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    Ditto!

    Ditto!
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    Sticky: M-46 and M-47 Patten tanks?

    M-46 and M-47 Patten tanks?
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    Reopen New Brunswick, but consider Newport for...

    Reopen New Brunswick, but consider Newport for the NATO fleet - or STANAVFORLANT as it used to be called. If we are back to acting as though we have a true blue water adversary then we should not...
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    https://mobile.navaltoday.com/2017/11/08/mexican-navy-commissions-tenth-tenochtitlan-class-vessel-arm-chichen-itza/
    Next to last de afloat in the world (not including Slater). The last one I...
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    It's been a couple of years since I've been on ...

    It's been a couple of years since I've been on her as well, but as I recall- the hull was in decent shape, the deck was really tough in some areas.
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    Fair winds Dick, your labors are at an end and we...

    Fair winds Dick, your labors are at an end and we have the watch...
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    "I averaged 3 hours of sleep a night on my DDG...

    "I averaged 3 hours of sleep a night on my DDG and CG. Sometimes I'd go days, 48-36 hours, depending on scheduling, before I could catch more than a 90 minute nap over lunch in my shop.

    Quarters...
  8. Thread: Naval Quiz

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    Sticky: Not quite, but close enough, I suppose. The...

    Not quite, but close enough, I suppose. The Nansemond Hotel in Oceanview had all the guests on summer vacation evicted so that the new AMBHIBLANT command could move in. ...
  9. Thread: Naval Quiz

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    Sticky: No, not the Malden Mills fire. This one was in...

    No, not the Malden Mills fire. This one was in 1980, much further south. And I don't mean South Shore like Quincy or Marshfield, I mean a southern-ish state.

    44444 Here it is in earlier days.
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    Time for a safety stand down and review of PQS.

    Time for a safety stand down and review of PQS.
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    Thank God she's beyond the reach of looters and...

    Thank God she's beyond the reach of looters and salvors.
  12. Thread: USS Texas

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    On the Texas, would it help them if they removed...

    On the Texas, would it help them if they removed some of the machinery in the main spaces to relieve the weight on the hull and frames? Not dispose of it, maybe it could be displayed ashore. My...
  13. Thread: Naval Quiz

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    Sticky: 44355 What does this fire have to do with...

    44355 What does this fire have to do with Operations Torch, Husky, Avalanche, Overlord and summer vacation?
  14. Thread: Naval Quiz

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    Sticky: Marblehead and Beverly. But there are several...

    Marblehead and Beverly. But there are several towns that make this claim. The Navy I believe, considers Philadelphia to be the actual birthplace because it is the first instance when an actual...
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    Sticky: Cassion or drydock door?

    Cassion or drydock door?
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    Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday!
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    Will she have F-35's embarked?

    Will she have F-35's embarked?
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    If the Fitz had an engineering casualty they may...

    If the Fitz had an engineering casualty they may not have been able to maneuver. The larger vessel, having the right of way may have believed the destroyer would maneuver to avoid a collision and...
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    The whole concept of LPD/LSD being used with...

    The whole concept of LPD/LSD being used with patrol craft has been brought up here before in the context of what do you need the LCS for? With a large flight deck, command capabilities, and the...
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    The Tico's won't be coming back, they have been...

    The Tico's won't be coming back, they have been pretty well picked over as there are still a number in the fleet and they are stretching those. I didn't really think the Kittyhawk was realistic but...
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