Boarding a US NAVY NUCLEAR SUBMARINE in the Arctic - Smarter Every Day 240


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    1. SmarterEveryDay

      Thank you for taking the time to watch this video. I'd also like to thank the US Navy Public Affairs Officers who helped coordinate this. After clearing the video for OPSEC, they did not limit my creativity in anyway whatsoever. I decided to make a video about the Command Structure on the submarine so we had a better foundation moving forward in the Submarine Deep Dive. This video is just the beginning! I have some incredible things to show you as a part of the deep dive. Please consider subscribing for those. I'm most grateful to people who go the extra mile and support Smarter Every Day on Patreon. It's a super big deal because it brings stability to Smarter Every Day in ways that's hard to describe. In this case, I had to buy a plane ticket to the Arctic on relatively short notice. If you'd like to become a Patron, I'd greatly appreciate it. The link is here:

      1. Hector Pina


      2. Maplecook

        I don't even know why I'm here. I was looking for sandwich ingredients for my food channel! LOL. Algorithm, what are you doing to me?? hahahaha! Welp...would you feel like watching the freak show of a Asian trying to make authentic Italian Panini? lmao

      3. Zhenbang Chen


      4. Chris Houser


      5. Chris Houser


    2. Rad!.

      So Rad!... Until Guy went SJW..”Why so many guys?..Where are the Women?”..🤦🏻‍♂️....

    3. drastgreyh readfshtgf

      nuclear sub has a coffee pot from 1980.

    4. Mystic

      I love how these humans work so well together.

    5. Schuyler Hupp


    6. Wedgenut Tanker

      Lucky Flucky

    7. fargo007

      Literally Marco Remias @22:21 BWAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

    8. Stopher2475

      These guys are no joke. Serious professionals.

    9. Marty Lynchian

      Who is Gene Hackman and who is Denzel Washington?

    10. evol111

      A female on board a sub? not in my out in 2000. Sub Navy for the win!!

    11. Carlos M. Canavessi

      Captain Sean Connery is watching everyone on the sub

    12. Alexei Kositsin

      crazy vids !!!!

    13. Alexei Kositsin

      how did u managed to get there?!?! how???

    14. Jorn van Bladel

      Honestly, having an engineer ask (and think) about gender is refreshing. It doesn't have to be a big deal, but somehow it stood out to me. Outside of your excellent explaination and generally amazing videos you've earned my like just on that alone.

    15. GoGiraffe *

      This is such a cool series, I'm rewatching from the beginning as a new episode just came out. My f-i-l was a petty officer on the Seadragon and the John Adams, and did something on the nuclear reactor. I know his Naval education (back in late 60's) was done partly in Idaho (don't ask me why, but apparently that's where reactor school was then), and the Great Lakes.

    16. MegadethTillDeth

      I wish I wasn't such an old man and had chose this path instead.

    17. Paul Erb

      I was Stationed on the USS DRUM SSN 677. It was also a nuclear Fast Attack Submarine. It has since been decommissioned.

    18. Sean Price

      lmao a gender neutral submarine. only in the navy i swear ahahah.

    19. E Piff

      The tearful sailor shortly scrub because beauty pragmatically trade among a early sandwich. toothsome, zealous cormorant

    20. Feral Feline

      So that fuse panel behind them on the mess decks is where one of my guys (I was E-Div LPO) tried to do an "over the shoulder fuse insertion" because there were people eating at the time. He cross phased and ------ yeh. And yet he got sailor of the year. Go figgah. He blew up another panel later on. We ended up having to have full electrical safety area whenever we pulled or put back fuses. Thanks (I won't say his name).

    21. Thrift Simple

      I wonder if he got to see the Blue Nose excitement. Probably not if what used to go on still does.

    22. Diego

      Ain’t no rona gonna cache them

    23. Samuel Rachels

      This reminds me of the start of a call of duty lol

    24. Ab Dullah Bin Packing


    25. Ab Dullah Bin Packing

      Good day mate!!

