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The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:

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The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by Festival   » Fri Oct 30, 2015 2:40 pm

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And I'm sure this includes the RMN...

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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by saber964   » Fri Oct 30, 2015 3:34 pm

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Festival wrote:And I'm sure this includes the RMN...

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There's a sixth one;"An Admiral saying, I have an idea."
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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by munroburton   » Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:00 pm

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A seventh could be the President/Head of State: "I need a short, victorous war..."
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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by Senior Chief   » Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:51 pm

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No 8. "Moored! Shift Colors! Now Liberty Call!" As the crew hits the beach after being at underway for 7 months without seeing land! :mrgreen:

No 9. My favorite that I remember since the ship I was on was caught in the middle of a typhon and the Captain announced over the ships 1Mc "All hands are reminded to sleep with their life jackets on."

Why? The forward gunmount had sprung a leak at the base of the mount and the forward part of the ships was slowly filling with water.
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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by kzt   » Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:56 pm

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Senior Chief wrote:Why? The forward gunmount had sprung a leak at the base of the mount and the forward part of the ships was slowly filling with water.

I can somehow see how this might end badly... But hey, worse case all you'd have to do is abandon ship in a typhoon. How hard can that be?
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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by Tenshinai   » Sat Oct 31, 2015 2:49 am

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Senior Chief wrote:No 8. "Moored! Shift Colors! Now Liberty Call!" As the crew hits the beach after being at underway for 7 months without seeing land! :mrgreen:

No 9. My favorite that I remember since the ship I was on was caught in the middle of a typhon and the Captain announced over the ships 1Mc "All hands are reminded to sleep with their life jackets on."

Why? The forward gunmount had sprung a leak at the base of the mount and the forward part of the ships was slowly filling with water.


Ouchy.

Big/small ship?


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A seventh could be the President/Head of State: "I need a short, victorous war..."


Ooohh, nice one! :mrgreen:
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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by cthia   » Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:23 am

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Hooah!

Son, your mother says I have to hang you. Personally I don't think this is a capital offense. But if I don't hang you, she's gonna hang me and frankly, I'm not the one in trouble. —cthia's father. Incident in ? Axiom of Common Sense
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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by Somtaaw   » Sat Oct 31, 2015 10:11 am

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I'm sure this would fall in here somewhere

"I've done this for years..."

and

"Nobody's caught this yet"
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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by HB of CJ   » Sat Oct 31, 2015 11:04 am

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"Your are In Hack"! (I did not do it.) :(
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Re: The 5 Most Dangerous Things You Will Hear in the Navy:
Post by JohnRoth   » Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:37 pm

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This isn't quite the same thing, but I was once treated to a presentation which started out with the two biggest lies in the navy. This happened on a nuclear submarine in port.

Nuclear Reactor Inspector: We're here to help you, sir!

Captain: Welcome Aboard.
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