April 22, 2014

Mystery Ship XXVII

I dunno, we'll see about this one.  Name this Mystery Ship!

It may be really easy, it may be confusing!  As always, FDM and CTX are in the Masters category, so they can't play yet... but everybody else, take your best shot!  Remember, imagesearch is an abomination unto the eyes of men and ducks.

Posted by: Wonderduck at 07:34 PM | Comments (11) | Add Comment
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1 Argentine? Holanda? Just guess's because of the land showing

Posted by: jon spencer at April 23, 2014 08:12 AM (jfISJ)

2 I think that's the Solomons. (I cheated.)

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 23, 2014 04:06 PM (+rSRq)

3 HMS Victorious

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at April 23, 2014 06:30 PM (DnAJl)

4 Finally!  I was getting worried.

Posted by: Wonderduck at April 23, 2014 07:31 PM (6nC06)

5 AKA USS Robin.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 23, 2014 08:17 PM (+rSRq)

6  Well, the fact that the White Ensign is actually visible in the photo is a bit of a giveaway, when combined with the other details.

Posted by: cxt217 at April 23, 2014 08:42 PM (8T/QO)

7 CXT, you've got sharp eyes.  I was working with a MUCH larger version of the pic, and I never noticed.

And as a general FYI, Steven's USS Robin would have worked as an answer, too.

Posted by: Wonderduck at April 24, 2014 12:38 AM (6nC06)

8 At least on the screens available to me, the flag blends into the clouds perfectly. Now that cxt mentions it, I can see a resemblance, but even so it looks like a windsock or antenna.

Posted by: Pete at April 24, 2014 11:57 PM (RqRa5)

9 On the large pic I've got over here, it's pretty obviously the White Ensign... but you have to actually NOTICE it, and it's hard to do that against the background.

Posted by: Wonderduck at April 25, 2014 06:33 AM (wxtqH)


The cross on the White Ensign is what gave it away.  The dark shape in the corner, combined with the cross, being flown from a warship, really narrowed everything down.

Posted by: cxt217 at April 25, 2014 12:30 PM (8T/QO)

11 I have an 8-bit ADC in this laptop's panel, so it all merges in. In theory TrueColor visual is also 8-bit and it should be enough, but in practice, well, not so much. Also, sometimes I can see a whole lot of grays by looking at the image at odd angles, like opening laptop almost flat. I just forgot about doing that trick here.

Posted by: Pete at April 25, 2014 04:01 PM (RqRa5)

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