This is what 3000 tons of ship looks like in 40-foot seas.  It looks cool, but it's a real drag to try to work, eat, and sleep in it for hours or even days straight.  BTW, the round thing up front is a 10-foot tall gun sitting on a deck that's about 35-feet above the surface of the water.  The bow/maindeck of the ship is one "story" below the gun and is completely obscured by this "bow crash."

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