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Question: What color of shirt would you like?  (Voting closed: May 02, 2008, 02:48:56 PM)
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« Reply #60 on: May 22, 2008, 08:16:10 PM »

Now be nice Rick or I will have to convince Mark to stay down here on the Drum. By the way, you wouldn't have a photo of the area in the stern up close showing the framing and structure between the tubes from the outer doors aft would you?
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« Reply #61 on: May 22, 2008, 09:59:53 PM »

Check out the Batfish's virtual tour on the webiste, it has a very good closeup pic.

Here is a link to that page:

http://ussbatfish.com/tour-e-aft.html
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« Reply #62 on: May 23, 2008, 05:00:44 AM »

Thanks, that will help
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« Reply #63 on: May 23, 2008, 05:45:21 AM »

Tom,
Let me know if you need any more Pics of the stern.  I will be happy to provide..
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« Reply #64 on: May 23, 2008, 05:55:12 PM »

Thanks Rick,
I think I can get what I need from the virtual tour photo, I just needed an idea of what would be blocking all the daylight we see thru ours.

Lesley and I spent today geting the Drum ready for Marks visit, everything is locked down secured with chains or welded in place. Motion sensors and alarms are install, pepper sray ready and metal detectors and scales calibrated. Did I mention guard dogs?  police
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« Reply #65 on: May 26, 2008, 09:26:01 PM »

I wore one of my t-shirts today.  Very nice.  Thanks for getting these, Mark.
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« Reply #66 on: May 29, 2008, 10:39:48 PM »

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I wore one of my t-shirts today.  Very nice.  Thanks for getting these, Mark.

You are more than welcome.  We wore them at the Drum/Alabama and I remember at least one person asking about them.

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Lesley and I spent today geting the Drum ready for Marks visit, everything is locked down secured with chains or welded in place. Motion sensors and alarms are install, pepper sray ready and metal detectors and scales calibrated. Did I mention guard dogs?

Tom - and all this after I volunteered to help you with a commando raid to the Alabama to get you some of there stuff...you're a hurtin' my feelings   Cry   Roll Eyes   Cheesy
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« Reply #67 on: May 30, 2008, 05:55:47 AM »

Sorry Mark,
I thought you were a sub vet, you really have to watch us. But I would never take anything from another museum boat. I really enjoyed your visit and hope it was benifical to you. If you saw anything you don't think was right let me know.

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« Reply #68 on: May 30, 2008, 08:56:32 AM »

Tom - the DRUM looks very good and the work planned will even make it look better.  You and Lesley have done an amazing job.  I am anxiously awaiting photos when you get the after section done.  And if you need more photos in a higher resolution, let me know what you need and I can email them to you.
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« Reply #69 on: May 30, 2008, 04:14:22 PM »

Tom,
I hope you got all of the pic on the after tubes that you needed.  If not I can get you all that you need. 

Mark, 
Thank's for the recon mission.  I hope they do not miss their 5'   Grin  It is good to have you all back looking forwad to seing you on saturday.

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« Reply #70 on: May 30, 2008, 05:54:09 PM »

Rick
The photos are enough, I can rebuild the stern from that. We have started on it this week, it took us three days to clean out two feet of dried mud and sand and clams out from under the tubes, most of it had to be chieseled out. I thought our 5" looked different, I don't know how he snuck that cardboard mock up in.
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