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Navy ship taking "evasive action"

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Navy ship at high speed making a hard left turn. This was filmed around August 11, 2007, just off the coast of Norfolk, from the flight deck of the Eisenhower.

USS Gonzalez DDG 66. Named for Sergeant Alfredo Contu Gonzalez, a Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War. A greyhound of the sea. She is a very handsome ship and doesn't the flag look beautiful. You may have seen this before but I think it's worth another look. You Hear a man say, "That's impressive." Yes it is.
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someone left their wallet maybe?
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"Making a hard left turn"?? It's not a taxi, it's a ship. Hard rudder to port?
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what you don't see is all the sailors spewing off the edge as it turns
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+Pum bucka you funny guy, mu hahahah~
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Rip the e brake and dump the clutch?
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he sounds like kermit
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USS Oilburner burning fuel at 10 gallons per minute
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+topgearownz I stood the watch that took soundings of the fuel oil tanks and worked on the controls that supplied oil to the boilers on an air craft carrier back in the late 70s. One night I decided to calculate the fuel economy of the JFK CV67 doing best speed which was 21 knots for the JFK. Best speed is not the fastest speed it will go, but the most efficient. So that night while the ship was going straight and doing best speed, I carefully measured how much oil we had used and how far we had traveled to get miles per gallon. So I can say I know that ship gets 86 gallons per mile average at steady best speed. Now that is gallons per mile not miles per gallon and is statutory miles, not knots. That comes out to 61 feet per gallon.
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SHIT we forgot the EZ-pass!
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The voice in the background must be a guest, he called the carrier a "boat"
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All vessels? Yes. Three masted ship compered to brigs and sloops yes. But USS and HMS and many other navies  second S is for ship. Same with SS steamship. Yes M/V is motor vessel. Boats go on ships. A few exceptions. This destroyer is a ship. Some may out of affection call their ship a boat.
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United States Navy Arleigh Burke Class guided missile destroyer.
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Beautiful and lethal class of ship.
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+David Connor Yup, it's a very nice military ship.
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Everyone behind the camera are all wow while men on board are standing there wometing XD
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She has got a nice bone in her teeth!
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that wake would sink a 100ft crab boat
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Nice vid - Now do that in a force 10..
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Around 9000tons at 56 km/h; 35 mph.
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Battleship Yamato can do it better
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+SMGJohn scrub you don't no nothin about the capitalist life mmmk, i got hillary clinton at my door everyday asking for money for her campaign, she complains that she was keeps getting scammed by some guy named smgjohn, i deny her it though, as she is a liberal.
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+The Privileged Capitalist Hillary Clinton refused to serve 50 years in a Gulag for two billion Kwon.
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Fuckin Tokyo Drift
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how fast is she going in mph?
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"Just off the coast of Norfolk"? What was Uncle Sam doing in the North Sea, then?
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+John Smith ha nice one fancy a trip from Yarmouth to scrobie sands 😊
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You guys should take a look at the USS independence and USS Freedom, those ships can move. 
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lining the rail in dress blues is not what I'd call "evasive action".
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coveralls. not dress blues
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Maybe they were just playing who can stay up the longest.
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Boy Tri Shared on Google+ · 2 months ago
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Funny how people criticizes everything they see....... idiots!!!
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Wish my GF could turn her car around that quick...
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Kathy Hartmann Shared on Google+ · 2 months ago
USS Gonzalez DDG 66. Named for Sergeant Alfredo Contu Gonzalez, a Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War. A greyhound of the sea. She is a very handsome ship and doesn't the flag look beautiful. You may have seen this before but I think it's worth another look. You Hear a man say, "That's impressive." Yes it is.
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the guy speaking sounds like Kermit
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"Prepare for heavy rolls as the ship comes about" Aaaand everything falls off the tables
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ha,ha.... That just brought back some memories. Tin can sailors.
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I like your avatar.  I've gotten some pretty cool items from them.
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LOL "High speed sinking demonstration" Does look like a pretty inefficient hull shape, plowing a lot of water. Maybe it is better once the course is stable.
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cuts through the water fine , its a displacement hull not a speed boat!
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+earl yriser ill bet those propellers are making a hell of a racket with how fast they're spinning 
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Hey captain! Did you bring your phone charger?
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Mr. drift king over here....
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impressive that's for sure!
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she isnt even going full speed. No where near it. Rooster tail is showing me she is about 2/3 speed.
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Vivat America! - Death russia!) I am Ukraine)
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dig the hull cavitation portside.
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You can hear everything crashing to the deck from here.
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I'm gonna assume those stacks go to gas turbines, not diesels. And it's amazing how it can look like it's going so slow yet so fast at the same time.
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"Baby I can't come over I'm busy!!" Girl: "but I'm home alone"
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Helm hard to port! I forgot my lunch back at the house!
