Do you have any idea what it’s like to live on a submarine? While it appears to be entertaining, it also seems stressful at times. Furthermore, it doesn’t appear to be the cleanest of environments. To shed light on submarine life – you know, in case you’re thinking about joining the underwater team someday – we’ve compiled this list of facts about life on a submarine. Continue reading!
A Much-Needed Switch
Before 2014, submarine crew members were required to stand watch for six hours, with 12 hours off for other duties and sleep. However, thanks to a few junior officers, the watches were changed from 18 to eight hours with 16 hours of rest.
According to the cops, this switch had an immediate and beneficial impact. People’s performance, as well as morale on board, have improved significantly as a result of this change.