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Thread: Odd island and burning ship

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    Default Odd island and burning ship

    Two thing to look at today.
    Star shaped island, the remains of old fortifications at 54░38'33.71"N, 19░53'15.77"E
    Not particularly exciting but it looks nice.

    and very close by, what looks like a fairly large ship on fire at 54░38'11.48"N, 19░54'49.48"E

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    Super Moderator Captain Hornblower's Avatar
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    Well, the ship is not burning. German sailors call that "Heizergru▀" (boilermans greeting). If big ship engines are started or not the best fuel-configuration is set up, they blow a lot of smoke (black-smoking).

    Btw, I guess it is a Russian Sovremenny destroyer.

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