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Old 11-23-2009, 02:17 PM
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I was on two navy ships as they were drydocked. The most impressive was when the carrier Nimitz was floated in and put on the blocks at Newport News. Those shipyard workers are artists at putting these huge ships on those little blocks. It has to be perfect each time or it can buckle the keel.