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The Loss of the Romney Man of War



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Her Majesty's Ships, HMS Romney ~ Man of War, et al (5 boats)

Romney, Man of War fought against American Independence. America's Liberty ship.

Now we have a politician fixing to be President... another so called
"Romney ~ Man of War"... History is replete with such nonsense. Best keep this Man of War tied securely with heavy bow lines to the dock.
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HMS ROMNEY (J 77) - Bangor-class Minesweeper
This ship remained in Reserve only until 1949 when placed on the Disposal List. Sold to BISCO on 18th January 1950 for demolition by Granton Shipbreakers. She arrived at the breaker’s yard in the Forth later that month.

The name may have been chosen for the first warship to carry the name in view of the association of Henry SIDNEY, Earl of Romney (1641 –1704) who was a supporter of William III. This 4th Rate ship was built at Blackwall, London in 1694 and wrecked 13 years later on the Scillies. In 1815 the last ship to bear the name was built at Frindisbury near Chatham and was another 4th Rate which later was used as a Depot for Free slaves in Jamaica before being sold there in 1845.

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Here's what i got from the article:

Romney was a "fourth rate" "fully rigged" "man of war" that confiscated Liberty from a founding father.

But how did they know the ship should be named the Romney 250 years ago?

flux capacitor

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So, this is basically saying...

...that Romney first learned how to flip-flop on ocean waters. Now it's all becoming clearer. Runs in the family genes I guess.

Sinking Ship

A casualty of the Revolution!

To me

this is the most ironic part, the last sentence!

"She broke up after attempts to float her off(as a republican candidate) failed".

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

Big Surprise

The Rum-neh was a instrument of Empire (reminds me of the HMS Mittens, himself). I still cant believe that Republicans voted for the man. I mean, what about the tea party, the conservative disdain for elitists, and the newfound love for the Constitution?

Mitt Romney? pathetic

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"Terrorism is the war of the poor, while war is the terrorism of

History ready to do the backflip repeat...

"The ship Romney ran aground in November 1804 while sailing to join the fleet off Den Helder (The Netherlands). She broke up after attempts to float her off failed."

How prophetic...Sounds like history is primed to do a repeat for Field Marshal Romney. He's the greatest bonehead candidate for Prez I have seen. You know that America is in trouble when the leadership choices include Obummer and the Mitt-ster. We are in deep doo-doo.

How could we ever come to this? Mitt, please install another car elevator in your beach house. Then withdraw from the campaign process. Your excuse? You know there's only ONE qualified person and you know who he is...

Ron Paul.

Romney vs Liberty ~ almost spooky

"Events escalated when the commissioners in the town ordered the seizure of the merchant vessel Liberty, which belonged to John Hancock.[4] When sailors and marines from Romney attempted to seize the vessel, mobs attacked them and then turned on the commissioners. Many of the officials took refuge aboard the Romney, before transferring to Castle William.[5]

So Apt

In our battle

Laurelai

Only time I'm glad that History repeats itself...

[edited for historical comparison]

Romney ran aground [before] November [2012] while sailing to join the fleet [of the Establishment]. [He] broke up after attempts to float [him through the GOP nomination] failed.

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Ha..

History is repeating itself. Fools never learn.

I love the painting

blown up, listing, the flag is upside down and they are fleeing in a rowboat.

perfect.

Man of War

Thanks for pointing out those elements in the painting!
there's another
the full title is: The Loss of the Romney Man of War
i wish there was a larger pic of that painting

That would have made a better

That would have made a better title, too. "The Loss of the Romney"

So, I changed it.

So, I changed it.

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painting's full title is "Loss of the Romney Man of War"

apt title addition?

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

Bottom line...........

she sunk!

~Your perception becomes your reality~

In November no less!

In November no less!

The Liberty

was the name of Hancocks ship. THAT is history repeating itself.
http://www.biography.com/people/john-hancock-9327271

We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. ~ George Orwell

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