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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 28.01.12 | 11:52 (IST)

    The ship is identified by the Post as the Ponce, an Amphibious Assault Ship, more akin to a combined aircraft carrier & troop ship. It has a big flight deck. A battleship is a specific kind of ship with lots of huge artillery-like capacity, and little aircraft capacity (think dreadnought).

    from the article: U.S. plans to send 'floating commando base' to Mideast, documents show
    First published 11:34 28.01.12 | Last updated 11:34 28.01.12
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