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Holy shit that wake...  Looks like she's surfing a mountain of water pushed up behind the ship!
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Man this guy just doesn't stop with the dumb comedian act [ oh look ships coming back for chicken oh look it just needs some skiers] what is this a how to not be funny tutorial
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PROOF OF CHEMTRAILS!!!
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guy sounds like a muppet
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Norfolk? As in the Norfolk shipyard in Virginia? I live close by here!
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IM . surprised how mean people here are, better appreciate the men and women that protect us
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It's not taking any 'evasive' action, it's just turning as they do every single day.  Change your bullshit heading.
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Now pop a wheelie :D
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Almost makes me miss the yard…..almost.
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horribly designed driftwood... 
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NEWS NEWS NEWS. ... ... BIG BOAT TURNS CORNER. ... NEWS NEWS NEWS.
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What did you expect while clicking on the video?
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Now, that is something worth saluting . . .
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That would be a turn to Port - at least in the USMC.
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so it turned!! Yaay!!!!!!! lol..
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ha try doing this on the zumwalt. what a waste of money!
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CG-66 USS Hue City Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser
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That is DDG-66 USS Gonzalez, guided missile destroyer,in which I am a plankowner!
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Mike Crews Shared on Google+ · 1 year ago
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+Sven G  More like "GET AFTER THEM!"
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+Raio Verusia I was referring to the order given on the US vessel taking evasive action,  not the pursuing ship.
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Yep.She is named for Sergeant Alfredo Cantu Gonzalez, a Medal of Honor recipient in the Vietnam War.She rescued the crew of an Iranian ship, whose engine and rudder were broken down She also fought some Somali pirates. 
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+michael Grantd dude he said fuck yea not fuck you......jez
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You can't because you ain't got the balls. SCUM BAG LOSER
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"Good grief? Is this Charlie Brown in 1952??
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I didn't know Kermit the frog was in the navy. Ms Piggy will not be happy
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Really great photography.
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I would made them stop and do some skiing
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Its a cruiser not a destroyer. ..
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Being in the Navy, that's a Destroyer. On the Burkes, such as this one, the SPY radar arrays point out at 45 degree angles to the bow. On the Ticonderoga cruisers, they point at 90 degrees to the bow and the superstructure and weaponry is totally different (extra 5 inch gun, CIWS, etc.).
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+Jesse J I could really use a good laugh.  Tell me you got your ESWS aboard the Hue City.  Please tell me.  I so need a good laugh.  That's the USS Gonzalez, DDG-66.   +Joshua Gathright got it right. 
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Please tell me that nobody who was standing on the front part of the ship,  fell overboard during the massive left hand turn.........
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The guy closest to the mic needs to shut his gob. Fuck's sake...
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"Evasive Action" story.  I was on the battleship USS New Jersey BB62. Because we carried 2 1/2 million gallons of fuel, we also acted as a re-fueling ship. In Vietnam we re-fueled many ships. This is done by the ships running parallel to each other at the same speed and sending a large hose over to the other ship. We had done this dozens of times and never had an accident. But, we did have to take evasive action one time when a Russian Trawler (they look like a fishing boat, but their task is to gather information about our ship. They would even try to pick up our trash) crossed in front of your ships while re-fueling . They were pretty close and slowed down considerably. So, we had to do an emergence break away. Easier said than done. But we acted quickly and no one got hurt. This close call happened in 1969. The video you see here is some kind of practice....testing it's max. ability to do a sharp turn. Still, pretty impressive. Don't ever forget to say, "Thanks for your Service" to every US Military person you meet.  It really means a lot to us.
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steve Van Koutrik What's your point? Shouldn't you get off youtube and go back to guarding your bridge? 
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thanks for your service, very impressive. going back to my bridge now, 
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Beautiful! The Ship speed is enough for keep Flag straight!
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this guy sounds so like Ernie  
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Your federal deficit providing a joy ride !!!! . Don´t worry, if you don´t pay your children will do !!!!
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Nice to see the Gonzo not running into shit
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He sounds like Kermit the Frog
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I was on this ship in the early 2000s its the hue city cg66 to funny
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+rozel407 Haha don't forget the Marine Corps and USAF!
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I zoomed in at what time code i forget, but I did eat corn chips off  the aft deck.... Hope that  just clears things up. ;)
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it's the SPEEDY GONZALEZ.  L O L
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This is the USS Gonzalez (DDG-66) it is a Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. You could look it up on google.
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"Guys did you remember to turn the oven off?"
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+Honey Hole Its funny there's always some idiot on YouTube, screaming: God Bless America. Mindlesly parading the flag... God has nothing to do with this murder weapon, let alone with America.
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"Life after Death"? Not what I was referring to me boy.
