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Offline Tom E. Gunn

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"Anchors aweigh!"...HMS Queen Elizabeth
« on: June 25, 2017, 11:45:20 PM »
Off on her shakedown cruise shortly. It's an unusual design with its twin islands and "ski-ramp". Now all we want are the F-35s to equip her!

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Re: "Anchors aweigh!"...HMS Queen Elizabeth
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2017, 02:49:17 AM »
Hip hip hooray !!
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Re: "Anchors aweigh!"...HMS Queen Elizabeth
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2017, 09:16:54 AM »
Cool !





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Re: "Anchors aweigh!"...HMS Queen Elizabeth
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2017, 09:33:32 AM »
Any ideas on why two islands?

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Re: "Anchors aweigh!"...HMS Queen Elizabeth
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2017, 11:59:05 AM »
Any ideas on why two islands?

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Re: "Anchors aweigh!"...HMS Queen Elizabeth
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2017, 01:17:49 PM »
I cant find anything about them either  :-\
2017 and STILL WANTED! a pair of RAF 1940 Patt boots
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