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Nautilus 571 collision

Postby greenman407 » Fri Oct 01, 2010 1:05 pm

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Image 1968 was a bad year. That was the year that the US lost the Scorpion and almost lost the Nautilus. It happened during war games with the USS Essex aircraft carrier. It was refueling and the 571 went in for attack. The Nautilus fired and came to periscope depth to get a picture. Sonar failed to report that the Essex was bearing down on them until it was too late. Could have been worse!
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Re: Nautilus 571 collision

Postby Thor » Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:47 pm

FYI-I will not be providing a damaged version of the sail with my very soon to be released kit. You will need to modify the provided sail accordingly! :lol:

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Re: Nautilus 571 collision

Postby tabledancer » Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:20 pm

I`ll bet that somebody lost there job over that. :wink:






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Re: Nautilus 571 collision

Postby Tom Dougherty » Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:07 pm

FYI-I will not be providing a damaged version of the sail with my very soon to be released kit. You will need to modify the provided sail accordingly!


Matt,
Not to be concerned! I understand that someone is working on a matching scale R/C version of the USS Essex with which to ram your SSN571 model to provide an authentic, scale damaged version of the sail...
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Re: Nautilus 571 collision

Postby greenman407 » Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:00 am

Funny Guys! :D The top pictures were taken after it was cleaned up, the bottom picture shows all kind of debris hanging off that was cut away by a crew member with a torch.
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