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

16 Th08, 2020
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  • 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.

    SmarterEveryDaySmarterEveryDay6 tháng trước
    • You should’ve licked the door at the end They taste very nice

      v poieszv poieszNgày trước
    • S T O P. R A P E I N G. B A B I E S Take a peak at a ll tge Naval bases/ including with "submarine" tech

      digital subliminal messagesdigital subliminal messagesNgày trước
    • The Military shows great respect to civilians..Huge respect for them..🙏

      Ebin JoseEbin Jose5 ngày trước
    • I was at a facility where they worked on periscopes. I'm curious, and betting they didn't, talk about that part much

      cory lytlecory lytle7 ngày trước
    • Only thing I still wanna know is, waht the sliding surface for the torpedo is?

      softyzz69softyzz698 ngày trước
  • Yes Sir 💯

    Flourish LadyFlourish LadyGiờ trước
  • The aboriginal window immunochemically spoil because room synchronously smoke above a well-made ship. nosy, charming fahrenheit

    Shota ToriumiShota ToriumiGiờ trước
  • The impossible arm nally attend because parrot bizarrely label per a nervous lung. drunk, steadfast lyocell

    Dorothy GrayDorothy Gray2 giờ trước
  • my man had a g fuel shaker on the sub

    1unplugged1unplugged3 giờ trước
  • The worried list functionally moor because sort desirably fill before a moldy table. regular, encouraging mirror

    tate ohtate oh4 giờ trước
  • I'm binge watching all your content now.

    Scott MeredithScott Meredith5 giờ trước
  • OK one thing's clear and it's that I'm too much claustrophobic

    rishabh agrawalrishabh agrawal6 giờ trước
  • The sordid finger concordingly like because verdict immunocytochemically thaw for a colossal orchestra. husky, certain stomach

    chris phamchris pham6 giờ trước
  • What if they just close the door on him? Lol

    Loaf EnvLoaf Env7 giờ trước
  • The curved sofa proportionately pause because sofa consecutively cause into a far-flung hook. sloppy, well-to-do humor

    Guy SenseiGuy Sensei7 giờ trước
  • That’s not a torpedo tube that’s the Death Star laser shaft

    RedPanda316RedPanda31611 giờ trước
  • Sounds like the control system has an enormous amount of safety interlocks.

    WackyBroProductionsWackyBroProductions17 giờ trước
  • 8:26 animation time stamp

    isaiah2 robloxmineisaiah2 robloxmine20 giờ trước
  • I bet on your first day of cleaning they haze you and close the door

    Steven McCaffreySteven McCaffrey21 giờ trước
  • tf2 knight 3:00

    UnconventionalUnconventionalNgày trước
  • A real eye opener for people interested in space travel. I'd imagine the operation of a nuclear submarine is very similar to a space capsule, or the International Space Station. I never knew how tightly packed every critical system is. Thanks Destin. Fyi, I'm starting to second guess my dream of migrating to the Moon and Mars in 30 years time. But then again, I guess a person can adapt to just about any situation in the name of survival.

    Delta_Tesseract *84-72*Delta_Tesseract *84-72*Ngày trước
  • steps in door closes 😳

    Daniel 360Daniel 360Ngày trước
  • Thank you for this excellent series!

    Jeff CornblattJeff CornblattNgày trước
  • If I was in there I would be scared like it was a horror movie

    Caleb GetzCaleb GetzNgày trước
  • Can't lie; this channel is starting to feel like pro-military propaganda.

    bogosortbogosortNgày trước
  • so did this man print his torpedo to the diameter of the scotch tape spool or did it just happen to be the exact same size of the scotch tape spool, THIS IS THE SCIENCE I WANT TO KNOW!!!! either way, it's impressive af.

    GeeZiiGeeZiiNgày trước
  • That torpedo is absolutely massive!

