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    01-15-2018, 06:43 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Jackie The reduction gear picture showed a jacking gear adjacent to the main shaft. To my knowledge it was used just for checking maintenance...
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    01-15-2018, 11:55 AM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Will be at the Griddle on Caldwell this friday around noon. White hair and beard wearing a Boise State blue ball cap. PM me if you can't make...
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    01-13-2018, 09:33 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Tim You mentioned the long enlistment for the Royal Navy. The British Marines had x number of years for their basic enlistment and then did two...
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    01-13-2018, 01:34 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Jackie It looks better than I thought it would . Someone took a little care with the pour. Is the riser going to stay? I have never seen the...
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    01-12-2018, 09:28 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    For anyone working on the ship who had to take a crap...you can't use the head in dry dock . The sand blasters would chase you down. Mort PS:...
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    01-12-2018, 09:25 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Tim My PC would not accept the plural of striper with a pen or pin as a prefix. I just knew the Benchrest folks and you would cut me a little...
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    01-12-2018, 01:31 AM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Tim Pen stripper is code for pin stripper......I thought you knew that.
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    01-11-2018, 06:30 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    One day at the shipyard, a ship foreman and a machinist I knew, came into the shop and asked if I could get a project done for them ASAP. They...
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    01-09-2018, 07:18 PM
    Is an Endoscope what they stuck up my butt for a colonoscopy ?
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    01-08-2018, 08:37 PM
    My wife was impressed .....came back from the store with Nilla Wafers and and bananas. Can't wait. Mort
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    01-08-2018, 08:09 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    My first time ashore, a small group of us walked into a bar and ordered a beer. We got our beer, but were told we had to drink it upstairs on the...
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    01-03-2018, 07:06 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Tim, your experience in Hong Kong being berthed at a pier was a little different from mine. I was stuck in the middle of the bay on a LST. Our only...
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    01-01-2018, 03:12 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    The word "Decommissioned" was from the history of the USS Gridley. She was out of service for 1 1/2 to 2 years. Thought it might have been a...
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    12-31-2017, 01:01 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    I got it and I really like your drill press setup.You are definitely a no frills kind of guy....and it works. Pouring the chocks looks like a...
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    12-31-2017, 12:28 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Sounds like a plan.
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    12-31-2017, 12:08 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    The Gridley was commissioned in 1963 with Terrier and Asroc missiles. 5 years later she was decommissioned. Was this an upgrade to the SM-1 or-2? ...
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    12-31-2017, 11:58 AM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    The GRIDLEY was commissioned in 1963 with Terrier and Asroc missles. 5 years later she was decommissioned. Was this an upgrade to the SM-1 or-2?
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    12-31-2017, 01:46 AM
    I also did not opt for Plan B. If you have insurance the cost is something people should look at.....
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    12-20-2017, 12:19 AM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    Tim Great pic and a nice looking ship. The info is really interesting and I will have questions after I sort it out. Will be busy over the...
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    12-19-2017, 05:53 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    What ship was it ? Was it being scrapped ?
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    12-19-2017, 05:27 PM
    dmort replied to a thread really confused in General Discussion
    Gerry Appreciate your feed back. I would like to own a Garand . The problem is it would be stored in a safe and seldom if ever shot. I have...
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    12-18-2017, 07:52 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    When I was a kid I was attracted to sailing ships....the American Clipper was and still is my favorite. One time in Japan we were berthed near a...
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    12-17-2017, 12:06 PM
    dmort replied to a thread Shipyard stories in General Discussion
    I used to go to a restaurant that would serve SOS on Veterans Day. It really wasn't that good......Sometimes our memories lie to us. SOS was...
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