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by Hoodoo
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Naval History in General
Topic: Most Beautiful Dreadnought
Replies: 73
Views: 33143

Re: Most Beautiful Dreadnought

BB-35, the USS Texas...why? Because it is the only one left....and we are losing it along with the great USS Olympia of SpanAmWar fame but also WWI service. Wake up, the dominos are falling. If we cannot save these two ships forget the WWII ships that will need help in fifty years. The current effor...
by Hoodoo
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:19 pm
Forum: The Ironclad & Pre-dreadnought Era (1860-1905)
Topic: Why can't history buffs act? USS Olympia 1893
Replies: 1
Views: 4609

Why can't history buffs act? USS Olympia 1893

One thing I have found out that a lot of people seem to like history but very few want to be a part of history. Folks, we are in real danger of losing the USS Olympia now. The current efforts are foundering. Some sound good but they have no money to back them. The emergency repairs on the Olympia ar...
by Hoodoo
Mon Jan 17, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: World Navies Today
Topic: USS Olympia to be scrapped
Replies: 3
Views: 5884

Re: USS Olympia to be scrapped

Please see http://oldhoodoo.wordpress.com/ I am trying to keep abreast of the current Olympia status. Go down the categories on the right for navigation....you will know what most folks now. You are doing a very good thing. Dr. Dave Winkler of the US Naval Institute is looking or an existing website...