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May 27, 2022

THEY SHOULD PUT WINDSHIELDS ON THOSE THINGS

US submarine that crashed into an underwater mountain in the South China Sea ran into a pier months earlier

(Thanks to Bill Hudgins, who says "The helmsman had a valid etc.")

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In their defense, the first was alledgedy just an allision, and uncharted sea mounts are the telephone poles of the blue water.

I always thought curb feelers for submarines would be a good patent idea.

Those things should not be in civilian hands.

He was distracted looking for the brake pedal.

The dangers of pier pressure.

Sounds like I95.

They should remove "Ramming Speed" from the sub's throttle.

The command investigation said the submarine's leadership failed to learn from the first incident.

Hey, let's not jump to conclusions!

It's kind of funny that a vessel almost completely covered with sonar transducers couldn't detect a sea mount because the crew didn't want to give away their position.

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