today to do some polishing and visit the USS Winston Churchill (DDG-81)
which was tied up at Penn's Landing across the river. Below are a
bunch of photos from today's trip, I plan to be onboard next Saturday for
Armed Forces Day, hope to see you there!
Winston Churchill tied up at Penn's Landing.
automatic 5" Deck Mount, vertical launch missile
tube doors are visible on the deck behind the gun mount.
were numerous emplacements like this on the main deck
and several more were visible on the upper decks too.
of the ships crew shining up the bell,
after we teased them about it looking bad...
from the main deck amidship looking forward at the superstructure.
the prominent Aegis Radar Panel visible in this photo, one of 4 on the
shot along the Port side as we left the ship via the after brow.
more shot from dead astern as we boarded the ferry to cross the river.
the weather has improved we've been working topside again trying
to clean up the many brass fixtures and plates found on the weather
We are stripping them down and reapplying lacquer to them.
more fixtures we did today, and look at that porthole shining,
I lacquered all of them three years ago now, still looking pretty good!
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