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2013-01-26 Caribbean-Latin America
Argentine destroyer that led war against Britain sinks
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Posted by Frank G 2013-01-26 11:39|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [254 views ]  Top

#1 Should do couple more things like this...
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2013-01-26 11:52||   2013-01-26 11:52|| Front Page Top

#2 That 1/4 Squadron of Teredos got 'em!

I can say no more, I must clam up.
Posted by Shipman 2013-01-26 12:08||   2013-01-26 12:08|| Front Page Top

#3 You started this, Shipman. Don't try to worm out of it.
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-26 12:31||   2013-01-26 12:31|| Front Page Top

#4 Remember the Trinidad!

It does tend to focus the meaning of the phrase "race to the bottom".
Posted by Halliburton - Mysterious Conspiracy Division 2013-01-26 12:35||   2013-01-26 12:35|| Front Page Top

#5 Putting a positive spin on this: it does make it easier to clean the barnacles from the hull and also the prop.......
Posted by USN,Ret. 2013-01-26 12:38||   2013-01-26 12:38|| Front Page Top

#6 "We're done with this side, sir! Flip 'er over!"
Posted by Steve White 2013-01-26 13:26||   2013-01-26 13:26|| Front Page Top

#7 USN Ret - True dat, but only on the starboard side. As Dr Steve says, the challenge comes when you want to do the port side.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2013-01-26 13:35||   2013-01-26 13:35|| Front Page Top

#8 HA-HA!
Posted by DarthVader 2013-01-26 14:12||   2013-01-26 14:12|| Front Page Top

#9 If they were robbing the destroyer of spare parts, someone may have been robbing a seacock......just speculating......
Posted by Alaska Paul 2013-01-26 14:37||   2013-01-26 14:37|| Front Page Top

#10 The orange oil spill boom does not look very useful, hanging up in the air like that.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2013-01-26 14:38||   2013-01-26 14:38|| Front Page Top

#11 Only Belgrano and the submarines moved against the British. Rest of fleet was in the harbour.
Posted by Phaith Grique4599 2013-01-26 14:59||   2013-01-26 14:59|| Front Page Top

#12 Yeah, but they couldn't sell tours of the Belgrano. They could of the destroyer.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2013-01-26 15:08||   2013-01-26 15:08|| Front Page Top

#13 Coming soon to a Sequestration near you...
Posted by Pappy 2013-01-26 15:25||   2013-01-26 15:25|| Front Page Top

#14 gonna need to extend that gangway
Posted by Frank G 2013-01-26 15:28||   2013-01-26 15:28|| Front Page Top

#15 Hey, look on the bright side: at least it doesn't have a big-ass boulder embedded in it's backside. Plus, it's close to the dock, so it's easy to work on.

Two years, tops, until it's right as rain again.
Posted by Muggsy Mussolini1226 2013-01-26 16:16||   2013-01-26 16:16|| Front Page Top

#16 It was completely unmanned, unsecured. Pretty much abandoned. COrroded sea valve and no one watching until the moment of thrill happened.

/I got yur metacentric heigh rite here buddy

Posted by Shipman 2013-01-26 16:17||   2013-01-26 16:17|| Front Page Top

#17 C'mon Rambler; quit interjectng logic into it; the lowbrow masses were happier until then....
Posted by USN,Ret. 2013-01-26 19:13||   2013-01-26 19:13|| Front Page Top

#18 Inclining experiment gone bad.
Posted by KBK 2013-01-26 20:26||   2013-01-26 20:26|| Front Page Top

#19 Just me, but I don't think you are supposed to use the hull plating for spare parts
Posted by Cheaderhead 2013-01-26 21:12||   2013-01-26 21:12|| Front Page Top

#20 It's like Angles and Dangles but with a destroyer rather than a submarine. And while still dockside.
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-26 21:15||   2013-01-26 21:15|| Front Page Top

#21 HEADLINES:
Michelle Obama rolls eyes - Ship tips over!
Posted by junkiron 2013-01-26 22:13||   2013-01-26 22:13|| Front Page Top

#22 THE BAD NEWS:
Argentine Destroyer capsizes while docked.

THE GOOD NEWS:
Ticket sales to tour the destroyer are way up!
Posted by junkiron 2013-01-26 23:02||   2013-01-26 23:02|| Front Page Top

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