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Mare Island Regatta

Western US Coast Local Chapter - Mare Island

Postby Choice » Sat Sep 25, 2004 6:39 pm

Despite the fact that my U177 is not quite ready for the water, I dropped by the SubComMI Regatta on Saturday and snapped a few pictures.
I'm not really sure which boat belongs to who, but thought I would post the photos anyhow.

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Postby Novagator » Sun Sep 26, 2004 4:24 pm

Thanks for the pics. However, the ones in the first post showed up as red x's only.
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Postby JWLaRue » Sun Sep 26, 2004 7:04 pm

<Photo links fixed>

BTW, was the water as green as implied in the photos?
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Postby WL Upshaw/Scale Shipyard » Sun Sep 26, 2004 7:41 pm

The Green you see is actually a reflection of the trees that surround the site.
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Postby Desert Boat » Mon Sep 27, 2004 2:33 am

I especially like the pix with the sub cruising under the target ship! :D
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Postby Krowbar » Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:14 am

Hello all, I was at the san fran run.The water was perfect,and the weather was sunny and warm.The pic of the first boat is mine, the USS. Daniel Boone 629, i took a few pics too. :D
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Postby Sailorman » Tue Sep 28, 2004 11:48 am

Too Bad nobody got a pic of me popping a torp at the Destroyer. U-57 had 10 succesfull torpedo shots and 3 hits!
(plus I sank a truck)
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Postby Choice » Tue Sep 28, 2004 11:08 pm

Hi Krowbar

I was there on Saturday, I don't remember seeing the sun, but the water was perfect.
If it's possible, I would like to see some of your photos posted here.
I've only been a member since April, so I guess I should have made the rounds and introduced myself to a few of you who were there.
Maybe next year, I can participate, assuming I have no catastrophic malfunctions of my U 177 between now and then.
The red X's in the original post was a typo in the URL of the pics, I guess that's what the preview post button is for : )
The water was not a green as the photo's show, I do belive that it may be a reflection of all of the surrounding trees.
I hope to meet some of you next time.
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