25% Tariff on Lobsters to China

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  1. Blitzen

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    All my Buds drive GMC's and would bust my chops all the time about my Toyota until I told them to check the tags on their trucks to see where it was assembled and then check mine. I no longer have to hear their crap.
     
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    Here are the specs. 600,000 HP. and 33 kts. flank. She would leave quite a wake. :)
    Name: USS Tarawa
    Namesake: Battle of Tarawa, 1943
    Builder: Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia
    Laid down: 1 March 1944
    Launched: 12 May 1945
    Commissioned: 8 December 1945
    Decommissioned: 30 June 1949
    Recommissioned: 3 February 1951
    Decommissioned: 13 May 1960
    Struck: 1 June 1967
    Fate: Sold 3 October 1968 and scrapped at Baltimore
    General characteristics
    Class and type: Essex-class aircraft carrier
    Displacement:
    • As built:
    • 27,100 tons standard
    Length:
    • As built:
    • 888 feet (271 m) overall
    Beam:
    • As built:
    • 93 feet (28 m) waterline
    Draft:
    • As built:
    • 28 feet 7 inches (8.71 m) light
    Propulsion:
    • As designed:
    • 8 × boilers
    • 4 × Westinghouse geared steam turbines
    • 4 × shafts
    • 150,000 shp (110 MW)
    Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h)
    Complement: 3448 officers and enlisted
    Armament:
    Armor:
    • As built:
    • 4 inch (100 mm) belt
    • 2.5 inch (60 mm) hangar deck
    • 1.5 inch (40 mm) protectice decks
    • 1.5 inch (40 mm) conning tower
    Aircraft carried:
    • As built:
    • 90–100 aircra


    In this Pic. you can see all the S2F'S and a couple of AD'S (Aft) . Also 4 Panther jets that they were trying out. That did not go well. (loss of planes and life.) She was a Mighty gal !!
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    Yeah im sure i wouldn't . I would of liked to have just a couple of those lathes and milling machines they had in those where houses. just a couple of the gazillion tools and gear they had stored there.
     
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    Sorry for the derail Eatporter.
     

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