While preparations were being made to surface in the Control Room he emptied the cup of water on the diving officer (LTJG Madaglia) and "called" a collision. The lower Conning Tower Hatch was immediatley secured and the SOP for collission on surfacing was commenced. This was to hold the surface, make a sonar sweep, attempt to raise personnel in the Conning Tower and then to make a "Blind" Surface. The control room called several times on the sound powered phone and I was instructed by the CO not to answer, finally the diving officer came on the circuit and said "Robbie I know you are there now answer me, or I will see you in the Brig."
On relating this message to the CO, I was instructed to answer "Control, Conn, Blub Blub."
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