How to Fight Fire or Flooding on a Nuclear Submarine - Smarter Every Day 244 

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SmarterEveryDay پیش 6 ماه
A huge thanks to the Navy for letting me film the series on board the USS Toledo. Matt did a great job of explaining how they handle fire and flooding on board. I just wanted to give a healthy shout out to everyone out there who should have recently received a Smarter Every Day baseball ⚾️ for supporting on Patreon. If you haven’t received a baseball yet, it is not too late. I made this page to explain the process: www.smartereveryday.com/baseball
Metern پیش 13 روز
@jo han thanks for the info 😁
jo han
jo han پیش 17 روز
@Metern They pump it to a drain system, the drain system transports all water toward the back of the submarine, in the back is a tank and pump that can pump water from the tank to outside of the ship. They do not show that pump. So if they have fire they don't care if that partially floods the room, because they can pump water from the room to the drainage system as they show starting from 4:35 after the fire is extinguished.
jo han
jo han پیش 17 روز
@Metern They start to answer that from 4:35
Metern پیش 17 روز
What do dey do with all the water from the fire hose? Where does it go?
jo han
jo han پیش 3 ماه
How is the smoke handled? What kinda ventilation system is needed to get the air breathable again after a fire? Were you allowed to talk about that?
Devil3R پیش 5 روز
great series.
Mohamed Iqbal
Mohamed Iqbal پیش 7 روز
This video crystal clearly proves that INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION is just FAKE. If so, how can a football stadium sized ISS work with few astronauts ??? IMPOSSIBLE, sure. Quote : **Indoctrination is vital, if it's beyond the reach of mankind**
Mohamed Iqbal
Mohamed Iqbal پیش 7 روز
7:32 it's a small bucket Submersible pump is just time waste...
Mohamed Iqbal
Mohamed Iqbal پیش 7 روز
Everybody in this sub looks fat. Will they deliver, if it's a serious situation ???
Comet Jockey Dave
Comet Jockey Dave پیش 8 روز
I could watch this stuff all day. Totally awesome that you got to do this.
Bettie Sanders
Bettie Sanders پیش 8 روز
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Fubar پیش 8 روز
Wonder why he's not allowed in the engine room
Jesse پیش 8 روز
That is amazing.
Justin Fernandez
Justin Fernandez پیش 9 روز
5:53 the look on Destin's face when he says "air" and then getting smacked by the hose made me laugh way too much, and rewind it too many times X'D
Tarmagoyf پیش 12 روز
is there aircondition in submarine?
TheSmokekoke پیش 13 روز
19:00 Weird flex but ok
luggi lu
luggi lu پیش 14 روز
Imagine your the second fire extinguisher guy. Your buddy just gave his best bursts, and you get shut down after the second one.
wolf359loki پیش 15 روز
What happens if you have a VERY LARGE person? The average gear wouldn't fit someone like "The Rock". Do you have to be a person who fits a standard to work on a Sub Crew?
Robert Turner
Robert Turner پیش 17 روز
Takes me back to the good old days. Nothing like holding your breath, groping in the dark for a quick disconnect to get your next breath. Or waking up to “fire in the galley!” followed by the general alarm.
Matthew Hockman
Matthew Hockman پیش 17 روز
Got the flex tape?
JohnnyBeGood Lanney
JohnnyBeGood Lanney پیش 18 روز
The EAB Dust plugs make great keychains
Maketsu پیش 18 روز
At first thought, "incident" would be less confusing than "casualty".
Ahmed Brown
Ahmed Brown پیش 18 روز
20:00 Thermal imager is running low on battery
Old Smokey
Old Smokey پیش 20 روز
asking too many questions? That's a casualty
Ed Hettman
Ed Hettman پیش 21 روز
Chapter 38. Your gonna the truly adventurous to read the entire scriptures before you go home. Good man. Really enjoying this series. Thanks to you and our excellent Navy.
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tae oh پیش 21 روز
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Ysha پیش 24 روز
It's really interesting to see how sailors do firefighting, as it's quite different on how we do it here in land. In submarines, there's no room for store your fire fighting gear on floor next to the truck like we do here, and you probably have many other things to do. We have exercises, some extra training, maintenance and stuff like that, but when the alarm goes off, we can basically just jump to our boots, and the truck leaves the station in one minute. Submarine is so much more interesting and challenging environment to fight fires.
KaoZoua Xiong
KaoZoua Xiong پیش 24 روز
This is awesome !
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Micheal Belt پیش 27 روز
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john cao پیش 27 روز
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love God پیش 29 روز
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Tom Culpin
Tom Culpin پیش ماه
This is so cool
Viktor Kožený
Viktor Kožený پیش ماه
Why is everithing in the wood? Isn´t it one of the most flamable materials?
