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Discussion in 'The War at Sea' started by aquist, Nov 7, 2005.

  1. aquist

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    I met Elliot at Wal-Mart on Albert Pike, he was wearing a USSArkansas hat. in no time we had a conversation about the fate of his ship. after the war she was used for Atomic testing and one of his jobs was putting out the resulting fires. they went in in teams of ten lashed together connected to the surface by a rope. below deck they made a grisly discovery. there was still a sailor left in the brig. of course he was dead, squatting in deisel fuel and other corrosive chemicals with his hands shielding his face. Elliot has had trouble with his feet and ankles for 60 years! as a result of wading thru this goop. the sailors ofense? he had hit a liutenant
     
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    Well lets hope the USS Iowa dosnt hit the same fate :(
     
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    america doesn't do anymore surface test against ships so Iowa will be save
     
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    Like the USS America was? :wink:
     
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    Beats getting scrapped, Simon... :cool:
     

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