Posts Tagged ‘navy’

HswMS ORION A201

Posted: 16 February, 2014 by SeaBart in ugly
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Picture by JohnFisher via www.shipspotting.com

Picture by JohnFisher via http://www.shipspotting.com

Picture by John Fisher via www.shipspotting.com

Picture by John Fisher via http://www.shipspotting.com

M80 – Stiletto

Posted: 24 January, 2014 by SeaBart in ugly
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USS Zumwalt – DDG1000

Posted: 20 October, 2013 by SeaBart in strange, ugly
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Image courtesy US Navy/General Dynamics Bath Iron Works/Michael C. Nutter via www.gcaptain.com

Image courtesy US Navy/General Dynamics Bath Iron Works/Michael C. Nutter via http://www.gcaptain.com

HSV Sea Slice – IMO 9113252

Posted: 16 July, 2013 by SeaBart in strange, ugly
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Picture by W. Michael Young via http://www.shipspotting.com

Pacific Tracker

Posted: 22 September, 2011 by SeaBart in special, ugly
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Pacific Tracker

IMO : 6507921

Build : 1965 by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp – Pascagoula, Mississippi in the USA, no 487 as Mormacdraco

I can actually hear you thinking now: has SeaBart lost his mind in the few months before while he wasn’t posting, that ship does not look ugly at all, she is a classic. And my (more…)

Sea Fighter

Posted: 9 June, 2011 by SeaBart in ugly
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Sea Fighter

Pennant nr : FSF-1

Build : 2003 by Nichols Bros. Boat Builders – Freeland, Washington in the U.S. of A., nr ??

Another experimental Swath design Fast littoral combat ship from the United States Navy. I have no clue how you think about them but (more…)

Dunno source, via the interwebs

Extreme (Ugly) Concepts

Build : Hopefully not / Not yet

Concepts : a thing that designers design, in cooperation with marketeers to sell their designs. Usually the concept is fitted with some extraordinaire features, shapes & other (more…)

HMS Dauntless (D33)

Posted: 16 April, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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HMS Dauntless

IMO: 4907751

Build: 2007 by BAE Systems – Govan in UK, nr 1062

Just as the US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships have proven by being featured here, modern naval vessels are not the prettiest things around. (more…)

Kommuna (updated)

Posted: 15 April, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Kommuna

Kommuna

IMO : n/a

Build : 1915 by Putilov Shipyard,St.Petersburg in Russia, nr ?? as Volkhov

Refitted : 1950 by Shipyard De Schelde, Vlissingen in the Netherlands

A real golden oldie this one, build in 1915, refitted in 1950 and still going (more…)

Soviet Space Ships

Posted: 3 April, 2010 by Fairlane in special, ugly
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Soviet Space Ships

Space support vessels, with their huge antenna arrays in order to communicate with spacecraft (more…)

Silly Warship Names

Posted: 19 March, 2010 by Fairlane in special
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Hoe and Plunger

From Ric Hedman via http://www.navsource.org

Silly Warship Names

Watching the movie “High Fidelity” once inspired me to create several lists of so-called “top 5′s.” (more…)

HMS Northway

Posted: 17 March, 2010 by Fairlane in non-ugly, ugly
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Via en.wikipedia.org

HMS Northway

IMO: ???

Build: 1943 by Newport News Shipbuilding – Newport News, Virginia in the USA, nr 403 as HMS Cutlass

While neither of the above pictures above are actually this vessel, they are her identical sisters, (more…)

USS Independence (LCS-2) (Updated)

Posted: 25 February, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Dunno source, via the Interweb

Dunno source, via the Interweb

USS Independence

Pennant nr : LCS-2

Build : 2008 by Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama in the USA, nr ??

Above picture has been accumulating dust in my archives for quit a while now, I was (more…)

Sawqrah

Posted: 10 February, 2010 by SeaBart in ugly
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Sawqrah

IMO : 9391244

Build : under construction by Rodriquez Cantieri Navali – Messina in Italy, nr 354

Another ugly ship under construction…..This one has a, for me unspeakable, Omani name (more…)

USNS Gordon (T-AKR-296)

Posted: 7 February, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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USNS Gordon (T-AKR-296)

IMO: 7234430

Build: 1972 by Burmeister & Wain – Allerod in Denmark, nr 846 as Jutlandia

Innocence: Traditionally this characteristic has been attributed as one that can exist in something that is pure and unadulterated. (more…)