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    Re: Missile Subs
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2013 Feb 11, 13:40 -0500

    Chief Franklin

    I cannot imagine that the sub surfaced, except very rarely, for a round of sights.  Was celestial performed through the periscope or is that dispensed with?

    Please only answer if it does not break operational security.  I will understand if you cannot answer

    Brad Morris

    On Feb 10, 2013 4:58 PM, "Byron Franklin" <byronink@netzero.com> wrote:

    Byron: Sorry I missed answer to this past reply.
    But, every thing was and is top secrect + about the
    polaris subs. On the SSBN 602, Underway Navigation
    was stood by only two people 6 hours off and 6 on.
    The idea was no one need to know were we were.
    A few select others could know where we were,
    but as long as were in deep good waters and on a
    very large station in good waters,they had no reason to
    know. The idea was to be ready in case of need, but
    Hopely never needed.
    Polaris subs missles were not to be used unless last resort.
    I don't see now they can be better now, but am sure
    they are. After underwater for 6 or so weeks we knew
    exactly were we were, we surfaced and entered port.
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