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Old 29 December 2018, 00:10
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Originally Posted by Maverick View Post
All you've got to do is watch Top Gun to see the Big E!

It was actually a pretty cool ship. I had the pleasure of doing a Tiger Cruise on it when I was a kid. Saw my first sonic boom from an F-14 Tomcat, and it scared the shit out of me. Damn plane snuck up right behind me haha. A lot of fish died that day.
"Was" being the operative word. By the time it served as FOB Afloat during Restore/Uphold Democracy it was far from 'cool'
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