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The Navy Campaign • 2 years ago

USS Wolverine - one of two coal-fired paddle-wheeled lake-steaming aircraft carriers

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  • Ashley Reid

    LHD-2 Essex is an amphibious assault ship-multipurpose same kind as the Kearsarge LHD-3. Carries landing craft, helicopters and about 2000 Marines, give or take? Harriers and the F-35 can land on it as well. No F-18's though.

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