Indianapolis SUB IWM Exhibit ops.

IWM Museum Exhibit

USS Indianapois SUB... SSN-697
(1977 Control Room)... 2010-12








last updated: - 03 Apr 2013
  • SSN 697 fact page
    Boat Info
  •   SSN-697 Control Room Diagram!(generic!)
  •   SSN-697 Control Room & Periscope?(generic!)
  •   SSN-697 Chart Table?(generic!)   Chart Table & Shisps Book?(exhibit!)
  •   SSN-688 class Compartments ?(generic!)
  •   SSN-688 Control Room & Periscope?(generic!)
  •    SSN-688 Control Room Virtual Tour?(generic!)

    OPEN?    08 Jun 2011(Wed)  Exhibit is OPEN to public , more additions later !
    USS Indianapolis Sub Exhibit is open Wed-Sun 9am - 5PM: Except Holidays

    27 Oct 2011 Pic
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    SSN-697 Exhibit Visitors : (Under construction) last updated: - 03 Apr 2013
  • 03 Apr 2013(Wed)    Mich visit !   Submarine Driver !  Periscope Ck! Greeters->Cricket & Chuck.
  • 26 Jul 2912(Thur)   Greenfield , IN visit ! Greeters->Andrea,Cricket & Chuck.
  • 04 Mar 2912(Sun)   CHI Area visit ! Greeter->Dave & Chuck.
  • 29 Dec 2011(thur)   Indy/NC visit ! Greeter->Rudy, Dave & Chuck.
  • 15 Dec 2011(fri)   JoAnn_(salvation army+KC9TTY)visit ! Greeter->Rudy & Chuck.
  • 11 Nov 2011(fri) Vetrans Day   Indpls. HS students on History field trip ! Greeter->Chuck.
  • 06 Nov 2011(Tue)   Young MI Visitors try out Periscope ! Greeter->Ted.
  • 04 Oct 2011(Tue)   Staff Ethan & Andera Ck out Speed rail ! Greeter->Rudy & Chuck.
  • 29 Sep 2011(Thur)   Indy Visitors & Ted ! Greeter->Ted.
  • 15 Sep 2011(Sun) Greeters->Ted & Chuck .
      IN visitors/Young Sub Exhibit (Periscope viewer)& DAD!   IN Visit , young Sub Drivers !
  • 31 Jul 2011(Sun)   USN-MC Muller & Rudy-Grtrs !
  • 29 Jun 2011(Wed)   Young Indy Visitors try out SUB controls !
  • 05 Jun 2011(Sun)   JoAnn & Rudy try out SUB controls !
  • 06 Feb 2011(Sun)control Console (OLD Location) FYI session by:
      PAST USN SSN-767 officer gives us a tour!   Valpo, IN visitors!Very helpful in building the exhibit!

