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

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SmarterEveryDay 8 månader sedan
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.
Snail 27
Snail 27 7 dagar sedan
I’m claustrophobic and your not getting me on a sub let alone a torpedo tube!
Real Life Productions
Real Life Productions 10 dagar sedan
5th .
Real Life Productions
Real Life Productions 10 dagar sedan
Isaac Seehausen
Isaac Seehausen 19 dagar sedan
I still have one question, the torpedo is not level with the tube in the sub, do the like rotate it to that position or what? It didn't look to be enough space to just lift it.
Lothar Soran
Lothar Soran 25 dagar sedan
Hello! I am a brand new subscriber. I have ALWAYS wanted to see inside a submarine and understand it. But I couldn't, properly as I have disabilities which prevented me from doing so. I am loving how you can explain things in a non patronising manner, which is easy to understand even to a new viewer. This type of stuff you post is helping keep me sane on the bad days, where my condition keeps me bed bound. And I am having so much fun watching it, so thank you very much, from the bottom of my heart. I found you through Mark Roben (sp?), the NASA fellow who you are friends with: I'm starting with his glitter bomb porch pirate stealing payback packages! Please keep it up. I have a lot of content to catch up on it seems.
Enzo Alzamora
Enzo Alzamora 3 timmar sedan
gonna fill up with liquid and you get to control and EVA.
gary16217 3 timmar sedan
I grew up in Chicago and my father took me down to the beach to watch the submarine, U-505, being dragged across the beach to be placed up next to the Museum of Science and Industry. Since we lived so close I visited the U-505 many times. We also had the USS Silversides moored to Navy Pier and I went aboard her many times. Since then I have been aboard the USS Pampanito in San Francisco, the USS Bowfin at Pearl Harbor, the USS Cobia in Manitowoc Wis., the Russian FOXTROT class boat in Long Beach and the Nautilus in Groton Connecticut. What really surprised me from your videos is just how crowded with equipment the USS Toledo is compared to the older boats (even the Russian boat) . In comparison they looked like auditoriums inside!
tom fred
tom fred 9 timmar sedan
Been there done that and have the T-shirt. TMC/SS
Benny The RolliNstOner
Benny The RolliNstOner 12 timmar sedan
I love this nakey channel!!!
Max Elson
Max Elson 18 timmar sedan
imagine a criminal with a swimming suit when he crawls in torpedo he brakes the thing at the end
Mureithi Kivuti
Mureithi Kivuti 18 timmar sedan
Knew it! He couldnt resist taking a moment to praise the snatch blocks
Raynee Bruggeman
Raynee Bruggeman Dag sedan
“Alright somebody find buckman launch him out a torpedo tube!” Down Periscope
Pugpig Plays
Pugpig Plays Dag sedan
14:34 the moment I realize he is not as smart as he looks jk
Dirk Eickholt
Dirk Eickholt Dag sedan
13:36 but then it seems to me that the second tank is now filled with additional water. Before the process this tankbwas indicated as empty.
Globe Trotter
Globe Trotter Dag sedan
I am all for education and appreciate these videos. I just wonder how our enemies may exploit information gained from such videos to their advantage and to our disadvantage. Should these things be deemed classified? What do you say?
iceysicles Dag sedan
how to die: step one: crawl in a nuclear submarines torpedo tube step two: FIRE
Cristian Busuioc
Cristian Busuioc 2 dagar sedan
Destin gets in Navy: You really think you will get away with all this information. Shoot tube 1
I Believe In Gaming
I Believe In Gaming 3 dagar sedan
Omg, I just watched that exercise on SEmost! You were one of the cameramen? That's crazy!
Mc Trucker
Mc Trucker 3 dagar sedan
beetle juice: bout', 20 ft?
Alex 4 dagar sedan
i woulod not be able to climb in there lol i would be so afraid of getting stuck
YearOfTheYeet 5 dagar sedan
Alt name for this video: Russian spy secretly shows Russian military how American nuclear sub torpedo tubes work.
J3Woods _
J3Woods _ 6 dagar sedan
I’d be scared someone’s gonna murder me and shoot me out 😂
Jimmy Akers
Jimmy Akers 6 dagar sedan
just inside at the muzzle door, over the loudspeaker, man battle stations ready all torpedo tubes.........
Xbox gamer3895 [REDACTED]
Xbox gamer3895 [REDACTED] 6 dagar sedan
9:45 but its a nuclear submarine, it produces its own oxygen
Robert Stoddard
Robert Stoddard 6 dagar sedan
This should be added to hitman. Push somebody into the torpedo tube, close the hatch and then flood it and maybe fire it?
