Wednesday, July 12, 2017

ANSWERS July 4th Submarine Questions of the Week

Related information and links for questions are found in the original posting here.
Note: Answers were due yesterday and are, regrettably, a day late.

Questions of the Week (Q.O.T.W.) with ANSWERS

1 - Identify the submarine officer who made the statements quoted above.  ANSCDR Timothy P. Reidy Jr - OSU’s submariner: Navy ROTC officer recalls life under the sea

2 - Deduce the US submarine (name and hull number) to which quote 2 (above) likely relates.
ANS: Possibly on a 25-day trip got extended to 82 days. on board the USS Louisville (SSN-724), a Los Angeles-class submarine.  As to food containers stored on deck plates with boards placed on top of them, meaning everyone had to deal with the lowered  clearance, note thatCDR Reidy stands 6' 3" tall.

3 - Identify the bygone submarine era depicted below (photo shown in original posting linked at top was from the "Theatre review"
ANS: Submarine Time Machine  - "Along the banks of the Forth & Clyde Canal, near the National Theatre of Scotland’s new home, something is stirring. There’s an old puffer costumed up like a home-made submarine; there are strange figures in period or science-fiction dress popping up and down on the towpath."

Submarines are always silent and strange.

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