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Step up! I know some of you are loaded with huge fortunes.

"For the man who has (almost) everything it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Tired of corporate jets, ocean-going yachts and seafront properties in Barbados? Then what about your very own aircraft carrier?
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</center></td></tr><tr><td class="caption"><center>Ship of dreams: the ultimate toy</center></td></tr></tbody></table>Habitués of the internet auction site Ebay were taken aback over the New Year by the offer for sale of the vessel formerly known as HMS Vengeance. The 16,000-ton carrier, which has had only three careful owners, was placed on the website by an unknown broker just after Christmas."




http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/01/10/webay10.xml
 

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I thought this was a Pam Anderson thread.
 
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Dude, that story's from 2004. She has since been taken to India and scrapped according to her Wikipedia entry.

Yeah, I figured that out a little while after I posted it, that it was an old article. Still, was kinda of amusing.

Maybe its me, but I sure hate to see such fine pieces of machinery scrapped.
 

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Maybe its me, but I sure hate to see such fine pieces of machinery scrapped.
I agree with you there. I served on an LHD class amphibious ship that almost has the same lines as that British carrier.

Alas, that's a lot of steel not to be put to good use if she was just going to be laid up somewhere rotting away.
 

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