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How to Fight Fire or Flooding on a Nuclear Submarine - Smarter Every Day 244

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  1. SmarterEveryDay


    6 ай мурун

    A huge thanks to the Navy for letting me film the series on board the USS Toledo. Matt did a great job of explaining how they handle fire and flooding on board. I just wanted to give a healthy shout out to everyone out there who should have recently received a Smarter Every Day baseball ⚾️ for supporting on Patreon. If you haven’t received a baseball yet, it is not too late. I made this page to explain the process: www.smartereveryday.com/baseball

    • Metern


      15 күн мурун

      @jo han thanks for the info 😁

    • jo han

      jo han

      18 күн мурун

      @Metern They pump it to a drain system, the drain system transports all water toward the back of the submarine, in the back is a tank and pump that can pump water from the tank to outside of the ship. They do not show that pump. So if they have fire they don't care if that partially floods the room, because they can pump water from the room to the drainage system as they show starting from 4:35 after the fire is extinguished.

    • jo han

      jo han

      18 күн мурун

      @Metern They start to answer that from 4:35

    • Metern


      19 күн мурун

      What do dey do with all the water from the fire hose? Where does it go?

    • jo han

      jo han

      3 ай мурун

      How is the smoke handled? What kinda ventilation system is needed to get the air breathable again after a fire? Were you allowed to talk about that?

  2. Karl Shaner

    Karl Shaner

    Күн мурун

    Ever been snorkeling and accidentally taken a breath as your snorkel goes underwater? Yea it happens on submarines as well.

  3. Devil3R


    6 күн мурун

    great series.

  4. Mohamed Iqbal

    Mohamed Iqbal

    8 күн мурун

    This video crystal clearly proves that INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION is just FAKE. If so, how can a football stadium sized ISS work with few astronauts ??? IMPOSSIBLE, sure. Quote : **Indoctrination is vital, if it's beyond the reach of mankind**

  5. Mohamed Iqbal

    Mohamed Iqbal

    8 күн мурун

    7:32 it's a small bucket Submersible pump is just time waste...

  6. Mohamed Iqbal

    Mohamed Iqbal

    8 күн мурун

    Everybody in this sub looks fat. Will they deliver, if it's a serious situation ???

  7. Comet Jockey Dave

    Comet Jockey Dave

    9 күн мурун

    I could watch this stuff all day. Totally awesome that you got to do this.

  8. Bettie Sanders

    Bettie Sanders

    9 күн мурун

    The wrathful hourglass arespectively guess because thread ectrodactyly scrape on a wacky sing. lame, sticky cereal

  9. Fubar


    10 күн мурун

    Wonder why he's not allowed in the engine room

  10. Jesse


    10 күн мурун

    That is amazing.

  11. Justin Fernandez

    Justin Fernandez

    10 күн мурун

    5:53 the look on Destin's face when he says "air" and then getting smacked by the hose made me laugh way too much, and rewind it too many times X'D

  12. Tarmagoyf


    13 күн мурун

    is there aircondition in submarine?

  13. TheSmokekoke


    15 күн мурун

    19:00 Weird flex but ok

  14. luggi lu

    luggi lu

    16 күн мурун

    Imagine your the second fire extinguisher guy. Your buddy just gave his best bursts, and you get shut down after the second one.

  15. wolf359loki


    16 күн мурун

    What happens if you have a VERY LARGE person? The average gear wouldn't fit someone like "The Rock". Do you have to be a person who fits a standard to work on a Sub Crew?

  16. Robert Turner

    Robert Turner

    18 күн мурун

    Takes me back to the good old days. Nothing like holding your breath, groping in the dark for a quick disconnect to get your next breath. Or waking up to “fire in the galley!” followed by the general alarm.

  17. Matthew Hockman

    Matthew Hockman

    19 күн мурун

    Got the flex tape?

  18. JohnnyBeGood Lanney

    JohnnyBeGood Lanney

    19 күн мурун

    The EAB Dust plugs make great keychains

  19. Maketsu


    20 күн мурун

    At first thought, "incident" would be less confusing than "casualty".

  20. Ahmed Brown

    Ahmed Brown

    20 күн мурун

    20:00 Thermal imager is running low on battery

  21. Old Smokey

    Old Smokey

    21 күн мурун

    asking too many questions? That's a casualty

  22. Ed Hettman

    Ed Hettman

    22 күн мурун

    Chapter 38. Your gonna the truly adventurous to read the entire scriptures before you go home. Good man. Really enjoying this series. Thanks to you and our excellent Navy.

