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*STOP PRESS* Coronavirus. A lot of Clubs have already cancelled all activities. Check carefully before you plan any travel

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CANCELLED because of coronavirus. Papplewick Pumping Station, Nottingham, Sunday 12th & Monday 13th April
CANCELLED because of coronavirus. Bournville Sub Day, Sunday 10th May 2020

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(CANCELLED) Submarine, Boating & Sailing Weekend, Norwich MBC, Weekend of 25,26th July

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Model Boat Convention, Haydock Park (Cancelled this year)

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CANCELLED. Bournville Sub Day, Sunday 13th September

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(CANCELLED) Club Submarine Regatta, Furness MBC, Barrow in Furness, Sunday 20th Sept 2020

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

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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:24 am

    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Umb_1_10
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    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Empty More photos of HMS 'Umbra'

    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:27 am

    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Umb_2_10
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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:30 am

    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Umb_3_10
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    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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    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Empty UMBRA 1 AND 2.

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

    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Um_1_b10

    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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    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Empty UMBRA 2 GLASSFIBRE.

    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:21 pm

    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Um_2_b10

    Two photo's of Umbra 2 and the new glassfibre hull and tower.
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    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Empty UMBRA 1 PLYWOOD.

    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:27 pm

    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Um_3_b10

    Two photo's of Umbra 1 being repainted and got ready to go to Gosport.
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    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Empty UMBRA 1 AND UMBRA 2.

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

    Brian Alps' HMS Umbra', the original wooden version. Now in the Sub Museum at Gosport. Um_4_b10
    Top Umbra 1 in primer awaiting top coat.

    Bottom Umbra 2 finished, painted and supporting crew.

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