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To: U-238

I meant the aircraft carrier.


30 posted on 02/21/2012 1:10:08 AM PST by U-238
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To: U-238
It was so secretive no one knows likely but the yard birds. Members of the ships veterans association were allowed to see limited spaces before it went out. They also placed a time capsule in her. The guys that were in my shop picture is in it LOL.

I do know there was some extensive yard work going on before she was taken out. There was a fire in or adjoining the compartment that was Chiefs Mess. That would be aft, starboard below crew mess decks close to the fwd passage hatch.

I've seen just about every space there was on that ship in 79&80 during overhaul. Red Shirt {Fire Dept} allowed me to see things which a few months later would be secured spaces. I was in the Fire Department during most of the drydock overhaul and did fire hazard walk throughs. I also walked underneath her and ever went inside a boiler to the base of the stack. I took a short in and out test run on her before I got out.

31 posted on 02/21/2012 1:23:06 AM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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