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Old March 19th, 2017, 08:43 AM   #1
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How Does the U.S. Navy Name Its Ships?

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Old March 19th, 2017, 08:56 AM   #2
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Lately, it seems very arbitrarily.

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Old March 19th, 2017, 09:53 AM   #3
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Most of the ones I've seen used paint! Typically the color I have seen is white!

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Most of the ones I've seen used paint! Typically the color I have seen is white!
Then they were not US Navy Ships......unless you were looking at the numbers.......ships names are black, on fantail...; )

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Then they were not US Navy Ships......unless you were looking at the numbers.......ships names are black, on fantail...; )
Yes numbers I stand corrected......... but I bet the names in black on the fantail are using paint as well!

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I bet at there weekly meetings they just put names in a hat and the secretary of the navy draws the name from there.

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they used to use this little italian guy who kept saying,"atsa my boat"

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