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Abraham Lincoln in Victoria

By accystan
The Americans came to town last week in one of their big boats. The USS Abraham Lincoln parked just outside Victoria harbour. I naively thought there'd be boat trips to view the carrier up close (we're friendly...)! Not a chance. Nothing was allowed within 1000 metres of it - not private yachts, power boats, float planes, not even kayaks. Three small (US) boats 'buzzed' anything that came close.

It created a lot of interest. It is nuclear (we're nuclear free) and is stationed in nearby Seattle.

Tags: Transport Us Nuclear Aircraft carrier Abraham lincoln

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13 Oct 2007 11:17PM
Nice shot
imagio 14 12 1 England
20 Oct 2007 7:05AM
Good composition.

accystan 16 132 6 Canada
21 Oct 2007 8:57PM
Thanks for looking & commenting Bernie.

Dave D
banehawi Plus
17 2.5k 4247 Canada
23 May 2008 2:28AM
Nicely put together, colours are really saturated. I would suggest some more detail in the boat might be worth trying, - though the silhouette is interesting.

accystan 16 132 6 Canada
23 May 2008 6:28PM
W: Many thanks for looking and commenting. Interesting observation re silhouetting; thankyou.

Dave D
davey_griffo 12 213 165 England
8 Apr 2010 1:37PM
The American's never do play nice, do they? they never like to share their toys. Smile

Should have sent them home. "It's our harbour, & if you won't let us have a look, we won't let you dock".

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