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    Memorial Day special: BB61's story (professional production)

    Iowa Begins Her Transformation - YouTube

    Stumbled across this a few minutes ago. Maybe a couple persons here will find this a touching Memorial Day feature.

    (This video was done prior to the last six months of rehab and repair work.)


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    Re: Memorial Day special: BB61's story (professional production)

    Very nice, as an x-Navy man I appreciate the video. I was able to visit the New Jersey in 1985~ while it was at Long Beach Naval Station, (along with the Missouri). Very impressive sight seeing those two docked across from each other.



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    Re: Memorial Day special: BB61's story (professional production)

    Quote Originally Posted by Transient View Post
    Very nice, as an x-Navy man I appreciate the video. I was able to visit the New Jersey in 1985~ while it was at Long Beach Naval Station, (along with the Missouri). Very impressive sight seeing those two docked across from each other.
    I heard the Missouri has been making overtures to possibly join other navies, thinks it's better for it's long term interests.



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    Re: Memorial Day special: BB61's story (professional production)

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Transient View Post
    Very nice, as an x-Navy man I appreciate the video. I was able to visit the New Jersey in 1985~ while it was at Long Beach Naval Station, (along with the Missouri). Very impressive sight seeing those two docked across from each other.
    I heard the Missouri has been making overtures to possibly join other navies, thinks it's better for it's long term interests.
    It's mad about the u.s.s. Texas' larger restoration deal



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    Quote Originally Posted by BigM View Post
    It's mad about the u.s.s. Texas' larger restoration deal
    I predict that it will pass a love note to Canada's Navy, but ultimately end up joining China's navy as a target ship in a couple of years.


    Sorry, enough derailment...thanks for the link, glad to see the Iowa get some recognition.



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    Re:Memorial Day special: BB61's story (professional production)

    I'll have to pass this along to my dad, though he was on a tin can.



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    Re: Memorial Day special: BB61's story (professional production)

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    I heard the Missouri has been making overtures to possibly join other navies, thinks it's better for it's long term interests.
    Hehe you never know.... hopefully if and when it gets there it wont find out it should have stuck it out.

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