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Yo ho ho _ an Ybor Navy win

Published Sep. 26, 2005

The Ybor Navy, left, takes on the U.S. Navy in a mock battle to open Gasparilla festivities. The Ybor Navy attacked with Cuban bread and water, and the U.S. Navy responded with high-pressure water hoses. The Ybor Navy won the one-hour annual battle in the waters between the Tampa Convention Center and Harbour Island. The Naval Reserve center in Tampa supplied the 135-foot boat for the battle.