Answers to Submarine Q.O.T.W. from 12 DEC 2016
Related information, photo(s) and links for questions are found in the original posting.
ANSWERS to Question(s) of the Week1 - What is the name of the sub shown in a canal? ANS: USS Shark.
2 - What is this sub's hull number? ANS: SSN 591.
3 - In which canal is this sub shown? ANS: The Panama Canal.
4 - When was the sub's transit conducted? ANS: The official USN photo shows crew members standing on and diving planes of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Shark en route to the Pacific Ocean as locomotives pull it through the Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal on 11 Nov 1989.
5 - BONUS Question (Not in original set) - How many locomotives were employed to safely maneuver the sub through the lock? ANS: 4 (Four lines from four separate directions are clearly visible in at larger photo shown here).
Submarines are always silent and strange.