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    Default Astoria OR Cutter to Celebrate 50 Yeas of Service

    USCGC Steadfast. Amazing that they keep these old gals going:

    https://content.govdelivery.com/acco...letins/2203696
    I have lost my mind. If found, please give it a snack and return it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elessar View Post
    USCGC Steadfast. Amazing that they keep these old gals going:

    https://content.govdelivery.com/acco...letins/2203696
    The USS Texas is rotting in Galveston Bay because someone turned it over to the Dept of Parks and recreation and they don't have enough brains to dry dock it. It's the oldest dreadnought class ship left from the 1890s. It participated in both WWs and in both theatres of WW II.

    It barely survived its first refurbishing where they poured concrete to replace the rotted wooden deck. It actually got put back together correctly and they have let it just sit in the water.

    Kind of crap pisses me off. What a waste of history.
    Last edited by Gunny; 12-05-2018 at 10:06 PM.
    My quota of bullshit cop outs from closed minds is full today, Tomorrow's not looking good for you either.

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