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Damn the Torpedoes! - Action Off Charleston

Damn the Torpedoes! - Action Off Charleston

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On January 29th, 1863 the British blockade runner Princess Royal was pursued by USS Unadilla and run aground while trying to enter the harbor at Charleston, SC.  Her cargo included arms and ammunition as well as an unrecorded number of large rifled naval guns and two powerful steam engines slated to be installed in Southern ironclads then under construction.  These imports were of such great potential value to the South that they have been called "the war's most important single cargo of contraband."

In thick, predawn haze on January 31, 1863, CSS Chicora and CSS Palmetto State raided the Federal blockading force of unarmored ships lying just outside the entrance to Charleston Harbor.  Their goal was to drive the blockading vessels away from the Princess Royal and recover her cargo.              

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Dan C September 30, 2021 5:14 pm UTC
3 PDFs in this purchase.

* 5 pages of layout text and maps indicating where ships and forts/batteries are on the tabletop, as well as victory conditions. Maps in color and a historical map of the area of this battle included.

* 4 pages of forts (Fort Sumter & Fort Moultrie) and batteries (Cummings Point Battery "A" and Cummings Point Battery "B"). Commandant's Skill, gun types, location rate of fire, and morale table as fort/battery takes damage. A record log is also included.

* 4 pages of CSS ship data (Palmetto State, Chicora, Armed Tug & Tug) for the various ships involved in this battle, several copies will be made for the number of tugs and armed tugs. 7 pages of USS ship data (Unadilla, Housatonic, Augusta, Quaker City, Keystone State, Mercedita & Memphis). Commandant's Skill, gun types, location rate of fire, and morale table as ship takes damage. Additional information on the sheet includes speed, accel/decel, top sailing...See more
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Gavin T October 01, 2021 3:25 am UTC
Thank you for your kind words regarding this product.
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David M September 30, 2021 1:21 pm UTC
Is this a scenario, a set of rules, a history piece?
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Gavin T September 30, 2021 2:47 pm UTC
This is an historical scenario for the rule set "Damn the Torpedoes!"
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