RM1(SS) (ret)

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Gender MALE
Location Connecticut
Introduction Retired sailor with 21+ years of service - including 13 years on 688-class submarines, and three on a sub tender. Born and raised in the Midwest, now living on the East Coast.
Interests reading, archaeology, palaeoanthropology, submarines, history, cribbage, Society for Creative Anachronism, single-malt Scotch, Imperial Rome, GURPS, tall ships, alternate history, SF
Favorite Movies Noises Off!, Silverado, A Bridge Too Far, For a Few Dollars More, Billy Jack, Yours Mine and Ours (original version), Kelly's Heroes, Bringing Up Baby, 1776, The Magnificent Seven, Nate and Hayes, Band of Brothers, The Bounty, Once Around
Favorite Music Chad Mitchell Trio, Bach, Mozart, Johnny Cash, Petula Clark, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Kathy Mattea, the Seekers, bagpipes, Arbeau, Playford, Merle Haggard, bluegrass
Favorite Books Dies the Fire, Swallows and Amazons, Tarzan of the Apes, Island in the Sea of Time, The Dark Dimensions, The Time Patrol, Tunnel in the Sky, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, Starship Troopers, Lest Darkness Fall, A Man Called Noon, Sackett's Land, Star Rangers, Dark Piper, the Richard Bolitho series, Metzger's Dog, The Ancestor's Tale, Death of a Citizen

You're going to the moon! What did you forget to pack?

The haggis and kumquats. (Remembered the Lagavulin, though!)