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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:45 pm 
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But dodge they did!

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India’s first ballistic missile submarine was out of commission for ten months after someone neglected to properly close a hatch. The nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant was flooded with saltwater, necessitating nearly a year’s worth of repairs.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:08 pm 
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...USS Guitarro (SSN-665) says, "I know the feeling:"

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Seems like everyone os having some boo-boos these days.
This photo of Russian black sea fleet Ropucha-class Jamal today:
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:22 pm 
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Just a reminder to other navies that installing screen doors on submarines is not a good idea.

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Don't they do the "Green Board ... Pressure in the Boat" drill?

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MikeKozlowski wrote:
...USS Guitarro (SSN-665) says, "I know the feeling:"

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https://www.history.navy.mil/research/l ... tarro.html

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You got to be... That gives embarrassing a whole new meaning.

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And now the Iranians managed to get a corvette washed up onto the breakwater.
The Damawand, commissioned in 2015.
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Micael wrote:
And now the Iranians managed to get a corvette washed up onto the breakwater.
The Damawand, commissioned in 2015.
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https://twitter.com/josephhdempsey/stat ... 3557482496

Reminds me of when Suphi sent us a picture of a frigate in a supermarket car park.

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Micael wrote:
And now the Iranians managed to get a corvette washed up onto the breakwater.
The Damawand, commissioned in 2015.
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https://twitter.com/josephhdempsey/stat ... 3557482496

Lest we forget:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_Point_disaster

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If the Damawand is pulled off the breakwater soon, think she can be returned to service in the next couple of years?

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Stills of the Damawand:

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A large yacht that I occasionally used to race against was moored in the yacht club for a week and somebody left the toilet seacock open. Now known as the submarine!


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Francis Urquhart wrote:
Reminds me of when Suphi sent us a picture of a frigate in a supermarket car park.


An identity crisis. The frigate thought it was a corvette. :)

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Francis Urquhart wrote:
Reminds me of when Suphi sent us a picture of a frigate in a supermarket car park.


An identity crisis. The frigate thought it was a corvette. :)

Good One!!!!

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Damawand, looks like the back is broken:
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