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besilarius

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on: June 27, 2021, 01:32:11 PM
www.dropbox.com%2Fs%2Fzp7zjcir3bnq642%2FOTF-Winter2019-The_Slow_Fall_of_Airship_SZ51.pdf%3Fdl%3D0%26fbclid%3DIw

Good story of an airship in trouble and air sea rescue in1918.

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #1 on: June 27, 2021, 03:15:29 PM
That is an interesting story!

 I cleaned up the link so it's clickable:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/zp7zjcir3bnq642/OTF-Winter2019-The_Slow_Fall_of_Airship_SZ51.pdf?dl=0

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besilarius

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Reply #2 on: June 28, 2021, 09:40:00 AM
Thanks for that.
Being from the Stone Age, we know rock talk.
"Hey, don't throw that rock!"

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #3 on: June 28, 2021, 07:54:30 PM
Love me some airships. That is some story.

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Reply #4 on: July 24, 2021, 09:36:12 PM
« Last Edit: July 24, 2021, 09:45:27 PM by besilarius »

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #5 on: July 03, 2022, 02:28:14 PM

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #6 on: July 03, 2022, 02:37:44 PM
https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htairmo/articles/20220701.aspx

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Intertesting article Bes. Thanks for posting.

In the quote I cleaned up the link so it works for others. I think your autocorrect might have broken it.

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Reply #7 on: July 03, 2022, 04:15:02 PM
Thanks, Stagger.  I'm fairly inept with that stuff.

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.