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    Re: sextant without paper charts
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2008 Oct 22, 16:45 -0500

    Frank Reed pointed us to an article:
    
    > Right at the top, the article notes that the submarine carries a sextant,
    > just in case. Later in the article, it's explained that they carry no paper
    > charts.
    
    Do you think they have an almanac in case STELLA goes down?
    
    Pretty soon there may be only several thousand skilled sextant users left.
    I'm hoping to cash in like the old Fortran and Cobol programmers during the
    Y2K scare. 
    
    Bill B.
    
    
    
    
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