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Kevin

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2235 on: October 23, 2017, 02:09:47 pm »
C. Ahrens. 2nd class boy, urinated in wash room; given extra watch (8-12) for one week.

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2236 on: October 23, 2017, 03:22:48 pm »
 :o

Hopefully he now knows better! ;D

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2237 on: October 23, 2017, 05:08:52 pm »
Since we're already down here on the lower deck where there are few delicate sensibilities, I'll pass along a passage from one of my favorite sea-going authors, Capt. Jan de Hartog. From the chapter 'Hygene' in his book 'A Sailor's Life' (1955): "His cabin is as small as a compartment in a third-class sleeper; the wash basin, apart from being almost impossible to get at, is placed very high after long experience with lazy ship's officers who don't want to go to the toilet."

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2238 on: October 23, 2017, 05:32:55 pm »
Since we're already down here on the lower deck where there are few delicate sensibilities, I'll pass along a passage from one of my favorite sea-going authors, Capt. Jan de Hartog. From the chapter 'Hygene' in his book 'A Sailor's Life' (1955): "His cabin is as small as a compartment in a third-class sleeper; the wash basin, apart from being almost impossible to get at, is placed very high after long experience with lazy ship's officers who don't want to go to the toilet."

That's why I was Air Force and not Navy!!!   ;D ;D ;D

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« Reply #2239 on: October 24, 2017, 12:15:55 am »
Since we're already down here on the lower deck where there are few delicate sensibilities, I'll pass along a passage from one of my favorite sea-going authors, Capt. Jan de Hartog. From the chapter 'Hygene' in his book 'A Sailor's Life' (1955): "His cabin is as small as a compartment in a third-class sleeper; the wash basin, apart from being almost impossible to get at, is placed very high after long experience with lazy ship's officers who don't want to go to the toilet."

That's why I was Air Force and not Navy!!!   ;D ;D ;D

 ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2240 on: October 24, 2017, 12:25:09 am »
That's why I was Air Force and not Navy!!!   ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2241 on: October 24, 2017, 06:23:55 am »
Simple answer - female officers!!

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2242 on: October 24, 2017, 03:14:18 pm »
 :) :) :)

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2243 on: January 09, 2018, 11:40:52 pm »
From Burton Island, 19 August 1952.

File this under Well, Duhhhh!

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1931 four pound TNT blast under the ship at 50 foot depth knocked the SA and SU radar and the AN/UQN-1B fathometer out of commission.

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« Reply #2244 on: January 10, 2018, 12:09:50 am »
From Burton Island, 19 August 1952.

File this under Well, Duhhhh!

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1931 four pound TNT blast under the ship at 50 foot depth knocked the SA and SU radar and the AN/UQN-1B fathometer out of commission.

Scares the fish & the whales too!!   ::)

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Re: Worse things happen at sea
« Reply #2245 on: January 10, 2018, 01:47:45 am »
 ;D ;D ;D