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At random: ENS Sam Hunter, the first submarine casualty of WWII on Dec. 8, 1941. He was attached to Sea Dragon moored next to Sealion. He was killed by shrapnel from the first bomb hit on Sealion penetrating the conning tower of Sea Dragon. The second hit killed 4 men in Sealions Engineroom.
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Holland Club
Posted 2018-07-13 11:10 AM (#89651)


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Location: East Coast of Wisconsin
Subject: FYI

Go here
http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/07/12/navy-attack-sub-fly-by-wire-tech-inspires-strategy-shift.html
rover177
Posted 2018-07-14 2:37 PM (#89666 - in reply to #89651)
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Location: Wollongong, NSW
Subject: RE: FYI

Fly-by-wire has been used in aircraft for a while (introduced by Airbus); still can have problems. Any submarine with a skilled planesman can operate in any depths of water. If conditions are too bad to go shallow, don't go!
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