Pictures from “Velos” museum ship, Athens (Fletcher-class DD)

Pictures from Navigator81


3 thoughts on “Pictures from “Velos” museum ship, Athens (Fletcher-class DD)

  1. Why are all the old warships “hammered” like you see in the 3rd picture, take from the aft??? I mean the uneven surface of the hull sheets?


    1. I guess it’s part of the aging process. Extreme heat and then Cold causes the metal sheets to deform over the years, also rough seas and high speed turns cause a lot of mechanical stress to the plates. These two combined over the years, many many years….


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