1369Re: [campernicholson] Re: Raw water engine intake system
- Jun 2, 2001Shotgun shrimp? We have them on the southern portions of this (west) coast
and they make a noise known to give mariners the heebie-jeebies!
Denece--having a small amount of success at the infamous ice-box refit.
At 10:17 PM 6/2/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Trudy and I just got back from a week long vacation in the Chesapeake Bay
>where we spent a couple of nights in Waterside Marina near downtown
>Norfolk, Virginia. Nice place, but I don't like their electrical system
>For two days we were trying to figure out the source of a mysterious
>"tapping" sound (like crabs clawing the hull) occurring on the outside of
>the sink discharge thru-hull. On the second day I searched a little more
>carefully and noticed the same problem at EVERY seacock :( All I can
>imagine is the water was full of stray electric currently and were eating
>away the seacocks at a fast rate, regardless of whether the shore power
>was connected or not.
>----- Original Message -----
>Yes, we have two attachments under the water; the zinc near the galley,
>which was bonded to all the underwater metal and (we believe) led to the
>demise of all our Blakes seacocks and the Dynaplate (now replaced with a
>large copper sheet) near the mast.
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