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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Nov 2019 11:35 a.m. PST

… mapped off Hawaii.

"A new expedition has filmed the wreck of a top-secret submarine built by Japan during the Second World War that was designed to launch bombers against the west coast of the United States.

The last resting place of the I-400 submarine was confirmed in December 2013, but researchers from the University of Hawaii and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration were returning to the wreck which lies at a depth of nearly 2,700 feet for the first time…."


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Sir Able Brush13 Nov 2019 11:36 a.m. PST
Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP13 Nov 2019 12:05 p.m. PST

That's amazing!


Frederick Supporting Member of TMP13 Nov 2019 12:38 p.m. PST

Who knew?

That is amazing – my respect for Sir Rod has shot up!

Fish13 Nov 2019 5:15 p.m. PST

Apparently he has been renting another room at hotels to work on his collection during tours.

Imagine the surprise of gals hooking up with him after the show and instead of getting the usual fare at a star's room Sir Rod has used them for building and painting his railway collection.


Giles the Zog14 Nov 2019 4:22 a.m. PST

Come and see my. high rise luv !

The H Man15 Nov 2019 1:37 a.m. PST

Apparently Robin Williams liked 40k, Vin Diesel D&D, Whoopie Goldberg minstrel figurines/collectables (only the last I've seen evidence of first hand). They do have lives outside of showbiz.

Fred Mills15 Nov 2019 6:58 a.m. PST

He has been featured before in hobby magazines, at least twice in North American publications. This is no mere piker: his work is big, bold, and brilliant, even though he uses a couple of pros to help him select, construct, and maintain the layouts. Beautiful stuff.

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