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Reply from Dominion Command

Well I have finally received a response from Dominion Command. The letter is very polite and indeed well scripted,¬† you might say was politically correct! although once again they spell my name wrong! After reading through all the answers provided … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden—Or is It???

Silence is golden is an old saying that I remember from my childhood. I especially remember my various teachers telling me so. However, regarding the Provincial Government the silence is rather ominous. Robert Ghiz in his usual leadership style remains … Continue reading

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The Naval prayer

Posted in memory of my two shipmates – John Gould and Ben Scarrot. Rest in Peace old friends The Naval Prayer O eternal Lord God, who alone spreadest out the heavens and rulest the raging of the sea; who hast … Continue reading

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Remembering Those times

The first Sunday in May each year is reserved as the Day we remember the “Battle of the Atlantic” I don’t suppose there are too many who remember this particular part of the Second World War. Yet for Winston Churchill … Continue reading

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Speaking French???

There is much talk about French language rights, especially here in Canada. Below is an example of the language complaint!!! A Royal Navy Admiral was attending a naval conference that included Admirals from the U.S. , English, Canadian, Australian and … Continue reading

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The US Navy is not all about War

The USA often get blamed for causing,aiding or manipulating wars around the World. They rarely receive gratitude for the work they do, read below. There was a conference in France where a number of international engineers were taking part, including … Continue reading

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Sailors Then and Now – 1955 2012

Many changes have taken place over the years in the Royal Navy. Once we enjoyed a tot of rum issued at noon every day, that’s now long gone. Not such a bad thing when we think of sailors running nuclear … Continue reading

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Got a New Year Hangover????

If you are back at work today suffering the after effects of a busy party season, how about a bit of Naval medicine remedy and cure. The hair of the dog that bit you so to speak. The proven results … Continue reading

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Bootneck – Royal Marine. Matelot – Sailor

There was always a friendly rivalry between the members of the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines. So here is a light hearted and tender story of the love between Matelots and Bootnecks Matelot Saves Bootneck A touching story, especially … Continue reading

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Memories of an Old Sailor

I am ashore for good now and grow wistful about my Royal Navy days, when I was young and a new adventure was ever over the horizon. Stamped on my brain is my Official Number and an anchor where my … Continue reading

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