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#1 RETAC21

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 1528 PM

Hull of Adelaide being loaded for completion down under:

 


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#2 Colin

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 1743 PM

Makes you realize just how big those lift ships are


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 1825 PM

800px-Dockwise_HLV_BLUE_MARLIN_preparing


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 1826 PM

Or even more impressive...

Blue_Marlin_transporting_sea-based_X-ban


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#5 Archie Pellagio

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 1920 PM

That's cool.

What's the third pic with the domes on a rig? Weather station? SIGINTE platform?
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Posted 16 December 2013 - 1945 PM

That's cool.

What's the third pic with the domes on a rig? Weather station? SIGINTE platform?

 

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#7 sunday

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 2117 PM

That's cool.

What's the third pic with the domes on a rig? Weather station? SIGINTE platform?

 

http://en.wikipedia....ed_X-band_Radar


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#8 shep854

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 0922 AM

I imagine the tiedown plan is very carefully reviewed. :huh:


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#9 rmgill

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 1302 PM

How exactly do you tie down 50,000 tons?

That's a LOT of chain and wire rope. 


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Posted 23 December 2013 - 1314 PM

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 1319 PM

USS Cole on the M/V Blue Marlin;

 

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#12 shep854

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 1713 PM

A photo of Cole on one of those ships was what first impressed me with the size of those vessels.  You know, a 'boat' is defined as a vessel carried on a larger vessel...there are some mighty big boats out there...:P


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