EmailDiscussions.com  

Go Back   EmailDiscussions.com > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Stay in touch wirelessly

Showing results 1 to 4 of 4
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: chrisretusn
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 22 Sep 2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,249
Posted By chrisretusn
Back in the mid eighties I I had a shipmate (a...

Back in the mid eighties I I had a shipmate (a lucky one to boot) who got zapped from an arcing TWT tube while doing maintenance, he opened the access door on the side of the transmitter cabinet, the...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 20 Sep 2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,249
Posted By chrisretusn
Paper charts are like a good book, the electronic...

Paper charts are like a good book, the electronic variety just doesn't cut it. Never thought about zooming in on a chart, I guess there is a limit on resolution or detail.

I quite wearing watches a...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 19 Sep 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,249
Posted By chrisretusn
Yeah I agree they probably to learn the skill or...

Yeah I agree they probably to learn the skill or at least introduced to it. I retired in 2003 on the USS Juneau with 22 years of sea duty. One rarely sees anyone practicing celestial navigation on...
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 18 Sep 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,249
Posted By chrisretusn
Being a retired sailor, we had to know the old...

Being a retired sailor, we had to know the old methods.

One of the ship's Quarter Masters would visit all the spaces each day on the ship that had chronometers installed and would wind them and set...
Showing results 1 to 4 of 4

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +9. The time now is 06:16 AM.

 

Copyright EmailDiscussions.com 1998-2013. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy