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"The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire."

"Never trade luck for skill."



End-of-the-road for these Cold War Carriers

Navy photo (circa 2010) of "junk carriers" waiting their fate:
USS Independence (CV 62), Kitty Hawk (CV 63), Constellation (CV 64) and Ranger (CV 61)
tied up and waiting scrapping in Bremerton, Washington.
"The idea of scrapping these ships will bring a tear to many old salts," Bruce Nason adds with this photo contribution.



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