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Carnival Splendor Update – Tugs, Flush Toilets and Spam

Perhaps the best news for the stranded passengers on the disabled cruise ship, Carnival Splendor, is that the flush toilets aboard are back in service and that the ship is proceeding slowly under tow to the mainland.   Still lacking refrigeration on … Continue reading

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HMS Ark Royal to be Scrapped Early?

If  the recommendations of a UK defense review are implemented, Britain will have the same capacity to launch aircraft from ships as Nelson did, which is to say, none at all, prior to 2019 when new aircraft carriers come into service. Defence … Continue reading

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British and French to Share Carriers?

What would Lord Nelson have thought of this?  There were various news reports out recently that the British and the French may share aircraft carriers. UK, France closer to carrier sharing deal Britain and France are moving closer to a deal to share … Continue reading

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USS Forrestal arrives in Phila. to await fate

USS Forrestal arrives in Phila. to await fate The aircraft carrier Forrestal arrived in Philadelphia Friday morning to await its fate. The ship, decommissioned in 1993 in Philadelphia after 38 years in service, had been moored next to the Saratoga … Continue reading

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Aircraft Carrier George H.W. Bush Delivered

After being under construction for almost a decade, the aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush was accepted by the US Navy following final seatrials last Friday. Northrop Grumman delivers Bush aircraft carrier to Navy

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