What's your favourite warship?

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  1. Cybermat47

    Cybermat47 2nd Lieutenant

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    Mine would have to be the Type VII C U-boat, U-96 of Das Boot fame in particular.

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    A close second would be the Type VII B U-boat, U-48, the most succesful submarine of WWII, in particular. The VII B was 2 feet shorter than the VII C, lighter, and had a smaller conning tower. The VII C could carry active sonar (but rarely did), and was later upgraded with two progressively larger conning towers for improved AA defense, and radar.

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    This isn't a war ship but is my favorite military ship, it is operated by the U.S. Navy

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    For me its the PT Boat

    While their primary mission was to attack enemy shipping, what PT boats did more often was to provide fire support for troop landings, lay and destroy mines, carry out rescues and harass enemy coastal supply lines, a mission that earned them the nickname “barge busters.” In the Mediterranean Sea they wrought similar havoc on heavily armed German supply barges called F-lighters as well as their torpedo-laden German counterparts, the E-boats. At war’s end the Navy stripped, beached and burned most PT boats, but one 80-foot Elco, PT-617, survives at the Battleship Cove Naval Museum in Fall River, Mass.

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    John F Kennedy commanded the PT-109

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    Virginia-class submarine - USN

    From striking land targets with TLAMs, to deploying UUVs, sinking enemy warships, and conducting reconnaissance, the Virginia-class does it all.

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    Iowa Class Battle-Ship

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    Technofox That Norwegian girl Staff Member Ret. Military Developer

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    Almost all modern frigates and destroyers look the same. So, meh. Hard to pick a favorite from them. Nothing really stands out.

    But...

    USS Long beach has my vote for the weirdest looking warship:eek::

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    Hmm... hard to pick:0o0:.

    Probably Sweden's Visby Class:

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