Category Archives: Naval gaming

Back to The Unsinkable “Titan”

by Rob Morgan, Back in 2003, issue No. 144 (Vol. 28/2, pp 46-48), Lone Warrior carried a short article of mine on a naval unit, one entirely suitable, as most warships are, of playing a central role in a solo … Continue reading

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A River Gunboat

by Rob Morgan, This small wooden boat, an oil tanker shape, intended for a small child’s play set, is about 8 inches (35cm) long, sturdy, and with a lovely empty deck. I bought it for a little less than 3 … Continue reading

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Modern Naval Warfare: A Note

By Rob Morgan Those of us who are naval wargamers may well have been dusting off our Cold War fleets in recent months. I have and here’s an example: my 1/1200th scale Soviet Navy Slava, which hasn’t seen the light of day … Continue reading

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A reader question

Andy in Australia writes: Anyone know where I can buy Eagle Battle of the River Plate models? Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Seeking Information About the CSS St. Patrick

Rob Morgan writes:  One of my fellow naval wargame enthusiasts in the Naval Wargames Society is ‘desperately seeking’ a little information about a submersible, more accurately an ‘awash’ boat called the St. Patrick built in the Confederacy. It was used, … Continue reading

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Sample article features medieval naval rules

For this month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior, Rob Morgan provides some easy rules for naval combat during the Middle Ages. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Letter to the Editor

By Rob Morgan Yes, I realise the blog doesn’t have a letters page, but the old Lone Warrior, what 20 years ago, carried them from time to time, as did the best of all of the wargames magazines. We used … Continue reading

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A sample article on river gunboats

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior is a review and more by Rob Morgan of a hefty volume titled “River Gunboats: An Illustrated Encyclopaedia.” A lot of interesting information for anyone remotely interested in the suject. … Continue reading

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Remembering Gneisenau

By Rob Morgan I came upon a three-page article entitled ‘Batterie Austrat’ in the excellent magazine After the Battle, No. 44. Rather an old piece now, it provides an account of one of the 11-inch triple gun turrets from Gneisenau, … Continue reading

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A missing battleship?

By Rob Morgan Over the past few months, a couple of colleagues and I have been discussing the many “what if” battleship projects which litter 20th Century naval history. One battleship I can’t find a model of anywhere is the … Continue reading

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