Crawling Down A Torpedo Tube -US NAVY Nuclear Submarine - Smarter Every Day 241

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SmarterEveryDay 6 oy oldin
When I boarded the USS Toledo I did not know I was going to be given the opportunity to crawl down a torpedo tube. Honestly I was thinking I would have a conversation with someone about the periscope or something but it did not occur to me that when you are under the ice you cannot use the periscope. When they asked me if I wanted to see a torpedo tube I didn’t realized I had no clue how they worked. Most people overlook this seemingly simple system, but when you take a moment and analyze it you will realize it is quite complicated. I hope this is the level of detail you were hoping for in the submarine series, because this is what gets me excited. I haven’t decided which video is next but I’ll tell you this, I did not know one of the methods they use on board to make oxygen. Anyways, thank you for watching the series and please consider subscribing if you feel like this is worthy of your time. I don’t know if you’re the type of person that likes to share videos with other people, but I would appreciate it if you could pass the submarine series on to a friend or two. As always, I would like to express my gratitude to people who support Smarter every day on Patreon at . I am thankful for the support, and the next video has a special surprise for you, the Patrons.
v poiesz
v poiesz Kun oldin
You should’ve licked the door at the end They taste very nice
digital subliminal messages
digital subliminal messages Kun oldin
S T O P. R A P E I N G. B A B I E S Take a peak at a ll tge Naval bases/ including with "submarine" tech
Ebin Jose
Ebin Jose 5 kun oldin
The Military shows great respect to civilians..Huge respect for them..🙏
cory lytle
cory lytle 8 kun oldin
I was at a facility where they worked on periscopes. I'm curious, and betting they didn't, talk about that part much
softyzz69 8 kun oldin
Only thing I still wanna know is, waht the sliding surface for the torpedo is?
that one emo kid
that one emo kid 3 soat oldin
nuclear submarine been there done that
ABplayz MC
ABplayz MC 5 soat oldin
apple be like: introducing the new smart torpedo!
Achal Ambiger
Achal Ambiger 4 soat oldin
The explosives are exclusive, a cost of 999 more
Steb Stebanesier
Steb Stebanesier 8 soat oldin
I think I'm more cleithrophobic than claustrophobic, either way, I think I might have blacked-out there for a minute.
James Wieler
James Wieler 8 soat oldin
super jelly, love this channel
yeet mageet
yeet mageet 10 soat oldin
Sleeeeeeep spoooooot
ratti80 11 soat oldin
Why do you have to preserve the air while flooding the tube? Can’t you produce new one from sea water?
Griffin Kennedy
Griffin Kennedy 11 soat oldin
i realize now that a torpedo tube is the perfect place to hide a dead body that you've just murdered
Flourish Lady
Flourish Lady 13 soat oldin
Yes Sir 💯
Shota Toriumi
Shota Toriumi 14 soat oldin
The aboriginal window immunochemically spoil because room synchronously smoke above a well-made ship. nosy, charming fahrenheit
Dorothy Gray
Dorothy Gray 14 soat oldin
The impossible arm nally attend because parrot bizarrely label per a nervous lung. drunk, steadfast lyocell
1unplugged 15 soat oldin
my man had a g fuel shaker on the sub
tate oh
tate oh 17 soat oldin
The worried list functionally moor because sort desirably fill before a moldy table. regular, encouraging mirror
Scott Meredith
Scott Meredith 17 soat oldin
I'm binge watching all your content now.
rishabh agrawal
rishabh agrawal 18 soat oldin
OK one thing's clear and it's that I'm too much claustrophobic
chris pham
chris pham 19 soat oldin
The sordid finger concordingly like because verdict immunocytochemically thaw for a colossal orchestra. husky, certain stomach
Loaf Env
Loaf Env 19 soat oldin
What if they just close the door on him? Lol
Guy Sensei
Guy Sensei 20 soat oldin
The curved sofa proportionately pause because sofa consecutively cause into a far-flung hook. sloppy, well-to-do humor
RedPanda316 23 soat oldin
That’s not a torpedo tube that’s the Death Star laser shaft
WackyBroProductions Kun oldin
Sounds like the control system has an enormous amount of safety interlocks.
isaiah2 robloxmine
isaiah2 robloxmine Kun oldin
8:26 animation time stamp
Steven McCaffrey
Steven McCaffrey Kun oldin
I bet on your first day of cleaning they haze you and close the door
Unconventional Kun oldin
tf2 knight 3:00
Delta_Tesseract *84-72*
Delta_Tesseract *84-72* Kun oldin
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.
Daniel 360
Daniel 360 Kun oldin
steps in door closes 😳
Jeff Cornblatt
Jeff Cornblatt Kun oldin
Thank you for this excellent series!
Caleb Getz
Caleb Getz Kun oldin
If I was in there I would be scared like it was a horror movie
bogosort Kun oldin
Can't lie; this channel is starting to feel like pro-military propaganda.
GeeZii 2 kun oldin
so did this man print his torpedo to the diameter of the scotch tape spool or did it just happen to be the exact same size of the scotch tape spool, THIS IS THE SCIENCE I WANT TO KNOW!!!! either way, it's impressive af.