Mr. Slime Gaming Official
Mr. Slime Gaming Official 7 dagar sedan
2:00 can I touch it? *boom* 😂
seldabs 7 dagar sedan
Imagain if the top just malfunctioned and opened
That Gaming
That Gaming 7 dagar sedan
Next up: Being Launched from a torpedo
Rasmus Carlsson
Rasmus Carlsson 8 dagar sedan
yes sir yes sir yes sir yes sir yes sir
Neepow Glungus
Neepow Glungus 8 dagar sedan
5:12 admiral hymen rickover... The catfish lookin genius
pHaZe017 8 dagar sedan
i feel i can go back now and watch u571 and know what exactly they're on about when they're frantically turning valves.
pathfinder 3.0
pathfinder 3.0 8 dagar sedan
Tomas Gonzalez
Tomas Gonzalez 9 dagar sedan
Could someone try to explain how come 1,700 people downvoted this video? Honestly, I don't get it.
D1182 PlayZ
D1182 PlayZ 9 dagar sedan
Imagine that they closed someone in
Roger Thomas
Roger Thomas 9 dagar sedan
14:39 the part you came for, the rest is just a boring science field trip
Shawn Massey
Shawn Massey 9 dagar sedan
The dreary asia unexplainably bury because gondola trivially bubble before a clammy opinion. rhetorical, capable rate
terminator3000 10 dagar sedan
I always assumed torpedoes were brought into the submarine through the torpedotube. like, when they are launched, but in reverse.
Andrew Wiggin
Andrew Wiggin 10 dagar sedan
you said there were other names at the end, is that like a right of passage for torpedo mates and torpedo crews before they get their dolphins?
Erik Partika
Erik Partika 10 dagar sedan
3:44 whats that ball at the front?
Zenex 10 dagar sedan
Be glad you weren't being shown round a Russian sub... They'd probably close the tube on you for a joke.
Stephen coyne
Stephen coyne 10 dagar sedan
14:40 this is why you clicked on the video
Robert Frick
Robert Frick 11 dagar sedan
Please add a link to the Mk 48 torpedo model huh printed.
TOAST 11 dagar sedan
Claustrophobic people after seeing the POV footage of him crawling in the tube: *[CONFUSED SCREAMING]*
SergioKV 12 dagar sedan
Love how they always say "yes sir" and "no sir"
United Europe
United Europe 12 dagar sedan
I wonder if Star Trek got the idea of Jefferies Tubes from torpedo tubes
The King Of Jotunheim
The King Of Jotunheim 12 dagar sedan
You Ruski Spy Comrade Great Work Next Mission Is Now On Going
Kent Hinchcliff
Kent Hinchcliff 14 dagar sedan
How does a civi get into a nuclear submarine?
al forbes
al forbes 14 dagar sedan
Wonderful engineering: Just a shame it's purpose is to vaporize people.
A random banana
A random banana 14 dagar sedan
Victor Fredslund
Victor Fredslund 14 dagar sedan
Kettune :3
Kettune :3 15 dagar sedan
Imaginge him locking that door hes in there
Ayush Pareek
Ayush Pareek 15 dagar sedan
"Yes sir" I am in love with this...😉
Yanko Joseph
Yanko Joseph 15 dagar sedan
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Steve Onotsky
Steve Onotsky 15 dagar sedan
I didn't realize that I was claustrophobic until I watched this video :D
BllueBalls 16 dagar sedan
Y are you allowed to put this on youtube?
WILD 16 dagar sedan
Yep Definitely smarter
ThePlumpWolf 16 dagar sedan
Gonna touch i- latest new a nuclear submarine has just exploded from the inside due to unknown reasons
Chris Lonie
Chris Lonie 16 dagar sedan
Why would you give this video a thumbs down...? There is lots of muppets out there.
SIDDHARTH RM 17 dagar sedan
world of warships players be like - '' I don't need to know all of this , all I need of the 3 button and then wallah torps accessed '' world of warships players will understand this joke .
Madrrrrrrrrrrr 17 dagar sedan
I thought nuclear subs can make their own air. So yes the air from the tube can be reused but not because they have not enough air. That's also why a nuclear sub can stay under water for a loooong time.
somebody y
somebody y 17 dagar sedan
Everybody gangsta till A torpedo is shot
helmut girak
helmut girak 17 dagar sedan
Your videos are so very amazing, informative and addictive 😃 KEEP THEM COMING 👌👌👌 Thanks
jakob Hummel
jakob Hummel 17 dagar sedan
Coxsosanis 17 dagar sedan
I was waiting for the people to stab his back and shut the door and start to fill the tube with water
�̴̀͌̕ 16 dagar sedan
he is famous lol
Mable Jones
Mable Jones 18 dagar sedan
The high-pitched element eventually tow because shovel progressively squeak above a jobless blade. grotesque, bawdy dinghy
Gatchaman_Bird_Style 18 dagar sedan
You would think as complicated as a Sub is that the Navy would have a special pen that would write on cold/frozen steel. Lol Just saying! Awesome video series! Thanks 🖖🏻
makuszko 18 dagar sedan
- so what do you do for a living pal? - I grease things ;)
dick johnson
dick johnson 19 dagar sedan
The icy kitty possibly frame because locust contrarily grease atop a zonked clarinet. strange, meaty behavior
Navy Hole Snipe
Navy Hole Snipe 19 dagar sedan
That TM is having too good of a time watching him go down the tube!
