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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2475 on: February 18, 2018, 07:21:48 AM »
Don't give him ideas
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2476 on: February 19, 2018, 10:33:21 AM »
Too late

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« Reply #2477 on: February 20, 2018, 08:47:30 AM »
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Aircraft carrier HMS Furious at anchor alongside unknown battleships and an airship, sometime in her 1920's layout, unknown location.

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« Reply #2478 on: February 20, 2018, 08:48:42 AM »
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View of the superstructure of the battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth during her 1937-1941 rebuild.

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« Reply #2479 on: February 20, 2018, 08:54:16 AM »
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Protected Cruiser HMS Challenger braving rough seas, unknown date and location

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2480 on: February 20, 2018, 08:58:08 AM »
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IJN Yamato rolls over and explodes after being attacked by torpedo and dive bombers. She was hit by at least 11 torpedoes and six bombs before going under.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2481 on: February 21, 2018, 08:37:21 AM »
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USS Connecticut (BB-18)

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2482 on: February 21, 2018, 09:15:45 AM »
Gotta love the hood ornaments on those babies!
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« Reply #2483 on: February 21, 2018, 09:17:05 AM »
I bet you wouldn't say that if they dangled you over the bows (that's the sharp end) to clean it! ;)
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« Reply #2484 on: February 21, 2018, 09:20:03 AM »
I know which is the pointy end, Bawb. Don't you have a deck to swab?  :arr: :arr: :arr:  O0
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« Reply #2485 on: February 21, 2018, 09:21:23 AM »
ooh-arr matey. I do feel a bit nautical!
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« Reply #2486 on: February 21, 2018, 09:22:49 AM »
Ha! Best warn Mrs. Bawb!
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« Reply #2487 on: February 21, 2018, 09:25:11 AM »
I will. She's in the galley.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #2488 on: February 21, 2018, 09:26:16 AM »
Don't give him ideas

I just don't know what to use as mirthie in said books.

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« Reply #2489 on: February 21, 2018, 04:26:25 PM »
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Revenge-class battleship HMS Royal Oak (08) in drydock showing her prominent anti-torpedo bulges or blisters added in the early 1920's. They were designed to reduce the effect of torpedo detonations and improve stability at the cost of widening her beam by over 13 feet.


"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