DEV Ships Company 1975 Captain S. A. Stuart Commander R. Kirkby Commander N. E. Warnecke Commander J. J. R. Tod Commander J.D Peakall Lt. Cdr. G.R Spooner Lt Cdr. F. Parkinson Lt Cdr. D.J Alexander Lt Cdr B. Rayner Lt Cdr. A. A. Teape Surg.Lt. A. A. P. Edwards Lt. I..R. Gulliver Surg.Lt. W. M. Luke […]
Royal Navy Detention Quarters (Portsmouth) Full details of this facility can be found at bottom of this page. RNDQ’s as seen by a naughty submariner! Long ago and far away While working for the Queen I thought I`d have a spot of leave So left my submarine. The crushers came to get […]
This was sent to a sailors next of kin prior to his return from many months in foreign lands and ports!!!!!!!!! NOTICE OF RETURN TO THE UNITED KINGDOM Issued in solemn warning on the (insert date)________________ That______(Insert Name)___________________________will be heading Home: Dear, …….. …….. Very soon the above mentioned will once again be in […]
Here you can view some mighty sailors…the Good, Bad & Ugly. Happy times and not so happy times. We lived in messes the size of broom cupboards and some ships that were well past their sale by date. BUT we put up with it and done our jobs! And That IS a Sailor.
Black Tot Day – July 31st, 1970, when the last “tot was drawn in the fleet around the globe; a rather touchy subject with the old and bold!” Black Tot Day was officially the last day that Pusser’s Rum was issued on board ships in the Royal Navy.