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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:10 am

    Just found these pictures on the 'net...a most peculiar looking boat. But wouldn't it make a wonderful project?

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    And this (I presume) was written on the rear of the picture...

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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:05 am

    I think it must be somebodys interpritation of the turtle (David Bushnell 1776),the Turtle did not have wheels so I would think it sitting on it's transport carrage.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:10 am

    Wheels? What wheels?
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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:51 am

    Sorry uncle,on looking again they are dive plains,which again the turtle never had,also it doesnot have a verticle propeller,but the write up certainly make it the turtle,so either the write up is not the one for that photo,or it is a very lose interpritation ???
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:54 am

    I'm not really sure what it is boss, maybe it's not the Turtle?
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    Post  david f on Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:13 pm

    No, it must be another sketch of an idea by David Bushnell.

    Very interesting - they had funny ideas on hydroplanes. They are just like the ones by Garett.

    Interesting to see Mrs Roosevelt. I heard a recording of her recently. She had a cut-glass English acccent! I think she went to school here.

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