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Re: Ships!
« Reply #495 on: July 17, 2014, 08:31:29 PM »
not such an easy thing I would imagine.  that thing has more CWIS bumps then pining has genital warts.

It's CIWS chucklehead :P
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #496 on: July 17, 2014, 09:10:19 PM »
back in your hole boy.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #497 on: July 18, 2014, 06:33:57 PM »
USS Chicago at the launching of USS Maine, 1889


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #498 on: July 18, 2014, 06:45:15 PM »
I wonder what the significance is of the numbers up the bow? Does it tell them current displacement with cargo/fuel/munitions based on how high out of the water the ship is? Or is it to be able to compare height of bow to stern in case of a hull breach?
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #499 on: July 18, 2014, 06:56:44 PM »
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Gus - I use sweatpants with flannel shorts to soak up my crotch sweat.

Banzai Cat - There is no "partial credit" in grammar. Like anal sex. It's either in, or it's not.

Mirth - We learned long ago that they key isn't to outrun Star, it's to outrun Gus.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #500 on: July 18, 2014, 07:02:16 PM »
Ah... so...
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #501 on: July 19, 2014, 10:25:37 AM »
Royal Navy's 5th Battleship Squadron in rough seas. Circa WWI.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #502 on: July 19, 2014, 10:27:50 AM »
HMS Queen Elizabeth, 1944.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #503 on: July 19, 2014, 12:07:06 PM »
USS Chicago CG-11 seen from USS Ranger.



Looking at the Chicago - that looks like a lot of superstructure on a small hull!
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« Reply #504 on: July 19, 2014, 04:37:46 PM »
She started out as this




And was converted to



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Re: Ships!
« Reply #505 on: July 19, 2014, 05:32:59 PM »
#2 might be more lethal but #1 is way more sexy.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #506 on: July 27, 2014, 08:30:20 AM »
USS Oregon (BB-3) torpedo tube and torpedoes, c1900.


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #507 on: July 27, 2014, 08:34:10 AM »
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The bridges of HMS Colossus. This bit of experimentation didn't last long and was not used in later classes of battleships. The rear bridge was removed shortly after completion.


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #508 on: July 27, 2014, 08:36:56 AM »
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Brand new Elco PT boats of Squadron 2 off NYC, November 1941.


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #509 on: July 27, 2014, 12:46:42 PM »
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Brand new Elco PT boats of Squadron 2 off NYC, November 1941.


That's a cool photo.
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