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Re: Ships!
« Reply #375 on: May 02, 2014, 11:29:13 AM »
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USS De Haven (DD-727) buries her fo'c's'le during unrep off the Korean coast. Operation Chromite, September 15, 1950.



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« Reply #376 on: May 02, 2014, 11:43:49 AM »
you can be the cabin boy.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #377 on: May 05, 2014, 09:44:59 AM »
you can be the cabin boy.

thats Gus' job for life, I have too much respect for his professionalism to try and cut in
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #378 on: May 05, 2014, 12:54:11 PM »
USS Massachusetts - A look inside one of her turrets. August 1898


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #379 on: May 07, 2014, 10:04:41 AM »
USS Antietam with an Avenger from it's air group banking overhead, July 1945.


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #380 on: May 07, 2014, 10:07:47 AM »
USS Colorado (BB-45) with the NYC skyline in the background, 1932

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #381 on: May 08, 2014, 01:53:16 PM »
Italian carrier Cavour

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #382 on: May 08, 2014, 01:54:58 PM »
Another pic of the French Submarine Cruiser Surcouf.


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #383 on: May 08, 2014, 05:12:20 PM »
Supposedly she was sunk in the Caribbean or Canal zone by friendly fire (US on Free French) for being mistaken for a U-boat while her radios were out of service. There was an enemy sub reported sunk in that area on a day when KreigsMarine records show no U-boats anywhere near there at that time failed to return to port.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #384 on: May 09, 2014, 08:44:56 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 #385 on: May 09, 2014, 11:05:04 AM »
Honda Point Disaster. The largest peacetime loss of Navy ships in US history.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_Point_Disaster
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #386 on: May 09, 2014, 12:36:49 PM »
Honda Point Disaster. The largest peacetime loss of Navy ships in US history.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_Point_Disaster

This site is part of Vandenberg AFB territory now. I've been to the point overlooking the wrecks. You really can't see anything from the shore besides the rocks and heavy surf (and it does get really foggy) but helicopter pilots say you can still see the outlines of the destroyers under the waves.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #387 on: May 09, 2014, 05:10:46 PM »


It looks as if the bow should have a roll-back door for unleashing hoards of wet-suited Bond-villains in high-speed Zodiaks.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #388 on: May 12, 2014, 11:37:03 AM »
Danish Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate smashes through high seas

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #389 on: May 12, 2014, 11:38:35 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

"Can’t ‘un’ until you ‘pre’, son." - Gus