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chris

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guppy class
« on: March 20, 2008, 03:36:07 PM »
I ONCE SAW A PHOTO OF A GUPPY SUB THAT STILL HAD A DECK GUN.DOES ANYBODY KNOW THE NAME OF THIS SUB?
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Offline Mark Sarsfield

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Re: guppy class
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2008, 03:41:00 PM »
It may have been one of the Fleet Snorkel conversion boats...

http://guppysubmarinetribute.homestead.com/Fleet.html


Here's a photo of the Lizardfish and it looks like it still has a rear mounted deck gun...

http://image03.webshots.com/3/5/93/48/28359348MjTiHBGrGF_ph.jpg


Here's a better photo of her with the deck gun...


« Last Edit: March 20, 2008, 03:53:42 PM by Mark Sarsfield »

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Offline Gil Bohannon

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Re: guppy class
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2008, 03:52:52 PM »
Torsk is a Fleet Snorkel, and we carried ours till sometime in early 54, two years after the conversion.

Here's a pic taken in May of 53.

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Re: guppy class
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2008, 04:03:27 PM »
IS IT TRUE THE LING WILL HAVE TO MOVE.I HAVE BEEN TO CROAKER MANY TIMES AND A FELLOW NAMED BOB HAS DONE SOME VERY GOOD WORK ON HER.THEY HAVE PUT A LOT OF WORK IN THE PARK AND I HOPE HER FUTURE IS BRIGHT BUT YOU NEED THE VISITORS OR ?????
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