Discussion in 'History' started by Lurchio, Sep 30, 2013.
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Trivial question, anyone recognise this....
The USS RANDOLPH looks a good bet; USS Essex Model ship 1/700 Scale
Looks like an American Essex Class carrier. Essex-class aircraft carrier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
How does a yank say Essex? They can't pronounce any other English counties. As for any welsh ones!!
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That reminds of when the Airways reporting point Wrexham was changed on all the charts and the AIP to REXHAM. In my very short time at Preston RADAR, it took me days to work out where the Walls-eye was that the Pan Am and United drivers kept giving estimated times for. Wallasey must be such a tongue twister for the poor dears.
Should have known it is Wrecsam
Or just Shithole!!
Its where I joined up!
According to this site
It is the USS RANDOLPH on a shakedowns cruise in Chesapeake Bay 12 November 1944.
It also shows the official print number
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