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2021-10-07 3:39:36 PM  
A hungry heart
To regulate their breathing
One more night
The Winter Boys are freezing in their spam tin

The Baltic moon
Along the northern seaboard
And down below
The winter boys are waiting for the storm

Bye-bye, empire; empire, bye-bye
Shallow water-channel and tide

And I can trace my history
Down one generation to my home
 
2021-10-07 3:43:59 PM  
Polish engineers looking pretty smug about that screen door technology now.
 
2021-10-07 3:44:11 PM  

HighOnCraic: A hungry heart
To regulate their breathing
One more night
The Winter Boys are freezing in their spam tin

The Baltic moon
Along the northern seaboard
And down below
The winter boys are waiting for the storm

Bye-bye, empire; empire, bye-bye
Shallow water-channel and tide

And I can trace my history
Down one generation to my home


I've seen that live at least 4 times.  Amazing performance when all he has is a rack of gear in front of him.
 
2021-10-07 3:50:09 PM  

enry: HighOnCraic: A hungry heart
To regulate their breathing
One more night
The Winter Boys are freezing in their spam tin

The Baltic moon
Along the northern seaboard
And down below
The winter boys are waiting for the storm

Bye-bye, empire; empire, bye-bye
Shallow water-channel and tide

And I can trace my history
Down one generation to my home

I've seen that live at least 4 times.  Amazing performance when all he has is a rack of gear in front of him.


Saw him in Natick, MA a couple years ago.  His 808 was being temperamental, so he couldn't do that one.

As for TFA - since it was an "object", I'm thinking lost shipping container.
 
2021-10-07 4:08:16 PM  
I guess we're entering the dumb part of the novel where they start talking about being characters in a novel.

/Looking at you, Hagbard
 
2021-10-07 4:15:56 PM  
Nice.
Thomas Dolby - One Of Our Submarines
Youtube 8OsZTJ5vfUs
 
2021-10-07 4:22:09 PM  
Great, now Cthulu is pissed!  Way to go!
 
2021-10-07 5:22:01 PM  

OldRod: Great, now Cthulu is pissed!  Way to go!


either that or it was Godzilla
 
2021-10-07 5:22:04 PM  
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2021-10-07 5:22:15 PM  
Weren't ready for that crazy Ivan were they?
 
2021-10-07 5:23:06 PM  
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2021-10-07 5:23:12 PM  
Seems she went aground on manuvers.
 
2021-10-07 5:23:32 PM  
Not my submarine! Don't rope me into your bad behaviour.
 
2021-10-07 5:23:44 PM  
Was Admiral Nelson on board?


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2021-10-07 5:24:02 PM  
🤞😃🤞
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2021-10-07 5:25:37 PM  
Capt. Bill Clinton...
He must not have compensated for the unusual shape of his pressure hull.
 
2021-10-07 5:25:49 PM  
"As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?
 
2021-10-07 5:25:56 PM  
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2021-10-07 5:25:59 PM  
Probably a Chinese sub
 
2021-10-07 5:26:25 PM  
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Was it the Sea Tiger?
 
2021-10-07 5:26:30 PM  
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2021-10-07 5:27:32 PM  

enry: a rack of gear in front of him.


Well, at least you didn't pay for any fancy stage presence.
 
2021-10-07 5:27:34 PM  
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2021-10-07 5:27:49 PM  
Today I learned that the ocean is not shaped like your swimming pool.

Amazing!
 
2021-10-07 5:28:09 PM  
Crazy Ivans.
 
2021-10-07 5:28:38 PM  
Did it hit a Chinese towed sonar array and was the President's son on board?

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2021-10-07 5:28:47 PM  
I wonder if they struck a biologic?
Beaumont: A what?
Sonarman Jones: A whale, Seaman Beaumont, a whale.  A marine mammal that knows a hell of a lot more about sonar than you do.
 
2021-10-07 5:30:17 PM  

BigNumber12: "As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?


Some sort of large mammal that is known for swimming in the ocean?
 
2021-10-07 5:31:38 PM  
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USS San Francisco welcomes the Connecticut to the club.
 
2021-10-07 5:31:59 PM  

BigNumber12: "As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?


Most likely another sub, or a giant squid, or a sperm whale, or an orgy of Great White Sharks.

Hey...anyone know if the Japanese are missing another fishing trawler full of high school students?
 
2021-10-07 5:32:41 PM  
Today?

The Seawolf-class nuclear attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN-22) suffered an underwater collision while operating in international waters on Oct. 2
 
2021-10-07 5:32:47 PM  
It might be worth it to put a low-signature sub drone out in front if one collision is all it takes to keep it in port.
 
2021-10-07 5:33:46 PM  

BigNumber12: "As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?


UFO turned USO would be my hope.
 
2021-10-07 5:34:18 PM  
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2021-10-07 5:36:11 PM  
They were running too close to the bottom of the sea and hit Sea Lab.  Pod 6 didn't survive, but it was full of jerks anyway.
 
2021-10-07 5:37:08 PM  

BigNumber12: "As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?


Rock bottom.

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2021-10-07 5:39:20 PM  

BigNumber12: "As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?


Because they would come out right away and said they hit another sub. and get laughed at by the global community...
 
2021-10-07 5:39:45 PM  
Great....now we're at war with Atlantis.
 
2021-10-07 5:40:29 PM  
It wasn't a collision...it was more of an explosion...

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2021-10-07 5:42:24 PM  

iron_city_ap: BigNumber12: "As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?

Because they would come out right away and said they hit another sub. and get laughed at by the global community...


Various navies, including ours, have reported running into everything from other subs to underwater mountains. No one's laughing, except for people who think that submarining is easy.
 
2021-10-07 5:44:04 PM  

BigNumber12: "As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?


Could be a coral reef, the fractal surfaces can act like stealth shapes and deflect a sonar return, or a hill covered in soft plants that'll deaden returns. It's the bane of sonarmen. IANAn Operator, just an installer.

/ Some tales may not be true
// Even true tales are wonky
/// Some wonkies might be on another boat
 
2021-10-07 5:45:56 PM  
The Hunt for Red October (7/9) Movie CLIP - Wrong Conclusions (1990) HD
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(The relevant part is at 26 seconds)
 
2021-10-07 5:47:24 PM  
My money is on them hitting missing flight MH370. Quick, someone get CNN on the phone.
 
2021-10-07 5:49:34 PM  

BigNumber12: "As for what the submarine hit, details remain limited. U.S. officials have reportedly said that there are no indications at present that the 'object' was another submarine. 'An official who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record said that the area's topography at the time did not indicate there was a land mass in front of the boat,' Military Times reported."


So... what the hell did they hit?


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2021-10-07 5:49:38 PM  
Colliding with shait all over the world. That's our Navy!
 
2021-10-07 5:50:45 PM  
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2021-10-07 5:53:13 PM  

CrazyUncle: Great....now we're at war with Atlantis.


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2021-10-07 5:53:52 PM  

TeddyRooseveltsMustache: [YouTube video: The Hunt for Red October (7/9) Movie CLIP - Wrong Conclusions (1990) HD]
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And Halsey was a bit of a fool.
 
2021-10-07 5:54:47 PM  

jmr61: Crazy Ivans.


You mean Crazy Chang(s).
 
2021-10-07 5:55:10 PM  
Should have done two pings.
 
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