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  • redboat219
    Admiral
    • Dec 2008
    • 2719

    What's this

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    any guess what this is?

    Make it simple, make strong, make it work!
  • He Who Shall Not Be Named
    Moderator
    • Aug 2008
    • 12186

    #2
    Originally posted by redboat219
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    any guess what this is?
    Mobile weather-station?
    Who is John Galt?

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    • redboat219
      Admiral
      • Dec 2008
      • 2719

      #3
      Snorkel Simulator

      US Naval Air Station, Patuxent River Submarine Simulator used in ASW training.

      Uses a Capture German Submarine Snorkel for the topside portion.
      Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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      • redboat219
        Admiral
        • Dec 2008
        • 2719

        #4
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        Operator rode the simulator.
        Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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        • Albacore 569
          Commander
          • Sep 2020
          • 294

          #5
          Originally posted by redboat219
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          Operator rode the simulator.
          Guess thats is one way to test the snorkel head Valve close actuator...lol. As Crocodile Dundee says , 'Just kids having fun'....


          I wrote initially I thought it was a paravane, looking closer at the photo, it looks like some test of some special ops water scooter? lol.


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          There is a propellor (looks like 2 blades on front f lower control surfaces. The background things architecture, men's clothes, houses, cars looks like New England in early 1950's.
          Last edited by Albacore 569; 02-05-2024, 07:56 PM.

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          • wlambing
            Commander
            • Nov 2020
            • 284

            #6
            That boy ain't right! He's gonna wreck his good shoes!

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