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4 years 5 weeks ago, 7:27 PM

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http://blog.usni.org/2010/09/10/the-magellan-star/

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4 years 5 weeks ago, 8:17 PM

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Thanks Schuy

I really enjoyed that.

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4 years 5 weeks ago, 11:03 PM

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thanks Schuyler!

great read.in the article it mentioned that the 3rd oldest naval ship was in on the operation.what is the oldest naval ship being used?

4 years 4 weeks ago, 6:38 PM

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still in commission is the USS Constitution launched in 1797. The oldest modern ship is the nuclear carrier USS Enterprise, CVN-65, commissioned in 1961. It's stationed in Norfolk, Virginia.

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4 years 4 weeks ago, 6:42 PM

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Vaq

what part/town of Texas you in?in a week or 2 I will be in Schulenberg.

4 years 4 weeks ago, 6:45 PM

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Greasy

I'm in Booker on Weekdays.
Home weekends.
Booker is as far north as you can go and still be in TX

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4 years 4 weeks ago, 6:46 PM

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Schulenberg

WTF you gonna do there?

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4 years 4 weeks ago, 6:50 PM

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I didn't get the big E.. Got the kitty hawk.. which is also of 61 vintage, but no nuke...

Didn't get anything on #2...

You guys (for the third time) enjoy..will be back..

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4 years 4 weeks ago, 7:11 PM

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in January of 2009. I think it's still up by my place in Bremerton in Inactive Ships. You can see it with Google Earth. Type in "Bremerton, WA" and zoom in. They painted over the hull number, so I can't tell which one it is. I think it is one of the two least-rusted ones.

Edit: Has to be second from the left because of the hull design.

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