Re: [GZG] ESU ships names (Look from the Russian side)
From: Evyn MacDude <infojunky@c...>
Date: Sat, 5 Apr 2008 00:07:25 -0700
Subject: Re: [GZG] ESU ships names (Look from the Russian side)
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On Apr04 08, at 12:05, Doug Evans wrote:
> We tend to name carriers after famous personages (Ronald Reagan,
> *shudder*), but there will probably always be an Enterprise, and I can
> always hope to see Saratoga, or Wasp returned to full carrier status.
Hum... Now that brings up memories... Sitting on Anchor detail aboard
Constellation (CV 63 and a half) 20 some odd years ago trying to name
all the carriers in the USN (Note this was after 2 weeks in Subic
we came up with CVN-71 Richard Milhouse Nixon, we went so far as
attempting to make letterhead for our NEW carrier. Our Booter-Brown-Bar
was not amused....
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