The Official Report for Week Ending November 20, 2011

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The Official Report for Week Ending November 20, 2011

Postby Gilbert » Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:14 pm

Summary of shipboard & offsite work for the week ending November 20, 2011

Saturday, November 19

Torsk Crew on board: Big Al, Dave, Cathy, Frank, Larry S, Butch, Nat and Gil

Big Al re-lamped the boat and assisted Dave and Gil with installation of the port name board.

Dave and Butch worked on the next steps in removing the FER LO pump. They disconnected it electrically and started removing the upper end bell. Butch will assemble a puller to finish the job and they’ll yank the whole thing and stow it somewhere. They continued discussing possible replacement motors. Butch also worked on pulling the guts from an engine fresh water valve for repairs.

Frank and Dave shifted the Fresh Water System to the winter lineup and chlorinated the tanks. We have about 1,400 gallons of FW on board for the winter

Frank continued fancywork on the helm.

Nat cleaned up in pump room

Cathy did detail painting on the forward fire control panel

Ski worked on assessing the current condition of the Sound Powered Phone system. Butch assisted him after working in the Engine Room.

Gil worked in Archives.

Offsite during the Week:

Ellie and Gil went to Philly on Friday for a strip ship aboard USS Forrest Sherman

Gil worked on TVA admin duties

Onsite Volunteer Hours – 63
Offsite Volunteer Hours - 19
Total Week Hours – 82

2011 Year to Date Volunteer Hours – 5199

That’s it for the week.
Gil Bohannon
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Location: Not too far from Torsk

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