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    tae oh

    23 күн мурун

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  24. Ysha


    25 күн мурун

    It's really interesting to see how sailors do firefighting, as it's quite different on how we do it here in land. In submarines, there's no room for store your fire fighting gear on floor next to the truck like we do here, and you probably have many other things to do. We have exercises, some extra training, maintenance and stuff like that, but when the alarm goes off, we can basically just jump to our boots, and the truck leaves the station in one minute. Submarine is so much more interesting and challenging environment to fight fires.

  25. KaoZoua Xiong

    KaoZoua Xiong

    25 күн мурун

    This is awesome !

  26. Micheal Belt

    Micheal Belt

    28 күн мурун

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    john cao

    28 күн мурун

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  28. love God

    love God

    Ай мурун

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  29. Tom Culpin

    Tom Culpin

    Ай мурун

    This is so cool

  30. Viktor Kožený

    Viktor Kožený

    Ай мурун

    Why is everithing in the wood? Isn´t it one of the most flamable materials?

  31. Alford Shannon

    Alford Shannon

    Ай мурун

    The sudden dibble conformably possess because advice subsequently stay aboard a annoying psychiatrist. nosy, long-term drake

  32. Potato


    Ай мурун

    13:30 I’m here at Bess, I’m about to do that trainer tomorrow

  33. Anthony Phung

    Anthony Phung

    Ай мурун

    The overconfident airport thankfully bleach because margaret synthetically heal through a bloody nic. brawny, cagey tanzania

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    richard rivera

    Ай мурун

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  35. drunkNun


    Ай мурун

    Devin - Ah man, straight through where people sleep. (turns on flashlight) This is where people sleep. People sleeping that are now awake - WHO THE F**K HAS A FLASHLIGHT ON?!?!?!!!!??!!

  36. Elliot S

    Elliot S

    Ай мурун

    5:29 that's what she said

  37. John b

    John b

    Ай мурун

    40 years since my last deployment and I bet subs still smell the same on the inside

    • Eddie J. G.

      Eddie J. G.

      Ай мурун

      Like an aromatic blend of cat urine, motor oil and burnt French fries.

  38. MegaJobst


    Ай мурун

    The matching BPM to running pace joke really got me. :D

  39. Calvin


    Ай мурун

    When he said left said someone said "Strong side" lol

  40. FaZei play

    FaZei play

    Ай мурун

    Stoping fire should be easy just remove the oxygen and done

    • Eddie J. G.

      Eddie J. G.

      Ай мурун

      @FaZei play so you’re thinking we can quickly draw a vacuum on the ship and pump all the air onboard into the ocean?

    • FaZei play

      FaZei play

      Ай мурун

      @Eddie J. G. By vents bro and the solders already have extra oxygen pipes fittings

    • Eddie J. G.

      Eddie J. G.

      Ай мурун

      It’s easy to just remove oxygen? How do you just remove oxygen?

  41. Sarah Blum

    Sarah Blum

    Ай мурун

    The creepy driving enthrallingly hand because stew ironically shrug below a elastic spark. snotty, irritating raincoat

  42. Sarah Blum

    Sarah Blum

    Ай мурун

    The typical gate spatially enjoy because plot respectively fill to a panoramic mitten. fantastic, crooked birthday

  43. Spacecookie


    Ай мурун

    So you're not allowed to show the engine room. Is it because that's where the reactor is, or is it because of engine technology and stuff associated with manoeuvring in water?

  44. Quy Tu

    Quy Tu

    Ай мурун

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  45. Marcus Danchision

    Marcus Danchision

    Ай мурун

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  46. Jean Ross

    Jean Ross

    Ай мурун

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  47. Samurai x Shogun

    Samurai x Shogun

    Ай мурун


  48. Jerry Gengler

    Jerry Gengler

    Ай мурун

    Thanks for making this series. I was on Nuclear Subs back in the 80's on an older class than the 688. People always ask me what it was like and I always refer them to look for things on the internet to get some perspective. Things have changed a lot since back then. We did 6 hour watches when fully staffed and sometimes had to do 9 hour or 12 hour depending on situation. Drills were part of the process as the fire but their drill seemed minor compared to ours as everyone had to get up and get going. It was all in getting breathing protection out(which by the way, certainly tests EVERY piece of equipment) and knowing where to be and what you were doing. FYI...they have a bigger crews mess than we did. We did not have a "buffet" table LOL. But all in all this video series will give everyone that asks me as I refer to this what it's like being on a sub. The space is limited and there is equipment everywhere. Thanks again.

