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We also saw the USS Drum SS 228 submarine today. It is on the same site as the USS Alabama and it is cool to get on a sub. The USS Drum SS 228 sank 15 Japanese ships during it's service. The sub is 311 ft long, 27 feet wide and could stay submerged for 24 hours at 2 knots. It had a crew of 72 men and carried 94,400 gallons of diesel. Boy, I could use some of that fuel on this ...
We weren't sure of the weather today but decided to visit the USS Alabama in Mobile. The weather held until we got home so we picked the right day as tomorrow is suppose to be bad.
The USS Alabama was commissioned in 1942, was 680 feet long, could go 32 mph, carried 2500 men during war and when fully ...
We had a leisurely day visiting the town of Fairhope. Had lunch on the pier and just enjoyed the scenery. You can see Mobile from the pier and tomorrow will take us to see the USS Alabama. Here are some pictures of the pier area and a castle that a resident built many years ...
It was time to move on to Fairhope, Al. It is very close to Mobile and we are looking forward to seeing the USS Alabama and the coastal town of Fairhope. We are staying at Coastal Haven RV Park, a very nice campground with lots of grass ...
They went over interstate I-10 at Mobile (remember when you drive it you go through a tunnel) and then they made it to the mouth of the Mobile River.
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