The Warship

This was posted on the Groaners listserv.

A few years ago the nuclear aircraft carrier Enterprise was returning to its base at the Oakland-Alameda Naval Base when the ship’s captain, misreading the tides, managed to run the carrier aground on the mud flats of San Francisco bay.

This event went down in history as being one of the finest examples of . . . grounding the warship you walk on.

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