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USS Annapolis in the Arctic Ice.

BillyNoMates

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R077

MIA
Please don't consider this ignorant, the topmost extrusions (periscope area) of the submarine- are/were these retracted prior to an ice break or can they withstand breaking 3ft of ice?

/inquisitive
 

Topstop

War Hero
R077 said:
Please don't consider this ignorant, the topmost extrusions (periscope area) of the submarine- are/were these retracted prior to an ice break or can they withstand breaking 3ft of ice?

/inquisitive

Yes
 

WreckerL

War Hero
Super Moderator
R077 said:
Please don't consider this ignorant, the topmost extrusions (periscope area) of the submarine- are/were these retracted prior to an ice break or can they withstand breaking 3ft of ice?

/inquisitive

It's called the fin (sail in yankspeak) and their strengthened for under ice ops for that specific purpose
 

R077

MIA
WreckerL said:
R077 said:
Please don't consider this ignorant, the topmost extrusions (periscope area) of the submarine- are/were these retracted prior to an ice break or can they withstand breaking 3ft of ice?

/inquisitive

It's called the fin (sail in yankspeak) and their strengthened for under ice ops for that specific purpose

Nice. Would be fantastic to witness the spectacle top-side as it breaks through.
 

trehorn

War Hero
R077 said:
WreckerL said:
R077 said:
Please don't consider this ignorant, the topmost extrusions (periscope area) of the submarine- are/were these retracted prior to an ice break or can they withstand breaking 3ft of ice?

/inquisitive

It's called the fin (sail in yankspeak) and their strengthened for under ice ops for that specific purpose

Nice. Would be fantastic to witness the spectacle top-side as it breaks through.

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=submarine+through+the+ice&aq=f
 

R077

MIA
trehorn said:
R077 said:
WreckerL said:
R077 said:
Please don't consider this ignorant, the topmost extrusions (periscope area) of the submarine- are/were these retracted prior to an ice break or can they withstand breaking 3ft of ice?

/inquisitive

It's called the fin (sail in yankspeak) and their strengthened for under ice ops for that specific purpose

Nice. Would be fantastic to witness the spectacle top-side as it breaks through.

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=submarine+through+the+ice&aq=f

Awesome
 
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