“I can fix the problem. Just carry a long hose and suck cooling water from a greater depth.”
The gulf averages about 50 meters in depth.
I wonder what happens when the power goes. Do they
run an extension cord to another ship?
Depth "... Its exact maximum depth is controversial, and reports by different authors state maximum depths ranging from 3,750 m to 4,384 m. Mean (average) water depth of the Gulf is ~1,615 m (Turner, 1999) and the basin contains a volume of 2,434,000 cubic kilometers of water (6.43 * 1017 or 643 quadrillion gallons). ..."
You missed it by (approx.) 0.9724459 MILES, which is less than one full mile, but not close enough for a game of horseshoes, or the hand-grenade toss.