Christmas at sea

Comments by Ken Moffitt (USS IREX 67–69) on Christmas at Sea on the IREX

Dex's story brings back memories …

I can remember standing the dive and coming to periscope depth in a state of 100 sea to open the induction so “Santy Claus” could come aboard to pass out gifts. The COB got a doll, you know what kind. There were other gifts as well. There were these silver balls that swung back and forth hitting each other which the “Weps Chief” got.. It took the rest of the watch to get down from the heavy seas … never saw the doll again … but could hear the hum from them silver balls …. Damn glad I will never have to do that again!

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