Alford Shannon
Alford Shannon پیش ماه
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Potato پیش ماه
13:30 I’m here at Bess, I’m about to do that trainer tomorrow
Anthony Phung
Anthony Phung پیش ماه
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richard rivera پیش ماه
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drunkNun پیش ماه
Devin - Ah man, straight through where people sleep. (turns on flashlight) This is where people sleep. People sleeping that are now awake - WHO THE F**K HAS A FLASHLIGHT ON?!?!?!!!!??!!
Elliot S
Elliot S پیش ماه
5:29 that's what she said
John b
John b پیش ماه
40 years since my last deployment and I bet subs still smell the same on the inside
Eddie J. G.
Eddie J. G. پیش ماه
Like an aromatic blend of cat urine, motor oil and burnt French fries.
MegaJobst پیش ماه
The matching BPM to running pace joke really got me. :D
Calvin پیش ماه
When he said left said someone said "Strong side" lol
FaZei play
FaZei play پیش ماه
Stoping fire should be easy just remove the oxygen and done
Eddie J. G.
Eddie J. G. پیش ماه
@FaZei play so you’re thinking we can quickly draw a vacuum on the ship and pump all the air onboard into the ocean?
FaZei play
FaZei play پیش ماه
@Eddie J. G. By vents bro and the solders already have extra oxygen pipes fittings
Eddie J. G.
Eddie J. G. پیش ماه
It’s easy to just remove oxygen? How do you just remove oxygen?
Sarah Blum
Sarah Blum پیش ماه
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Sarah Blum
Sarah Blum پیش ماه
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Spacecookie پیش ماه
So you're not allowed to show the engine room. Is it because that's where the reactor is, or is it because of engine technology and stuff associated with manoeuvring in water?
Quy Tu
Quy Tu پیش ماه
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Marcus Danchision پیش ماه
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Samurai x Shogun پیش ماه
Jerry Gengler
Jerry Gengler پیش ماه
Thanks for making this series. I was on Nuclear Subs back in the 80's on an older class than the 688. People always ask me what it was like and I always refer them to look for things on the internet to get some perspective. Things have changed a lot since back then. We did 6 hour watches when fully staffed and sometimes had to do 9 hour or 12 hour depending on situation. Drills were part of the process as the fire but their drill seemed minor compared to ours as everyone had to get up and get going. It was all in getting breathing protection out(which by the way, certainly tests EVERY piece of equipment) and knowing where to be and what you were doing. FYI...they have a bigger crews mess than we did. We did not have a "buffet" table LOL. But all in all this video series will give everyone that asks me as I refer to this what it's like being on a sub. The space is limited and there is equipment everywhere. Thanks again.
Jon M
Jon M پیش ماه
Great video! Would like to know how and where they exhaust the smoke from a fire? How long it takes to clear the smoke, etc.? I'm sure they have excellent air filtration on board.
Beth Gifford
Beth Gifford پیش ماه
Two questions come to mind. How is smoke dealt with especially if the sub is submerged and secondly discharging a co2 extinguisher would release a lot of co2 into the space. I wonder if they then have to use co2 absorbing agents to quickly bring the levels down.
Thomas Joyce
Thomas Joyce پیش ماه
U.S. Navy helps a man sell earbuds. "That's Awesome"
Chuck Leber
Chuck Leber پیش ماه
Why have any combustible material at all?
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bedless mct پیش ماه
Imagin tupido just exploding
9A-RAMA پیش ماه
I just imagining all the guy who spraying the water just like "WWWWWOOOOOOOOOSSSSSSSHHHHHH" in their head lmao
Rafael Losito Bos
Rafael Losito Bos پیش ماه
Hi. Nice videos... please confirm me the picture that is in the background in the minute 17:53 was or not the photo of Sean Connery in the Red October movie, Thanks for all.
AndrewdoesYT پیش ماه
Me: don’t act weird, my friends coming My brother: 16:00
Omar Salih
Omar Salih پیش ماه
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Kadiven پیش ماه
When the tall submariner said "all the time" to how "much do you hit your head?" I felt sorry for him instantly, dude sounded like he's fed up with it happening 😅
Delta_Tesseract *84-72*
A real eye opener for people interested in space travel. I'd imagine the operation of a nuclear submarine is very similar to a space capsule, or the International Space Station. I never knew how tightly packed every critical system is. Thanks Destin. Fyi, I'm starting to second guess my dream of migrating to the Moon and Mars in 30 years time. But then again, I guess a person can adapt to just about any situation in the name of survival.
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Russell Foy
Russell Foy پیش ماه
We shoot for 6 minutes for a full response 15:35 to 18:06 2.25 Killin it
Fred Flintstone
Fred Flintstone پیش ماه
Try a prilosec, dumbass.
darthryking پیش ماه
So where does all the smoke get ventilated to after the fire's over?
