Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A few submarine Line Handlers actually got to do this (photo)

In May 1921, R-14 (SS-91) ran out of fuel southeast of Hawaii. Sails were made from blankets and mattresses. The sub arrived at Hilo on 15 May after 5 days under sail.
Fast forward 88 years to a modern navy, the finest in the world. SecNav: Cut half of oil use by 2020
Submarines are always silent and strange



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