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USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« on: November 28, 2018, 22:39:05 »

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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2018, 10:25:35 »
and now a workup till late 2019, living in a mess you know people died in, might be an odd feeling.

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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2018, 15:57:41 »
I think it'll be a haunted ship.  (And no, I'm not kidding.)

That many souls to die that quickly & unexpectedly?  I have a feeling it'll be a haunted ship.
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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2018, 17:09:32 »
Sailors are superstitous ?

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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2018, 17:11:18 »
Very, lot's of things like opening a can upside down is a no, no.

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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2018, 21:05:01 »
I think it'll be a haunted ship.  (And no, I'm not kidding.)

That many souls to die that quickly & unexpectedly?  I have a feeling it'll be a haunted ship.

No different in sailing in HMCS Kootenay where nine sailors died...
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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2018, 05:05:04 »
Curious as someone who has never sailed -- was she haunted?  Legit question, did the sailors who sailed on her report anything?


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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2018, 09:39:49 »
Unlucky ship where 10 sailors died. Physically they are gone,but spiritually they may not be.

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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2018, 16:59:10 »
Very, lot's of things like opening a can upside down is a no, no.

Isn’t opening anything upside down a no no?

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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2018, 12:05:00 »
In reference to the label, most cans can be opened from either end. My guess is that people who do such things are not paying attention and therefore there are things wrong on the ship that they also have not seen, leading to the "bad luck".

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Re: USS McCain Leaves Drydock
« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2018, 14:30:57 »
Curious as someone who has never sailed -- was she haunted?  Legit question, did the sailors who sailed on her report anything?

Sailed in Candesron 2 (not KOOTENAY) in the early 80's. Never heard of anything unusual about KOOTENAY from anyone from her crew.