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RE: WWII boats today
Posted by: rabbit ()
Date: June 29, 2000 05:23PM

Hi guys.

Joe is correct, Taiwan currently opperates 2 Guppy class submarines.

I could be mistaken but I don't think that Taiwan ever had 4 of the Guppies.
They do opperate two Dutch submarines along with the two Guppies giving them a total submarine force of 4 boats.

The two Dutch submarines are not WWII boats, but are getting up there in age and are not state of the Art boats any more.

When the Guppies were transfered to Taiwan the Torpedo tubes were disconnected so that they were not opperationable. It is widly believed that the tubes have been hooked back up.

Taiwan only uses their Guppies today for training purposes, they do not actively deploy.

Cheers...

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Subject Written By Posted
WWII boats today David W 06/29/2000 04:15AM
RE: WWII boats today joe brandt 06/29/2000 04:16PM
RE: WWII boats today rabbit 06/29/2000 05:23PM
RE: Seawolf cost figures Rainer Bruns 06/30/2000 01:20AM
RE: Opps..Sorry about that! rabbit 06/30/2000 09:34AM
Im from Taiwan Michael Sung 07/01/2000 05:11PM
Other old WW2 boats Steve Cooper 07/06/2000 06:46PM


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