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Philadelphia Navy Yard #4

By handlerstudio  
O:once again, shooting with my iPhone, which seems like such an underwhelming tool for such a large subject. This aircraft carrier is just off the the right at the end of Broad St., which runs from the north end of the city to this end, in the south, with its only curve being around and past City Hall, which sits right in the middle of Broad St. One strange thing, and as far as I know, unique to Philadelphia, is that in South Philly, yo see cars parked in the middle of Broad St., And it seems, based on results, to be totally legal.

So this aircraft carrier is berthed right there on the Delaware River. Know idea when it last saw service....adn my guess, that as immense as this is...it may be small by current standard.

My thanks to Isabel for her award a couple of days ago.

And an apology....Citizens' Climate Lobby has had me tied up in meetings, with little time to do as much time as I would like to review lots of photos....

Peter

Tags: Photo journalism Big Aircraft carrier Navy Yard And Bigger

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11 Sep 2020 4:20AM
Great captures in the Navy Yard well done Peter.
WesternRed.
11 Sep 2020 4:20AM
The lead is some awesome frame filler Peter ! And this set of a retired aircraft carrier is not something one see's every day. Very fascinating to see ...good point you bring up on how much bigger the new ones must be ...maybe 10 -20 percent bigger ?
Cheers Walt
11 Sep 2020 4:23AM
Interesting images of this carrier.
banehawi Plus
18 2.8k 4321 Canada
11 Sep 2020 5:16AM
Nice quality images, would not know these were from an iPhone unless you said so.
helenlinda Plus
15 374 22 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2020 5:44AM
Love the lead photo
johnke Plus
9 232 17 England
11 Sep 2020 8:14AM
Awe inspiring Images Peter....John
Alfie_P 15 927 2 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2020 8:19AM
Splendid set of images Peter The lead is a very impressive image ⭐

😎
11 Sep 2020 8:33AM
A great set of images
RLF Plus
12 18 4 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2020 8:53AM
Fantastic set of shots
These vessels earned the Americans victory in WWII
Rob
11 Sep 2020 9:05AM
Lovely set, Peter. could do with some of them over here to house our ever-growing army of illegals crossing the ChannelSadSmileSmile
Mike
chase Plus
17 2.4k 638 England
11 Sep 2020 12:31PM
That's some beast of a vessel !
Very well taken with your phone, good quality.
Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2020 1:21PM
Wonderful set and a great lead Peter.

Peter
Chinga Plus
11 112 3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2020 7:47PM
Magnificent vessel... Magnificent boatabilia Peter.
I like the patina in the versions and the size !! It's a giant !!
Beautiful images, Isabel GrinGrin
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
11 Sep 2020 10:15PM
Awesome lead image!
debu 12 India
12 Sep 2020 12:49AM
Great set of images.
Debu

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