Fleet Base Gulf Waters

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scott154
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Fleet Base: Gulf Waters
My Ship Yard: HMAS Parramatta 154(under construction), USS Scott 995(under construction), HMAS Canberra 02, HMAS Glenelg 96, HMS Active 171(under construction),Giuseppe Garibaldi 551( under construction), HMAS Sydney 42.
Location: Adelaide

Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby scott154 » 03 Jun 2010 23:27

Fleet Base Gulf Waters (FBGW) is a very small branch of a very large Model Club Task Force 72 we are based in the beautiful state of South Australia in a small city called Adelaide. We have some great guys that have a passion for every thing grey and 1:72 scale that floats(with guns),in the warmer months we sail and the cooler months we build, some times if its not too cold in the shed. Look for us at Rymill Park, West Lakes or Mawson Lakes.
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BsHvyCgn9
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Joined: 30 Jan 2010 18:33
Fleet Base: Gulf Waters
My Ship Yard: USS Long Beach CGN9
USS California CGN36
USS John Paul Jones DDG53
USS Saipan LHA2
USS Shark SSN591
USS Albany CG10
Location: Adelaide

Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby BsHvyCgn9 » 26 Oct 2010 20:42

Here's Us at Rymil Park lake 26th Sept, Full crew of the regulars on hand, everyone with a ship had one in the water...

Gazebo's R great for keeping the sun off!! (both people's and models)

Bruce :nuke: :nuke:

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Fleet Base: Gulf Waters
My Ship Yard: Prototype Future Frigate
Location: The ACT

Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby steppenrig » 17 Dec 2010 02:21

Hi all

Seems I'm a Gulfian now. I'm the Territory outpost.

Dave
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MikeJames
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Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
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Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby MikeJames » 17 Dec 2010 07:58

That's a very far outpost indeed :)

Welcome aboard.

Mike
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BsHvyCgn9
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Fleet Base: Gulf Waters
My Ship Yard: USS Long Beach CGN9
USS California CGN36
USS John Paul Jones DDG53
USS Saipan LHA2
USS Shark SSN591
USS Albany CG10
Location: Adelaide

Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby BsHvyCgn9 » 18 Dec 2010 17:57

Welcome 2 the madhouse mate! You can be our Northern Annexe!! Just don't try sailing in the Gulf up there!! Likely 2 lose model 2 the salties!!

Cheers Bruce :nuke: :nuke:
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scott154
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Fleet Base: Gulf Waters
My Ship Yard: HMAS Parramatta 154(under construction), USS Scott 995(under construction), HMAS Canberra 02, HMAS Glenelg 96, HMS Active 171(under construction),Giuseppe Garibaldi 551( under construction), HMAS Sydney 42.
Location: Adelaide

Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby scott154 » 31 Oct 2011 00:12

This weekend Fleet Base Gulf Waters had a display at the Adelaide Scale Model Expo, set up was friday night with a handful of members coming in to help set up this is our third year and every year is a better display! :tup: A big thank you to our state rep Jim who stayed at the display all weekend and to all the other guys who helped (you know who you are). Great turn out and lots of interest in the models. Cheers Scott
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RussF172
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Fleet Base: Hunter Central
My Ship Yard: USS WINSTON S. CHURCHILL (DDG-81)
HMAS HOBART (DDGH-39)
HMAS CANBERRA (LHD-02)
HMAS NEWCASTLE (FFG-06)
HMAS ARUNTA (FFH-151)
WRS RUSHCUTTER (A-51) Weapon Recovery/Training/Drone launch ship
Location: Uralla, NSW
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Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby RussF172 » 31 Oct 2011 08:55

Great looking display Scott and guys. Well done.
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Fleet Base: None
My Ship Yard: Fleet - in service and under construction

Submarines:
HMS Triumph S93 - Trafalgar Class SSN.
HMS Conqueror S48 -Churchill Class SSN.
HMS Resolution S22 -Resolution Class SSBN.
USS Seawolf SSN21.

Merchants:
MS Bremen -Expedition Cruise Ship Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.
Harbour Tugs x 3.
MS Christina O.
MV Titan Uranus - Coastal Cargo.

Warships:
HDMS Peter Willemoes F362 - Iver Huitfeldt-Class Frigate.
FGS Elbe A511 - Type 404 Elbe class replenishment ship.
FGS Braunschweig F260 -Braunschweig Class Corvette.
Location: Sydney

Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby SlatsSSN » 31 Oct 2011 09:20

Scotty et.al
nice display, 40% subs nice mix with the targets :taz:, - -and very pleasing personally to see to of my two of my subs there too.

J
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HelloSailor
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Fleet Base: Gulf Waters
My Ship Yard: HMAS VAMPIRE ( 1980 ) with pre 1980 armament additions
USS MISSOURI BB63 - post 1984 configuration
Location: Woodcroft SA

Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby HelloSailor » 17 Mar 2016 14:12

Hi All , Just to let everyone know that last Tuesday myself , Vince & Warner put a deputation to a local council , who last year wanted to impose upon us a $ 1000.00 bond for the free use of a water way within the confines of Thorndon Park Reserviour. As a result of this , the council , in their wisdom , unanimously voted against the bond . As a result , we now have another sailing venue. Details are yet to be decided on as for we will conduct our sail days. A victory for the little guy :clap: :clap: :clap:
Cheers, JIM
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MikeJames
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Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
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Re: Fleet Base Gulf Waters

Postby MikeJames » 17 Mar 2016 15:29

Well done guys, a victory for common sense.

Mike

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