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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1995 on: August 06, 2017, 07:41:11 AM »
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Virginia-class nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser USS Arkansas (CGN-41) underway in the Atlantic on 1 September 1980.

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« Reply #1996 on: August 06, 2017, 11:45:23 AM »
Never saw this before.  Guess it could be photoshopped, but hope it is not.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1997 on: August 08, 2017, 10:37:25 AM »
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HMS Queen Elizabeth alongside USS George H.W. Bush

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« Reply #1998 on: August 08, 2017, 10:41:33 AM »
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HMS Queen Elizabeth , USS George H. W. Bush and their escorts sail off Scotland

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« Reply #1999 on: August 08, 2017, 10:43:33 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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« Reply #2000 on: August 08, 2017, 09:30:22 PM »
WOW!!    :D
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2001 on: August 09, 2017, 10:17:07 AM »
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French armored cruiser Dupuy de Lôme. circa 1890

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« Reply #2002 on: August 09, 2017, 10:19:17 AM »
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German mine-laying submarine off Heligoland, WWl. Date not certain.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2003 on: August 09, 2017, 10:20:38 AM »
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USS Cowpens (CVL-25) during Typhoon Cobra. (December 1944)

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« Reply #2004 on: August 09, 2017, 02:00:25 PM »
Makes me seasick just looking at that pic.  :P
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2005 on: August 09, 2017, 03:01:38 PM »
Jeeeeebus that's a rolling swell....   :hide:
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2006 on: August 09, 2017, 06:19:26 PM »
That's only thirty or forty degrees. 
Nothing at all.
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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"

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2007 on: August 09, 2017, 06:23:11 PM »
Yeah, try the DEs that were rolling through 70 degrees.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2008 on: August 10, 2017, 10:31:01 AM »
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Indian Navy corvette INS Kora

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2009 on: August 11, 2017, 08:27:18 AM »
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HMS Queen Elizabeth at sunset, as seen from HMS Iron Duke

"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