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Operates equipment that produces steam for propulsion engines and steam-driven electric power generator.

Veterans: 79
Latest Activity: Aug 5

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STACK CLEANING AND LAGGING REPAIR

Started by THOMAS A. KOCIR. Last reply by Freddie Cummings Mar 1. 2 Replies

Who remebers cleaning the stacks and the soot in the stacks turned into an acid that burned the piss out of your eye's and any cuts you had and the lagging that was full of asbestos. The Chicago was…Continue

sprayer plates

Started by vince bonderczuk Jul 27, 2013. 0 Replies

nsfo sucked f-76 was pretty good burning jp-5 you could burn but superheater temps woud be higher and it did burn cleaner but was expensive to burn in a boiler and we made ourown overloads on the…Continue

blue ridge lcc-19

Started by stephen p. mc cann Jun 27, 2013. 0 Replies

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blue ridge lcc-19

Started by stephen p. mc cann Jun 27, 2013. 0 Replies

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Comment by Gregory Lesniewski on April 20, 2014 at 4:55pm

OOPS! Should be "sat-side", not "sta-side"!

Comment by Gregory Lesniewski on April 20, 2014 at 4:53pm

Rob Sitze----Was standing top-watch on a destroyer when the sta-side fireman did that! We had just got a bell for 2/3 ahead when this happened and it scared the s*** out of me when I heard the noise & saw that boiler front :breathe"! Told him if he ever did that again I would put my foot so far up his ass we would both have to go to the hospital to have it extracted!

Comment by charles (chuck) phillips on April 20, 2014 at 1:47pm

BT2.uss st.paul. 1963-1966.

Comment by Rob Sitze on July 27, 2013 at 7:43am

Very frowned upon, but in a pinch......

Comment by Bud Stilwell BT Snipe on July 27, 2013 at 4:22am

I remember during that and Yes it was Frowned upon.

Comment by Jim Cassidy on July 26, 2013 at 11:50pm
I used to do that when standing burners, but it was frowned upon.
Comment by Rob Sitze on July 26, 2013 at 10:25pm

Who remembers lighting fires off the back wall?

Comment by Kevin Warner on July 26, 2013 at 9:14pm

Safety Valve

Comment by Kevin Warner on July 26, 2013 at 9:12pm

Comment by Kevin Warner on July 26, 2013 at 9:10pm

As I remember the CENG had sprayer plates for JP-5 as well as over load plates in cause of war time,I never burned NSFO and was glad not to, that stuff was nasty!

 

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