seamen? it ain't a submarine anymore, folks. the navy has started the process to allow women on board. Navy to allow women to serve on submarines | NBC13.com i am all for the ladies getting their flippers wet. the obvious problems of separate quarters and showers, though, will make life interesting. there's women in the world right now that have more balls than some guys i know, so let the women have the submarine assignments. Just don't let them drive, lol.