Shock, horror!

Discussion in 'Submariners' started by SONAR-BENDER, Aug 4, 2013.

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  1. Despite the fact we all know the Daily Snail is a rubbish newsrag..... The level of rubbish reporting always continues to amaze me.
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  2. HMS Tireless, which entered service in 1984, suffered damage to its circuits earlier this year resulting in a radioactive leak.

    The nuclear sub was patrolling off South-West England when the problem arose, forcing its captain to return to Devonport. A more serious leak was avoided because of swift remedial action
    This sounds like nobody was trained? Tiresome oldest 'T'?
  3. It's the Mail, sais it all!!
  4. Yup, she's the oldest one still running.
  5. Subsunk

    Subsunk Badgeman Book Reviewer

    The Daily Mail and John Large are to accurate journalism what Ian Brady and Myra Hindley were to outward-bound themed childcare.
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  6. MOD Edit: Let's not post operational stuff that could be quoted by roving journo's eh?
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  7. That could be the quote of the week. Brilliant.

    Sent via Heliograph from the Jebel Birkenhead
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  9. Cheers Wits, I was being polite :)
  10. So as an applicant in the Marine Engineering role on boats is this good or bad news?

    Can I look forward too more things to fix, or almost certain death?
  11. You'll certainly die but that's common to all life forms.
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  12. As for as I know - not being able to get Sky Sports 1 on the grey things is a Category A1 Opdef sea-stopping-son-of-a-bitch much the same as a duff tumble drier, or lack of fresh milk, or it's too rough, or it's foggy yah-yah-yah-yakkity-yak.

    I glow in the dark and digital radios explode when I walk past 'em.

    Uranium 235? Pah!!!!!! I ate it for breakfast, dinner and tea.

    Scram! Scram! Scram!
  13. And all that from the hours spent manning the porn locker in the shack ;)
  14. All spare hands to the RC shifting lead!

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  15. What did you have for 4 o'clockers and the midnight meal? Iodine?
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  16. I bet you never shifted lead, poly blocks maybe but definitely not lead.
  17. Doesn't matter what it is, the pot is a f***ing awful place to be sweating your tits off! I avoid back aft and the RSC like the plague

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  18. As an ex-primary EA, the best bit about working down the RC is everyone leaves you alone to get on with it (and you get to wear a silly costume).

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