Submarine Questions of the Week - 2 Dec 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.