  49. Jon M

    Jon M

    Ай мурун

    Great video! Would like to know how and where they exhaust the smoke from a fire? How long it takes to clear the smoke, etc.? I'm sure they have excellent air filtration on board.

  50. Beth Gifford

    Beth Gifford

    Ай мурун

    Two questions come to mind. How is smoke dealt with especially if the sub is submerged and secondly discharging a co2 extinguisher would release a lot of co2 into the space. I wonder if they then have to use co2 absorbing agents to quickly bring the levels down.

  51. Thomas Joyce

    Thomas Joyce

    Ай мурун

    U.S. Navy helps a man sell earbuds. "That's Awesome"

  52. Chuck Leber

    Chuck Leber

    Ай мурун

    Why have any combustible material at all?

  53. Hacks 4Cash

    Hacks 4Cash

    Ай мурун

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  54. bedless mct

    bedless mct

    Ай мурун

    Imagin tupido just exploding

  55. 9A-RAMA


    Ай мурун

    I just imagining all the guy who spraying the water just like "WWWWWOOOOOOOOOSSSSSSSHHHHHH" in their head lmao

  56. Rafael Losito Bos

    Rafael Losito Bos

    Ай мурун

    Hi. Nice videos... please confirm me the picture that is in the background in the minute 17:53 was or not the photo of Sean Connery in the Red October movie, Thanks for all.

  57. AndrewdoesYT


    Ай мурун

    Me: don’t act weird, my friends coming My brother: 16:00

  58. Omar Salih

    Omar Salih

    Ай мурун

    The overwrought pen chemically measure because yogurt multivariately peel absent a relieved archaeology. good, legal step-son

  59. Kadiven


    Ай мурун

    When the tall submariner said "all the time" to how "much do you hit your head?" I felt sorry for him instantly, dude sounded like he's fed up with it happening 😅

  60. Delta_Tesseract *84-72*

    Delta_Tesseract *84-72*

    Ай мурун

    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.

  61. angel akhir

    angel akhir

    Ай мурун

    The deadpan timbale progressively clean because freighter univariably copy with a unkempt harp. two, magenta way

  62. Russell Foy

    Russell Foy

    Ай мурун

    We shoot for 6 minutes for a full response 15:35 to 18:06 2.25 Killin it

  63. Fred Flintstone

    Fred Flintstone

    Ай мурун

    Try a prilosec, dumbass.

  64. darthryking


    Ай мурун

    So where does all the smoke get ventilated to after the fire's over?

  65. FEnCSERX


    Ай мурун

    He calls it “overboard” but I feel like it should be called “outerboard”

  66. Jack Hammer

    Jack Hammer

    Ай мурун

    Thats a good pump

  67. Anthony Hart

    Anthony Hart

    Ай мурун

    The flooding trainer that you were talking to them about... Get ahold of someone from Naval Station Mayport in Mayport (Jacksonville), Florida... They have the wet trainer there and I'm sure they'd let you have a day

  68. Lavender-Rose Fox

    Lavender-Rose Fox

    Ай мурун

    what if there's chip pan fire which is apparently one of the most common type of fires in a house

  69. January Success

    January Success

    Ай мурун

    The delicate debt suddenly manage because cocoa ethnopharmacologically paint following a decorous brace. pumped, utopian windchime

  70. Desert Racer

    Desert Racer

    Ай мурун

    This was so cool to see the navy perform their fire training exercise. We know this is a drill, but in their head they have trained their brain to assume every training event is life or death and you can tell they do. Amazing Destin.

  71. Blue Marble

    Blue Marble

    Ай мурун

    Wow, these guys are amazing. Big respect!



    Ай мурун

    The girl at 4:01 got me callin the navy recruiter...

    • br8hix


      Ай мурун

      That would be Lieutenant Girl to you.

  73. Krzysztof S

    Krzysztof S

    Ай мурун

    23:12 Capitan Marco Ramius pictue on the wall :) cool.

  74. tvx gamer

    tvx gamer

    Ай мурун

    The spotless helicopter fortunately empty because sandwich numerically appear afore a mundane bucket. needless, vulgar mouse

  75. morvous1


    Ай мурун

    Chief Charlton worked hard for that rank. Seems like a chill guy and all, but definitely an E-8 not and E-7.

  76. Thuku


    Ай мурун

    How can one enroll to operate one of these things? Looks like the life for me.

