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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1560 on: October 23, 2016, 12:21:12 PM »
I figure the black smoke was because they switched her to coal.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1561 on: October 23, 2016, 12:23:43 PM »
Nice bow art on Dragon


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« Reply #1562 on: October 23, 2016, 08:29:30 PM »
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Russian media crowed abut the strength of their fleet. Military expert Alexander Khrolenko said: 'While the North Atlantic bloc is stalling in the sands of the Middle East, the Russian Navy seizes control over the Atlantic, not to mention the Mediterranean and Black Seas.'

He added: 'They [NATO] have no equal in the Mediterranean.'

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1563 on: October 24, 2016, 08:02:01 AM »
That guy is smoking some serious shit.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1564 on: October 27, 2016, 10:17:02 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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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1565 on: October 27, 2016, 05:41:57 PM »
The dual purpose 6" guns on Worcester were amazing.
During a battle efficiency test, the staff took the ship's rating down because the 5" guns never opened fire.
The XO stood up and said, "The drones never got through the 6 inchers, to get into the 5" range."
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1566 on: October 28, 2016, 10:19:31 AM »
Pics of USS Eaton (DD-510) and USS Wisconsin (BB-64) after their collision





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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1567 on: October 28, 2016, 10:22:08 AM »
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Battleship France, last ship of the Courbet-class battleships, the first dreadnoughts built for the French Navy, in 1914.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1568 on: October 28, 2016, 10:24:57 AM »
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HMS Albion leading HMS Ark Royal out of Gibraltar Harbour at the end of a visit. Sea Hawk aircraft are seen parked on the deck of Ark Royal. 21st October 1957.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1569 on: October 30, 2016, 09:04:01 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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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1570 on: October 30, 2016, 09:07:20 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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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1571 on: October 30, 2016, 09:08:36 AM »
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The unfinished Italian aircraft carrier "Aquila" tied up at La Spezia sometime following Italy's surrender

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1572 on: October 30, 2016, 09:13:01 AM »
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USS Enterprise (CVAN-65), showing the crew fighting a fire on the flight deck that occurred as the carrier was conducting air operations near Hawaii. The fire started when a Zuni rocket accidentally exploded under the wing of an F-4J Phantom II 14 January 1969




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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1573 on: October 30, 2016, 09:15:02 AM »
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USS Alabama (BB-60) shortly before being commissioned, July 1942

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #1574 on: October 30, 2016, 10:00:17 AM »


Looks like the Russians could use a few thousand gallons of Naval Jelly.
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