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Paul Farace
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« on: April 13, 2008, 03:53:04 AM »

Cleveland is still waiting for spring weather, but here is the next best thing. A virtual tour of COD on Saturday, April 13, 2008. 

Let me know what you think about a 1945 ironing board in the forward torpedo room...



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Mark Sarsfield
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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2008, 12:46:06 PM »

Very nice, Paul.  It definitely looks like it's being lived in.  Batfish needs to get a bunch of white towels, undergarments, clothes, etc, and spread them out/hang them up of over the berthing areas, too.  We are sorely lacking the lower bunks in the torpedo rooms and the bags that hang off the rails.

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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2008, 03:32:25 PM »

I agree, when things like clothes and towels etc. are there it makes it feel more realistic like you actually are there when it was happening.

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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2008, 08:15:28 AM »

Thanks for sharing those, Paul!  You guys really have something to be proud of!

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