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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2085 on: September 03, 2017, 07:01:28 AM »
Asheville Class Gunboat USS Benicia refuels from USS Ranger in what must be the slowest UNREP in history,c1971.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2086 on: September 07, 2017, 10:26:43 AM »
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USS America (LHA-6) with F-35Bs aboard

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2087 on: September 07, 2017, 10:30:00 AM »
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USS Missouri (BB-63) at anchor in Sydney Harbor for the celebration of the Royal Austrailian Navy 75th anniversary.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2088 on: September 07, 2017, 10:39:56 AM »
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HMS Prince of Wales at Rosyth, August 2017

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2089 on: September 07, 2017, 10:43:16 AM »
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Commissioning day for USS Scorpion (SSN-589), July, 29, 1960. In the background is USS Triton (SSRN-586).


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2090 on: September 07, 2017, 05:52:20 PM »
 :(


Phil Ochs wrote a very poignant song about the Scorpion, blending in themes from Rime of the Ancient Mariner and the Flying Dutchman.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2091 on: September 07, 2017, 06:00:53 PM »
yeah
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2092 on: September 07, 2017, 06:13:05 PM »
Vituđ ér enn - eđa hvat?  -Voluspa

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2093 on: September 07, 2017, 06:19:03 PM »
The only one lost since SUBSAFE was implemented.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2094 on: September 08, 2017, 10:10:18 AM »
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USS Lexington (CV-2) firing her 55-caliber 8-inch guns, 27 Jan 1928. View is from the flight deck level, aft of her island looking forward.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2095 on: September 09, 2017, 04:53:50 PM »
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USS Gudgeon (SS-567) arrives at Pearl Harbor on 21 February 1958 after circumnavigating the globe.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2096 on: September 09, 2017, 04:54:50 PM »
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Pensacola-class cruiser USS Salt Lake City (CA-25) during modernization at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, 1935.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2097 on: September 09, 2017, 05:13:56 PM »
Didn't even know there was a Pensacola class. I should go check out the model when I'm in Pensacola later this month.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2098 on: September 10, 2017, 11:25:33 AM »
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USS Arizona enroute from San Pedro to San Francisco. May, 1932

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2099 on: September 10, 2017, 11:27:49 AM »
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"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