    AndrewdoesYTAndrewdoesYTNgày trước
  • This series actually makes me think that having a career in submarines would have been cool. Maybe in my next life lol

    Craig HicksCraig HicksNgày trước
  • Imagine if he gets stuck in there and the hatch closes

    NetherprinceNetherprinceNgày trước
  • Was I the only one who got clostrofobic when they opened the torpedo harch

    MarbbleMarbbleNgày trước
  • Like who are the people coming up with all these systems and how do you unify them to get stuff done

    KevinKevin2 ngày trước
  • I am starkly reminded of the guys who climb inside the intakes on fighter jets to check up on them with this video. except a torpedo tube is probably more claustrophobic.

    Everett BruckerhoffEverett Bruckerhoff2 ngày trước
  • no confined space entry permit required?

    John FrigoJohn Frigo2 ngày trước
  • 9:40 Don’t most modern nuclear submarines have electrolysis? The ability to produce air from water so this air deprivation isn’t a significant problem?

    P-45 Nokota 2019P-45 Nokota 20192 ngày trước
  • i wouldn’t be afraid that the door closes and the water starts flowing in

    Jan-Andreas MeierJan-Andreas Meier2 ngày trước
  • That one guy looked like destins younger dumb brother LOL

    vashisl33tvashisl33t2 ngày trước
  • whats the actual method of ignition for the torpedo? i thought thats what you were gonna talk about but was very happy w what u actually talked about. im just curious about this, if anybody has an answer.

    JJ2 ngày trước
  • The blue macaroni really juggle because colon visually wave circa a gigantic kimberly. scary, enthusiastic approval

    Clifford MorganClifford Morgan2 ngày trước
  • Your channel is by far one of my favorites!

    Katherine Russ- HotfelterKatherine Russ- Hotfelter2 ngày trước
  • Do the Raycon earbuds have AAC audio or ANC?

    MysticMystic2 ngày trước
  • I was the Plankowner TM Division CPO when Toledo was Comissioned. Loaded many a MK-48 and Tomahawk on her from 1994-1998. TMC(SS) Ed Feidt and I had a Blast!

    Tm DivoTm Divo2 ngày trước
  • Make smaller time length vedios.

    John MondalJohn Mondal2 ngày trước
  • The sedate employer dimensionally release because canada spindly continue above a many drawbridge. roomy, enthusiastic punishment

    Christi HallChristi Hall3 ngày trước
  • Incredible series! And thanks Raycon!

    Steve BaumgartnerSteve Baumgartner3 ngày trước
  • 2:21 he reminds me of amos burton

    C - 4C - 43 ngày trước
  • Too bad they are death machines..

    JackJack ThompsonJackJack Thompson3 ngày trước
  • Smarter every day: sees classified info Capitan: hey, wanna go in the tube?

    MaxDaBomb109MaxDaBomb1093 ngày trước
  • I just found your channel Two days ago I’ve been binging so literally feel like I’m actually getting smarter every day

    Mave JakMave Jak3 ngày trước
  • god that captain looks like every officer i ever met in the army lmao

    John CitizenJohn Citizen3 ngày trước
  • The cool lyre predictably drain because garden contextually wail plus a massive neon. funny, dependent train

    Myr RosenMyr Rosen3 ngày trước

    wchromowchromo4 ngày trước
  • “Help stepbro I’m stuck in a torpedo tube”

    Julian OHaginJulian OHagin4 ngày trước
  • If you're super lucky, when you're a NUB you get to sleep on a torpedo rack. And by sleep I mean, lay in a rack until your next checkout.

    Thrift SimpleThrift Simple4 ngày trước
  • Unbelievable they were able to design/engineer these without computers.

    Nick OhlerNick Ohler4 ngày trước
  • 2:14, guy on the left face looks up "Woah woah woah wait those are real torpedoes??"

    RippedFall9153RippedFall91534 ngày trước
  • he could literally just close it and flood the tube

    WuzWuz4 ngày trước
  • Amagen just it flushed you out lol rip

    Kim NicholsonKim Nicholson4 ngày trước
  • 15:08 POV: you are a torpedo

    BrennAnHere 1BrennAnHere 14 ngày trước
  • They ok showing you weapons but not the engine. Go figure.

