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Discussion in 'US Navy Forum' started by sksn, Dec 3, 2006.

  1. sksn

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    I served abord the USS Rhode Island (SSBN-740). I was wondering if there was any other bubble heads out there?
     
  2. EUPHER49

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  3. sksn

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    Thanks It's nice to know I am not the only one out there.
     
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  6. coopal_131

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    There ain't no slack on a Fast Attack.
    There ain't no pride on a Trident ride.

    Both of my old boomers are now SSGNs. Man, I am getting old. :supergrin:
     
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    I originally had orders to the Adams Gold crew in 1970, ended up on Wilson Blue cuz they needed an RO.
     
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    SSBN-654 patrol 77
    SSBN-729 patrol 18
    SSBN-736 newcon
    SSN-719
     
  10. seaswol

    seaswol NRA Life Member

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    Wish I could have done more time on SSNs. The final solution to the Cold War. My most memorable day was when the Berlin Wall was torn down.
    Chris
     
  11. ecestu

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  13. ajstrider

    ajstrider Silent Warrior

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    Boomers? Fast attack tough....
    SSN 719

    It is funny, I see another SSN 719 guy posting here, I will have to find out who that is.
     
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    seaswol NRA Life Member

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    The USS San Francisco that recklessly ran into an undersea mountain is going to have her foward section removed. She had a fairly recent refueling. They will take the forward half of the decommisioned USS Honolulu and put the two halves together. Some have joiked that it will be called the USS Hono-Frisco:rofl: The Navy and Electric Boat, for years, have sectioned submarines into various forms from new fast boats (1960's) into the early boomers, the older boomers into spec ops boats etc... Seriously, it is a great tribute to how well the USS San Francisco survivied both due to the quality of engineering and the training of the crew to combat collisions. Terribly, there was one loss of life. Unfortunately most people only hear of the infrequent incidents rather than the major accomplishments of the "Silent Service" - so be it. All of us who served on all submarines, boomers, fast attack, NR1 and our DSRV's post WWII can be very proud that our service was the leading effort to end the cold war.

    "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and hopefully Peace On Earth"

    Chris
     
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    How about a old DBF?SS-398
     
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    First boat Fast Boat and never really got used to the Boomer
    state of mind, but just can't beat the deployment sked.

    For you younger squids that were lucky enough to stand a few topside
    mid-watches and love to play HALO...check out the film shorts
    at tubedaze.com Funny Stuff!
     
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    ex-SSBN 727
    ex-SSBN 729
    Now both SSGNs
     
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    SSBN-634 (Stonewall Jackson)
    SSBN-734 (Tennessee)
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    3 of each, enjoyed both but for different reasons