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305 UP AND READY FOR PLANKING
WE RAISED THE BOAT ON THURSDAYTHEN SPENT SATURDAY REMOVING THE CRADLE. NEXT IS INSTALLING THE WING ENGINE SHAFTLOGS THEN WE WILLI START THE INNER PLANKING.SOME PICKS OF HER FRAMING BEFORE IT IS COVERED.YOU CAN ALSO SEE THE CONTOUR OF THE HULL WITHOUT THE CRADLE. [IMAGE]http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p249/ptboats/241.jpg[/IMAGE]
ENGINE ROOM THROTTLES
Posted By: RANDY SMITH | Posted on: Apr 7, 2013 - 2:11pm
Total Posts: 182 | Joined: Jul 16, 2012 - 7:16pm
Really cool Randy, thanks for posting them. Beautiful workmanship...
Posted By: Jeff D | Posted on: Apr 7, 2013 - 2:52pm
Total Posts: 2044 | Joined: Dec 21, 2006 - 1:30am
Randy, thanks so much for sharing these great photos. I really appreciate seeing them. GREAT JOB by all of your people.
Posted By: Frank Andruss | Posted on: Apr 7, 2013 - 4:49pm
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STUNNING! I wish her sister, PT 308 could have also enjoyed this meticulous restoration. Keep up the good work!
Posted By: TED WALTHER | Posted on: Apr 7, 2013 - 7:03pm
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Looks Great you guys! She should be underway pretty soon I'll bet! Keep up the great work. Jerry PT658 Portland
Posted By: Jerry Gilmartin | Posted on: Apr 8, 2013 - 2:51pm
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Planking completion expected December 2013.
National WWII Museum
Phone: 504-528-1944 Extension 375
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Posted By: Higgins Fan | Posted on: Apr 10, 2013 - 4:53am
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