SUBSIM Radio Room Forums


SUBSIM: The Web's #1 BBS for all submarine and naval simulations since 1997

Go Back   SUBSIM Radio Room Forums > Silent Hunter 3 - 4 - 5 > Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific
Forget password? Reset here

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-19-2019, 10:54 PM   #1
skirich
Chief
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: Patroling the south pacific
Posts: 321
Downloads: 75
Uploads: 0
Default Hellcats of the Navy

Just watched this one.
Pretty good. A little soppy.

Question.
Why are some subs called Hellcats.?

Last edited by skirich; 10-20-2019 at 01:10 PM.
skirich is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-2019, 06:54 AM   #2
mikesn9
Ensign

 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Sarasota Florida
Posts: 229
Downloads: 49
Uploads: 0
Default

hellcats of the Pacific? Or 'of the Navy' ?
__________________


I spent the cold war under water.
mikesn9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-2019, 08:34 AM   #3
KaleunMarco
Grey Wolf
 
KaleunMarco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Chicago area
Posts: 914
Downloads: 278
Uploads: 7
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by skirich View Post
Just watched this one.
Pretty good. A little soppy.

Question.
Why are some subs called Hellcats.?
hollywood. nobody in the USN calls them that.
__________________
there are only two things in the world: submarines and targets.

------------------------------------------------------------
Silent Hunter 4 1.5 Gold Edition on CDROM
LAA enabled
Dell XPS with 8 GB Ram (soon to be 32 GB) running Win10
KaleunMarco is online   Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-2019, 01:09 PM   #4
skirich
Chief
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: Patroling the south pacific
Posts: 321
Downloads: 75
Uploads: 0
Default

Sorry yes, Hellcats of the Navy.


OK so its a made up term from hollywood. I suspected as much, since this was the very first time I heard these terms.
skirich is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-2019, 09:22 PM   #5
propbeanie
CTD - it's not just a job
 
propbeanie's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: The Crossroads of Mid-America
Posts: 5,350
Downloads: 286
Uploads: 2


Default

Operation Barney. One hit from amongst many in a search engine yields

https://www.albertleatribune.com/201...ration-barney/

__________________

"...and bollocks to the naysayer/s" - Jimbuna
propbeanie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 1995- 2019 Subsim