Tim's Story

There are not many seagulls that have gone flying aboard a nuclear submarine but this one did. I'll call him Jonathan because I call all seagulls Jonathan ever since reading Richard's book. It was a lazy Sunday morning when our boat the USS Greenling SSN614 was tied up to a pier in the shipyards in Groton, Connecticut. I was the topside watch that morning, bored out of my skull as I watched a gaggle of gulls rooting out what was their breakfast from the dumpster next to our ship. 

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