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Shipwreck Figure Data
Shipwreck File Card Data
Code Name: SHIPWRECK
FILE NAME: Delgado, Hector X.
PRIMARY MILITARY SPECIALTY: Gunners Mate
SECONDARY MILITARY SPECIALTY: Machinist
BIRTHPLACE: Chula Vista, CA
SHIPWRECK grew up in the shadow of the Navy, specifically the shadow of the sprawling San Diego Navy Yards. He enlisted at the youngest possible age with his parents’ permission and proceeded to serve with distinction in I the Mekong Delta Where hand-to-hand fighting with river pirates, smugglers and insurgents was the order of the day. Put in time at several naval bases and was on hand at certain carrier-initiated operations in the Middle East.
Graduated Naval Gunnery School Great Lakes. Qualified expert: M-16, M-14, Browning .50 cal., 20mm Oerliken AA gun, Ml91lA1.
“SHIPWRECK is your quintessential sailor. He can splice a line, fry powdered eggs in the tooth of a gale and eat them, tell taller tales than a Senate Appropriations committee and take a three day liberty in Thule, Greenland and come back smiling.”
Shipwreck Version History
Shipwreck was released as part of the third wave of single carded figures celebrating the 25th Anniversary of G.I. Joe A Real American Hero.
Shipwreck Figure Info
Shipwreck was made using entirely new parts.
Shipwreck Accessories Info
Shipwreck came with Polly, his parrot, a Pistol, a Shotgun, a Submachine gun and a black display stand.
Shipwreck Variants Info
Shipwreck had a few variations. Early samples of Shipwreck were released with a Shark Tattoo on the figure's right arm. This version also had a anchor on his belt buckle. His Variant/Chase counterpart had an Anchor tattoo which closely resembled his ARAH counterpart. Later versions of "Shippy with Anchor Tat" had no anchors/emblems on the belt buckle.
Shipwreck Additional Info
Contributors: Tony_Bacala, DESTRO, C.I.A.D.