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Old 12-31-2011, 02:41 PM
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Me too. In my Navy days we hit seas like that a few times. NOT fun! Makes for a very wild ride, and no sleep.......
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Old 12-31-2011, 03:17 PM
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Those are some real seamen...
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Old 12-31-2011, 08:43 PM
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This my niehbors wifes boat. She is third mate which i guess means third in charge. She was in the wheel house when this video was taken

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFKeio0ymkA
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Old 12-31-2011, 08:45 PM
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Its a 900 ft oil tanker
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This my niehbors wifes boat. She is third mate which i guess means third in charge. She was in the wheel house when this video was taken

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFKeio0ymkA
Can't be that bad out there he doesn't even have his wipers rollin"

that is cool vid. Almost looks slow motion.
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Too cool! I wonder if I could stomach that!
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Old 01-02-2012, 10:24 PM
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for everyone who talks a big game about running in big seas.
these guys have guts.
You think those are big seas?? USS Kitty Hawk's deck is 80' above its waterline;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1graEzmeRU
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Old 01-02-2012, 11:06 PM
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You think those are big seas?? USS Kitty Hawk's deck is 80' above its waterline;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1graEzmeRU
"big seas" takes on a whole new meaning when you nearly stuff an aircraft carrier! WOW!
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I've been a mile behind the carrier about to land and seen the props coming out of the water. That will make you pucker!
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I've been a mile behind the carrier about to land and seen the props coming out of the water. That will make you pucker!
How did you land on the deck with it rolling and pitching like that?? Big respect for you guys.
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