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We just wanted you losers to know what keeps us free from asshole like you. You're a LOSER SCUM BAG  That you stupid fuck is the action and look of freedom.
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On the bridge, Star Trek sliding around is going on. :P
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Russian Shkval torpedo speed 400-600km/h this obsolete ship will make perfect target :-) 
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Russian only got shit and the U.S. is not in the shit business
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It is an awesome feeling on the ship when we do this...  Then add to that an emergency backdown at full power and what a ride you have...
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That's the USS Gonzalez  DDG-66. FAST and very impressive ship.
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+TAYDOMONATOR showing off? Really? We would do similar actions in the middle of the pond thousands of miles away from spectators.
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but there is no immediate threat
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how is that evasive action
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+Lee Goins It looks like typical sea trials to me, where the captain puts the ship through it's paces, with hard turns port and starboard, speed runs, and stops from max speed. Maybe the guy who uploaded this video should have named it something different. In any case, thanks for your service!
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+Rick Hilton That's my thoughts also Rick. Thanks for making one of the most reasonable comments I have read, you can't make some people understand such simple stuff. As far as my service to our country, no thanks needed...I did it for myself as much as I served for all the others....you're welcome friend.
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That thing has the turning radius of a Navy destroyer
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+Rick Hilton Ah, who needs to "read up"?? The 16" guns on the Iowa Class Battleships have been radar guided since WW ll. By mid-war 1942 American Battleships had the most accurate Radar Guided Fire Control Systems in the world. As a matter of fact the mechanical hardware of the guns are so accurate nothing was done to improve them after there 1980's refit! And yes with Mark 8 range keeper's and electromechanical analog computer's the Iowa's could fire accurately on the run.  You know that the Iowa's were also carrying nukes,right? Not capable of it but the Iowa's had nuclear tipped 16"shells. There are also 16" Scramjet shells for the Iowa's that will travel at over mach 7 for a range of over 300 nautical miles.Don't even get me going on Electromagnetic Railguns on the Iowa's!  Modern missile are not designed to penetrate armor either and the Iowa's are loaded with armor plating. After the Iowa's refit in the 1980's they were the most powerful ships afloat!  And don't tell me that aircraft carriers are because an aircraft carrier is nothing without their planes.The former Soviet Union was terrified of the Iowa's because they had no answer for them. Accurate weapons you say? Aside from the 16" guns you apparently didn't know that the Iowa's also carried Tomahawk and Harpoon missiles? Now throw in the Phalanx CIWS system? The Iowa's also have 5" guns that fire quickly and accurately. Those Naval advances you speak of including GPS. I think they were applied in the Iowa's 1980" refit don't ya think?
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+lander4545 Thanks, Lander, for your great comments and information. Yes, battleships of the WWII era were awesome weapons with their obvious bristling guns. And, yes, they were upgraded later with improved aiming and other weapons systems. But for economic reasons, the idea of keeping, upgrading and maintaining these ships was scrapped in favor of the smaller and cheaper cruisers and destroyers we have today. Although they don't look as impressive as a battleship, modern warships still pack quite a wallop, and their missiles are accurate, and the 5" gun is an auto-loader and can fire rapidly, and accurately. And, they're upgrading the technology constantly. Laser weaponry is coming to replace the awesome, but unreliable chain guns currently being used for short range defense. I looked up GPS technology and found out that although it was "invented" in the early seventies, it wasn't until the mid eighties that there enough satellites to provide the technology. So, I'm not sure whether that technology was employed at the time when these battleships were being used. I've gotta disagree with you about aircraft carriers, though. With 90 fixed wing planes and helicopters aboard a carrier, these are what makes for an awesome weapon. Even an armored battleship cannot withstand an air attack from these weapons, something that the Japanese had to learn the hard way during WWII. Our carrier based planes sunk nearly all of their navy. Yeah, once all of the planes are launched, the carrier is a "sitting duck," but there are always two fighters sitting on the deck, engines running, and pilots on board, ready to launch in case a plane gets too close. And, carriers have some weapons available for defense as well.
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I miss the old navy.
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Why are there kids on a US aircraft carrier?
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It was most likely a tour aboard the aircraft carrier and at sea the destroyer was simply showing its skills.
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I Russian Oligarch. I want buy ship and female crew members. How much? I also want Eisenhower and female crew members and airplanes. How much also? I have money.
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The unedited version shows yet another turn whereas the naval ship rams the boat with corona drinkin' hipsters sinking their sorry ass and sending them into a great white shark migration. Why do they never show us the truth?   
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The damn ship can barely get out of its own way. Terrible bow design. 
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+OSHbots Hey, thanks. I see there is improved design. 
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+Bender45 I know how to start trouble. 
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wow that ship must have power steering make a full speed turn like that great site though
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