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    This is awesome!! REALLY looking forward to the...

    This is awesome!! REALLY looking forward to the pictures that will be coming!
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    Wow! Just freaking wow! I read an article...

    Wow! Just freaking wow!

    I read an article elsewhere that covered most of what is here, but also included the cryptic statement that "there was no communication between the Officer Of The Deck and...
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    Thank you. I realize that I'm kinda anal about...

    Thank you.
    I realize that I'm kinda anal about understanding how things work, and I appreciate your looking into this.
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    That's a great description on operating an...

    That's a great description on operating an elevator, Tbm3fan! And excellent pics, too!

    Could you please clarify this: "Now using the hand crank, and being a relatively strong and healthy man, you...
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    Blidgepump's pics of the liberty boats sure...

    Blidgepump's pics of the liberty boats sure brings back some memories, lol! Thanks for that!

    That one with the top up especially looks identical to what I rode in many times back in the 1980's. I...
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    Sticky: Like! And Agree!

    Like! And Agree!
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    Dang! I've become fixated on the uneven hull...

    Dang! I've become fixated on the uneven hull numbers....
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    Thank you, FlankDestroyer! My favorite memory...

    Thank you, FlankDestroyer!
    My favorite memory of Unreps was being Throttleman. A real PITA while coming alongside, and during the actual replenishment. Constantly making minute adjustments, yuk....
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    A Facebook group I belong to asked this very...

    A Facebook group I belong to asked this very question! There were many interesting responses. I'll try to find it and pass it on.
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    And I like that thebard corrected me! Fiery IS in...

    And I like that thebard corrected me! Fiery IS in my Webster's. Thanks!
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    I'm loving the pics and conversation about...

    I'm loving the pics and conversation about Unreps. Brings back memories. I have a question for those who have experienced this: did you ever see a ship end the unrep with a "normal" breakaway vs an...
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    Y'all are bringing back lots of memories of tiny...

    Y'all are bringing back lots of memories of tiny firey car crashes from my youth, lol!

    Side note: is "firey" not a word? Spellcheck doesn't like it, and it's not in my paperback Webster's...
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    No need to apologize. I find your "digressions"...

    No need to apologize.
    I find your "digressions" fascinating! And I'm sure I'm not the only one.
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    Sticky: Just to be clear, this is me agreeing with Jlvfr....

    Just to be clear, this is me agreeing with Jlvfr. NOT me being sarcastic.
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    Sticky: The wiki page on the OHP says the class was...

    The wiki page on the OHP says the class was succeeded by the Freedom class and the Independence class, so yeah, you're right...
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    "The gun house rotates 270 degrees side to side"....

    "The gun house rotates 270 degrees side to side".
    I just assumed it could rotate 180 degrees. 270 means it can fire on targets astern of the ship. Imagine being on the bridge when that happens...
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    As someone who sailed three Med Cruises in the...

    As someone who sailed three Med Cruises in the early 80's, each one as part of a carrier task force, I found this quite interesting. Thanks!
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    Thebard and Tyrosalt, Thank you both. Thebard,...

    Thebard and Tyrosalt, Thank you both.

    Thebard, I agree about both not wanting the work.
    I imagine, with the age of the civilian nuclear power plants, that NRC is facing a heavy workload too.
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    Tyrosalt, I would like to hear the abbreviated...

    Tyrosalt, I would like to hear the abbreviated version of why the 2012 plan was dropped, IF you don't mind.

    As far as the second alternative that you list is concerned, why is that considered a...
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    I believe the article is describing what must...

    I believe the article is describing what must occur just to get the E in condition to move it to a location like Suisan so that it can sit there, or more likely to the breakers.

    My understanding...
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