So fitting! Remains of the WTC to be constructed into a battleship!

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  1. Inspector Hammer!

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    I heard this on the news last night and I for one think this a tremeandously great idea! Has anyone heard this?
     
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    It would be a stupid idea and besides the report you heard has got to be pure fantasy.

    The US Navy doesn't use Battleships anymore because they are obsolete in modern navel warfare. In today’s Navel it is all about carrier battle groups and Submarines.
     
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    The report is true, the battleship part is not. It's going to be an amphibious attack vessel USS New York

    They haven't made new battleships in over 60 years

    Runty ready for resurrection to the OAR Avengers!
     
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    Obviously i'm not too keen on the in's and out's of the NAVY so I must have misunderstood what they said, my bad folks. :b
    However an amphibious attack vessle is still too cool! [​IMG]
     
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    How about using it to build a memorial?
     
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    Furniture!? Man, that's kinda creepy, can you imagine having a couch and chair in your house made out of steel from the WTC!?

    Gives me goosepimples to think about it.
     
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    I'm not surprised at ALL that they'd think to use steel from the WTC for a military purpose.

    I think I'm going to be sick.

    (Edited to take out references to current "troubles" in distant lands)
     
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    Joseph: why not then use the steel in an Ohio or LA class submarine?

    although my guess would be that there aren't any being planned right now, and/or those already ordered/under construction have already been named and the state/city getting bumped might be a bit cheesed off.

    but if an exception were to be made, why not go the whole hog and name an aircraft carrier New York? again maybe because there aren't any further Nimitzs being planned. if memory serves, they've just started work on the George Bush (Sr).
     
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    Any links for the Navy ship?
    [​IMG]
     
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    It would be neat to see another battleship created although I don't think our shipyards have the know-how to weld such large ships these days.
    Battleships really aren't as obsolete as some may think. Despite their age and size they are still the fastest ships in the fleet and their guns make ideal close shore support.

    Jeff
     
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    Moe,
    I believe Vicki was just expressing her displeasure/disagreement for the use of the steel in her first sentence. Nothing wrong with that. Not everyone would agree to it or think it a good idea.
    I believe her second sentence was sarcasm and while it may have offended you I am sure she did not mean to. Write her a PM and discuss it with her. At this time I don't see a need to lock the tread but based just on the emotional subject matter I can certainly see where it could get closed quickly.
    [​IMG]
     
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    I'll go one better: Moe, those were not nice things to say to another HTF member in public. Vickie's comments certainly didn't sicken me; she feels very strongly about matters related to the terrorist attacks of 2001.
     

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