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Something for Nothing

“Nothing will work unless you do.”
Maya Angelou

We all want to succeed in all of our endeavors. When we see a successful person, it may appear their success came easily. 149 more words

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Gracie…

Gracie watches a destroyer round Long Point. The curl of her bow wave white against the gray-green water. Stacks spout gouts of black smoke in a receding arc behind, … 1,167 more words

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Torpedo Room

Cooper sits on the deck in the torpedo room, Somebody’s knee jammed in my back! The Lieutenant orders the men quiet, “Everybody lie down!” What’s happening! 1,273 more words

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Ford

Ford takes up a vantage point in the Control Room wedged against the conning tower ladder. The crew prepares the S-4 to surface, Suck in my gut. 2,935 more words

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Shutting Out the Fear

S-4 disaster

The Boston Daily Globe, Monday, December 19, 1927: Quoting Ensign George Phanemiller, “I saw the periscope… thought it was a fish stick, the marker… fishermen use for their nets. 656 more words

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Chorus

“A tugboat captain, or a div‘ah,’ will tell ya. Sometimes it don’t take no clairvoyant to know there’s gonna be trouble. Old Hendricks told me one time. 261 more words

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Cape Ann

The wind blows Southeast, then East, then Northeast. Then dies away. Dawn reveals a broken cloud cover, Sunrise is late. Everyone awake. Dyer rattles about in the galley. 1,881 more words

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