Pearl Harbour -- Aug 2018

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Hi gang :smile:

Yesterday My wife and I had a wonderful tour around Pearl Harbour
Here are just a tiny few of the 100's of images...……


The USS Bowfin
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Steam powered torpedo
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2 different versions of Polaris Missile
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Info for the black and white topped one from above
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The mighty Mo ( USS Missouri)
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Dave
 

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A few more :smile:

The USS Arizona Memorial
Currently closed because of damage to the docking facilities
But they take you on a boat ride to see the memorial and the USS Missouri
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Up near the bow looking aft
Bow end, 6 x 16 inch guns that can fire their projectiles over 35km ( over 20 miles)
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For those that don't know, The surrender of the Japanese took place on the Missouri whilst it was in Tokyo Bay.
Below is a photo that is on a wall by the place where the "Instrument of Surrender" was signed.
With this, the war in the Pacific ended
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Hi up on the outside "bridge" looking forward …. The Arizona Memorial ahead
Pearl City in the background
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As I said, just a tiny few of the many photos from the day. A large part of the Missouri is open to explore ( above and below deck)
If you ever get the chance to go to Hawai'i, a Pear Harbour tour is a must !!

Regards
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Nice images. :smile:

(BTW, you do know that hurricane Lane is headed your way, right?)
 
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Nice images. :smile:


thanks :smile:


(BTW, you do know that hurricane Lane is headed your way, right?)


yeah I do :frown:

looks like the eye will pass several 100 miles to the sth of Hawai'i but looking like some heavy rain on the way for the "Big Island"

which is where we fly to this afternoon (Tuesday)


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The mighty Mo ( USS Missouri)
Not to be confused with the Mighty Moo (USS Cowpens). :biggrin:
 
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Not to be confused with the Mighty Moo (USS Cowpens). :biggrin:


Haha :)
 
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OK.
I had to look:
Cowpens.jpg
 

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I've been there on my free time during conference but I never got to see the Mighty Mo. Very nice pictures!
 
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I've been there on my free time during conference but I never got to see the Mighty Mo. Very nice pictures!


thankyou :smile:
 
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A wooden deck - how thick is that?
I presume it is oak?
 
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I think teak is typical for decks on ships like that.
 
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But they take you on a boat ride to see the memorial and the USS Missouri
I toured her in Philly maybe 25 years ago when they were preparing to turn her into a museum. The tour guide pointed to a small dent in one of the turrets, about what you might expect to find in your car door after parking at the mall near Christmas, and said it was from a direct hit from a Japanese 8" shell. Now that's armor.
 

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