    26. Ab Dullah Bin Packing

      Take a good step and don’t break your neck

    27. Sean

      what does a standard crew member on one of these subs make per year?

    28. Fred Flintstone

      You do not board a nuclear submarine. You are sacrificed and then eaten at a cannibal potluck dinner. Unless you are a meth head ponzi stalker, then you probably get the auger job.

    29. SuperVHSchannel

      The incredible thing is that all these men are over 50, the lack of daylight keeps them looking young.

      1. Ethan Teague

        Bro what

    30. weeiiee14

      22:00 sean connery (rip) , 🤔 hunt for red october...

    31. kelron koobis

      Dude it's so cool you got to hop on one of these in the middle of no where in the artic of all places

    32. TwoHorndUnicorn

      Officer: you want to walk through berthing while 1/3 of the boat is trying to get some sleep before watch? Chief: No.

    33. Xiann Chan

      I noticed a frame of "Sean Connery". I think it's for the film The Hunt Of The Red October. 👍

    34. kt8

      11:48 I like her "MIT" shirt.

    35. friet pan

      The first 1.30 minute looks like somekind of Call of Duty intro. Awesome!

    36. Left Coast

      Best channel in the world

    37. Arief Rakhman

      So cramped

    38. Mark Durham

      The Goat locker has the best coffee

    39. Bryant.

      YT viewers: wow man that’s really cool stuff! Russians: ahh yes thank you for informing us of how they survive

    40. Mark Durham

      I'm a land lubber, but this is so cool.

    41. Felix Wong

      @Crime Pays But Botany Doesn't might be able to help ID that plant at 28:54, and will totally geek out on its genus, evolutionary history, and ecological significance... with a T H I C C Chicago accent!

    42. Igor Petrenko

      19:02 why so many players leaving the Among us lobby?

    43. Richard Collier

      Awesome video. Thank you

    44. Joshua Baughn

      My cousin earned his dolphins because he was the one of the Chief Engineers and his sub was stuck in dry dock because of problems and he worked on getting it out of dry dock and into active service, while doing that he studied everything on the sub and when my Great Grandmother died, my Grandfather took his dolphins which were pinned on him by the Captain of the Augusta, these dolphins were passed down through the captain's family from WW2 down to the Captain of the Augusta but he had no sons so he placed them into my Grandfather's custody because he was my Grandfather's Mentor. My cousin's sub had a slow start but it got going great.

    45. épinards & caramel

      11:09 Love the *labeled* mug cupboard 😁

    46. Zachary Mitchell

      When compromise deserves a highly effective defense system.

    47. My Info

      Amazing. So interesting

    48. Luxcium

      I never ring the bell 🔔 when I subscribe because I already always had your videos in my feed even before I subscribed I am subscribed since a long time and removed all the bells 🔔 and gradually adding notifications bells 🛎 based on the merit and I am proud to announce you Destin that you got your bell today!!!

    49. Frank G

      How does the nuclear reactor work? "It reacts... nuclearly"

    50. Stephen Holland

      There is an old movie “Run Silent, Run Deep” where a captain drills a crew repeatedly. A dive alarm (klaxon?) sounds repeatedly. I never knew if that sound was a real thing. Well, at 5:55 in this video you hear that sound. There are some traditions that haven’t changed.

    51. sebdark

      I am definitly going to see more. Those video are awesome!

    52. CaptSmurphy

      Does the captain give him a challenge coin at 2:58?

    53. Jordan Hampson

      NIce, we finally got gender neutral bathrooms

    54. weed seagull

      it would of been pretty awkward if ww3 had started the moment he got on

      1. MadEzra64

        @weed seagull Delsin served and works for the Navy. I don't think he would mind.

      2. weed seagull

        @MadEzra64 i meant the dude would of been enlisted

      3. MadEzra64

        Would have been one of the luckiest guys on earth. When World War 3 starts, a submarine is gonna be the safest place to exist.

    55. Soar60lead

      Gender neutral submarines. Great.

