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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2700 on: June 11, 2018, 08:02:41 AM »
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HMS Argus during Operation Torch in 1942, below 5 Sea Hurricanes and a Seafire lined up in the hangar.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2701 on: June 11, 2018, 11:30:16 AM »
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USS St. Louis (CL-49) after the Battle of Kolombangara, showing torpedo damage to her bows, July 1943

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2702 on: June 11, 2018, 11:31:11 AM »
That could have been worse
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2703 on: June 11, 2018, 12:45:48 PM »
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HMS Victorious with escorts in exercise Shop Window, 1965.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2704 on: June 11, 2018, 06:46:02 PM »
HMS Superb, a Bellerophon-class dreadnought, is guided down the River Tyne by steam paddle-wheel tugboats, May 25th, 1909. She would be commissioned five days later. To the right is the training ship Wellesley, formerly the 70 gun third rate HMS Boscawen (laid down in 1826).

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2705 on: June 11, 2018, 06:50:20 PM »
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USS Hewitt (DD 966) cutting off USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) in the Arabian Gulf 1996

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2706 on: June 12, 2018, 05:25:38 AM »
Said with a deep, Scottish brogue, "Corrr-rpen November-rr is a var-ry DAIN-gerrrous manuever-rr."
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2707 on: June 12, 2018, 06:42:27 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 #2708 on: June 12, 2018, 05:29:33 PM »
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Flight deck of USS Saratoga (CV-3) as seen from an aircraft that has just taken off, circa 1928.

"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 #2709 on: June 12, 2018, 05:30:39 PM »
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Scharnhorst, Gneisenau and Admiral Hipper, in Trondheim, Norway, 11.06.1940

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2710 on: June 12, 2018, 06:57:29 PM »
Diagram of a turret on HMS Nelson.
“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.

This is why there's no ice in Italy: The lady with the recipe died

Un cheval , un cheval , mon royaume pour un cheval

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?"
"That helped."  Lauren Bacall

Master Chiefs are sneaky, dastardly, and snarky miscreants who thrive on the tears of Ensigns and belly dancers.   Admiral Gerry Bogan.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2711 on: June 12, 2018, 06:58:39 PM »
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HMS Queen Elizabeth moored in Mount's Bay, Cornwall, receiving a visit from Cdre Andrew Bretton, Commander UK Carrier Strike Group, on board a Merlin HC.3A


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2712 on: June 12, 2018, 07:01:58 PM »
"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 #2713 on: June 13, 2018, 04:02:04 PM »
"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

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2714 on: June 13, 2018, 05:00:14 PM »
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