This was a post that I put up on Facebook in 2014. It has been shared over 8500 times in the time it has been on Facebook
I am grateful for the feedback already sent
On February 16, 2017, it came to my attention that the story has been cut and pasted with unauthorized alterations and no attribution. I never copyrighted the post or the material but rest assured that it is still my intellectual property. I have shared this freely with the submarine community. All I ask in return is that it not be altered and credit be given where possible.