Monday, December 02, 2013

Submarine Questions of the Week - 2 Dec 2013

Background
Thanksgiving  2013

Questions of the Week

1 - A surviving, but tattered copy of a Thanksgiving Day menu from USS Hartford has two very unexpected qualities; one is historical, and one is not.  What were the years of the menu publication and ship commissioning?

2 - There is a certain ambiguity in one artifact relative to USS Darter.  The artifact is a cartoon; identify a fundamental ambiguity?

3a- Name the novelist who wrote, "But the submariners! In the entire fleet they stand apart!"?
3b- In which of his novels does his quote appear? 
3c- Had he everserved in the United States Navy in wartime?
3d- Was he a submariner? 

ANSWERS:  Wednesday 4 Dec 2013.

Submarines are always silent and strange.

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