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Atom Bomb VS. Fleet Boat

Postby greenman407 » Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:37 am

In the nuclear tests at Bikini Atoll many ships were anchored close to the blast point to see how they fared in a nuclear explosion SS-305 Skate. It survived although mangled. The pressure hull was not breeched.

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In route to bikini.

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Image Unfortunately this guy is out there with no protective gear. I wonder how long he lived?

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There are OLD pilots and there are BOLD pilots but there are very few OLD BOLD pilots. MAG
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Re: Atom Bomb VS. Fleet Boat

Postby Boss subfixer » Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:58 am

That sign in the last picture is a major understatement!
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Re: Atom Bomb VS. Fleet Boat

Postby GreyAkula52 » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:31 pm

"How Long".......Maybe Into the Sixties.........
But Not Long.
Let's See..... Lung Cancer!
Skin Cancer!..... Liver Cancer!...... Just For Starters!

His Name Must Be Homer Simpson!
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