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Old 03-16-2010, 10:18 AM
Elendil's Heir Elendil's Heir is offline
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Chicago's very own battleship [incl column by Cecil]

Whodathunkit?: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battles...inois_(replica)
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Old 03-16-2010, 06:18 PM
Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor is offline
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Unimpressive, semi-non link, dude.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:01 AM
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Maybe you meant this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battles...nois_(replica)

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Old 03-17-2010, 01:14 PM
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There it is - thank you, TubaDiva. Looks like I was missing the closing parenthesis.
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Old 03-17-2010, 04:42 PM
Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor is offline
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Well, we did have not one, but two aircradt carriers operating out of Chicago during WW@.

Steam-powered, paddle-wheelers, to boot.
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Old 03-17-2010, 07:09 PM
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Right you are:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Wolverine_%28IX-64%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Sable_%28IX-81%29
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Old 04-23-2010, 08:17 AM
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Congrats, Elendil's Heir, Cecil has taken this up his very own self:
http://chicago.straightdope.com/sdc20100422.php
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