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What were these heavy amphibs doing sailing over hundreds of feet of water.

While in, I was coxswain of lcms that would normally bring these to shallower water before release.

10 posted on 08/02/2020 3:05:47 PM PDT by chief lee runamok
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The photos I’ve seen, the Amphibious Assault Vessel is well off-shore when it releases the tracked anphibious vehicles directly from well of the ship.

I’ve swum (small!) rivers in the old M113. Even after properly preparing for a crossing, I always prayed it didn’t sink, overturn, or get stuck trying to climb up over the opposite bank. And when it made it, it gave me a fresh appreciation for the APC as it doesn’t look like the sort of thing that can do it at all.


12 posted on 08/02/2020 3:14:01 PM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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What were these heavy amphibs doing sailing over hundreds of feet of water.

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Preparing for the Lammas Day sacrifice.


16 posted on 08/02/2020 3:27:09 PM PDT by Norski
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