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Old 12-23-2012, 04:27 PM   #16
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That's a lot of guns. What ship was the photo taken on?
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:29 PM   #17
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Not sure but a carrier.
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:52 PM   #18
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Not sure but a carrier.
It IS a carrier.

The vets all said that the 20mm gun was the loudest gun off the AA guns.
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:51 AM   #19
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HMS Conqueror returning home after sinking the General Belgrano

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Old 12-24-2012, 09:27 AM   #20
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Do you have any good ones from your Navy days?
USS Brinkley Bass (DD-887), 1970. What happens when the guns are fired a lot.

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Old 12-24-2012, 09:29 AM   #21
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:02 AM   #22
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HMS Ark Royal shortly before decommissioning.
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Pt-323 post kamikaze hit:


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World's fastest pt boat.
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:30 PM   #25
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IMHO the best looking warship of WWII...USS Alaska (CB-1)



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I agree, that picture sure makes the list.
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I agree, that picture sure makes the list.
Only because your tastes are skewed.
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:46 PM   #28
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A sad day for us Brits....the four squadrons just before they were disbanded.

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HMS Ulven was a submarine in the Dragon class in service in the Swedish Navy between 1931 and 1942. It was included with the submarines HMS Gripen and HMS Dragon in Gothenburg squadron. The submarine was killed by a mine blast April 16, 1943, All 33 on board died.
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( Swedish text) Ulven - A journey to eternity.

Short film showing the circumstances surrounding the Swedish submarine Ulvens sinking and subsequent salvage.
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Two Essex class carriers throwing up a barrage of flak off Japan.



1942 U.S. tanker convoy off Hampton Roads, VA.



1942 USS Mervine and convoy bound for the invasion of North Africa.

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