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Search: Posts Made By: jamesgpobog
Forum: The Engine Room 5th October 2015, 16:38
Replies: 116
Views: 17,202
Posted By jamesgpobog
The BMFH, an 18 pound sledge on a 10-12 inch...

The BMFH, an 18 pound sledge on a 10-12 inch handle. Impossible to swing with one hand, yet used often.

Permatex Form-A-Gasket. Always worked well for me, but a real mess to use and difficult to...
Forum: The Engine Room 28th September 2015, 06:27
Replies: 0
Views: 871
Posted By jamesgpobog
Replacing the Economizer

Another one of my sea stories...


Replacing the Economizer

It was very soon after I had reported on board, probably just a matter of a day or two, that B division embarked on a rather amazing...
Forum: Histories 7th September 2015, 02:53
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
Hey Sherlock, this IS my thread. How about you...

Hey Sherlock, this IS my thread. How about you get off it? Stop hijacking it with posts 'irrelevant' about the Oryoku Maru, or just get lost. Your choice.
Forum: Histories 5th September 2015, 14:05
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
Which is vastly superior to the glibness of being...

Which is vastly superior to the glibness of being comfortable with the deaths of 7000 a week of your own military for months on end, while having an attack of the vapors over the instantaneous...
Forum: The Bridge 5th September 2015, 07:28
Replies: 24
Views: 4,329
Posted By jamesgpobog
OK, I'm just a snipe with much less than 100...

OK, I'm just a snipe with much less than 100 hours of helm watch on a small coastal minesweeper, so someone please 'splain me Lucy about this verse. What am I missing? Port is red/left, so if I 'port...
Forum: Histories 5th September 2015, 04:50
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/3595568...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/3595568/One-Hundred-Million-Souls-for-the-Emperor.html
Forum: Histories 5th September 2015, 03:05
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
Why don't you think about why it is...

Why don't you think about why it is relevant....can you do that? My bet is no.
Forum: Histories 4th September 2015, 17:27
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
YOU recommended the book. If it's just...

YOU recommended the book. If it's just 'interpretation', why do you give a rat's behind what he says about anything else?
Forum: Histories 4th September 2015, 14:22
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
LOL... #29 offers the book Racing the Enemy:...

LOL... #29 offers the book Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan as evidence. Oops... too bad the author of that book states "Without the twin shocks of the atomic bombs and...
Forum: Histories 4th September 2015, 03:56
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
Or this... ...

Or this...

http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2008/08/hiroshima_hoax_japans_wllingne.html

http://www.historynet.com/world-war-ii-second-atomic-bomb-that-ended-the-war.htm
Forum: Histories 3rd September 2015, 03:44
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
You lied when you said I produced no evidence. I...

You lied when you said I produced no evidence. I did.

Your entire argument is built on 'what if' scenarios. Pot , kettle.

You ignore Japan's response to the Potsdam Declaration...which had a...
Forum: Histories 2nd September 2015, 22:14
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
Garbage. Not only do you not understand "not...

Garbage. Not only do you not understand "not arguable", but then you lie about what I have presented as evidence.


http://fas.org/irp/eprint/arens/chap4.htm
...
Forum: Histories 2nd September 2015, 16:29
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
You are nothing if not perceptive... Note...

You are nothing if not perceptive...


Note to self:
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.
Forum: Histories 2nd September 2015, 00:40
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
Seriously? You got yourself a whole head full of...

Seriously? You got yourself a whole head full of book learnin', doncha, son?

You ever talk to survivors of kamikaze attacks? I have.

http://www.ussbush.com/

That's my dad top row, right....
Forum: Histories 1st September 2015, 19:47
Replies: 108
Views: 16,752
Posted By jamesgpobog
Kamikazes, as well as millions of women and...

Kamikazes, as well as millions of women and children with bamboo spears.

That is what Japan was preparing for. That is fact and not arguable.

http://fas.org/irp/eprint/arens/chap4.htm
...
Forum: Model Ships 26th August 2015, 16:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By jamesgpobog
Actually a rather cool design feature...boat...

Actually a rather cool design feature...boat storage. There was an internal small boat 'hanger'.
Forum: Model Ships 26th August 2015, 00:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By jamesgpobog
This is all I know...

This is all I know...
Forum: Model Ships 25th August 2015, 20:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By jamesgpobog
Models on Battleship Iowa

We don't have many, but here they are, Arizona, Missouri, and Yamato...
Forum: The Bridge 24th August 2015, 04:29
Replies: 44
Views: 9,815
Posted By jamesgpobog
LOL...seems like they doubled down on stupid...

LOL...seems like they doubled down on stupid...
Forum: Histories 22nd August 2015, 23:56
Replies: 10
Views: 2,832
Posted By jamesgpobog
Bob's picture is actually in Tin Can Sailors. ...

Bob's picture is actually in Tin Can Sailors.

He sets stuff up here in the wardroom, tells his stories, and signs copies of TCS that people buy in the gift shop...
Forum: Container Vessels 22nd August 2015, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 2,392
Posted By jamesgpobog
Outward bound yesterday morning, 8/21/15...

Outward bound yesterday morning, 8/21/15...
Forum: Container Vessels 22nd August 2015, 21:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,392
Posted By jamesgpobog
Incoming Thursday.

Incoming Thursday.
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd August 2015, 03:22
Replies: 62
Views: 8,623
Posted By jamesgpobog
Modern era propulsion engines

What brand is considered the absolute best? Durability, economy, power, the best overall value?

What is the flip side, the biggest POS afloat?
Forum: Container Vessels 22nd August 2015, 03:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,392
Posted By jamesgpobog
Horizon Spirit

Pulled into San Pedro yesterday. Odd looking, but I love the design of her superstructure. Wish more ships had style...
Forum: Histories 21st August 2015, 20:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,832
Posted By jamesgpobog
This is a pic from Bob's personal collection. He...

This is a pic from Bob's personal collection. He is marked in red.

Not a single man in the photo except Bob survived the ship's sinking.
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