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USS Lexington (CV-16)
USS Texas
USS That Submarine in Galveston
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Mobile...Batfish???
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Considering I work for the Govt -that answer is good enough for govt work --- actually I had forgotten about the sub at Mobile until you mentioned the one in Galveston -which I did not know about.


Trivia time -not a question - but there is a USS South Dakota memorial/monument in South Dakota -it is a park in Souix Falls ... features an outline of the ship ... think I would rather see the 3d things -but a thoughtful gesture none-the-less.
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Not many places in South Dakota to park a battlewagon.

Corpus Christi TX - Lexington Carrier
Galveston TX - Seawolf Sub
Houston TX - Texas Battleship
Fredricksburg TX - Nimitz Museum of the Pacific War - closer to the Alamo than the coast. I think they have a PT Boat, but it's in storage.

Louisiana - There must be something in New Orleans. Isn't there a Liberty ship planned as part of the D-Day Museum? There have to be some Higgins Boats.

Mississippi - Pascagoula or Biloxi has to have something.

Mobile AL - Alabama Battleship
Mobile AL - Batfish? Sub
I think there are some other ships in Mobile too.

Pensacola - US Naval Aviation Museum
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Off by a bit on Batfish...

I knew Batfish was a memorial, but she's not on the Gulf (or any)Coast...

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Think you are right Dave -- I have no been to mobile since about 1983 ... seems like a million years ago
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(yeh some day I have to make that trip and take in the D-Day museum too ...
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The ACG/SZ convention needs to be in Mobile or Pensacola!

Check out the USS Alabama exhibits...http://www.ussalabama.com/

The sub is SS-228 USS Drum...but there's a lot more stuff.
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Here's a question:

USN aircraft carriers are designated by CV-(hull number). What does the CV stand for?
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USN aircraft carriers are designated by CV-(hull number). What does the CV stand for?
Aircraft Carrier............
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Aircraft Carrier............
CA stands for "Cruiser, Armored". The initials CV have a specific meaning, apart from Aircraft Carrier. It is a little archaic.
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Does the 'C' stand for cruiser?
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Does the 'C' stand for cruiser?
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Cruiser,?????V??????
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It comes from the term Cruiser, Aviation meaning Aircraft Carrier I think.
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It comes from the term Cruiser, Aviation meaning Aircraft Carrier I think.
Maybe it was said with a drawl... "Cruiser, 'Viation."
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