Author Topic: Launch of HMS Victory  (Read 157 times)

besilarius

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on: January 06, 2020, 08:33:54 AM
The devil is in the details.

https://www.philipkallan.com/single-post/2020/01/06/The-Man-who-saved-the-Victory

Bawb, have any comments on breaking up the frames?

"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: January 06, 2020, 08:38:21 AM
It's not like Bawb was there to know...

...errr, were you, Bawb?



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Reply #2 on: January 06, 2020, 10:46:34 AM
Not that I can remember, no.

“O Lord God, let me not be disgraced in my old days.”

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Reply #3 on: January 06, 2020, 10:47:46 AM
It's okay. I can't hardly remember what I did yesterday let alone a few centuries ago.



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Reply #4 on: January 06, 2020, 10:48:46 AM
..................and you are?........

“O Lord God, let me not be disgraced in my old days.”

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Reply #5 on: January 06, 2020, 10:50:17 AM
...not THAT old, but still I can't remember what happened a few centuries ago!  :biggrin: