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    Small Craft Advisory Taylor215's Avatar
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    Sep 2006
    Coconut Creek Florida

    Navy-50-mph vessels use steerable waterjets instead of propellers and rudders

    Its amazing something this large can move so fast

    "Independence, a 418-foot warship built in Alabama, boasts a top speed in excess of 45 knots, or about 52 mph, and sustained 44 knots for four hours during builder trials that wrapped up this month off the Gulf Coast"

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    xxx2's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    panama city bch, Fl
    The gov capped the ships price $460,000,000 a piece wonder who will get the contract, lockheed or general dynamics?

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    Cape Coral
    That is a bad a$$ ship...

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    So where can I get one of these?

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