Paul FitzGerald wrote:Somewhere I read that when she fired all her 16" guns the ship moved 6' sideways BIG vessel.
raymond wrote:If I was better at math, like I was 25 years ago, I could make the calculation on how far it would move the battleship when firing the guns. You would need to know the weight of the battleship, the weight of the projectile and the force with which it was expelled from the gun. All comes down to Newton's universal laws of motion and the conservation of momentum.
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