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David Buck

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of David Buck   Send Email To David Buck Posted on: Jan 13, 2017 - 12:42am
Well this is a bit more like it instead of talking about what could be done with a little bit of interest, we have two people that are putting forward what needs to be looked at to even get the ball rolling, being an Australian in Australia the ability to run a business somewhere in the United States without a major awareness of the steps needed to start would hinder someone like myself, not impossible though (Dicks list is a great help any further things that you think of Dick would be great) .

Maybe I should look into what it is needed to get started over there!

So we would need someone that is aware of the right way to kick this off and with a passion for PT Boats as well as a bit of a business head, as Dick and Gerry have pointed out.

Then we would need to find an area that would be likely to have a community that would be interested enough to assist in the restoration.

Maybe around Franks area as I am sure the local area know of his interest.

This of course as Dick has pointed out would only follow a fairly long startup/setup period. Anyone else willing to become involved ?

Thanks Dick and Gerry for some very wise words I do know what it takes to get anything going and the members of this board while passionate are a widely scattered lot, worldwide one could say and not be wrong but it does seem as though we do talk a lot while seeing the demise of our interest right before our eyes.

Thanks again,

Dave.

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David Buck

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of David Buck   Send Email To David Buck Posted on: Jan 13, 2017 - 12:46am
Damm spelt Jerry with a G instead of J sorry Jerry.

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ThePTboater

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of ThePTboater  Posted on: Jan 31, 2017 - 4:10pm
Completely agree with you dick!
I just wanted to let you guys know that my"wallet" comment wasn't meant to be snarky, as i realized that it may come across that way.
i merely wanted to let you know that it wasn't our intent for others to do the work for us.
sorry for a late comment, i meant to answer back.
Have a good one!
ThePTboater


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zeusbheld

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of zeusbheld  Posted on: Feb 16, 2017 - 8:12am
Well if anyone seriously gets a restoration going on the 59 or 48 message me. I'd move back to the states to sand and paint. I don't have cash but I will make time...


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Jeff D

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of Jeff D   Send Email To Jeff D Posted on: May 27, 2017 - 3:59pm
Attention internet chatterers, interesting story here: http://nypost.com/2017/05/27/jfks-wwii-boat-may-be-at-the-bottom-of-the-harlem-river/



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William Doyle

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of William Doyle  Posted on: May 28, 2017 - 3:24am
Here is detail on the PT 59 evidence:

Photos are on my Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/williamdoylenyc

Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcuQ6zS4P3s

News Article:
http://nypost.com/2017/05/27/jfks-wwii-boat-may-be-at-the-bottom-of-the-harlem-river/

Press Release:
JFK's World War II Gunboat Discovered
- - In New York's Harlem River
John F. Kennedy's Final Secret Revealed
On Eve of 100th Birth Anniversary - - May 29, 2017
Probable Ruins of Lost Combat Vessel "PT 59" Identified
By PT 109 Author William Doyle,
With Investigative TV Journalist Fred Mamoun
- - Lab Results Announced

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William Doyle

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of William Doyle  Posted on: May 28, 2017 - 3:24am
Here is detail on the PT 59 evidence:

Photos are on my Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/williamdoylenyc

Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcuQ6zS4P3s

News Article:
http://nypost.com/2017/05/27/jfks-wwii-boat-may-be-at-the-bottom-of-the-harlem-river/

Press Release:
JFKs World War II Gunboat Discovered
- - In New Yorks Harlem River
John F. Kennedys Final Secret Revealed
On Eve of 100th Birth Anniversary - - May 29, 2017
Probable Ruins of Lost Combat Vessel PT 59 Identified
By PT 109 Author William Doyle,
With Investigative TV Journalist Fred Mamoun
- - Lab Results Announced

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Jeff D

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of Jeff D   Send Email To Jeff D Posted on: May 28, 2017 - 4:24pm
I didn't see anything on your FB page Bill. But going by the nypost article, I think it would take more than finding some spruce (a not very rot resistant wood without regular preventative maintenance) to say with 99.99% surety that it's the 59 especially with conflicting stories about its hulk being removed at some point. Maybe if you took a metal detector and found some framing bracket that could be traced to 77' construction or something even easier to identify. Or get a piece of wood clearly a frame or deck beam (likely mahogany as per Dick's drawings I sent). Did you get your sample from the piece sticking up as seen in the video or elsewhere?

I hope you pursue this and get some concrete evidence!



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let it rest in peace

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let it rest in peace

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