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SIR! THEY'RE PINGING US!

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---ON THE NATHAN JAMES: Combat Information Center---

SONAR, BRIDGE: Sir, they've gone active...We're getting pinged...They're turning toward!

BRIDGE TO CON: ALL AHEAD FLANK 3-EVASIVE ACTION; ENGAGE PRAIRIE MASKER AIR T!

(CHIEF OF THE BOAT: ALL HANDS, BATTLE STATIONS!

 

SONAR, TO BRIDGE: Three fish in the water now! Bearing 025, 027, 029!

BRIDGE TO CON: ALL AHEAD LEFT! GET ME SOME DISTANCE BETWEEN US AND THAT SUB!
SONAR, BRIDGE! CALCULATE FIRING SOLUTION AND FIRE TORPEDOES DOWN ESTABLISHED
BEARINGS; SOLVE FOR SECOND SALVO!

SONAR, BRIDGE: CALCULATING FIRING SOLUTION AND SOLVING FOR SECOND SALVO, AYE SIR!

(Down in the Medical bay, Dr. xxxxxxx looks up, alarmed, when the ship judders violently: "What was
that?"

The XO, xxxx, replies calmly: "Our torpedoes"...)

TORPEDO ROOM, BRIDGE: TORPEDOES AWAY SIR!

BRIDGE, TORPEDO ROOM: Second salvo, give 'em another three...Bridge, Sonar, what's incoming?

SONAR TO BRIDGE: He's at full speed now, sir, headed straight for us...He's fired, sir! Just fired two! Now three!
NOW FOUR!, SIR, HE'S FIRED ANOTHER...FOUR TORPEDOES INCOMING!

BRIDGE TO CON: Circle back over our wake and point the ship 2-2-5! Active return, bearing 2-7-5!

---ON THE SUBMARINE---
SONAR TO BRIDGE: We've got incoming torpedoes!

TORPEDO ROOM TO BRIDGE: Fire again, sir? I have a point of origin.

BRIDGE TO TORPEDO ROOM: Hell, no! CHIEF OF THE BOAT: Dive!

COTB: All hands, crash dive! - Turn it all off! - Make fast gear and crew

!

 

BRIDGE TO CON: Helm, 35 degrees hard starboard!

BRIDGE TO CON: Dive, dive, dive!

COTB: It's too shallow here, sir! We'll hit bottom!

SONAR TO BRIDGE: Incoming torpedoes range 500 yards, Closing!

BRIDGE TO CON: HARD RIGHT RUDDER!...YOU HAVE YOUR ORDERS, CHIEF OF THE BOAT!

COTB: AYE SIR!-DIVE! TAKE US DEEPER ADJUST FOR OBSTACLES!

BRIDGE TO SONAR: SONAR! Call it if they're gonna hit!

(the submarine manages to evade all of the NATHAN JAMES' torpedoes: two missed, the others exploded
against coral and sea shale...a school of fish also took casualties)

SONAR TO BRIDGE: We're clear! That's the last fish.

BRIDGE TO SONAR: Copy, Sonar...Con: let's find some deep water to get lost in...we'll pick them up another time

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---ON THE NATHAN JAMES: Combat Information Center---

SONAR TO BRIDGE: No hits on those fish, Sir...the sub's disappeared.

BRIDGE TO SONAR: Good enough...Chief, let's find the nearest re-supply to our current position.