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    57. Sean Caswell

      We did something similar back in the day when the History Channel came on board to do a documentary. It was a pretty big deal for us. You're basically the history channel now. Except there's one of you instead of a whole crew and you have at least some idea what we are talking about.

    58. Guns n stuff

      i think that's a "butterfly bush" at the end

    59. k4te

      Couple of years later "hey guys its destin and we are currently onboard on mars😃"

    60. AviateNorth

      Do you want to go in here and wake everyone up? Sure. Uh no! Smart man!

    61. Christian Zatarain

      The one big thing he was wondering about was...why there weren’t women on the boat..?

    62. Enbarr11

      Are those crests hanging on the wall gifts from the Royal Navy? Do they signify 'kills' in wargames?

    63. Matt Mokhtari

      I'm amazed to see how young but smart are the crews!

    64. Matt Mokhtari

      21:59 Sean Connery :D

    65. angulion

      Been looking through your submarine series and have to thank you, very interesting.

    66. normglidden

      20:13 Nobody got him the correct pronunciation?

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    68. George Humphreys

      Please tell me the name of the vehicle was something cute/cool

    69. Awsaf Sobhan

      20:09 that's Linus

    70. Paul Farmer

      So friggin cool. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

    71. Jeremy Ellis

      Bet there is no internet under there. Hope these dudes brought a bunch of DVD's

    72. Yordan Azzolin

      11:48 MIT T-shirt is pretty clever

    73. Don Schaum

      Look at the size of that crews mess! What luxury. I was on a Sturgeon Class sub. Neat shiw.

    74. T U

      I want to watch the lifetime submarine crews of Soviet Union.

    75. The Beyond

      Better than Star Trek. Real people. Real vessel. Everyone is pretty much a scientist.

    76. wylieecoyote

      @SmarterEveryDay This is such a great series with lots of information I had always been curious about. I have watched each over and over, picking up more each time. You have have such a great way of asking questions and passing on the information. With the gender neutral subs, does the Navy prohibit or discourage relationships between crew? Bad encounters can cause friction in a crew and pregnancy must be of concern. If you know or can ask, that would be appreciated.

    77. Cobra Clarke

      Im glad I found your videos. They are very informative and thought provoking. Great personality, entertaining and subject matter. Thanks for creating this page.

    78. Joshua Levin

      Analyzing the way that they dive a submarine (the procedure, specifically) has been a really interesting thing for me. From my research, it depends on the class of the submarine, but it mostly follows this procedure. Submariners please correct me. Also, I am going to explain some somewhat basic naval stuff, please correct me if I'm wrong.: It starts with the officer of the deck informing everyone in the control room (including the captain) of the current status of the ship, water depth (including verifying it with a map), and the depth they intend to dive to. Anywhere they say "stationary dive", it would normally just be "dive" but because they are surrounded by ice, they have to go under the ice before they can move. In this case, that was: " The ship is rigged for dive, with the exception of arctic full blow (ship status) and a sounding of 1490 fathoms beneath the ship (water depth, "Sounding" is how they measure depth), checks with chart at water depth (verifying the sounding depth). I intend to stationary dive the ship to 180 feet. (their intents)." The commanding officer of the sub responds "very well officer of the deck, submerge the ship", saying that the information they have given was enough and giving the officer of the deck permission to carry out the plan he just announced. The Officer of the Deck reads back that order "submerge the ship, aye sir", and issues an order to the crew: "Dive. Stationary dive the ship to 180 feet". The Diving Officer of the Watch (I think) repeats back that order "stationary dive the ship to 180 feet, dive aye." and gives an order to the Chief of the Watch "Chief of the watch, on the 1MC (the 1MC is the primary, ship-wide PA system) Stationary Dive, Stationary Dive" Destin cut out the rest of this order which would be something along the lines of "sound 2 blasts of dive alarm, Stationary Dive, Stationary Dive." Then, the Chief of the watch would (I think) repeat back that order, then announce on the 1MC "Stationary Dive, Stationary Dive", sound the dive alarm/claxon twice, then repeat "Stationary Dive, Stationary Dive". The dive alarm is sounded 2x for diving and 3x for surfacing, and the same goes for the announcement (if they were surfacing it they would say "surface, surface, surface") At this point, the pilots set their control surfaces, and someone (depending on the class of the sub) presses buttons/flips switches to open the vents on the ballast tanks to flood them with seawater, and they announce "all vents open", and someone (once again, depends on the class) verify that the vents are open on the periscope since that could be catastrophic if only one tank vents, because the sub could go to a bad angle, lose control, etc. As they do this, they announce "venting forward/aft" depending on which vent they are looking at. According to unclassified navy manuals, if there is any confusion as to who could be responding to an order when they repeat it back, they append "position, aye", so if it was an order for the pilot, they would append "pilot, aye". This procedure they run through is just mesmerizing to me as a teen. If I got anything wrong, PLEASE correct me. I am always eager to learn.

