USS AMERICA CV 66

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USS AMERICA CV 66

Postby Ulrich Rudofsky » Sun Jul 10, 2005 7:05 pm

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Re: USS AMERICA CV 66

Postby culverin » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:11 pm

With CV-66 now 3.2 miles down, intact, upright, 400 miles west of Bermuda, her namesake has entered service.
Is Bermuda that far from the States. Just checked. So it is. Further in fact.

USS America, LHA-6, is lead ship of a new amphibious assault ship class, a number of which are planned.
Sister LHA-7 will be USS Tripoli, her predecessor LPH-10 still survives from the Iwo Jima class,
used for ballistic missile tests as Ex Tripoli, MLP-1.
A full broadside. The traditional English salute.
Thanks. Sean.

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Re: USS AMERICA CV 66

Postby OpanaPointer » Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:11 am

I was on LHA-5, USS Peleliu. It will be interesting to see what changes/corrections they made to that design for America.


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