Quote Originally Posted by namvet View Post
so would I. the NJ served with us in Nam. we had to send her home. these ole gals were built for war time economy. she was costing us a million bucks a day just to keep her afloat and operating. we simply didn't have enough support ships to keep her going. I wondered why they could not convert them to nuke power. guess it was impractical ??? they're a great way to show the flag. and very intimidating
You know whats sad? We prolly couldn't make something like that anymore. Could you picture a BB up to date? That would be impressive.