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#1 Sad it can't be kept, but 8 old reactors would make it crazy expensive to make safe. Sadly the same cannot be said of her namesake, CV-6, victor of Midway and damn near every other tussle of note in the Pacific. New Yorkers couldn't quiet raise the cash to buy her and Navy sold her Down the river for razor blades.
Posted by Shipman 2012-12-02 11:34||
#2 JOHNSON! Smite the press, CVN-80 to be named Enterprise.
Posted by Shipman 2012-12-02 11:58||
#3 "You can call me Jay or you can call me Ray, or you can call me AJ or you can call me Rayjay...but you don't have to call me JOHNSON!
Posted by borgboy 2012-12-02 12:28||
#4 I wish they could have taken the island off and made a museum to her out of it.
Posted by Yosemite Sam 2012-12-02 18:37||
#5 In a childhood dream I "saw" a derelict, dirty-looking Enterprise CVN carrying crated cargoes + being used as giant supply ship - I'D RATHER SEE HER SCRAPPED INTO RAZORBLADES, ETC. THAN SEE THAT DREAM COME TRUE.
"ENTERPRISE" is the name of famed "fighting ships/warships" in both the US + Royal Navies, + "fighting ship/warship" its future namesake should remain.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-02 18:58||