    USS INDY SUB Sponsors:Indiana War Memorial, & USS Indianapolis Sub Base Inc.
    Exhibit Donation Info page
    IWM Exhibit updates:
  • 24 Dec 2012(sun)   "Version 4 Periscope EYE piece; Tnx Chuck!   "Version 4 Periscope EYE piece; No Tape!
  • 07 Jun 2012(thur)Red Phone (UQC) Underwater demo of range ck audio & LED installed (tnx rudy & Chuck)
        Uses an EM21-c digital repeater connected to the "RED" button on the periscope to start !
  • 20 May 2012(sun)   "Version 3 Periscope EYE piece; Tnx Chuck!
  • 02 Feb 2012(thur)   "COB/COW position Equip.Chart; Tnx Rudy & Chuck)!
      "Dive & Helm" position Equip.Chart; Tnx Rudy & Chuck)!
  • 19 Jan 2012(thur)   "H2O Chart added to recorder; Tnx Bob & Dave)!
  • 10 Nov 2011(thur)   "COB" Torpedo PNL LGhts ON;Tnx Ted)!  ) .!   "COB PNLS In "RED" (Barometer gage lit)! .
  • 03 Nov 2011(thur)   "COB" 1MC Intercom statio!  ) .!   "Amp Frnt Pnl!  ) .
  • 26 Oct 2011(tue)   Red Underwater Phone & Speed Gage dial Installed!  ) .!   More Console Lghts ON Installed!   .!
      Center Console Lights ON!  (TNX Ted,Rudy & Chuck  .!
  • 11 Oct 2011(tue)   More console Red Idle Lghts Installed!  (TNX Ted & Rudy) .!
  • 04 Oct 2011(tue)   Speed Rail Installed!  (TNX Chuck & Rudy) .!
  • 13 SEP 2011(tue)   ReBuilt PScope Viewer!  (TNX Chuck) .!   (+ No Focus Adj Tags)
  • 10 SEP 2011(sat)   SPD & Depth Gage Lights Installed!  (TNX Ted) .!   Bulb Location!   .!
      CTL Console, Gage Slot   .!   CTL Console,SPD Gage No Dial   .! and 29 SEP 2011  Console,SPD & Depth Gage Dials Lite   .!
  • 10 AUG 2011(wed)   Sim-Search#2 Periscope Installed!  (TNX Chuck) .!   Director Goodwin Visit!   .!
      Helpers!Dave,Mike & Rudy  .!   Periscope gets Test Dive!   .!
  • 14 JUL 2011(thur)   Water Chart Recorder-More lights!   (TNX Ted).!
  • 12 JUL 2011(tue)   COB Station Done!   .!   COB Station In Dive Mode! (red)  .!
      WPNS wall Paint Complete!.(Chuck)
  • 05 JUL 2011(tue)    Seaman"Helmsey" Uniform patch& Hat   (Chuck)!.!
      WPNS wall Paint almost Complete!.!
  • 30 Jun 2011(thur)   Sub Driver Seaman"Helmsey" Installed  (TNX Rudy & Chuck)!.!
      Helmsman reported for duty!.!
  • 29 Jun 2011(wed)   COB BackDrop Panels Installed (TNX Rudy & Chuck)!.!
      WPNS Wall/Rm BackDrop Panel Installed!.!
  • 17 Jun 2011(Thur)More Lights on exhibit !   Bubble Panel is Lite(TNX Ted)!.!
      Ted & Rudy -Lights on Work.!   Emergency Light & Chart recorder lighting now!.!
  • 12 Jun 2011(Sun)   Exhibit Volunteer.!(TNX RUDY)
  • 09 Jun 2011(Thur)Exhibit is OPEN to public , more additions later !
      Plexiglass installed,Tnx Chris & Darias!.!   IWM Sub Plexiglass installers.!
  • 04 Jun 2011(Sat)some PreOpen visitrs & Ted checking on the ops progress !
      IWM Decatur Il Visit & Ted!.!   sub console Lights & Old sign.!
  • 02 Jun 2011(Thur)Console in new location & open !
      New Exhibit 1st Visitrs(Cricket & Barb)!.!   Cricket & Earl.!   Dave & Earl!.!
  • 30 May 2011(Tue)   COW RedPNL LGHTS -ON!.!   Map Light wall Sw Box.!
  • 26 May 2011(Thur)   Entry View lookin into Hall(Chart Table is on right!).!   Chart Under Glass with Light.!
    Special NOTE: Chart displayed is the Last Paper chart used by any USN Submarine.!
    Donated by the Chart shop in Grotton Ct(TNX)
  • 23 May 2011(Tue)   Entry with Chairs & Florescent Light.!
  • 19 May 2011(Thur)   Entry Sign,Periscope Hyd Ring & Closet.!
  • 09-10 May 2011(mon-tue)   Exhibit gets floor paint.!(TNX RUDY)
      "WET PAINT"!   Door & Chart table area painted too.!
  • 25-25 Apr 2011(mon-tue)   Entry supports installed with some YELLOW paint.!
      Entry plan drawing.!
  • 20 Apr 2011(Thur)   Entry Floor & Chart table complete with paint.!
  • 19 Apr 2011(Tue)   Entry Floor added.!   Entry structure Mounted.!
  • 11 Apr 2011(Tue)   Chart & Bubble Gage re-Mounted.!   Dive Lights re-Mounted.!
  • 24 Mar 2011(Thur)   Dir.Wrightchecks out progress.!
  • 22 Mar 2011(Tue)Rudy Demo!   Exhibit Control Box Mounted!
  • 14 Mar 2011(Sun)COB Seat(TEMP)   COB/COW Seat!
  • 11 Mar 2011(Fri)Submariners Visit(construction Suggestions)
      Muller & Gasaway!
    Note: In 2002,Lee Muller wrote the Orginal Audio Script used in our sub display !
    (TNX Chief Muller)
    Additional Sounds were added to the audio tracks in 2011(tnx Tom & Chuck)
  • 06 Mar 2011(Sun)Fairland IN Visitors & RM Paint Check(construction)
      Fairland IN Visit!
  • 01 & 02 Mar 2011(Mon & Tue)control Console ; Some Dismantled & moved (construction)
      Sub Control console New Museum location!
      Sub Control console (MOVING CREW)!
     Thanks ->IWM Maint (Moving Crew),Rudy-KN9C,Ted-T, Dave-N9KZJ,& Chuck-W9IH.
     
  • 29 Jan 2011(Sat)control Console Sound Wav files installed & Some Dismantling for move (construction)
      Sub RM Control console New Museum location!
     Thanks ->Tom-K9XV(pc updates),Rudy-KN9C,Ted-T, Dave-N9KZJ,Ed-N9IZN & Chuck-W9IH.
     
  • 15 Jan 2011(Sat) Visit by SSN-725 member for Chalk session in sub display (construction)
      Sub RM Control Floor, chalk marks for seats location!   Sub RM Charts wall, chalk marks for locations!
      Sub RM Control, chalk marks for Underwater Ph location!
  • 04 dec 2010(Sat)   USS Indianapolis SUB Exhibit IWM!Software B/U & working!   
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