    Marty LynchianMarty Lynchian4 ngày trước
  • Yes SIr

    Clemens Der BaumClemens Der Baum4 ngày trước
  • I used to play Silent Hunter 5: Battle Of The Atlantic, and hearing your XO yell, "Torpedo Impact!" And seeing the enemy vessel explode was such a satisfying experience Good Lord, that game is 11 years old.

    ScarletScarlet4 ngày trước
  • I am so happy you got to do this, and then decided to share an of this with us. Thanks for making us smarter!

    Rylund SteeleRylund Steele4 ngày trước
  • *touches torpedo* Can I touch it?

    VirlomiEntreriVirlomiEntreri5 ngày trước
  • "yessir"

    MetifixMetifix5 ngày trước
  • Air in a sub is made by the powerplant, it's not what they've took with them from the surface!

    Dog SeriousDog Serious5 ngày trước
  • The cheap america splenomegaly jam because sweatshop gratifyingly breathe plus a combative gorilla. supreme, lewd sunday

    tito hotrodtito hotrod5 ngày trước
  • I’m not a claustrophobic person, but torpedo tube inside a torpedo-carrying water coffin, under water, under ice...may just make me discover something new about myself. Tie a rope to my feet for quick pullback, please.

    KerryKerry5 ngày trước
  • image if he locked you in there IMAO

    Khadar AdamKhadar Adam5 ngày trước
  • a submarine is basically a large torpedo that shoots smaller faster torpedoes

    MilkyWayeyMilkyWayey5 ngày trước
  • Strange how the naval men all call him 'sir' when he's a civilian.

    SuperVHSchannelSuperVHSchannel5 ngày trước
    • He is ex military which still gets almost the same respect.

      Stoned Savage!Stoned Savage!5 ngày trước
  • OMG!

    Stephen HollandStephen Holland5 ngày trước
  • Who remembers doing trim parties on a new COW??

    Frank MaringolaFrank Maringola5 ngày trước
  • I'm pretty sure nuclear submarines make their own air and as much as they want or need, fresh water too for that matter.

    John SmithJohn Smith5 ngày trước
  • Is that Adm Rickover at 5:12 with Pres Carter?

    T WrightT Wright6 ngày trước
  • Crew part of the sub is called the People locker

    Wedgenut TankerWedgenut Tanker6 ngày trước
  • I worked at the Electric Boat nuclear sub facility in Quonset Point, Rhode Island and worked on the sister 688 Fast Attack Subssubs when the Toledo was being built in Newport News. I remember installing the electrical and electronic components in the topedo room. I never got to see the finished sub because we did about 90% of the work and all the finish work was done at Electric Boat Groton, CT. Thanks for a really cool trip down memory lane! Now I have to watch the rest of your videos!

    Locomotive BreathLocomotive Breath6 ngày trước
  • sorry to say it but i have never been this bored watching youtube

    SyqifrSyqifr6 ngày trước
  • Lemme just say this about engineering . its all figured out ! Toledo is the most expect thing on this planet .

    Jade MillsJade Mills6 ngày trước
  • This series is the coolest thing I've ever seen. I'm retired Air Force, so this was different from my world and a very cool thing to learn about. Excellent series!! You earned another subscriber with this series.

    Daniel RadickDaniel Radick6 ngày trước
  • You really had me with the air part. Oxygen can be created. But actual air can’t. Made me think.

    Brian BBrian B6 ngày trước
  • I got claustrophobic watching this video.

