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Question for shaft

February 11 2006 at 4:53 PM
Capt. Bob  (Login Taibucks)
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I believe he said the tanks by the engine rooms had no effect on the bow.(at least very little as to the trim of the ship). As you said they were used for cooling. The tanks in the bow had a lot of effect an were used to keep it on the beach while you marines rode off into the sun set. The tanks on the center line were later made into voids and not used as ballast. We used the three on stbd and three on the port side up fwd. I understand some Marines use to make "raisin jack" in the stbd ballast tank? Did you?

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