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Mess Deck: General Section => Full Scale Ships => Topic started by: Colin Bishop on August 28, 2008, 10:32:50 pm

Title: Iconic Ships
Post by: Colin Bishop on August 28, 2008, 10:32:50 pm
Some ships are Icons, you don't need to ask what they are - it's obvious. This topic is for members to post their own photos of the ships we all know and love. Here's some to kick off with.

Colin
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Bunkerbarge on August 29, 2008, 02:58:08 pm
Well you've already gone for two of my favourites there Colin!

No great surprise though to see probably my favourite of all time up first folowed by another nice old girl.  They did spoil her though with those ridiculous launches on the foc's'le!!
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Martin [Admin] on August 29, 2008, 04:08:42 pm

S.S. Norway, formerly the S.S. France.


(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/SS_France_Hong_Kong_74.jpg)
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Colin Bishop on August 29, 2008, 08:21:14 pm
A couple more...

Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: DickyD on August 29, 2008, 08:35:23 pm
One of my favourites
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: DickyD on August 29, 2008, 08:37:17 pm
And another
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Martin [Admin] on August 29, 2008, 09:39:02 pm

The two Ironclads: CSS Virginia (top) & USS Monitor.
                1862 at the Battle of Hampton Roads

(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/59/CSSVirginia1862.2.ws.jpg)

(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/62/H59543.jpg)
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Colin Bishop on August 30, 2008, 09:10:19 pm
This picture of the old Queen Elizabeth was taken by my Dad in the mid 1960s, I was with him at the time. I think it's a marvellous shot which really brings out the grace and majesty of this wonderful ship.

Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Brian_C on August 30, 2008, 09:50:50 pm
the green godess caronia and the last caronia  (last cruiseliner built in this country 1973 swanhunters
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Brian_C on August 30, 2008, 09:59:45 pm
 this is a definate icon, it brought a hole new meaning to the (fast warships)
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Brian_C on August 30, 2008, 10:05:00 pm
 japan surrenders onboard uss missouri
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Bunkerbarge on August 30, 2008, 10:31:22 pm
It doesn't get much more iconic than the Cutty Sark for me.

Pure beauty.
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Colin Bishop on August 30, 2008, 10:38:53 pm
Much of the Cutty Sark is at present on the quayside at Chatham.

Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Arrow5 on August 31, 2008, 09:52:46 am
Scotland`s icon, P.S. Waverly.
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Brian_C on August 31, 2008, 08:21:15 pm
bismark and tirpitz must be among this section
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Brian_C on August 31, 2008, 08:35:28 pm
an icon which we all know
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Reade Models on August 31, 2008, 08:56:38 pm

For me it has to be SS Great Britain - rarely modelled.
Title: Re: Iconic Ships
Post by: Martin [Admin] on August 31, 2008, 11:01:50 pm

For me it has to be SS Great Britain - rarely modelled.


Saw a lovely model of Gt Britain at Leamington Spa  a couple of years back and yes it was huge!