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    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport.

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    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport.

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    More photos of HMS 'Umbra'

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    Re: Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport.

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:41 am

    Now THAT is what I call a cracking looking boat..
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    UMBRA 1 AND 2.

    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:15 pm



    Top Umbra 1 in grey primer after being used to make mould for Umbra 2,note the blue conning tower this is a replacement for the original which did not survive the moulding process.

    The second boat is Umbra 2 and is a glassfibre copy of Umbra 1,this is the boat that Brian now usess. Umbra 1 is now in the Sub Museum at Gosport.


    Bottom is Umbra 2 showing removable bow section.
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    UMBRA 2 GLASSFIBRE.

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    Two photo's of Umbra 2 and the new glassfibre hull and tower.
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    UMBRA 1 PLYWOOD.

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    Two photo's of Umbra 1 being repainted and got ready to go to Gosport.
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    UMBRA 1 AND UMBRA 2.

    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:33 pm


    Top Umbra 1 in primer awaiting top coat.

    Bottom Umbra 2 finished, painted and supporting crew.

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