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#GulfOfOman The reporting on a #torpedo attack was absurd IMO. Look at 2:20 in this. That's a torpedo. MT Sinking A Navy Frigate With Missiles And Torpedoes – SINKEX Sinking Exer... via @YouTube
Those old Perry Class Frigates turned out to be pretty tough. Hate to watch that but I guess they make marine habitats so it's okay. Here's another shot at an old destroyer. MK-48 Torpedo takes out a destroyer. Torpedoes are a big deal. via @YouTube
I once made a joke in the control room of a LA class sub at port about a torpedo in the water. I even did it in my best Red October Russian voice. The crew was not amused. But because I showed a devilish understanding of their worst nightmare the
Exec let me go forward to the bow torpedo room while the rest of the VIP tour was forced to stay amidships far from the pointy end of the spear. 😎

My point is, if somebody put a high-speed fish propeller in that water the @USNavy would know it & likely have attacked the sub.
General Rule: Torpedoes seldom go unnoticed.
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