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Old 01-26-2014, 10:04 PM   #41
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We now have a video of the cannon in action. Turn up your volume for the full effect.

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Old 01-26-2014, 10:36 PM   #42
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I bet if you did that around an oil rig in the gulf you would get a visit from the costi's very quick.
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Old 01-26-2014, 10:38 PM   #43
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Old 01-26-2014, 11:29 PM   #44
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RT, our cannon's bark is a lot sharper than the deer's whatever.

When we returned Saturday from Sausalito we heard several loud shots. Sounded like a shotgun to me, as opposed to pistol or rifle. Perla wondered why we didn't hear police sirens in response. Then I realized the next-door-neighbor yacht club was making signals for its midwinter race starts.
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Old 01-27-2014, 10:51 AM   #45
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" Then I realized the next-door-neighbor yacht club was making signals for its midwinter race starts. "

So you decided to return fire! I like it.
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Old 01-27-2014, 11:09 AM   #46
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In 1980 we had a very rough beam sea crossing of Chesapeake Bay from St. Michaels to Galesville on the West River. We were in a little 34 MT, and were a little beat up. We were put out near the end of the dock at Pirates Cove Marina. I stretched out on the bunk in the rear cabin. Unnoticed by me was a raised platform at the very end of the dock. We were almost directly under it. I heard a very loud BOOM!, jumped up, and hit my hear on the overhead.

It seems they have sailboat races every Wednesday evening, and start the races with a cannon fired from the platform. That was the week that we were probably the last to know that Mr. St. Helens blew up. We were anchored for the week. What a great week it was.

By the way, according to this they still have the racesl

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Old 01-27-2014, 05:08 PM   #47
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RT, our cannon's bark is a lot sharper than the deer's whatever.

When we returned Saturday from Sausalito we heard several loud shots. Sounded like a shotgun to me, as opposed to pistol or rifle. Perla wondered why we didn't hear police sirens in response. Then I realized the next-door-neighbor yacht club was making signals for its midwinter race starts.
I'm just glad you didn't shoot it as you were leaving Sausalito at 0700! I would have had the same reaction as Moon Unit!
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