Sub Questions of the Week: 28 JAN 2016
BackgroundWhen a vessel's center of mass rises much above its center of bouyancy the ship is prone to "keel over" or capsize and may even sink (founder). Photo of a recently distressed surface vessel:
Sub Questions of the Week1 - Why are modern, military-quality submarines not prone to capsizing?
2 - Is it even possible for modern, militray-quality subs to capsize?
4 - Has the crew been rescued?
5 - From where did it sail, and to where was it sailing?
6 - How large (tonnage) is the vessel, and with what cargos is it said to be laden?
7 - Where is the pilot house located?
8 - Has this vessel sunk or has it been towed?
ANSWERS: Monday, 1 FEB 2016
Submarines are always silent and strange.