U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary

Sea Snake

A legendary creature for which newer crew members would be sent to find or which would be used to intimidate inexperienced members of the ship’s complement. During Vietnam, however, great masses of white churning fish would follow the illuminated hull of the USS Repose (hospital ship) as she plied her course at Yankee Station.


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