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Rare submarine engines back in Cleveland
The engines will aid the restoration of the U.S.S. Cod
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER


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President of the U.S.S. Cod coordinating committee, Dr. John Fakan at Arcelor-Mittel as one of the WWII submarine engines is lifted off the truck.
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Two rare engines needed to complete the restoration of a Cleveland landmark are back in town where they were produced nearly 70 years ago.  The team restoring the engines of the WW II submarine the U.S.S. Cod needs these scarce parts.  They were recently hauled to Cleveland’s Arcelor-Mittal steel plant there they’ll be easily available to the Cod’s restoration team.

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This is incredible. I served on two diesel-electric boats, USS Threadfin (SS-410) and USS Gudgeon (SS-567). I'd love to find an historic site that could use my energy to help restore and maintain these fabulous pieces of history. Warm Regards,
Bob Johnson RMCM(SS) USN-Ret


Posted by: Bob Johnson (Leonardtown, MD) on December 1, 2011 9:12AM
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