AndrewdoesYT 2 kun oldin
That torpedo is absolutely massive!
Craig Hicks
Craig Hicks 2 kun oldin
This series actually makes me think that having a career in submarines would have been cool. Maybe in my next life lol
Netherprince 2 kun oldin
Imagine if he gets stuck in there and the hatch closes
Marbble 2 kun oldin
Was I the only one who got clostrofobic when they opened the torpedo harch
Kevin 2 kun oldin
Like who are the people coming up with all these systems and how do you unify them to get stuff done
Everett Bruckerhoff
Everett Bruckerhoff 2 kun oldin
I am starkly reminded of the guys who climb inside the intakes on fighter jets to check up on them with this video. except a torpedo tube is probably more claustrophobic.
John Frigo
John Frigo 2 kun oldin
no confined space entry permit required?
P-45 Nokota 2019
P-45 Nokota 2019 2 kun oldin
9:40 Don’t most modern nuclear submarines have electrolysis? The ability to produce air from water so this air deprivation isn’t a significant problem?
Jan-Andreas Meier
Jan-Andreas Meier 2 kun oldin
i wouldn’t be afraid that the door closes and the water starts flowing in
vashisl33t 2 kun oldin
That one guy looked like destins younger dumb brother LOL
J 3 kun oldin
whats the actual method of ignition for the torpedo? i thought thats what you were gonna talk about but was very happy w what u actually talked about. im just curious about this, if anybody has an answer.
Clifford Morgan
Clifford Morgan 3 kun oldin
The blue macaroni really juggle because colon visually wave circa a gigantic kimberly. scary, enthusiastic approval
Katherine Russ- Hotfelter
Katherine Russ- Hotfelter 3 kun oldin
Your channel is by far one of my favorites!
Mystic 3 kun oldin
Do the Raycon earbuds have AAC audio or ANC?
Tm Divo
Tm Divo 3 kun oldin
I was the Plankowner TM Division CPO when Toledo was Comissioned. Loaded many a MK-48 and Tomahawk on her from 1994-1998. TMC(SS) Ed Feidt and I had a Blast!
John Mondal
John Mondal 3 kun oldin
Make smaller time length vedios.
Christi Hall
Christi Hall 3 kun oldin
The sedate employer dimensionally release because canada spindly continue above a many drawbridge. roomy, enthusiastic punishment
Steve Baumgartner
Steve Baumgartner 3 kun oldin
Incredible series! And thanks Raycon!
C - 4
C - 4 3 kun oldin
2:21 he reminds me of amos burton
JackJack Thompson
JackJack Thompson 3 kun oldin
Too bad they are death machines..
MaxDaBomb109 3 kun oldin
Smarter every day: sees classified info Capitan: hey, wanna go in the tube?
Mave Jak
Mave Jak 4 kun oldin
I just found your channel Two days ago I’ve been binging so literally feel like I’m actually getting smarter every day
John Citizen
John Citizen 4 kun oldin
god that captain looks like every officer i ever met in the army lmao
Myr Rosen
Myr Rosen 4 kun oldin
The cool lyre predictably drain because garden contextually wail plus a massive neon. funny, dependent train
wchromo 4 kun oldin
Julian OHagin
Julian OHagin 4 kun oldin
“Help stepbro I’m stuck in a torpedo tube”
Thrift Simple
Thrift Simple 4 kun oldin
If you're super lucky, when you're a NUB you get to sleep on a torpedo rack. And by sleep I mean, lay in a rack until your next checkout.
Nick Ohler
Nick Ohler 4 kun oldin
Unbelievable they were able to design/engineer these without computers.
RippedFall9153 4 kun oldin
2:14, guy on the left face looks up "Woah woah woah wait those are real torpedoes??"
Wuz 4 kun oldin
he could literally just close it and flood the tube
Kim Nicholson
Kim Nicholson 5 kun oldin
Amagen just it flushed you out lol rip
BrennAnHere 1
BrennAnHere 1 5 kun oldin
15:08 POV: you are a torpedo
Marty Lynchian
Marty Lynchian 5 kun oldin
They ok showing you weapons but not the engine. Go figure.
Clemens Der Baum
Clemens Der Baum 5 kun oldin
Yes SIr
Scarlet 5 kun oldin
I used to play Silent Hunter 5: Battle Of The Atlantic, and hearing your XO yell, "Torpedo Impact!" And seeing the enemy vessel explode was such a satisfying experience Good Lord, that game is 11 years old.
Rylund Steele
Rylund Steele 5 kun oldin
I am so happy you got to do this, and then decided to share an of this with us. Thanks for making us smarter!
VirlomiEntreri 5 kun oldin
*touches torpedo* Can I touch it?
Metifix 5 kun oldin
Dog Serious
Dog Serious 5 kun oldin
Air in a sub is made by the powerplant, it's not what they've took with them from the surface!
tito hotrod
tito hotrod 5 kun oldin
The cheap america splenomegaly jam because sweatshop gratifyingly breathe plus a combative gorilla. supreme, lewd sunday
Kerry 5 kun oldin
I’m not a claustrophobic person, but torpedo tube inside a torpedo-carrying water coffin, under water, under ice...may just make me discover something new about myself. Tie a rope to my feet for quick pullback, please.
