
plus 3 CL and 2 DD at Genoa
BB Nelson, Rodney, Warspite, Valiant, Howe, King George V
CV Indomitable, Formidable
DD 19 British, 3 Dutch, 1 Polish, 1 Greek
CL 5 Dido class; Penelope
In general, the Italian should be allowed to concentrate a greater part
of their forces than the British, as the latter would have been covering
the landings, worrying about feints, etc.
USN vs IJN December 26, 1994 Off Mindoro
The IJN tried to raid a beachhead off Mindoro just after the US landed. US forces were unable to get to the scene on time, but the IJN did minimal damage. Had the US gotten there in time, the following battle could have occurred.
CA Louisville, Minneapolis
CL Phoenix, Boise
8 DD (Fletchers)
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