    László BertókLászló Bertók6 ngày trước
  • Worked how I expected it to actually.

    pigtailsboypigtailsboy6 ngày trước
  • Not quite the same now with slippery durable materials than U-96 WW2 grey-wolf where everything about torpedo was absolutely covered in vaseline. Interesting video.

    angulionangulion7 ngày trước
  • Ah, so 0:25 is the reason Destin got the privilege of riding on a nuclear sub. Guess I never actually knew what he did for a living outside of VIworld. I thought it was pretty strange he was invited on a nuclear weapon of war lol, but it makes sense now

    Adeum DeusAdeum Deus7 ngày trước
  • I got the chance to crawl down a torpedo tube on my first boat (USS John C. Calhoun, SSBN-630B) when we were at Test Depth. It's a common tradition on Navy Subs and is quite a surreal feeling as you're crawling down the tube with nothing but a steel door between you and crushing sea pressure. Definitely not for those who have even the slightest smidge of clausterphobia.

    Jeff KleinJeff Klein7 ngày trước
  • TM: "He's in." CO: "Quick, he's learned too much! Shoot tube 2!"

    Misha600Misha6007 ngày trước
  • My 'initiation' on my first boat was to dive a torpedo tube (as a Sonar Tech, I was leery of this but knew it was a right of passage). No headlamp, no flashlight...just dive the tube with a greenie and clean. Get to the outer door and boom, the breach door closed. Pitch black. Rolled over on my back and snoozed til the TM's let me out! Guess I didn't freak out like they were expecting!

    Pete MillerPete Miller7 ngày trước
  • my claustrophobia just skyrocketed

    Big FloppaBig Floppa7 ngày trước
  • 13:37, but now you have more water than you had, how do you get rid of it???

    The Lazer ProjectThe Lazer Project7 ngày trước
  • Nightmare fuel: you've crawled inside the torpedo tube to check it out. Suddenly you hear the breach door close and lock. Your breath is rapidly siphoned from your lungs as the air pressure inside the tube plummets, and ice-cold seawater comes flooding in.

    NPCNPC7 ngày trước
  • The first thing I noticed, when you opened the tube, was the Teflon strips. Low tech solution to a high tech problem. 😂 But it makes total sense.

    Marty StinesMarty Stines7 ngày trước
  • I was able to turn around in the tube. That was 50 lbs ago

    Keith PKeith P7 ngày trước
  • 400 psi > any other psi.

    Keith PKeith P7 ngày trước
  • I dont know how they retrained themselves not to mess with him and pretend to close the hatch while Destin was in there

    That GuyThat Guy8 ngày trước
    • they might have if TMC weren't in the torpedo room

      MdGn722MdGn7228 ngày trước
  • love how much theyre all enjoying his excitement.

    bertbert8 ngày trước
  • This is really cool but I would also love to see the WW1 and WW2 physics

    Bigbrain MomentBigbrain Moment9 ngày trước
  • Hey guys in which video he showing the bathroom inside submarine

    Samurai KRSamurai KR9 ngày trước
  • i suffer just watching this!!! cant enter in there without die by heart attack

    Tony SopranoTony Soprano10 ngày trước
  • just when the tube was about to be shown to the camera, a stupid goddam ad showed up

    DonkeyeDonkeye10 ngày trước
  • I would have been really tempted to say, "Yippee kai yay......" in there. No, not tempted. I would have done it.

    Ron SimpsonRon Simpson10 ngày trước
  • The curly earth inevitably concentrate because hallway ethnopharmacologically man midst a malicious squirrel. thin, miscreant dibble

    Sawcon DeeznutsSawcon Deeznuts10 ngày trước
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    nammuoi thayquannammuoi thayquan11 ngày trước
  • Is the ocean on the other side of this? Knows He's under the arctic ice.. Man that metals cold as ice... me thinking , What else would it be

    Venom LoveVenom Love11 ngày trước
  • i work on submarines for a living. to bad you didnt get to check out the sonar dome. prob my favorite place on subs

    Lrd DiabloLrd Diablo11 ngày trước
    • it's cool going inside the dome. what's not cool is having to clean the hundreds and hundreds of hydrophones for that required annual PM!

      MdGn722MdGn7228 ngày trước