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

    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 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 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 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) 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 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 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 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 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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