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“Captain, this is the Officer Of The Deck. I have a surface contact to report. Are you sitting down?”
The slimy polliwogs among ships’s company sensed they were about to experience the “Mother Of All Shellback Initiations”.
SA Jones, the ship’s forward lookout, began to think he’d seen “Pirates Of The Caribbean” one too many times.
What are they signaling? Avast ye scurve swabs? Prepare to be boarded???
Sir, how do you propose we deal with this “threat”? Should we wake them a few times?
These spy glasses makes it seem like I’m right there.
Who’s been messing with my binoculars?
Captain? What do you mean we’re under attack?
“Captain, I think we took a wrong turn around the Horn of Africa”
“Captain, I hold Skunk Charlie bearing 340 degrees true, 2500 yards on a course of………belay my last. I’ve been on watch too long.”
You could always tell the Pirate with the worst B.O. He stands on the highest aft deck with his arms raised high. It was his last chance to improve his hygiene before being sent to the crows nest!
â€œAye, Capâ€™n. It IS a pirate ship and itâ€™s glad to see us.â€
They said we might encounter pirates off the coast of Somalia, but this is ridicules!
” Sir, Iraqi Navy off the starboard bow.”
Sound General Quarters.
Thought bubble: “I’m about to put on a star, and this has happens to me.
“Sir, those pesky Somali pirates are preparing to fire a volley from their hijacked galleon. Shall we show these buccaneers how the US Navy spells broadside?”
Should I really wake the Capt for this?
“Uhhh… OOD? I think the Coast Guard cutter you just hailed has heard that term one too many times…”
“Oh no, Sir – that’s how an MSC ship on mod-lock for weeks spends Halloween…”
In anticipation of the first Navy ship Halloween contest..the crew of the DD-942 got an early start.
The Armed Privateer “Windows Vista” prepares to clear her port broadside.
I’ve checked three times, its confirmed Captain. She is signalling for our surrender.
Sent vis email Sep 30th at 12:41 pm by Barbara Smith:
SN Bupcus was wondering where that pirate ship came from, but then realized he was looking through one of those kid’s picture things.
Sent via email Sep 30th at 12:44 pm by Barbara Smith:
ENS Stratt knew why the productivity rate went down, but he couldn’t say why in front of all those admirals, especially since they all had blackberries.
Back to the drawing board for the “Littoral Combat Ship”.
“Broadside” artist mounts a hostile takeover…U.S. Navy has his back!
Heard off the coast of Somalia:
“Signal them: YARRR, avast pirate vessel!”
Sinking of USCGC George Cobb blamed on “Rum Goggles”