“The most dangerous person on a submarine is the ‘Non-Qual’” One of the greatest days of a submarine sailors life is the day he is finally “Qualified in Submarines”! TheContinue readingSubmarine Qualified (SS)
One of the memories I have as an engineman on Sailfish was operating the Masker/Prairie System during night time battery charges while submerged on the snorkel. The unit was basicallyContinue readingUnderwater Stealth
I remember the West-Pac of 1972-1973 when Sailfish operated in the Tonkin Gulf. There were several crew members who decided to re-enlist when Sailfish operated there since all pay includingContinue readingWe Weren’t There……
After Sailfish completed dry dock and overhaul in the early spring of 1972, we headed off the Hawaiian coast outside Pearl Harbor to conduct our first ‘Test Dive’. Everything wentContinue readingThe Sailfish Had An Enormous Sail!
THE STORY OF MIGUEL “Family Ties” By: Bill “Lanny” Lanahan “I knew that by taking on an administrator on an online website for the ‘Sailfish’, that I would eventually be subjectContinue readingTHE STORY OF MIGUEL