These photos are of a high-line transfer, where 5" 54
caliber ammo is being transferred to the Foster.
These evolutions required a constant speed and space be maintained
between the two ships.
It wasn't a very dangerous evolution but it did require vigilance.
I'm not sure what the bell looking thing is.
Maybe a sign that that is the last crate being transferred.
The ship in the background monitors the evolution provides a
safety net if someone falls overboard or something
I didn't get to see or
participate in many unreps so I thought I'd grab a few photos for
Generally the lower your
grade, the more you got to attend these events.
The supply ship
maintains constant communication with the receiving ship.
I think this is the USS Flint - AE 32, but I could be wrong.
More ammo coming on
board. The 5" guns were pretty accurate. It was
amazing how they could track and down
overhead drones. Those turrets could move a lot faster than
I think the ammo elevator is off to the right. I changed my
mind. I think the bell looking thing serves as ballast.
The best unreps were when fresh food got transferred on.
Several weeks out and that lettuce started getting
a bit stale. There was always a run on the ship's store after
a replenishment, where you got canned goods
and personal items.
Sometimes there would be something a bit more unusual, like a Canon
T-90 at a very affordable price.