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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1950 on: July 23, 2017, 10:06:01 AM »
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1951 on: July 23, 2017, 10:21:40 AM »
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Early war newsreel on the Royal Navy.  Some very good shots of dive bombing in the Med.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1952 on: July 23, 2017, 10:34:51 AM »
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Typhoon-class SSBN "Dmitriy Donskoy" crossing underneath the Storebælt bridge on the way to St. Petersburg

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1953 on: July 23, 2017, 10:36:21 AM »
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Class-leader USS Spruance (DD-963) positioned the floating drydock at the Ingalls shipyard, Pascagoula, Mississippi, while being prepared for builders' trials, ca. January 1975.

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« Reply #1954 on: July 23, 2017, 10:40:06 AM »
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Indefatigable-class battlecruiser HMS New Zealand at Lyttleton, New Zealand.

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« Reply #1955 on: July 23, 2017, 10:41:49 AM »
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Crew manning the forward HACS Mk III director on HMS Revenge (06), 1940

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1956 on: July 23, 2017, 10:43:39 AM »
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U.S. Sixth Fleet ships at anchor in Augusta Bay, Sicily, 17 March 1965. The large carrier at right is USS Saratoga (CVA-60). Other ships include an Essex-class CVA, two CLG's, two DLG's, six DD's, two AO's and other auxiliaries/merchant ships.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1957 on: July 23, 2017, 12:38:19 PM »
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Republic of the Philippines Navy ship BRP Humabon (PF 11), steams in formation as part of exercise Balikatan 2010 (BK 10). She is the last Cannon DE is service. She is due to be retired in late 2017.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1959 on: July 24, 2017, 03:45:20 PM »
By Poseidon's Beard! The next thing you know, they'll be cancelling the rum ration.  :arr:
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1960 on: July 24, 2017, 03:47:38 PM »
Real sailors just piss over the side
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1961 on: July 24, 2017, 03:56:59 PM »
After checking the direction of the wind.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1962 on: July 24, 2017, 04:00:36 PM »
Real sailors just piss over the side

And now they dont leave the seat up.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1963 on: July 24, 2017, 04:05:53 PM »
After checking the direction of the wind.


The smart ones anyway.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1964 on: July 25, 2017, 08:56:10 PM »
1200 pound steam plant.
“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.

"I have enjoyed very warm relations with my two husbands."
"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.