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Kevin Kenny

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About Kevin Kenny

  • Birthday 05/06/1950

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    Trinidad & Tobago
  • Interests
    Building wooden model ships, yacht racing, radio control planes, tourism, Vimeo series on building the HMS Granado

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  1. Thanks all i will be ordering the replacement motor from ships Ahoy. In the mean time i as able to get the bushing changed and its back up and working.
  2. Kurt your suggestion is perfect. I sent the motor to a repair service but will order the replacement to pick up when i am in New York in November. thanks kevin
  3. Hi the motor on my Preac saw has died. Anyone know where i can buy a replacement motor? best regards kevin
  4. In my research i discovered that the ship is the Roebuck class, she was originally called the Janus. Ironically she is one of the ships i intend to build for which i have all the plans and data.
  5. The divers have decided to give me the items that they dived up which I will keep and offer to a local museum at some time in the future. Here are three other artefacts taken many years ago. The first is a brick, the second a dead eye and the last is a block
  6. Some of the bronze pieces that were recovered from the wreck of the HMS Dromedary which sank in Trinidad in 1800. The horseshoe shaped piece looks like it came from the bow at the keel, the bronze pins would have come from various timber connections, not sure where the ring came from nor the teeth piece. Perhaps someone may have a better idea???
  7. Today some friends of mine helped me dive on the SS Naparima and unfortunately the current was too strong and the divers nor the ROV were able to get to the wreck. So that the day was not a total wast of time they dove on another wreck that is well known and retrieved some brass pins and a brass ring that was sitting on the bottom. The wreck has some 20 cannons on the bottom and lots of stuff spread all over the ocean floor. Unfortunately she has been pilfered over the years and today is of little archeological value.
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