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 Author  Topic: The PT 109
Dick

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of Dick   Send Email To Dick Posted on: Jul 24, 2014 - 10:44am
Since the 109 came up again (oh how I just dread it), I though I would share this Navy Log video created from "Official Navy Records." I'm sure you find the facts amusing. Specially the part where Kennedy is using his binoculars in the pitch back to observe an over flying Japanese bomber, and orders the boats engines to be cut to only one. Keeping the wake down so the aircraft can not identify the wakes glimmer in the pitch black sea from the pitch black sky. He must have been using those top-secrete WWII "Pitch Black Binocular", still classified TOP Secrete today.

Hummmm . . . . . All this time I thought the 109 was Elco boat, boy what a fool I was

Enjoy the video below (Season 3, Episode 6, October 23, 1957):







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Will Day

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LMAO

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It sure is interesting to know that Kennedy had been on the Island for Months now, and was on a different boat, all I can do is laugh. Thanks for the film piece Dick, you made my day.


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  Jerry Gilmartin

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Its too bad we cant make out what color green the PT109 was with those top secret binoculars! This is to David Waples AAAAAAAAAARGHH!


Jerry Gilmartin
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  Drew Cook

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Although I don't "dread" the subject of PT 109, I sure would like to know how it all turned out...they didn't even make it to those "string of islands...close to Ferguson Passage..." in that clip...

Thanks, Dick!


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Dick

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of Dick   Send Email To Dick Posted on: Jul 25, 2014 - 2:14pm

Will . . . .

I can recommend some special cream if your LMAO has caused chaffing ! ! ! !


I just love "Official" navy records and documents - so much for the actual facts!




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Will Day

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Dick: I got some of that from Frankie. He has a lifetime supply....

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I am glad Dick mentioned that, I just checked the tube, it expired 6 months ago, gotta get some from you Will.................


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  David Waples

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Its too bad we cant make out what color green the PT109 was with those top secret binoculars! This is to David Waples AAAAAAAAAARGHH!


Jerry Gilmartin
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Almost missed that Jerry! It's all good brother! :-)


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