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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2145 on: October 04, 2017, 05:10:21 PM »
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USS Coral Sea, 1953

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2146 on: October 04, 2017, 05:13:14 PM »
Those Savages look like they're recreating the Doolittle Raid.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2147 on: October 04, 2017, 05:13:38 PM »
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USS Theodore Roosevelt in drydock with her missile tubes exposed

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2148 on: October 07, 2017, 07:27:49 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 #2149 on: October 07, 2017, 04:52:34 PM »
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HMS King George V secondary armament detail.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2150 on: October 07, 2017, 04:53:29 PM »
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Shell damage to the German battlecruiser SMS Derfflinger after being engaged by British warships at the Battle of Jutland

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2151 on: October 07, 2017, 04:55:33 PM »
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Hydrofoil research ship USS Flagstaff (PGH-1) off the coast of Florida, 1971


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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2152 on: October 07, 2017, 05:00:17 PM »
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USS Forrestal (CVA-59) during the Suez Crises, 1956.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2153 on: October 08, 2017, 03:49:25 PM »
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USS McCain loaded abroad M/V Treasure for transport to Japan for repair

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2154 on: October 08, 2017, 07:20:18 PM »
"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 #2155 on: October 10, 2017, 06:55:24 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 #2156 on: October 10, 2017, 10:50:57 AM »
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HMS Dragon transiting the Strait of Corryvreckan

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2157 on: October 10, 2017, 11:11:41 AM »
^ Huh. The markings on the front of the hull, at first I thought they were graffiti (lol), but then looking more closely...

I didn't know Her Majesty's Navy decorated their ships like that. Is this unusual for the RN?

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2158 on: October 10, 2017, 11:19:04 AM »
^ Huh. The markings on the front of the hull, at first I thought they were graffiti (lol), but then looking more closely...

I didn't know Her Majesty's Navy decorated their ships like that. Is this unusual for the RN?

It is highly unusual

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/welsh-dragon-returns-bows-cardiff-11351214
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2159 on: October 10, 2017, 11:20:42 AM »
Damn. Nice!