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    Scapa this weekend

    Off to Scapa tonight.

    Forecast is windy . So it looks like we won't be able to cruise up the North Isles - pity.

    Its Westerly 5-6 all week. A bit harsh.

    I expect we will be seeking shelter behind Hoy.

    On the plus side there are a few shallow wrecks that might be in the lea.

    U116, V83, Roedean and Rose valley. All good for a grub about.

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    Gone diving back later Vanny's Avatar
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    Enjoy ! Let us know how you get on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Decosnapper View Post
    How would you recognise that as a sub!
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    How would you recognise that as a sub!
    Interesting story line about the sub being blown up in the minefield, and then depth charged just to be certain.

    https://1drv.ms/v/s!AigC3aGpLHxbsR_8...B4LhQ?e=uxQKJy

    https://1drv.ms/v/s!AigC3aGpLHxbpE8r...g6KHk?e=T7pLFW
    This video shows the conning tower. Just follow the piece of string

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    Established TDF Member steelemonkey's Avatar
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    Perhaps it is because I am not into wrecks (apart from being places with wildlife) but that al just looks like scrap metal to me that could have come from anything, I have seen similar piles at my local scrappies. If I swum over that I would not know if it was a U-boat, a trawler or an articulated lorry.
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    Established TDF Member Decosnapper's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    How would you recognise that as a sub!
    Since you asked...it piqued my interest, wanting to know how it ended up in kit form. So I researched and wrote a book:

    https://deep3d.co.uk/2018/10/28/100-...ng-of-u-b-116/

    There are lots of clues that say "sub" when knowing what to look for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Decosnapper View Post
    Since you asked...it piqued my interest, wanting to know how it ended up in kit form. So I researched and wrote a book:

    https://deep3d.co.uk/2018/10/28/100-...ng-of-u-b-116/

    There are lots of clues that say "sub" when knowing what to look for.
    That's the point. To me it just says "metal." If it was a bird, for example, I would be looking out for clues like beak and leg shape and colour, patterns in plumage etc. It all depends on what your interests are.
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.


 

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