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Old June 16 2012, 03:23 PM   #27
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Re: Registry meanings?

My most recent bash, the Chaffee, uses the year of the Apollo 1 fire, in which astronauts Grissom, White and Chaffee perished. The name also ties in with the USS Grissom, whose pod I stole for the bash:

The Sultana's number is the date of the riverboat Sultana's catastrophic sinking:

USS Saipan's number is the date of the invasion of Saipan in WWII:

The Preble was built to bust on a coworker who served on the destroyer USS Preble in the 1980s. Preble was DD 46:

The Artemis' number is.. the year I built the model:
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