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Old 11-07-2016, 06:36 AM   #31
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According to Archimedes it's the same thing.
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Old 11-07-2016, 06:55 AM   #32
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According to Archimedes it's the same thing.
You make a good point, sir!

I think I queried it because every time mention of a ship's 'weight' is made on TV, aged Dad yells 'DISPLACEMENT'!

I must have absorbed that attitude by osmosis.
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Old 11-30-2016, 10:44 AM   #33
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Nicea da boat...
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Old 12-01-2016, 06:39 AM   #34
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word.

That's a pretty good size woodensail boat considering how freaking enormous the carrier is.


http://www.sailtraining.org/memberve...ssel.php?@=218

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Old 12-02-2016, 05:23 AM   #35
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Hey, there's my Dad...
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Old 12-02-2016, 08:57 PM   #36
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Old 12-02-2016, 11:33 PM   #37
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Old 12-03-2016, 09:37 AM   #38
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Is this the line for the porta john?

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Old 12-03-2016, 01:37 PM   #39
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Old 12-03-2016, 09:38 PM   #40
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Old 12-03-2016, 10:08 PM   #41
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I saw a video awhile back of a big ass navy ship when the anchor handler caught fire then fed chain all the way out and lost it.

It dawned on me watching this video, that brake on the anchor chair not only has to control the chain feeding out, it has to hold the ship when the wind is making it pull against the anchor. DUH.
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Old 12-04-2016, 08:50 AM   #42
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Old 12-04-2016, 09:46 AM   #43
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That's the same as BigV's.
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Old 12-04-2016, 08:13 PM   #44
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Old 12-05-2016, 08:48 PM   #45
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I don't care how big they are, they're not safe from rogue waves, communicable disease, or zombie attacks.
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