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Re: Ships!
« Reply #945 on: September 02, 2015, 10:27:36 AM »
Dreadnoughts of the Royal Navy photo album

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #946 on: September 02, 2015, 10:30:49 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 #947 on: September 03, 2015, 05:30:45 AM »
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #948 on: September 03, 2015, 06:26:15 AM »
HMCS Magnificent in Halifax harbour when my dad served on her in 1952.



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« Reply #949 on: September 03, 2015, 07:07:46 AM »
^Cool pics, 40!
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Re: Ships!
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #951 on: September 03, 2015, 10:28:00 AM »
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Captain's view aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) as the carrier approaches the pier where USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is already docked


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #952 on: September 03, 2015, 10:31:04 AM »
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The only functioning tank landing ship tank left in the world, LST-325 at Chattanooga, TN, 2014.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #953 on: September 03, 2015, 10:39:37 AM »
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USS Halibut(SSGN-587) watches a Regulus missile fly away 25 Mar 1960.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #954 on: September 03, 2015, 10:40:44 AM »
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The Big "O". Aerial view of USS Oriskany (CV-34) underway, probably during her maiden deployment and only Med cruise, May–October 1951.


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #955 on: September 03, 2015, 10:58:12 AM »
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Captain's view aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) as the carrier approaches the pier where USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is already docked




Looks like fun!
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« Reply #956 on: September 03, 2015, 10:58:32 AM »
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USS Halibut(SSGN-587) watches a Regulus missile fly away 25 Mar 1960.



Sweet find!
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« Reply #957 on: September 03, 2015, 10:59:24 AM »
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The only functioning tank landing ship tank left in the world, LST-325 at Chattanooga, TN, 2014.



Well get this as the Grogferry to our future Grog Island fortress.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #958 on: September 03, 2015, 12:30:29 PM »
Japan launches its second Izumo-class "destroyer." They named her Kaga  :coolsmiley:



Next one to be named Akagi perhaps?

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« Reply #959 on: September 03, 2015, 12:50:01 PM »
Seems like they are naming them after old provinces. So maybe not Akagi, but Shinano, Yamato, and Musashi would all be options.
"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