May 03, 2014

Name This Mystery Ship XXIX: Yes, Really.

While I'm working on the Ben-To! writeup, here's a little brainteaser for ya.  Heh.  I got no hints for ya...

There ya go.  Yep, I'm a bastitch... granted. 

CXT, FDM, y'know the rules: you don't get to play for a while.  Everybody else, have at it.  Remember, no imagesearch... you're a poopiehead if you use an image searching app or anything like that.

UPDATE: Okay, CTX, FDM... you're let off the leash.

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1 Is that USS Canopus?

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at May 03, 2014 07:16 PM (+rSRq)

2 It isn't, but I completely understand the logic behind the guess.

Posted by: Wonderduck at May 03, 2014 10:44 PM (/caKu)

3 USS New Orleans?

Posted by: Brickmuppet at May 04, 2014 01:59 AM (DnAJl)

4 Also an appropriate guess.  Also not the USS New Orleans.

Posted by: Wonderduck at May 04, 2014 05:39 AM (/caKu)

5 Looks like it should be named HMS Dunsinane. Or maybe USS Druid Hills.

Ent Cruise Lines. The slowest way to travel!

Posted by: at May 04, 2014 09:07 AM (mpHLh)

6 The Knights who say "Ni!" apparently survived into the 20th century, and have extracted quite a toll in shrubbery over the centuries....

Posted by: Mauser at May 04, 2014 11:33 AM (TJ7ih)

7 I guess they didn't disguise Canopus with greenery. They disguised it with smudge pots and the like.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at May 04, 2014 02:57 PM (+rSRq)

8 They also disguised it with sinking.

Sort of.

I would guess the pic above is some kind of light cruiser used for coastal defense, and that's as far as I can go.

Not very far, I know.

Posted by: Ben at May 04, 2014 06:06 PM (Oftf2)

9 HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen.  In the early months of the Pacific war, she escaped from Soerabaja to Australia by posing as the above pictured island and moving only at night.

Posted by: flatdarkmars at May 04, 2014 09:39 PM (0h1CL)

10 HRMS Abraham Crijnssen; in the Dutch East Indies, 1942.  Last ship to escape the Japanese from Java.

Posted by: Go Daigo at May 04, 2014 09:47 PM (HQwbC)

11 Good call, FDM. 

Posted by: Wonderduck at May 04, 2014 11:06 PM (/caKu)

12 Coooool!

Posted by: Suburbanbanshee at May 05, 2014 02:28 PM (nh8FR)

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