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Offline JTheotonio

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« on: July 11, 2008, 12:28:33 PM »
I saw this today - may be old news, but nice photo of the propeller

http://www.flickr.com/photos/80651083@N00/2656206031/

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Re: USS Blueback post
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2008, 04:38:32 PM »
Purty..... We will take 2 please.....      ;D

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Re: USS Blueback post
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2008, 06:47:25 PM »
We know where ours are, one is on display and the other is still mounted on her propeller shaft.... Who says ya need two screws to drive a submarine???

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Re: USS Blueback post
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2008, 11:54:52 AM »
Here is a picture or the entire memorial with an insert of the dedication plaque.  The names of all of the lost boats are engraved into the bricks that surround the screw.