Flight Deck

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  1. comiso90

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    USS Boxer 1946.

    I like that you can see the wooden deck and tie-towns.

    My Uncle is on the left.

    Andy Brusca

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    Very cool!
     
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    Great stuff
    any more?
     
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    OK... one more... since Colin asked!


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    Very cool! Something I've always wondered, though....those transverse lines of perforations in the deck....What are they?
     
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    I believe they are tie-downs recessed into the deck.
     
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    Would they also act as a soak-away?
    I imagine deck ops could get pretty slippy in adverse weather
     
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    Nice photos sir! I always love seeing these sorts of shots. Anymore? :)
     
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    #10 comiso90, Oct 22, 2010
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    Wht is the sea foaming in the background of the last picture? Curious...
     
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    Cool shots!

    @Capt. Vick. There is a helicopter so it could be downwash but certainly doesn't look like it. Depth charge maybe?
     
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    Neat stuff. Always cool to have photos like that in the family archive.
     
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    What really struck me was the lean/thin profile of the F4U props. Wow. Gonna have to look at my models now.
     
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    Thanks.. I'll check it out.

    Matt: 80% of the reason I posted was so someone would find tech/modeling data... glad it inspires thought.

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    1945 Italy..

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    Great series of pics, thanks for sharing!:D
     
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