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What have you thrown overboard while underway, that you didn't want anymore?
I tossed my soaked, smelly, greasy, grimy dungarees, that I wore during the shellback initiation over the side afterwards.
I wonder how long they floated out there.
Oh wow- I think my name was on those dungarees. Will I get in trouble if somebody finds them?
Oh wait- that was 43 years ago.
OMG THERE'S MY TROUSERS-!!
saaaay- wait a minute. there's something fishy here.
Maybe a SEA MONKEY grabbed them & ate them all up...btw,speaking of monkeys,I heard that the monkeys have no tails in Zamboanga...Heard they were bitten off by whales...jus sayin
Sea Monkeys frighten me. And I heard that whales are afraid of them too.
They DO look THREATENING!
I bet if you had tied a line on your dungarees and let them drag behind while under way, they would probably come out clean, that thrashing and salt water does wonders. Ron Brabbin
I'll probably need a least 50' of chow line for that.
with maybe a dozen double over-and-under SQUARE KNOTS tied to the 50' of chow line,and probably ought to consider either a LEFT-HANDED or RIGHT-HANDED freshly painted HAZE GREY SEA MONKEY WRENCH,just for good measure....Always good to do it right the first time,know what I mean?
The only knots I knew were suture knots. But I also remember this Knotts.
Gosh. I hope a whale didn't eat them. But probably not. Those trousers could be a navigational hazard tho.
I had a Kodak instamatic 104 camera that I got for a birthday or a Christmas gift when I was about 13 or 14 years old. It used 126 cartridge film and flash cubes. I took a LOT of pictures with that thing, all over WESPAC and the US of A, High School and family reunions etc, etc...
One day, it decided to quit working.
I "Buried it at Sea" somewhere between Japan and the United States. Went back on the fantail while underway and threw that thing as hard as I could out into oblivion...
It did not float very long. I don't give a rip if it had my name on it or not. I hope a hermit crab is using it as a new home.
I bought a new Minolta 16QT camera and took a LOT of pictures with that little bastard until it went obsolete and I couldn't even get film for it any more. I still have it and a bunch of undeveloped film I need to get processed. Some places want $200.00 to $400.00 bucks to do the job for me....I have the whole system of Minolta 16QT camera and equipment in a neat little carry bag. Just as a collectors item now.
All the digital stuff out there now, hell, I can even take pictures with my phone....
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