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Poor Submarine

Post by dilvoy » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:59 pm

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Re: Poor Submarine

Post by jfo137 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:34 pm

I sure hope it doesn't end up in the scrap yard! :cry:

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Re: Poor Submarine

Post by battlebaby3 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:22 pm

I always wish Erie ,Pa would adopt a sub or ship. A barge and tug could move the sub to a new home. Just who wants a WW II sub?

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Re: Poor Submarine

Post by ng19delta » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:05 am

I'd REALLY love to see her join the battleship NEW JERSEY in Camden- it would be an EXCELLENT location- and her postwar refitted sister ship BECUNA is right across the river, co-located with the OLYMPIA.


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Re: Poor Submarine

Post by Chuck Lutz » Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:41 am

With the success of the USS INTREPID museum in the Hudson River, you'd think this would be a fantastic addition to their "fleet". I say, truck it out of the muck, move it to a barge, take it to a shipyard and do what is necessary to get her in condition as a floating museum. We have the SS JEREMIAH O'BRIAN and the USS PAMPANITO and narrowly missed out on the USS IOWA which was mothballed in Suisun Bay....the USS HORNET is across the bay in Alameda.

Please don't let this one succumb to the rust and be cut up for scrap!
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Re: Poor Submarine

Post by brian in denver » Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:47 am

when it comes to the big dollars to salvage an historic ship, I think the Olimpia should take precedence.

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Re: Poor Submarine

Post by 70th Division » Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:05 am

Hello ,

I agree !

The Olympia should be saved and sent to the Boston Navy Yard and restored and be preserved there with their ships,
including the USS Constitution !!

It is disgraceful the way that ship is left to rot in Philly , then get this submarine up to the Intrepid location or Charleston, SC !!


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