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In 2015 the billionaire philanthropist discovered the wreck of the Japanese battleship Musashi.
There is no defense for a 7-2, 290-pound battleship with a sniper’s aim.
Equipped with the Aegis Combat System, the Ticonderogas were designed to protect capital ships—such as the Navy's aircraft carriers and the Iowa-class battleships—from mass air attack.
The climax came in the form of baseless scare stories around 1908 to the effect that the Germans were building the new dreadnought-type battleships at a faster rate than Britain.
After the wreath was placed, the Trumps tossed white flower petals into the waters above the battleship's sunken hull.
Cutting through the mush is like turning a battleship.
The USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor marks the final resting place of more than 1,000 sailors and Marines who were killed on the battleship during the surprise Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941.
Yet the arrival of the Lucas Museum, a sleek, white battleship of a building by Chinese architect Ma Yansong, certainly has every institution in the park rethinking its strategic plans and diving into its Rolodex.
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First Known Use: 1794See Words from the same year
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