Discussion in 'The Fleet' started by soleil, Sep 21, 2010.
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Light Admiralty Grey, actually; to BS381 697 (Colours for Specific Purposes). "Battleship Grey" was BS381 632.
OK, I was momentarily bored.
I got out of the cold move that day lol
There's two different greys on her. There is a big patch on the Stbd side which is considerably darker.
Could be a shadow? Or some dirt from an O/B discharge..?
No, it's a very large and regular patch in the shape of an inverted-T (FP3) just aft of where it says LIZ.
Next you lot will be telling me there's no such things as battleships any more...
True. But last night in the bath I saw a canoe...
'feet dry' in the article. Is this a 21st century naval term?....or do ships now have feet?;-))
It's properly applied to aircraft crossing the coast as in 'feet wet' and 'feet dry' and is a standard report.
Many thanks NG...learnt something new, to me
surely she's off to the breakers yard next....
Not the Mighty B , however moths might affect her sister
or balls; or lack of from S of S for Defence.
I'mnot even going to ask how you know that, it's just grey !! :lol:
Have to admit, thats a bloody good refit, last time I saw her in Pompey she had a flat top, was square at both ends and the superstructure was just on the one side :roll: mind you that was 1978 !!
Ah, hours of colourful fun at;
Actually, I've just discovered that I'm 10 years out of date.
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