    79. Roger Miller

      Now I know why submariners are such an elite society ... the best of the best!

    80. bryan mathis

      i may be ignorant, but how isn't all of the boats the navy use gender neutral? I don't believe guys shower or use the bathroom any differently then women, except for peeing, and as far as feminine products go that's just a storage problem. please explain how to make a boat gender neutral!

    81. Yazmeli Ayzol

      It's the Holey Toledo... not that any of its holes are leaking...

      1. Yazmeli Ayzol

        I hope

    82. John Donovan

      Army vet here, I don't care what branch you're in though. That COB and Captain are hard to come by.

    83. Alejandro Santamaria

      how asome is this?

    84. A. R.

      This is one of the best series on KGup, it feels weird that it’s free

    85. David1903

      definition of sausage party

    86. Andrew Lang

      Shout out to Sean Connery Hunt For Red October at 22:00. RIP, also a great movie

    87. lord Derp

      Start of the vid sounds like the acc from msg 5

    88. Naj Renchelf

      This submarine sunk a train. ?!!?!?!?!? ... r/brandnewsentece 😹😹😹

    89. manw3bttcks

      22:00 Sean Connery picture on wall

    90. Snoopdogksa


    91. Mark Conrad

      I'm really curious about the Navy's psychological screening. It's seems that everyone has the same temperament and I'm pretty sure it's not by accident.

      1. Feral Feline

        Me: I want to volunteer for submarines Navy : Are you crazy? Me: Could be Navy: You are in! Actually when I was in boot camp they took the people who volunteered for subs (3 of us out of 150) and put us in a small room for about half an hour. If we didn't freak out we were good to go. I fell asleep. Every once in a while there would be that one that freaked when the hatches shut. Oh and RCLPO. You guys did nothing but pull your rods.

      2. Theone82

        There are some really messed up people who work in high level jobs and have security clearances for all type of stuff but they how to keep themselves in check

      3. Sean Caswell

        They do some screening tests but as long as you don't say something like "I love burning small animals alive" you get a pass, as far as I know. We just tighten up appropriately when there are riders on board. The last thing you want is the COB chewing you butt because you made the submarine force look like a bunch of buttholes.

      4. Random Awesome

        I'm sure anyone who decides to go onboard a submarine has to accept that what they are about to do can be very dangerous to a lot of people, including themselves, if they mess around. It's like how even the most laziest or most carefree person becomes very serious during times of crisis or a natural disaster. I'm sure they all have very distinct personalities and mindsets off the boat, but when you're on a submarine, there's no room to mess about. Or they're all crazy like @Keith P said

      5. Keith P

        Na we are all just crazy

    92. Marc

      Can a submarine fire weapons through the ice ?

    93. Marc

      Do submarines have special forces or marines attached to them as some ships do ?

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    95. Paoby Obounou

      Better than my physic lab

    96. cindy b

      Should have taken a tripod to put the handheld camera on, nice video

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    99. J P

      Would calling an Ohio class sub the USS Toledo be too easy of a giveaway?

    100. Donald J. Trump

      What are the odds, I'm sitting here watching this video eating a Subway tuna sandwich 🥪