Drift Away

James has already signed his papers, he's about to ship off. His family hardly cares and he's excited to get away. This trip will change everything. The navy accepted him like nobody else, maybe when he gets there he'll find a reason to stay.


3. Learning

The barracks were simple and extremely small, thankfully I had little possessions with me so didn't have to leave anything behind. After a week or so on port red sirens flashed and we piled onto the submarine. I was to man the periscope and the sonar equipment.

Our entire crew was extremely privileged to be on this sub, construction started just last December on the 8th; this would be the first time it was launched. All of its technology was the best the U.S. military could provide. So on the 30th of May, 1942, we set off on our mission.

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