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Offline vikesrule  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:53:40 PM(UTC)
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AVONDALE, La. (AP) - The fourth in a series of amphibious warships is about to be turned over to the Navy and for everyone associated with the LPD-20, theres a sense of awe.

The Green Bay - it officially becomes the USS Green Bay when commissioned Jan. 24 at Long Beach, Calif. - is scheduled to be delivered to the Navy on Aug. 29 by the Northrop Grumman Corp. shipyard in this New Orleans suburb.Like its three sisters already in service - USS San Antonio, USS New Orleans and USS Mesa Verde - the 25,000-ton Green Bay is 684 feet long and 105 feet wide, suitable for a naval crew of 360 and 800 Marines. It can carry landing vessels and helicopters to deliver the Marines to shore.The vessel, which cost more than $1 billion, recently completed sea trials successfully.

What's neat too is that the USS Green Bay is a sister-ship to the USS New York, which had part of it's bow stem made from reclaimed metal from the World Trade Center

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Offline PackOne  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, August 26, 2008 6:58:14 PM(UTC)
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Awesome find.
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Offline DGB454  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, August 26, 2008 7:46:05 PM(UTC)
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I think one of our games are played on her this season.
Offline porky88  
#4 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 12:53:51 AM(UTC)
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That's really cool.
Offline Cheesey  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 1:01:46 AM(UTC)
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Watch the Minnesota Viking players try to steal it for another "cruise!!!" :pottytrain1:
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Offline Packerchick  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:27:44 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Watch the Minnesota Viking players try to steal it for another "cruise!!!" :pottytrain1:


I dont think so Cheesey, its a warship, it should be well protected.
I am a woman and I love football.
Offline huskies  
#7 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 12:04:03 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Watch the Minnesota Viking players try to steal it for another "cruise!!!" :pottytrain1:


maybe we shouldnt get cullpeper now he might take moss when the pats have a bye
the pack is back
Offline Zero2Cool  
#8 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 12:14:25 AM(UTC)
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Offline Cheesey  
#9 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 7:43:05 AM(UTC)
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I'd love to see a big Packer "G" on it's side!!!

I wonder if the Vikings have a boat named after them?
(Probably a "dingy", with holes in it!)LOLOL!!!
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Offline 4PackGirl  
#10 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 8:58:04 AM(UTC)
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lmao cheesey!!!!

and that is one COOL ship!
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Offline zombieslayer  
#11 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 5:33:02 PM(UTC)
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Thanks for posting that picture, Zero.

I couldn't get to that page.
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