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USS Wasp Found!

Discussion in 'War in the Pacific' started by harolds, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. harolds

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    The late Paul Allen's undersea research vessel has found the ship in VERY deep water. It was crippled by a JIN sub and scuttled by U.S. destroyers. This according to FOX news.
     
  2. George Patton

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    Located at 14,000 ft. She was discovered 2 months ago but the announcement wasn't made until now.

    USS Wasp CV-7 | Facebook

    Bridge:
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    EDIT: Updated terminology
     
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  3. R Leonard

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    Bridge.

    Bridge, warships have a Bridge, or even two, but they do not have pilot houses.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
  7. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    that picture would make a great meme in the current war.
    powerful. conveys the sacrifices made for our desire.
     
  8. George Patton

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    Thanks for the correcting Rich. I copied the caption from the RV Petrel's Facebook feed without thinking too much into it.
     
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    Yeah, I saw it on the Petrel site, too. Spent the whole morning grumbling. Really did not mean to beat you over the head.
     
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    No worries -- you've earned that right!

    While I in no way mean to demean the Petrel crew and I am far from an expert in any form of naval terminology, I am sometimes surprised by the captions on the photos such as calling the radar platform/mast of the Hornet the "fighting top", etc.
     
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    Interesting shadow...
     
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    wow. great pic. they need james cameron- deepsea
    challenge
     
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    She's a reef now.
     

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