Torsk Work Weekend 8
September 28-30, 2001
Once again, Torsk Volunteers from all over the
country gathered in Baltimore to work on Torsk and enjoy the company of friends,
old and new. Quite a lot got accomplished - see the list below for details.
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Bruce & Leslie Broseker,
Mike Eacho, Greg Cotton, Brian Flynn, John Wynn, John "JDawg" Cadell,
Bob Gawe, Richard "Guns" Mendelson, Frank Morgan, Dave Thames,
Gilbert Bohannon, Matt Harris, Milt Smith, Bill Derouin, Bill Butler, Roger
Warden, Art "AC" Mary, Larry "Doc" Derouin, Al Freund, Ken
Hottenstein, Kenny Hottenstein, Tracey Hamilton, Ian Slepian, Mike Slepian,
Phil Imwold, David Imwold, Mike Maloney, Paul Meinke, Joe Roche, Dan Dreisbach,
Jon Krup, Tracey Johnstone, Al Becker, Ed Winner, John Biesecker, Patrick
Glendening (+2), Jackie Donaldson, William Coleman (and family), Ron
Exell, Don Rubin, Jack Glendenning, Len Glendenning, Arthur Poste, Jim Payton
(+1), Tom Denton
Roller re-installed in Torpedo Tube #2
Drain valve for #6 Torpedo Tube Repaired.
Fuel Injectors from #4 engine removed for testing.
Injector Pump on #4 Engine Inspected.
Original Ship's Manuals re-index, placed in archival boxes and labeled.
Original SS Training Manuals re-indexed.
of 6V transformers for Hull Opening Indicator Panel (Christmas tree).
Sail Bubble Installed and cleaned.
additional benches installed in Crew's mess - one remains at Matt's shop
Manuals/Blueprints from Sailfish loaded aboard and stored in archives
(still need to be sorted/indexed).
11.) Parts from
Sailfish loaded aboard and stored.
12.) Updating of
Vacuum Tube/Transistor Inventory.
13.) Indexing of
cleaning of Wardroom pantry.
of loose laminate on Wardroom pantry counter top.
16.) Ran power
feed/4 outlet box from new power panels to refrigerator/microwave/water cooler
in After Battery Well.
17.) Sonar Shack
bulbs replaced in Sonar consoles, and Sonar Shack.
19.) Mine Table
mounts painted in Forward Torpedo Room.
20.) Yoke for #1
periscope removed and flattened at Matt's shop to correct warp.
cover plate for yoke to #1 scope removed for remanufacture (will not bend flat
and threads damaged).
22.) Moved heater
from Crew's Mess to FTR to replace non-working unit. This heater also has
larger capacity. Unit is NOT hooked up yet.
23.) Wired and
installed 4" muffin fan in Sonar.
24.) Jammed air
in #6 bank.
elbow, union, & valve on After Bulkhead in AB after failure with old
onboard spares. Will replace with new from header "T" to hose.
power supply to Ice Cream Machine.
27.) Began tank
inspection - completed 12 tanks. Will transfer info to Tank Status board
28.) Installed masthead light (forward tip of
sail) and made operational.
29.) Installed and tested amber light on snorkel.
Stopped rotating after some time - will need further evaluation.
30.) Worked on rebuilding growler in Wardroom.
31.) Traced and identified 7 circuits for Hull
Opening Indicator Panel.
32.) Moved and rewired Docent Shack in preparation
for Shore Power Upgrade (hull penetration is directly under old shack
33.) Installed junction box under deck for Shore
34.) Installed battery charging rectifier and
contactor in AB Well for emergency lighting circuits.
35.) Worked on installation and rewiring of space
heaters. Ran the liquid-tite conduit in After battery, FER, AER.
Ran into some snags connecting the conduit to the bulkhead stuffing tubes. Additional
36.) Relamped many fixtures on boat.
37.) Mounted and tested 8" signal
38.) Loaded aboard 5 rolls of donated 1
1/2" fire hose and stored in ATR.
39.) Overhauled Fresh Water Fill Valves for
FW Tanks #3 & #4 returned to boat.
40.) Loaded aboard and stored valve lapping
tools fabricated by Phil Imwold.
fit new guiderail studs for E&E adapter that were fabricated by Phil
sanitary tank covers following Pump-Out.
thick plex for Radio from ATR to Radio Room.
44.) Thorough cleaning in Radio Room.
45.) Repaired antenna connection to the
Collins KWM-2A, as the connecting male end looked like it could
46.) Made temporary repair to the Turner
hand-held push-to-talk microphone - ground wire was not connected
causing mike failure-still needs the set screw for permanent fix.
47.) Radio operations - contacts with
the Tentec on subnet Saturay, Sept 29.
48.) Contacts with Collins KWM-2A
(muffin fan used) on Sun after above repairs. All Contacts
were logged in log book.
49.) Memorial service on Saturday
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