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Diesel boat - Twelve days of Christmas.....

otternavs

Newbie
Do any of our older members remember the full tune? Obviously it stems from P/O boat days....

All I can remember is... (some of which may be wrong of course)

On the 1st day of Christmas the Coxn gave to me......

1 - A black painted submarine
2-
3- Part 3's
4- Cross Connections
5- Bottle Groups
6 - Bulkhead Doors?
7 -
8-
9-
10-
11-
12-


PLEASE FILL IN THE GAPS SOMEONE!
 

Polto

War Hero
otternavs said:
Do any of our older members remember the full tune? Obviously it stems from P/O boat days....

All I can remember is... (some of which may be wrong of course)

On the 1st day of Christmas the Coxn gave to me......

1 - A black painted submarine
2- Shafts/propellors/Diesel engines
3- Part 3's
4- Bulkhead doors
5- Bottle Groups
6 - Torpedo tubes
7 - Main vents
8- Mark eights
9-
10-
11-
12-


PLEASE FILL IN THE GAPS SOMEONE!
 

Polto

War Hero
There were seven cross connections, two of which were actually isolated via the bulkhead stops.
 

otternavs

Newbie
Good man Polto....... I am sure 'cross connections' was in there somewhere, maybe its 7? I can remember how to put a snort on as the OOW but can't remember this damn song!

I know a man who could ...... OddBall....
 

Polto

War Hero
otternavs said:
Good man Polto....... I am sure 'cross connections' was in there somewhere, maybe its 7? I can remember how to put a snort on as the OOW but can't remember this damn song!

I know a man who could ...... OddBall....
Fair point and well made...were is the old sod?
 

Polto

War Hero
Polto said:
otternavs said:
On the 1st day of Christmas the Coxn gave to me......

1 - A black painted submarine
2- Shafts/propellors/Diesel engines
3- Part 3's
4- Bulkhead doors
5- Bottle Groups
6 - Torpedo tubes
7 - Cross connections
8- Mark eights
9-
10-
11-
12- Ballast tanks (port & Stbd)


PLEASE FILL IN THE GAPS SOMEONE!
 

otternavs

Newbie
Last seen in the early 90's as Coxn of Reso. I think he still lives in Gosport, probably still has that klaxon as his door bell!
 

Polto

War Hero
Was one of them "...? pound back pressure".

I think related to achieving the back pressure to trigger a stop snort situation..
 

Polto

War Hero
otternavs said:
Last seen in the early 90's as Coxn of Reso. I think he still lives in Gosport, probably still has that klaxon as his door bell!
Yes - more than likely..
 

Polto

War Hero
Polto said:
Polto said:
otternavs said:
On the 1st day of Christmas the Coxn gave to me......

1 - A black painted submarine
2- Shafts/propellors/Diesel engines
3- Part 3's
4- Bulkhead doors
5- Bottle Groups
6 - Fresh water tanks
7 - Cross connections
8- Torpedo tubes
9-
10-
11-
12- Ballast tanks (port & Stbd)


That's sits more comfortably with the facts...!
 

Polto

War Hero
Polto said:
Polto said:
Polto said:
Polto said:
otternavs said:
On the 1st day of Christmas the Coxn gave to me......

1 - A black painted submarine
2- Abortion units/Diesel engines
3- Part 3's
4- Bulkhead doors
5- Bottle Groups
6 - Fresh water tanks
7 - Cross connections
8- Torpedo tubes/pound back pressure
9-
10-
11-
12- Ballast tanks (port & Stbd)


That's sits more comfortably with the facts...!
 
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