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Tri-Cat Deep V with a Bulb?

Discussion in 'General Catamaran Discussion' started by PropBet, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. PropBet

    PropBet Senior Member

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    The US Navy and General Dynamics took the lid off the new U.S.S. Independence Littoral combat ship (LCS). This beast will sail close to the shore and throw everything imaginable at an enemy "from armored vehicles and helicopters to shells, torpedoes and missiles." Plus, it can hustle at a rumored 60 knots. Basically, that means the enemy will have a difficult time escaping the wrath of this mighty vessel no matter where they are.

    ref. http://dvice.com/archives/2008/05/navy_launches_u.php

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  2. NYCAP123

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    That thing scares me and they're not even ticked at me.:cool:
  3. Capt J

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    I've seen it in the water in Mobile, AL back in Nov and have many pictures of it. It looks even more menacing in the water. When I get time I'll post the pictures here.
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    Hi,

    I think you will find that there was more than a modicum of input from the Australians in this project.
  5. Kevin

    Kevin YF Moderator

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    I'd love to see those pics Capt J.
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    Capt J Senior Member

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    Pictures!!!!!!!!

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    For some reason when I sized the pictures smaller, I kept the quality the same, they got blury

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  8. NYCAP123

    NYCAP123 Senior Member

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    Cap, You've got to get that sun behind you:rolleyes: .
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    ... hello pirates - having a nice day? :eek:
  10. Kevin

    Kevin YF Moderator

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    Here's some running footage of the beast: LINK

    (Sorry if it's been posted before... I can't remember.)
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    Is that the failed Super Ferry from Hawaii in the background?
  12. Henning

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    Most likely, IIRC they're built by the same yard. The yard may be holding some primary financing/paper on it.