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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2161 on: October 11, 2017, 05:58:24 AM »
1932 amateur video of Saratoga.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2162 on: October 11, 2017, 06:27:35 AM »
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"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

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2164 on: October 11, 2017, 05:38:36 PM »
well that was a fucking depressing read.
I really dont see the point of TIco's anymore though.  what can they do that a Burke cant?  which is the more capable and cheaper to operate hull?
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2165 on: October 11, 2017, 05:42:44 PM »
I'm all for retiring the Ticos, but they need to step up Burke production. The Burkes are already filling gaps created when the Navy retired the Perrys and screwed the pooch with the LCS.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2166 on: October 12, 2017, 04:47:43 AM »
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USS Copahee (CVE-12) left the Garapan anchorage off Saipan on 8 July 1944 with a load of captured Japanese planes (13 Zekes and 1 Kate) and equipment (37 engines) to be used for intelligence and training purposes, and arrived in San Diego on 28 July.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2167 on: October 12, 2017, 04:49:30 AM »
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The USCGC Eastwind in her post World War 2 configuration while breaking ice

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2168 on: October 12, 2017, 06:57:33 AM »
"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

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2169 on: October 14, 2017, 03:28:04 AM »
"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2170 on: October 14, 2017, 07:03:39 PM »
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The USS Macon at Moffett field near Mountain View, California

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2171 on: October 14, 2017, 07:04:46 PM »
USS John S. McCain DDG 56 being transported to Yokosuka, Japan, for repairs on the back of the MV Treasure

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2172 on: October 14, 2017, 07:36:03 PM »
Whoa. And I thought moving a house was impressive.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2173 on: October 14, 2017, 09:15:39 PM »
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The USS Macon at Moffett field near Mountain View, California



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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2174 on: October 15, 2017, 09:58:12 AM »
"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