FEnCSERX پیش ماه
He calls it “overboard” but I feel like it should be called “outerboard”
Jack Hammer
Jack Hammer پیش ماه
Thats a good pump
Anthony Hart
Anthony Hart پیش ماه
The flooding trainer that you were talking to them about... Get ahold of someone from Naval Station Mayport in Mayport (Jacksonville), Florida... They have the wet trainer there and I'm sure they'd let you have a day
Lavender-Rose Fox
Lavender-Rose Fox پیش ماه
what if there's chip pan fire which is apparently one of the most common type of fires in a house
January Success
January Success پیش ماه
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Desert Racer
Desert Racer پیش ماه
This was so cool to see the navy perform their fire training exercise. We know this is a drill, but in their head they have trained their brain to assume every training event is life or death and you can tell they do. Amazing Destin.
Blue Marble
Blue Marble پیش ماه
Wow, these guys are amazing. Big respect!
The girl at 4:01 got me callin the navy recruiter...
br8hix پیش ماه
That would be Lieutenant Girl to you.
Krzysztof S
Krzysztof S پیش ماه
23:12 Capitan Marco Ramius pictue on the wall :) cool.
tvx gamer
tvx gamer پیش ماه
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morvous1 پیش ماه
Chief Charlton worked hard for that rank. Seems like a chill guy and all, but definitely an E-8 not and E-7.
Thuku پیش ماه
How can one enroll to operate one of these things? Looks like the life for me.
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Yrisneida Pena پیش ماه
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Tim پیش ماه
The whole submarine series is so interesting. Really cool work.
Seth Newburgh
Seth Newburgh پیش ماه
coolest youtube channel out there
Eddie Force
Eddie Force پیش ماه
Brings back old memories of my days on the Boats. Great video.
strkeout پیش ماه
So impressed with the preparation needed and executed here. Much respect.
épinards & caramel
épinards & caramel پیش ماه
Do the exercice, but also: don't yell next to me while I'm explaining stuff.
Tucker Chamberlian
Tucker Chamberlian پیش ماه
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ESA پیش ماه
Thats so cooooooool! !
Eric Gordon
Eric Gordon پیش ماه
Im a firefighter and I am genuinely impressed with the response time. I don't believe they have gone through firefighter 1 training but they all were very professional and moved with a sense of purpose.
Eddie J. G.
Eddie J. G. پیش ماه
All submariners receive firefighting training.
Jade Mills
Jade Mills پیش ماه
And if that Captain. I known they will never that's why there captain. That sub would blow the Planet up! Seriously 1 payload dun!
Jade Mills
Jade Mills پیش ماه
The Captain is the Man he saves alll!
Hand Some
Hand Some پیش ماه
I honestly thought a nuclear submarine had a better way of putting out a fire than a trashcan with water in it.
Randy Diets
Randy Diets پیش ماه
Wonder if china's backing this guy to literally spy our Navy
Adam Navigato
Adam Navigato پیش ماه
Keeping the ship from dying is everyone’s job then.
angulion پیش ماه
Perhaps the only worse place to have a fire in is on ISS/Mir.. Usually on a sub you at least might have a chance to surface and evacuate. Both terrible places for fire - in both you can just open a hatch to put it out, but everyone will, well, not survive.
Bryan پیش ماه
This s great stuff! So cool.
Hinrik Stefnir Ævarsson
Fixing pipes in a submerged submarine in the Arctic sounds like one of the fiddliest thing you could be made to do under the worst conditions. The closest i've come to anything like that is either sailor survival training in Icelandic sea in December, or adjusting a signal transmitter in Icelandic winter in freezing winds, and we're smack dab in the middle of the Gulf stream, so while we are technically Arctic i think, we've got much milder temperatures than the waters they're sailing in. I'd just beg that numbness happened soon so that i wouldn't feel like i'm on fire (FYI you from warmer climes, working bare handed in freezing temps can feel like you peeled the top layer of skin off your hand and stuck it into pure alcohol. And DO NOT put your hands in warm or hot water to warm up. That's like subsequently lighting that alcohol soaked wound on fire). When in freezing water, your body also freaks out, and you can completely lose control of your breathing, so you better keep your head above water for as much of it as you can. Good thing that those tools aren't fiddly. Hat's off to these gentlemen.
WBK Pro12
WBK Pro12 پیش ماه
I'm from Toledo and I loooooovvveee seeing the Toledo Walleye and Mudhens logos back on the mess machines behind them.
HJD.transit پیش ماه
69 thousand likes and 690 dislikes. nice squared
Qu Iver
Qu Iver پیش ماه
Is Destin a GS12? He knows alien tech
Ronald Rodriguez
Ronald Rodriguez پیش ماه
9:50 is the sneak peek at the next episode just passing by.
Brian B
Brian B پیش ماه
This whole series openend my eyes. There is zero space for ego’s. You all are in that Tin can. And what struck me the most. Is that there is very little non technical staff on that boat. Everyone on that thing is playing superbowl.
J. Wilde
J. Wilde پیش ماه
Eight hour watch sections instead of six hours?
br8hix پیش ماه
I wonder if they only have three meals? No MidRats?
J. Frank Parnell
J. Frank Parnell پیش ماه
You need to visit the Damage Control Trainer at Bangor or Groton.
Claudio پیش ماه
this was intense wow!