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    Updates to MARAD Recycling news

    HRP Brownsville is recycling Ex Cape Lobos, an old RO-RO out of the Beaumont (8/2/2018) for $1,512,579

    HRP Brownsville is recycling Ex Simon Lake (Ex-AS-33), an old Sub Tender (12/10/2018) for...
  2. US Naval Forces assigned to Invasion of Japan in WW2

    Friends and I were discussing this potential event over dinner. His dad was going to be on a LST with the initial wave of troops; mine was on an DE escorting those ships. Question is; are there any...
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    Sticky: A novice question to the experts; How much...

    A novice question to the experts;

    How much more effective were the Iowa's 16 inch 50 cal as compared to the North Carolina's and South Dakota class 16 inch 45 cal? Where there any studies on this...
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    2 Foreign Military sales frigates delivered to Taiwan

    MELBOURNE, Australia**Two decommissioned U.S. Navy frigates reserved for Taiwan were handed over last week; however, analysts say Taiwan needs to put into place an ambitious plan to boost its naval...
  5. Thread: ghost fleet

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    NAVSEA inactive ship question

    I read in the September 2016 pdf document that all SINKEX ships are in the Pacific; none in the Atlantic. Are there any SINKEX exercises scheduled for the Atlantic fleet in the future?
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    Any updates?

    Any updates?
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    Thanks for the input. I just thought it...

    Thanks for the input. I just thought it interesting that the world's largest navy, with more light cruisers in the inventory than heavy cruisers, would have had some at Normandy. Even the Royal Navy...
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    Has the Independence EX CV 62 left Bremerton yet?

    Has the Independence EX CV 62 left Bremerton yet?
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    In reading some books on the D-Day invasion, I...

    In reading some books on the D-Day invasion, I noticed there were no usn light cruisers assigned to bombardment duties on June 6; however, it seems 3 of the Omaha class were used in August 1944 for...
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    Looks like to the department of the interior is...

    Looks like to the department of the interior is getting into the historic ship business-

    Representative Culberson also offered an amendment to the NDAA legislation, which was adopted by voice...
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    Representative Culberson also offered an...

    Representative Culberson also offered an amendment to the NDAA legislation, which was adopted by voice vote, to preserve our nation’s historic battleships. The amendment creates a competitive grant...
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    I see NAVSEA has not updated its inactive pdf...

    I see NAVSEA has not updated its inactive pdf since Aug last year. Any ideas when this will change?
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    Has the the ex Independence left Puget...

    Has the the ex Independence left Puget Sound/Bremerton yet?
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    Moderator Edit: There's no need to post the same...

    Moderator Edit: There's no need to post the same article in multiple threads. Thanks.
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    Copied and pasted from an article in Politico ...

    Copied and pasted from an article in Politico

    When there is a crisis anywhere in the world, the president’s first question often is, “Where are the aircraft carriers?” The modern supercarrier lies...
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    Bids were due in October. Any news on this? I...

    Bids were due in October. Any news on this?

    I see the NAVSEA Inactive pdf still shows August 2015 as the date.
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    Sticky: Very well said!!!! Happy the boards are back....

    Very well said!!!! Happy the boards are back. miss the intelligent discussions on various topics.
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    New Sink the Bismarck Movie may be reality

    EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures has just optioned Bismarck, the Black List script by neophyte scribe Jared Cowie. Temple Hill partners Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen are attached to produce, and...
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    The Constellation should reach Brownsville by Jan...

    The Constellation should reach Brownsville by Jan 14; quite a voyage!
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    The end of fiscal year 2013 has been posted....

    The end of fiscal year 2013 has been posted. among the changes are:

    NDRF Inventory Changes for the Month ending September 30, 2014
    As of Date Ship Name Old New Field Changed Remarks

    9/30/2014...
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