USS Caiman (SS323) USS Caiman (SS323) The after torpedo room and two torpedoes. My first bunk assignment was in the rack mounted right... The after torpedo room and two torpedoes. My first bunk assignment was in the rack mounted right... The boat was sleek and fast. After extensive training on the use of the snorkel we were assigned to... The boat was sleek and fast. After extensive training on the use of the snorkel we were assigned to... Cruising in the Maui channel with Lanai on the left. The Stickelback is somewhere below. Captain... Cruising in the Maui channel with Lanai on the left. The Stickelback is somewhere below. Captain... The upgraded dive control station with new indicators. The former bubbles were replaced with more... The upgraded dive control station with new indicators. The former bubbles were replaced with more... This is the rusty scupper after our sixty days at sea. This is the rusty scupper after our sixty days at sea. They were correct aluminum does not rust. The white stuff is saltwater corrosion of aluminum. They were correct, aluminum does not rust. The white stuff is saltwater corrosion of aluminum. The launching of the USS Caiman 1944. The Caiman was later revised again. The sail was redesigned... The launching of the USS Caiman, 1944. The Caiman was later revised again. The sail was redesigned... The high-pressure air distribution manifold looking forward. The high-pressure air distribution manifold looking forward. The mess hall with galley passthrough. Important reading material. The mess hall with galley passthrough. Important reading material. The high and low-pressure distribution manifold looking aft. The high and low-pressure distribution manifold looking aft. In the late afternoon some used the ships Aqualung gear to scuba dive. In the late afternoon some used the ships Aqualung gear to scuba dive. The AC power distribution panel and gyro control panel in control room. The AC power distribution panel and gyro control panel in control room. One addition to the engine rooms was an air diverter to blow any sea water coming down the snorkel... One addition to the engine rooms was an air diverter to blow any sea water coming down the snorkel... The maneuvering propulsion and engine/generator control panel. The maneuvering propulsion and engine/generator control panel. After engine room looking forward. After engine room looking forward. The cook preparing some standard deserts. We spent the winter at Pearl Harbor thawing out from the... The cook preparing some standard deserts. We spent the winter at Pearl Harbor, thawing out from the... The screws were removed and taken to the shop for repair. I left the Caiman in 1954 transferring to... The screws were removed and taken to the shop for repair. I left the Caiman in 1954, transferring to... Christmas in Hawaii 1950 One week we sailed to Hilo on the big island of Hawaii. We tied up at the... Christmas in Hawaii, 1950 One week we sailed to Hilo, on the big island of Hawaii. We tied up at the... The after torpedo room and two torpedoes. My first bunk assignment was in the rack mounted right... The after torpedo room and two torpedoes. My first bunk assignment was in the rack mounted right... Work day completed time for swim call. Notice the gunner on bridge with rifle on shark watch.... Work day completed, time for swim call. Notice the gunner on bridge with rifle on shark watch.... USS Caiman (SS323) USS Caiman (SS323) USS Caiman (SS323) USS Caiman (SS323) We went in the ARD for scrapping and repainting. The ASR in the background. We went in the ARD for scrapping and repainting. The ASR in the background. The new snorkel control panel at the dive station. The snorkel head had an electric sensor that... The new snorkel control panel at the dive station. The snorkel head had an electric sensor that... The chow was good and plentiful. The oncoming watch section had first call on the grub. The chow was good and plentiful. The oncoming watch section had first call on the grub. Even the officers were subject to christening when qualifying or for promotion. Even the officers were subject to christening when qualifying or for promotion. USS Caiman (SS323) USS Caiman (SS323) After a bit of intensive underway training where we actually stayed out overnight we were assigned... After a bit of intensive underway training where we actually stayed out overnight, we were assigned... USS Caiman DVD 2004 Product ID: DVD01 This DVD slide show was created in advance of the first ever... USS Caiman DVD 2004 Product ID: DVD01 This DVD slide show was created in advance of the first ever...
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