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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2745 on: June 24, 2018, 08:59:57 AM »
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HMS Queen Elizabeth at anchor off Dartmouth, the home of RN Officer training

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2746 on: June 24, 2018, 09:02:24 AM »
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HMS Implacable entering Vancouver Harbour on 11 Oct 1945, repatriating a compliment of Canadian POWs

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2747 on: June 24, 2018, 10:34:24 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 #2748 on: June 24, 2018, 11:02:19 AM »
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HMS Victorious (R38), HMS Ark Royal (R09), and HMS Hermes (R12) sailing together, 1960


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« Reply #2749 on: June 24, 2018, 11:48:34 AM »
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HMS Courageous

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2750 on: June 26, 2018, 08:40:16 AM »
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German armored cruiser SMS Prinz Heinrich in 1902, probably while fitting-out

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2751 on: June 27, 2018, 08:39:06 AM »
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USS Pogy (SS-266) being launched into the Manitowoc River, Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, WI., 23 June 1942

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2752 on: June 28, 2018, 06:30:39 AM »
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Launch of the IJN Tosa, Dec 18, 1921. She'd be used as a target in accordance to the Washington Naval treaty, and later scuttled.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2753 on: June 28, 2018, 06:32:20 AM »
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U.S. Navy protected cruiser, USS Chicago, starboard view (1893)

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2754 on: June 28, 2018, 06:33:38 AM »
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Submarine tender USS Holland (AS-3) tending to 7 V-boats


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2755 on: June 29, 2018, 06:23:10 PM »


“Destroyer” Kaga and submarine escorts.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2756 on: June 29, 2018, 06:36:52 PM »
Is she represented in the CMANO database yet, with her eventual Mach 1.6 "helicopters"?
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2757 on: June 30, 2018, 05:48:17 AM »
Is she represented in the CMANO database yet, with her eventual Mach 1.6 "helicopters"?

Yep  :)

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« Reply #2758 on: June 30, 2018, 07:13:37 AM »
Then I'll bet that the PLAN has bought a few copies by now.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2759 on: July 01, 2018, 07:34:08 AM »
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Heavy cruiser USS Pensacola (CA-24), nicknamed the "Grey Ghost"

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