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    Posted: 13 May 2019 at 5:27pm
How many feet were added to the hull and conning tower on the few guppy 3's (note: there is an exception)
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15' on all but Tiru who only got 12'. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Flapper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 May 2019 at 2:28pm
What was that extra length used for? Never mind, I looked it up: extra room was for new sonar gear and other electronics.

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And how much was the conning tower extended (except Tiru)
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5 feet.  Must have seemed spacious.
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