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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1305 on: March 15, 2016, 12:59:29 PM »
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USN warships at anchor inside the breakwater at Colon, Canal Zone, 1933. Identifiable are USS Langley (CV-1), USS Lexington (CV-2), and USS Saratoga (CV-3), along with USS Texas (BB-35) and USS New York (BB-34). Omaha and Pensacola-class cruisers are also shown.


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1306 on: March 15, 2016, 01:00:43 PM »
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An A3J Vigilante and F-8 Crusader launch from the deck of the USS Enterprise (CVAN-65), ca. 1962.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1307 on: March 16, 2016, 05:52:16 AM »
USS Alabama, third deck, Damage Control Central.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1308 on: March 16, 2016, 07:57:30 AM »
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USS Barton (DD722) on the measured mile off Rockland, ME 1943

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1309 on: March 16, 2016, 08:01:17 AM »
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An RAF Avro Vulcan makes a low pass over HMAS Melbourne (R21) during Exercise Bersatu Padu, South-East Asia 1970
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1310 on: March 16, 2016, 08:38:30 AM »
^ He's dropped his bomb somewhere  :2funny:

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1311 on: March 16, 2016, 10:52:12 AM »
^ He's dropped his bomb somewhere  :2funny:

I love the Vulcan!

I noticed that too!

Are those Buccaneers on deck?
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1312 on: March 16, 2016, 10:57:58 AM »
Looks like S-2 Trackers and an A-4.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1313 on: March 16, 2016, 05:56:22 PM »
Looks like S-2 Trackers and an A-4.

Looks like its time for me to make myself some new glasses...
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1314 on: March 16, 2016, 06:08:08 PM »
Looks like S-2 Trackers and an A-4.

Looks like its time for me to make myself some new glasses...

Heh. Might be :P
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1315 on: March 16, 2016, 08:15:17 PM »
Wow, open tow sandals.  Beat the steeltoes we had to wear.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1316 on: March 17, 2016, 04:22:03 AM »
Wow, open tow sandals.  Beat the steeltoes we had to wear.

They're Aussies. It's probably regulation footwear.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1317 on: March 17, 2016, 10:17:04 AM »
Wow, open tow sandals.  Beat the steeltoes we had to wear.

They're Aussies. It's probably regulation footwear.

lmao beat me to it - exactly what i was going to say, although they probably hid the tinnies when the camera came out

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1318 on: March 17, 2016, 10:30:21 AM »
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Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG-82) patrols the eastern Pacific Ocean. Mar 2016.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1319 on: March 17, 2016, 10:52:34 AM »
The Canadian hydrofoil ship: HMCS Bras d'Or (FHE 400)



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