Silent 19 dagar sedan
Drum Kid
Drum Kid 19 dagar sedan
Take a drink every time he says rock and roll
Chrisst 19 dagar sedan
Looks really messy in there doesn't it. Boxes and stuff, like my old shed. Shouldn't it all be all clean room and Enterprise bridge.
Chrisst 19 dagar sedan
You'd defo crack the torpedo hatch a fraction once he was in it wouldn't you.
wylieecoyote 19 dagar sedan
Great video. I don't see how it could be downvoted.
Nahuel Belich
Nahuel Belich 19 dagar sedan
very nice weapons sistem but, ¿how does the toilet work?
DIZIIN 20 dagar sedan
yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir, yes sir,
Henri Hänninen
Henri Hänninen 20 dagar sedan
Give appreciation to the welder that did the welds that can be seen at 16:26 what is shocking is that, there aren't as many passes as you'd imagine the would be. Single bevel, 4 visible. That about 20 beads. Take not instagram welders. These critical welds that pass an inspection in a nuclear sub, aren't pretty dime stacks.
Ali Jafari
Ali Jafari 20 dagar sedan
coolest shiat ever!
brednbudder 21 dag sedan
reminds me of crawling into f18 intakes
Lily Houw
Lily Houw 21 dag sedan
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Hell Industries
Hell Industries 21 dag sedan
the guy at 2:08 looks like doomguy
William Bisch
William Bisch 21 dag sedan
Look mom! Me torpedo! Wooooooosh!
4 string Guitar
4 string Guitar 21 dag sedan
The Toledo is neato
Brown otto
Brown otto 21 dag sedan
How long it takes for all of this so they can fire another torpedo?
Matty Block_YT
Matty Block_YT 22 dagar sedan
Its all fun and games till the PA says torpedo pod ready for launch and the hatch closes
kanq tap
kanq tap 22 dagar sedan
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Designator 22 dagar sedan
Yes sir.
wazzup105 22 dagar sedan
How awesome is that. I visited a sub once in the harbour for a tour but they kept us away from the delicate parts. I loved every part of that crowded cramped space. So much ingenuity.
Ke3per88 22 dagar sedan
When a submarine surfaces how does it replenish air? A big fan blowing in the entry hatch? Or a special system to flush the submarine with fresh air? Hmm.
Datoda 23 dagar sedan
Even with mild claustrophobia this was incredibly painful to watch
Blanchard Production Company
Blanchard Production Company 25 dagar sedan
I got a shortness of breath when he was in that tube.
Lothar Soran
Lothar Soran 25 dagar sedan
It's nice to listen to this fellow explain things. Great detail, easy to follow, and best of all? None irritating and none patronising tone. A fascinating subject I am greatly enjoying these submarine videos! Keeping me happily entertained as a new subscriber during my harder days. Thank you!
Zimmy 25 dagar sedan
Everyone gangsta until they hear “firing in 3 2 1”
john cao
john cao 27 dagar sedan
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Robert Oiler
Robert Oiler 27 dagar sedan
For a second I thought this was a Shiey video and had a small heart attack
GeorgiaElectrician 27 dagar sedan
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Micheal Belt
Micheal Belt 28 dagar sedan
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Tesseract95 28 dagar sedan
Those rolling eyes, jesus
Liam Thacker
Liam Thacker 29 dagar sedan
You went all the way and didn’t even kiss the bow cap? Shocking.
Robert Oiler
Robert Oiler 27 dagar sedan
Silence, Liam
taylor Gropp
taylor Gropp 29 dagar sedan
Submarine’s have always fascinated me and I’ve been on one before (granted it wasn’t a nuclear submarine and was a museum (USS Clamagore) . My grandfather served on two during his time in the navy .
love God
love God 29 dagar sedan
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RealTonyHawk Hawk
RealTonyHawk Hawk Månad sedan
Me watching this is just hoping they’ll use you as a torpedo
Bernanna Månad sedan
Fascinating. Great video
Bacon and Cabbage
Bacon and Cabbage Månad sedan
Amazing footage 👍👍👍👍
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