Author Topic: Ships!  (Read 69100 times)

bob48

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Reply #1305 on: August 01, 2020, 10:27:30 AM
It certainly is.

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Reply #1306 on: August 01, 2020, 01:09:32 PM

Being able to Google shit better than your clients is a legit career skill.


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Reply #1307 on: August 01, 2020, 01:44:55 PM
I wonder how often aircraft on the deck get damaged by heavy sea's?

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Reply #1308 on: August 03, 2020, 01:15:43 PM
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2020/08/03/iran-accidentally-sinks-fake-aircraft-carrier-in-wrong-place/amp/

Iran's mock up of a carrier has sunk in the channel to the Navy base.  Bandar Abbas.
This could become a lot of fun watching them try to salvage it.

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Reply #1309 on: August 03, 2020, 01:20:41 PM
lol

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Reply #1310 on: August 03, 2020, 01:45:54 PM
Oops!

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Reply #1311 on: August 03, 2020, 01:59:10 PM
That is funny!

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Reply #1312 on: August 03, 2020, 03:05:18 PM
A Self-Sinking Aircraft Carrier. What will they think of next?  ::)  Wait, isn't that called a ... Submarine?  :hehe:

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Reply #1313 on: August 03, 2020, 04:07:12 PM
I suspect there may be a technical difference between 'sinking' and 'submerging'.

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Reply #1314 on: August 03, 2020, 11:41:28 PM
You are correct as always Good Sir.  But I wonder if the Ayatollah will be as understanding when he finds out his fake Aircraft Carrier is now a Fishing Pier.  :hehe:

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Reply #1315 on: August 04, 2020, 06:36:47 AM
Peace on your head.

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Reply #1316 on: August 04, 2020, 08:23:15 AM
Piece of soggy deck plate?

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Reply #1317 on: August 04, 2020, 09:21:13 AM
Duck pate?

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Reply #1318 on: August 04, 2020, 02:13:01 PM
This has been a bad year for Aircraft Carriers hasn't it? Even pretend ones. Maybe it's time to go back to Dreadnaughts.  :-[

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Reply #1319 on: August 04, 2020, 05:19:21 PM
Nah... Longships and Dromons are the way to go

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