ORSE Workup & ORSE, July 2004

After being underway for a month or so, we submariners start to laugh at the dumbest shit. We also start to behave like complete jack-asses. There was one particular RC-Div buddy of mine, Mongo, who was in my watch section and could always be counted on to provide ample hilarity in times of monotony.  Also, …

Lost All Hydraulics, Boat Is Crippled Like Timmy

June 25, 2004:  Submarine is crippled… like Timmy After of the aforementioned in-port tomfoolery [which was awesome] it was time for Engineering Department to get down to business.  We had just completed an extended maintenance period, and it was now time to get back out to sea and punch holes in the ocean once again.  It …