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« on: July 29, 2008, 05:17:03 PM »

Since we have identified the tanks now and the capacities for most of them, name the tanks in the Forward torpedo room and in the Officer's quarters...

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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2008, 08:10:52 AM »

I'll get the important one out first - Torpedo Alcohol Tank is in the for Forward Torpedo Room.  But the two compartments do have a lot of tanks... Grin

This is fun! Thanks Darrin, another great assignment.
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2008, 12:34:47 PM »

There are mulitiple tanks in the Forward Torpedo Room and the Officers quarters and while I have to agree that the Alcohol tank is/was one of the most important tank in both area's the question still remains. Wink

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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2008, 05:33:58 PM »

Ok folks on this one it appears that I need to help a little with tracking this one down..... when you go to the Fleet Submarine Manual and look up the tanks section you will find a diagram of the layout of these tanks.  good luck folks and thanks for the words of encouragment not to stop these

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2008, 05:59:18 PM »

I'll list a few but not all.
Forward Torpedo Room tanks include:
Torpedo Oil Tank
Hydraulic Emergency Vent and Replenishing Tank
Mineral Oil Tank
Three Reseve Hydraulic Oil Tanks
Poppet Valve Drain Tank
Forward Water Round Torpedo Tank
#1 Sanitary Tank (remember blowing sanitaries?)

Forward Battery (Officers Quarters) include:
#1 and 2 Fresh Water Tanks
Battery Water Tank

This will leave you a few more major tanks in each compartment.  #1 Sanitary is located in one of the other tanks. The rest should be easy.
 
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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2008, 09:08:29 PM »

Great job JT, ok folks now it is time for a couple more of you to step up to the plate and help JT out so we can move on to the next subject.

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« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2008, 09:58:42 PM »

Ok, I'll give it a go.

Forward Torpedo Room:
Bow Buoyancy Tank
Forward Trim Tank
Poppet Valve Trim Tank
WRT Tank
Main Ballast Tank #1
Sanitary Tank #1

Officers' Quarters:
Normal Fuel Oil Tank #1
Normal Fuel Oil Tank #2
Fresh Water Tank #1
Fresh Water Tank #2
Battery Water Tank #1
Battery Water Tank #2
Battery Water Tank #3
Battery Water Tank #4
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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2008, 10:10:29 PM »

 Cheesy Not bad Lance, let's see what Darrin says
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« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2008, 01:08:30 PM »

Great job with that one Lance, ya got all of them.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2008, 02:00:30 PM »

What does the "WRT" stand for in the WRT Tank?  I didn't look real hard, but I couldn't find a definition.
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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2008, 05:33:32 PM »

Water Round Torpedo - The WRT tanks are normally used to flood or drain the torpedo tubes through their flood and drain lines.  The forward trim tank can also be used to either supply or remove water to the WRT tanks through their flood and drain valves to the WRT tanks.
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« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2008, 05:34:36 PM »

Ooooh boy I've got a lot to learn.  Nowhere to go but up from here.  Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2008, 06:42:39 PM »

Make sure on one sends you looking for a golden rivet or a left hand monkey wrench.  The nuc guys might send you looking for a primary loop.

You''ll learn quick. Get a can of diesel oil and keep it open in the kitchen, in fact instead of those house fresheners, use diesel oil. A little in the coffee will help too.  crazy2
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« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2008, 03:07:35 PM »

I had a group of ROTC kids clean the galley.   Darned kids sued 2 cans of lysol air freshener to get the "smell" out .  It took me 3 weeks to get it smealling back to normal........... knuppel2
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« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2008, 09:15:24 AM »

A little off topic, but I believe if we could create a candle or an air freshener that smelled like the inside of a diesel submarine, we could make millions!   2funny
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