Essex Class Aircraft Carrier Screw

At the Nimitz Museum this 15 foot tall, 27,000 pound, solid bronze screw (propellor) makes quite a display. Jerry served on the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier in the late 50’s, the Hornet had 4 of these pushing it through the water.
Captivating.
posted October 15th, 2017  
This is such a neat display!
posted October 15th, 2017  
A great shot Lou Ann !
posted October 15th, 2017  
Cool
posted October 15th, 2017  
bep
Great shot!
posted October 15th, 2017  
A huge display.
posted October 15th, 2017  
It is enormous.
posted October 15th, 2017  
wow, that is large enough. very intersting to see.
posted October 16th, 2017  
Great shot of this display. Certainly is a big propeller.
posted October 16th, 2017  
Wow! Amazing propeller! Cool shot!
posted October 16th, 2017  
Wonderful place of art!
posted October 16th, 2017  
Wow! the things we learn from other 365's...Massive.
posted October 16th, 2017  
Not sure why but when I first looked at this image it reminded me of a duck
posted October 16th, 2017  
@nicolecampbell I thought the same thing, ha!
posted October 16th, 2017  
@louannwarren - great minds think alike :)
posted October 16th, 2017  
@danette @farmreporter @beryl @joansmor @gijsje @dide @onewing @gq @littleconnie @gaylewood @joemuli @happysnaps @nicolecampbell

I should have had Jerry stand behind it to give scale to it’s size. The deck of the carrier was 80’ above the ocean’s surface, it was a huge ship, I can believe it took four of these to push it along. Thank you all so much for your comments!
posted October 17th, 2017  
It really puts things in perspective.
posted October 18th, 2017  
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