Sunday, October 20, 2013

ANSWERS to Sub Questions of the Week -16 OCT 2013

Background and related links to last week's questions are available here.

ANSWERS to Submarine Questions of the Week

1. What unusual (for a submarine) coin-operated entertainment device was installed on an earlier SSN?  ANS: A coin-operated juke box.

2.  What is the name of the SSN referenced in question 1.?  ANS: USS Nautilus (SSN-571).

3. There is a published photo of a sailor using the device. What is the name of the publication and what year was the photo taken?  ANS:  Life Magazine (1956).  (note: Nautilus had been commissioned 30 Sept 1954).

4. Who was the photographer?  ANS: The late photographer was Henry G. "Hank" Walker.

Submarines are always silent and strange.

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