A question, plea for help from an author

Hello everyone.

I've come here to ask for some help. I am writing a novel (I'm a published author) with a few sub scenes in it. I am utterly out of my depth here.

It would be great if I could PM someone here and simply ask... if I have to turn to starboard, who says what to who, and then how do they do it....

This is stuff I would like to get right.

Obviously I cannot promise you riches and eternal happiness. But if anyone would like to drop me a pm and then answer some Qs every now and then as I contiue writing, I will mention you in at the front of the book in glowing terms (if and when it gets published.)

I hope I am not intruding on your forum and you don't find this fishing trip of mine insulting.

Thanks for your time and any help you might be able to offer.

With great respect

Author
 
Sorry one new thing... Does anyone possibly remember the name of the documentary that followed submarine officers on their qualifying course?

Is this still called the perisher?

Thanks again.
 
authorheeeelp said:
Sorry one new thing... Does anyone possibly remember the name of the documentary that followed submarine officers on their qualifying course?

Is this still called the perisher?

Thanks again.

I am sure if you could get to Gosport that the Museum could be of even more help, especially if they were to share in your books royalties. They even have a boat that was current in your period you can visit.
 

x4nd

Lantern Swinger
authorheeeelp said:
Sorry one new thing... Does anyone possibly remember the name of the documentary that followed submarine officers on their qualifying course?

Is this still called the perisher?

Thanks again.

The program was called “Submarine†and was originally shown on BBC2. It was six episodes long, two-titled “Perisherâ€, two “Ocean Safari†and two “Bomberâ€. The Perisher course is still run but the format has changed slightly due to the demise of diesel electric boats.

:dwarf:
 
x4nd said:
authorheeeelp said:
Sorry one new thing... Does anyone possibly remember the name of the documentary that followed submarine officers on their qualifying course?

Is this still called the perisher?

Thanks again.

The program was called “Submarine†and was originally shown on BBC2. It was six episodes long, two-titled “Perisherâ€, two “Ocean Safari†and two “Bomberâ€. The Perisher course is still run but the format has changed slightly due to the demise of diesel electric boats.

:dwarf:

Thanks kindly.
 
authorheeeelp said:
x4nd said:
authorheeeelp said:
Sorry one new thing... Does anyone possibly remember the name of the documentary that followed submarine officers on their qualifying course?

Is this still called the perisher?

Thanks again.

The program was called “Submarine†and was originally shown on BBC2. It was six episodes long, two-titled “Perisherâ€, two “Ocean Safari†and two “Bomberâ€. The Perisher course is still run but the format has changed slightly due to the demise of diesel electric boats.

:dwarf:

Thanks kindly.

Tracked it down... HMS Splendid

http://www.amazon.co.uk/H-M-S-Splendid/dp/B000B73HDO/ref=pd_sbs_d_h__img_4
 
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