First post, not trying to be pushy with my first post but I just bought the game and noticed that Essex seems to be built with the British Essex (after capture) plans. Why not the American plans which have cannon on the foredeck and 2 stern chasers? And why do SOL turn so well? Obviously turning has been sped up for everyone but SOL our far to close to frigates at this point. Anyway, enjoying the game, learning how to play, I joined the United States since people were saying there were not many people left in that nation.