This is oolbert:
One wee dram too many it seems.
From the Russian media outlet RT another instance reported of the British nuclear ballistic-missile firing fleet again getting bad press.
"tanked - - adj. Intoxicated; drunk"
"The British nuclear submarine dubbed “HMS Sex and Cocaine” by the tabloids is in trouble again. An officer responsible for its nuclear missiles reportedly showed up for duty drunk during a port call in the US."
"The latest embarrassing incident happened during HMS Vigilant’s stay at the US Navy’s Kings Bay base in Georgia, according to the Sun. Lt. Commander Len Louw came in for his shift just as the crew was preparing to unload Trident II missiles – the primary armament of the submarine. As the weapons engineering officer, Louw was supposed to be in charge of the nuclear weapons."
BACK IN THE DAYS OF THE COLD WAR DURING A FIFTY YEAR PERIOD ABOUT 50,000 AMERICAN SERVICE MEN THEIR DUTY INVOLVING NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN SOME MANNER HAVING THEIR SECURITY CLEARANCES TAKEN AWAY MOSTLY FOR THE OFFENSE RELATED TO THE EXCESSIVE CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE.
LASH, GROG, SODOMY. A PORTION OF THE ANCIENT ROYAL NAVY [RN] TRADITION CONTINUES?
See recent previous blog entries the British nuclear deterrent personnel flaws made apparent: