How to build a Nuclear Submarine

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  1. From the thread title I thought that was going to be one of those "How to..." DIY books :oops:
  2. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

  3. Guns

    Guns War Hero Moderator

    Might explain the reluctance to allow women to sea as submariners then..........
  4. That's septics AND bomber queens for you. Would never happen amongst us steely eye messengers of death :wink:
  5. Is that septic or sceptic? or both?
  6. You can include sceptic if you so wish :)
  7. Isnt she being decommsioned this year?
  8. The programme also shows how to build people too? That'll be worth watching then...
  9. Nuclear powered people. " Commander litvinenko approaching sir"
  10. I`m glad I drank G+T(£14:50 for 2)
  11. She's in Guzz now joining all the other laid up boats, could call them SM5
  12. Enjoyed this, had I been an 18yr old thruster it would have inspired me to get down the AFCO pronto. brushteeth
  13. Good will inspire some to become the new Clean Submariners :wink:
  14. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    Yes, they didn't look like real submariners did they? I could hardly smell them.
  15. I watched it bemused admiration for the technology employed,and although I spent 18 months at Dolphin I was in the MTB squadron so know nowt at all about submarines yet one question puzzled me:
    Is it now the practice to put the Captains name on his cabin even down to the OBE after his name?
    We just had the word Captain on his cabin door,admittedly in brass but is that the way things go nowadays?
    Does the Jimmy/Engineering Officer and the Navigating Officer have their names on the doors.
    Seems a bit of a one upmanship or is this the norm for all ships now?
  16. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    A rabbit from the builders I should think.
  17. While I was serving on boats I never got the opportunity to see how one was built.For me it was it was an interesting program as long as you overlooked the PR and PC bullcrap.

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