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« on: July 15, 2010, 01:57:14 PM »

http://mqtmaritimemuseum.com/SilentServiceMemorial.html

Is this an actual submarine's conning tower?  Or is it something someone built?
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« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2010, 03:02:32 PM »

Looks like a modified bathtub bridge with the covered portion of the bridge removed.
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« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2010, 11:39:02 AM »

This is a 60% accurate plywood/fiberglass mockup built by vets as a memorial. There are other almost realistic mockups at Silversides.
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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2011, 04:01:53 PM »

Although I got the '120 plus days' warning, I'd love to have a source on how to reach the guys who fabricated it. Or, better yet, info on the more realistic ones you mentioned.
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