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Offline Paul Farace

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COMSUBFOR visits COD
« on: October 08, 2008, 10:30:36 AM »
VADM Jay Donnelly and staff (lots of tin fish present) toured COD on Tuesday... the chief in the group poked into every nook and cranny... I sweated some bullets and I'm not even in the NAVY!  :o

This was (TMK) the highest ranking Navy officer to ever visit COD!
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Re: COMSUBFOR visits COD
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2008, 11:15:25 AM »
Was this your official Navy inspection or was it just a pleasure visit?  Did they go below deck into the dirtier areas?

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Re: COMSUBFOR visits COD
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2008, 11:27:31 AM »
...Did they go below deck into the dirtier areas?

Are there "dirtier" areas on the Cod??

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Re: COMSUBFOR visits COD
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2008, 11:44:52 AM »
I threw that in there to get Paul's goat.

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Re: COMSUBFOR visits COD
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2008, 06:25:13 PM »
From the looks on their faces, I don't think they would mind a little dirt.  Did you get a 4.0 rating?
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Re: COMSUBFOR visits COD
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2008, 07:16:16 PM »
Goat gotten!   >:(


Yes, sadly there a lots of dirty spaces on COD, and some rusty spots on the superstructure!  But overall they were impressed. The admiral was suprised that there was this much WWII sub history "so far inland!" as he put it...   I guess COMSUBFOR doesn't work with the St. Lawrence Seaway all that much since we sank the last Soviet sub in Lake Erie in 1986! 

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Re: COMSUBFOR visits COD
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2008, 10:25:56 AM »
Goat gotten!   >:(


Yes, sadly there a lots of dirty spaces on COD, and some rusty spots on the superstructure!  But overall they were impressed. The admiral was suprised that there was this much WWII sub history "so far inland!" as he put it...   I guess COMSUBFOR doesn't work with the St. Lawrence Seaway all that much since we sank the last Soviet sub in Lake Erie in 1986! 

PF   :coolsmiley:

Well then, I guess he would be really suprised with how far "inland" Batfish is.
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