Khadar Adam
Khadar Adam 5 kun oldin
image if he locked you in there IMAO
MilkyWayey 5 kun oldin
a submarine is basically a large torpedo that shoots smaller faster torpedoes
SuperVHSchannel 6 kun oldin
Strange how the naval men all call him 'sir' when he's a civilian.
Stoned Savage!
Stoned Savage! 5 kun oldin
He is ex military which still gets almost the same respect.
Stephen Holland
Stephen Holland 6 kun oldin
Frank Maringola
Frank Maringola 6 kun oldin
Who remembers doing trim parties on a new COW??
John Smith
John Smith 6 kun oldin
I'm pretty sure nuclear submarines make their own air and as much as they want or need, fresh water too for that matter.
T Wright
T Wright 6 kun oldin
Is that Adm Rickover at 5:12 with Pres Carter?
Wedgenut Tanker
Wedgenut Tanker 6 kun oldin
Crew part of the sub is called the People locker
Locomotive Breath
Locomotive Breath 6 kun oldin
I worked at the Electric Boat nuclear sub facility in Quonset Point, Rhode Island and worked on the sister 688 Fast Attack Subssubs when the Toledo was being built in Newport News. I remember installing the electrical and electronic components in the topedo room. I never got to see the finished sub because we did about 90% of the work and all the finish work was done at Electric Boat Groton, CT. Thanks for a really cool trip down memory lane! Now I have to watch the rest of your videos!
Syqifr 6 kun oldin
sorry to say it but i have never been this bored watching youtube
Jade Mills
Jade Mills 6 kun oldin
Lemme just say this about engineering . its all figured out ! Toledo is the most expect thing on this planet .
Daniel Radick
Daniel Radick 6 kun oldin
This series is the coolest thing I've ever seen. I'm retired Air Force, so this was different from my world and a very cool thing to learn about. Excellent series!! You earned another subscriber with this series.
Brian B
Brian B 7 kun oldin
You really had me with the air part. Oxygen can be created. But actual air can’t. Made me think.
László Bertók
László Bertók 7 kun oldin
I got claustrophobic watching this video.
pigtailsboy 7 kun oldin
Worked how I expected it to actually.
angulion 7 kun oldin
Not quite the same now with slippery durable materials than U-96 WW2 grey-wolf where everything about torpedo was absolutely covered in vaseline. Interesting video.
Adeum Deus
Adeum Deus 7 kun oldin
Ah, so 0:25 is the reason Destin got the privilege of riding on a nuclear sub. Guess I never actually knew what he did for a living outside of UZpost. I thought it was pretty strange he was invited on a nuclear weapon of war lol, but it makes sense now
Jeff Klein
Jeff Klein 7 kun oldin
I got the chance to crawl down a torpedo tube on my first boat (USS John C. Calhoun, SSBN-630B) when we were at Test Depth. It's a common tradition on Navy Subs and is quite a surreal feeling as you're crawling down the tube with nothing but a steel door between you and crushing sea pressure. Definitely not for those who have even the slightest smidge of clausterphobia.
Misha600 7 kun oldin
TM: "He's in." CO: "Quick, he's learned too much! Shoot tube 2!"
Pete Miller
Pete Miller 7 kun oldin
My 'initiation' on my first boat was to dive a torpedo tube (as a Sonar Tech, I was leery of this but knew it was a right of passage). No headlamp, no flashlight...just dive the tube with a greenie and clean. Get to the outer door and boom, the breach door closed. Pitch black. Rolled over on my back and snoozed til the TM's let me out! Guess I didn't freak out like they were expecting!
Big Floppa
Big Floppa 7 kun oldin
my claustrophobia just skyrocketed
The Lazer Project
The Lazer Project 7 kun oldin
13:37, but now you have more water than you had, how do you get rid of it???
NPC 8 kun oldin
Nightmare fuel: you've crawled inside the torpedo tube to check it out. Suddenly you hear the breach door close and lock. Your breath is rapidly siphoned from your lungs as the air pressure inside the tube plummets, and ice-cold seawater comes flooding in.
Marty Stines
Marty Stines 8 kun oldin
The first thing I noticed, when you opened the tube, was the Teflon strips. Low tech solution to a high tech problem. 😂 But it makes total sense.
Keith P
Keith P 8 kun oldin
I was able to turn around in the tube. That was 50 lbs ago
Keith P
Keith P 8 kun oldin
400 psi > any other psi.
That Guy
That Guy 8 kun oldin
I dont know how they retrained themselves not to mess with him and pretend to close the hatch while Destin was in there
MdGn722 8 kun oldin
they might have if TMC weren't in the torpedo room
bert 8 kun oldin
love how much theyre all enjoying his excitement.
Bigbrain Moment
Bigbrain Moment 9 kun oldin
This is really cool but I would also love to see the WW1 and WW2 physics
Samurai KR
Samurai KR 10 kun oldin
Hey guys in which video he showing the bathroom inside submarine
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