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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.  

Never mind.

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Your name was till on them eh? You know that debris field from the Sunami has been picking up a lot of stuff with it!

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.  

Golly!

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.

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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