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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1515 on: September 07, 2016, 06:30:48 PM »
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The USS Coral Sea with a deck full of Corsairs and Skyraiders in 1949



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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1516 on: September 08, 2016, 06:01:13 AM »
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Capt. James Kirk, skipper of the Zumwalt, stands in front of the destroyer at Bath Iron Works on Tuesday, the day before it left to be commissioned in Baltimore.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1517 on: September 08, 2016, 06:13:26 AM »
Another shot of the Zumwalt leaving BIW, headed for her commissioning ceremony in Baltimore. DDG-1001, Michael Monsoor, is tied up on the left.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1518 on: September 09, 2016, 06:15:56 AM »
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U.S.S. Enterprise (CVN 65) haulin' ass, U.S.S. Porter (DDG 78) and Cole (DDG 67) keeping up during exercise Bold Alligator off the Virginia and North Carolina Coasts. 2/4/2012.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1519 on: September 09, 2016, 06:19:56 AM »
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USS Dallas (SSN-700) is escorted while pulling into port. Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates. Aug. 2016.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1520 on: September 09, 2016, 06:35:06 AM »
The Dallas is still afloat!?!

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Ah she's due for retirement in 2017... but still that's a long time fer a sub no?

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1521 on: September 10, 2016, 06:27:29 AM »
Looks like something we found in a fan room on the Manley.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1522 on: September 10, 2016, 04:43:07 PM »
The Dallas is still afloat!?!

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Ah she's due for retirement in 2017... but still that's a long time fer a sub no?

I was surprised 'Big D' is still in service. She's one of the early Flight I boats. 35 years is a good long life for an SSN, but I wouldn't be surprised if some of the 688i boats end up with 40 years of service.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1523 on: September 11, 2016, 09:21:46 AM »
Zumwalt making a port call in Newport, RI.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1524 on: September 11, 2016, 09:23:25 AM »
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US Third Fleet prepares for the invasion of Leyte, 6 October 1944


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1525 on: September 11, 2016, 09:24:45 AM »
Zumwalt making a port call in Newport, RI.





Maybe Toonces can try and talk his way aboard to get us some groovy pix?

Ok, maybe that's not such a good idea...
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« Reply #1526 on: September 11, 2016, 06:57:51 PM »
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1527 on: September 15, 2016, 10:24:51 AM »
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ADM. Rickover waiting on the dive plane of USS Sculpin SSN-590

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1528 on: September 22, 2016, 05:02:20 PM »
frigate sailors do it with one big screw.
“Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out until too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along”.  Terry Pratchett.

During filming of Airplane, Leslie Nielsen used a whoopee cushion to keep the cast off-balance. Hays said that Nielsen "played that thing like a maestro"

Tallulah Bankhead: "I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me."

"When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman." — Abraham Lincoln.

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"With your eyes closed?"
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1529 on: September 28, 2016, 05:12:38 PM »
Tomahawk launcher on USS Florida, SSGN-728.

"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

"you don't look at the mantelpiece when you're poking the fire" - Bawb

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus