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    For Sale!

    Darn, and it would have looked so good cruising up and down Lake Claiborne!


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    Re: For Sale!

    What's the point in bidding on it if you are forced to dismantle it? Just the money from parts?

    If that's the case, then why can't the Navy do that?



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    Looks like the Confederate CSS Virginia, better known as the Merrimack. Yes sir, another first for Southern ingenuity. A stealth ship in 1861!

    00t_merrimack2mwe.jpg

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    Re: For Sale!

    Quote Originally Posted by ITdrummer View Post
    If that's the case, then why can't the Navy do that?

    It would cost the Navy to scrap it. This way they make money and do not have to deal with those pesky EPA regulations about pollution. The winning bidder gets to do that.


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    “When the people find that they can vote themselves money that will herald the end of the republic.” - Benjamin Franklin

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    “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” – John Quincy Adams

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    Re: For Sale!

    I guess GSA needs a little "walking around" money.

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    Re: For Sale!

    Dawg80, just for you!


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    Seriously, why has it not been raised, restored, and put in a museum someplace????
    "For the coming of the Son of Man will be just like the days of Noah." - Matthew 24:37

    “When the people find that they can vote themselves money that will herald the end of the republic.” - Benjamin Franklin

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    "I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery" - Thomas Jefferson

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    Re: For Sale!

    Quote Originally Posted by hookdown View Post
    Dawg80, just for you!


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    The South strikes back! :icon_wink:


    Seriously, why has it not been raised, restored, and put in a museum someplace????
    Wonder what condition it's in. The USS Cairo is on display at Vicksburg. The CSS Hundley has been raised and either is, or soon will be, in a museum. The USS Eastport is buried in a sand dune in the Red River near Montgomery, LA. They did retrieve some artifacts from it, including its bell.

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    Sadder still is a nation that chooses to forget its heros.

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    Re: For Sale!

    This is kewl:

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/upshot/f...194133295.html

    Called it a Kittyhawk. Thought the P-40 was the Warhawk. Maybe a certain school's use of the nickname has caused confusion

    Also called the Tomahawk.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtiss_P-40_Warhawk
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