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by JohnnyC
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:33 am
Forum: Patrol Poetry and Prose
Topic: Plastic Cow
Replies: 0
Views: 23089

Plastic Cow

This is the "plastic cow" story. Before we went on a 40 day patrol (and I did six patrols) we had a huge load-out of stores that had to be hand loaded into the boat. Perishable goods were loaded last and consumed first, because they weren't going to last. The fresh milk was strangely a big...
by JohnnyC
Sat Apr 04, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: 2009 Reunion Tentative Schedule
Replies: 3
Views: 22252

Re: 2009 Reunion Tentative Schedule

Where? The previous post doesn't once mention the location.
by JohnnyC
Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:38 am
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 3
Views: 20184

Re: Happy Thanksgiving

To: "Toad"
From: "Flash"
Msg: Happy Holidays!
Date: 10JAN09

Happy Holidays to all former 27boaters who read this, regardless of when.

-JohnnyC, MDIV(BLUE) 82-85
by JohnnyC
Sat Jan 19, 2008 7:11 am
Forum: Sea Stories
Topic: Angles & Dangles**
Replies: 16
Views: 66511

Record For Carrying Coffee Cups

When I was a mere pup and an ERLL watch, I set the known record of the time for carrying empty coffee cups from the engineroom to the scullery. This happened sometime around 1983. I carried 30 coffee cups from the engineroom to the galley in one trip. Two stacks of fifteen cups each, thirty cups tot...
by JohnnyC
Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:09 am
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 1
Views: 12561

RE: Happy Thanksgiving from The Toad


Thanks for the Thanksgiving post, and I salute you, my Blue-Crew Sea Dad.

a.k.a. Flash
by JohnnyC
Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: Sea Stories
Topic: Training Flare**
Replies: 28
Views: 104226

When you say "Mr. Gillespie" do you mean "Q-Bert"? The same Engineer who, due to a normal SOP ventilation alignment, opened the AMR2UL hatch and got blown into the Engineroom in front of almost the entire Blue M-Div in 1985? After 22 years I still remember THAT particular moment,...