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Naval Legends: USS Slater

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Such a shame that the timeframe and tiering of this game do not allow for these "smaller boats" with smaller armaments to be included. Including all those interesting ships from around WW1.

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Do they think we r all americans so they repeat the news ?

Gues another way to get the "numbers" up.

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You made a well rounded documentary on the Cannon class destroyers but it’s a shame that you have not presented the actual history of the ship you feature in the video.  USS Slater was launched on February 1944. With the ending of WW2 USS Slater remained in service with US Navy until  1947 when it was put in the reserve fleet. On March of 1951 USS Slater DE766 was transferred to the Royal Hellenic Navy along with three other Cannon class destroyers and renamed to HS Aetos  D01“Eagle”. Her sister ships renamed  , USS Ebert  DE768 to HS Ierax D31 “Hawk”, USS Eldridge DE173 to HS Leon D54 “Lion” and USS Garfield Thomas DE193 to HS Panthir D67 “Panther” respectively. The four of them formed the “Wild Beast Flotilla” serving the Hellenic Navy patrolling the Aegean Sea for 40 years. Worth mentioning the USS Eldridge was the infamous ship speculated to have taken place in the Philadelphia Experiment that according to the rumors rendered the ship and its crew invisible or even teleported the ship to Virginia and back in a brief moment. As for USS Slater it has been featured in two movies  The Guns of Navarone” (1961) and “I Aliki sto Naftiko” (Η Αλίκη στο Ναυτικό/Alice in the Navy, filmed in 1961) while in Greek service before decommissioned in 1991. Eventually Greece donated the ship to the Destroyer Escort Sailors Association where it was restored to its USS Slater state and turned to a museum ship located in Albany, New York. You should seriously consider bringing a Cannon-class destroyer in the game, despite their limited armament either HS Aetos or HS Leon could make a solid tier 5 anti-air premium destroyer in the Pan-European Nation. 

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Once again W.G.'s refusal to give missions to ships below tier V strikes.:etc_swear:

As for this ship being tier V due to AA, that is unrealistic, CV's aren't even in every match.:Smile_glasses:

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14 hours ago, DarthDon49 said:

Once again W.G.'s refusal to give missions to ships below tier V strikes.:etc_swear:

As for this ship being tier V due to AA, that is unrealistic, CV's aren't even in every match.:Smile_glasses:

As hostile as they can be to new players.

 

Then they promote some recruitment BS like they give a s*** about them. 

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