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By Mark Brye (brye) on Wednesday, October 06, 2004 - 6:29 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Hope this work. Not really great at posting pics
DDG Bow

 
By Mark Brye (brye) on Wednesday, October 06, 2004 - 6:31 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
This is a pic from the bridge window of a DDG destroyer she is on. The bow goes out about 100 ft. but you cant see it because the waves are all the way over the bow and the gun mount. Its not a small ship at 508 ft and the bow is about 40 feet above the water. Just submerged in the pic.
 
By Mark Brye (brye) on Wednesday, October 06, 2004 - 6:32 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
This is a pic of waves coming over the rear of the ship
rear

 
By Mark Brye (brye) on Wednesday, October 06, 2004 - 6:33 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
And a pic of the roll.
Roll

 
By Mark Brye (brye) on Wednesday, October 06, 2004 - 6:35 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Not related to wakeboarding but thought they were cool.
Guess everyone had trash bags tied to their waist to puke into. These are 35 foot seas.

 
By swass (swass) on Wednesday, October 06, 2004 - 6:54 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Oh, man, my bag would be full.

I bet if you go overboard, there's not much anyone can do to save you.

 
By swass (swass) on Wednesday, October 06, 2004 - 6:56 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Let her know we appreciate what she's doing and we hope she stays safe.
 
By Stanfield (stanfield) on Wednesday, October 06, 2004 - 7:05 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
It's amazing that any boat can roll through that kind of stuff.
 
By Zack (raider40) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 5:57 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Here's a few taken from an offshore oil platform I was on in the North Sea...








 
By Tommy G (tommyg) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 8:24 am:    Edit Post Delete Post


Holy shi'ite.

 
By Joe Mama (spoon) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 8:45 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Zack:
Got Photoshop?

 
By Zack (raider40) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 9:21 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Are you asking if I have it or was it used on those pics?

Yes and no are your answers.

 
By Dave (schmo) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 10:00 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Zack,

Someone used photoshop on them. Those first two pictures have the exact same picture of the boat (same angles, shadows, water level on the back, etc but yet are on two totally different ocean sceneries. One of the two is definitely electronically enhanced. The first one is just too fake looking.

 
By Rod McInnis (rodmcinnis) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 11:08 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
yeah, that first picture looks bogus. What the heck would a tug be doing that close to a fixed object in that kind of conditions?
 
By Zack (raider40) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 11:52 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
The tugs or crewboats are delivering supplies and cargo back and forth to Jack-Up oil rigs in the North Sea. It is not uncommon to have those boats out in 10'+ seas.

Keep in mind in the first pic that the air gap between the bottom of the oil rig and the ocean (when calm) is somewhere around 25-30'. As all of us know waves of those magnitudes are not uncommon (hell Ivan produced waves over 65').

 
By Salmon Tacos (salmon_tacos) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 12:28 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Hmmm...let's see...I'd say the first one is the Photoshopped version. The water over the back doesn't even make sense in that picture! The rest of them look perfectly real though.
 
By Zack (raider40) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 12:41 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Photoshopped or no?

 
By Paul (psudy) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 12:56 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
photoshopped.
 
By Joe Mama (spoon) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 2:29 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Shop 'til ya drop.
 
By Salmon Tacos (salmon_tacos) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 2:40 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Could be real...or could be fake. There's not enough information to tell. It would be a really easy Photoshop job but there's nothing to really indicate that it is.
 
By Matt Cour (mcsammamish) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 3:59 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Mark, I bet you're really anxious to see her get home now. Nice photos, they definately give you that holy shi'ite feeling.

Get back to work and quit putting some many hours on that boat. Your making us people in Washington jealous.

 
By Mark Brye (brye) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 4:18 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
The pics my wife sent are the real deal.

Matt,

She is going to pull in on Nov. 8th. I cant wait till she is home. I have only seen her for 10 days in the last 13 months. That is to long!

 
By Nick Brown (512boarder) on Thursday, October 07, 2004 - 7:17 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
holy crap, i didnt even know that boats could even take that kind of punishment!?
 
By Tim Day (sunsetterlxi) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 6:06 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
I have hundreds of hurricane pics out to sea. This is the Truman, (about 80-85 feet to the flight deck) in a hurricane a few years back

 
By charlie jager (tigelova) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 9:01 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
That 3 water spout photo is not Photo Shopped. I was fishing in the ocean one day and 2 water spouts dropped down. The weird thing about it was that the ocean was calm(just like in that 3 spout picture). We were 50 miles out in a 25 ft Center Console. The fish were going nuts because of the pressure drop. Caught several Mahi Mahi's and a black fin tuna in 20 minutes.

We were within a mile of the 2 spouts and next to a drilling rig. They danced around us and the drilling rig for about 30 minutes and then stopped. We got it all on video.

 
By Paul (psudy) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 9:40 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
Lets see it.
 
By Joe Mama (spoon) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 10:05 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
This is real. I was outstanding in my field!



Twister1

 
By Scott (oshensurfer) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 10:25 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
That last one looks like its from the Wizard of Oz. What the hell it that guy doing? Moving a picnic table when a twister is 1/2 mile away? WTF?
 
By Salmon Tacos (salmon_tacos) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 12:04 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
cellar door.
 
By joe sprague (joeysprague) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 12:11 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Hey Mark, those pics are amazing. open ocean energy is crazy and looks pretty scary in those pics. thanks for posting them. post more if you got em'
 
By joe sprague (joeysprague) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 12:14 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Tim,
you also said you have hundreds of pics out at sea. would love to see some of the best/intense ones if you don't mind posting them. thx

 
By Rod Rinnert (deltahoosier) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 12:51 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
The last one looks like the movie Twister.
 
By Scott (oshensurfer) on Friday, October 08, 2004 - 5:31 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
ST,
Ahhhhh. See it now. thanks.

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By Keith DeYoung (kdeyoung) on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 4:12 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
If the second to last pic is not photo shopped AMAZING that our military would leave a billion $$$ worth of jets to the mercy of the ocean...I think they would have got them out of there!
 
By greg (gwake) on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 5:16 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
i have some of the bearing sea I'll post. I need to get them off my computer on the boat.

I have been in similar weather conditions. Looks pretty real to me.

Our boat is small 280' and we still take green
water over the wheelhouse sometimes.

Hope they make a safe return!


 
By Mark Brye (brye) on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 6:31 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
I like this pic also

 
By Mark Brye (brye) on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 6:35 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
The props on this ship are kind of cool (DDG-85). They have little holes in them that they pump air through. The air pumping through the holes changes the "signature" of the prop. That way the bad guys cant figure out what type of ship is comming up on them.
 
By Nick Brown (512boarder) on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 8:07 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
now those props have some major surface area!
 
By Scott (oshensurfer) on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 8:09 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Can you say HOLE SHOT
 
By ryan (powerstroke) on Thursday, October 21, 2004 - 8:25 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
i work on the catapults on a carrier and you cant fit all the planes in the hangar bay. i to have some similar pics from when i went around the tip of south america. those pics he is showing are the real deal.
 
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