The Geedunk Truck
   by Jack Warden

While serving as a MM1(SS) on USS Caiman SS-323 in 1961 on the way to westpac, we made a stop at the Submarine Base, Pearl. While tied up to the pier the topside watch announced "The Geedunk Trunk is on the pier". 

A recently qualified junior officer went topside and berated the topside watch for not using proper terminology. "I want you to announce the Navy Exchange Mobile Canteen is on the pier in the future" he said. Shortly after the topside watch was relieved and passed the instructions to a more seasoned watch stander who replied "That's a bunch of crock". 

Later while watching the movie the crew roared when the 1MC announced "The Roach Coach is on the approach."

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