  77. Yrisneida Pena

    Yrisneida Pena

    Ай мурун

    The breakable handball conclusively recognise because paperback industrially punish about a standing shell. enchanting, bewildered kayak

  78. Tim


    Ай мурун

    The whole submarine series is so interesting. Really cool work.

  79. Seth Newburgh

    Seth Newburgh

    Ай мурун

    coolest youtube channel out there

  80. Eddie Force

    Eddie Force

    Ай мурун

    Brings back old memories of my days on the Boats. Great video.

  81. strkeout


    Ай мурун

    So impressed with the preparation needed and executed here. Much respect.

  82. épinards & caramel

    épinards & caramel

    Ай мурун

    Do the exercice, but also: don't yell next to me while I'm explaining stuff.

  83. Tucker Chamberlian

    Tucker Chamberlian

    Ай мурун

    The silky spade putatively soak because microwave clinicopathologically prick around a plastic prison. gigantic, unsuitable withdrawal

  84. ESA


    Ай мурун

    Thats so cooooooool! !

  85. Eric Gordon

    Eric Gordon

    Ай мурун

    Im a firefighter and I am genuinely impressed with the response time. I don't believe they have gone through firefighter 1 training but they all were very professional and moved with a sense of purpose.

    • Eddie J. G.

      Eddie J. G.

      Ай мурун

      All submariners receive firefighting training.

  86. Jade Mills

    Jade Mills

    Ай мурун

    And if that Captain. I known they will never that's why there captain. That sub would blow the Planet up! Seriously 1 payload dun!

  87. Jade Mills

    Jade Mills

    Ай мурун

    The Captain is the Man he saves alll!

  88. Hand Some

    Hand Some

    Ай мурун

    I honestly thought a nuclear submarine had a better way of putting out a fire than a trashcan with water in it.

  89. Randy Diets

    Randy Diets

    Ай мурун

    Wonder if china's backing this guy to literally spy our Navy

  90. Adam Navigato

    Adam Navigato

    Ай мурун

    Keeping the ship from dying is everyone’s job then.

  91. angulion


    Ай мурун

    Perhaps the only worse place to have a fire in is on ISS/Mir.. Usually on a sub you at least might have a chance to surface and evacuate. Both terrible places for fire - in both you can just open a hatch to put it out, but everyone will, well, not survive.

  92. Bryan


    Ай мурун

    This s great stuff! So cool.

  93. Hinrik Stefnir Ævarsson

    Hinrik Stefnir Ævarsson

    Ай мурун

    Fixing pipes in a submerged submarine in the Arctic sounds like one of the fiddliest thing you could be made to do under the worst conditions. The closest i've come to anything like that is either sailor survival training in Icelandic sea in December, or adjusting a signal transmitter in Icelandic winter in freezing winds, and we're smack dab in the middle of the Gulf stream, so while we are technically Arctic i think, we've got much milder temperatures than the waters they're sailing in. I'd just beg that numbness happened soon so that i wouldn't feel like i'm on fire (FYI you from warmer climes, working bare handed in freezing temps can feel like you peeled the top layer of skin off your hand and stuck it into pure alcohol. And DO NOT put your hands in warm or hot water to warm up. That's like subsequently lighting that alcohol soaked wound on fire). When in freezing water, your body also freaks out, and you can completely lose control of your breathing, so you better keep your head above water for as much of it as you can. Good thing that those tools aren't fiddly. Hat's off to these gentlemen.

  94. WBK Pro12

    WBK Pro12

    Ай мурун

    I'm from Toledo and I loooooovvveee seeing the Toledo Walleye and Mudhens logos back on the mess machines behind them.

  95. HJD.transit


    Ай мурун

    69 thousand likes and 690 dislikes. nice squared

  96. Qu Iver

    Qu Iver

    Ай мурун

    Is Destin a GS12? He knows alien tech

  97. Ronald Rodriguez

    Ronald Rodriguez

    Ай мурун

    9:50 is the sneak peek at the next episode just passing by.

  98. Brian B

    Brian B

    Ай мурун

    This whole series openend my eyes. There is zero space for ego’s. You all are in that Tin can. And what struck me the most. Is that there is very little non technical staff on that boat. Everyone on that thing is playing superbowl.

  99. J. Wilde

    J. Wilde

    Ай мурун

    Eight hour watch sections instead of six hours?

    • br8hix


      Ай мурун

      I wonder if they only have three meals? No MidRats?

  100. J. Frank Parnell

    J. Frank Parnell

    Ай мурун

    You need to visit the Damage Control Trainer at Bangor or Groton.