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Irish

When

Irish "hleu. tip the Royal .\':is_\'' at Baltimore Harbour. in l'.ll'L'. the Western Morning News described the incident soherl} as an "outrage." but the Press generally. had a field day of cartoon and fun.

avszit again.

The Irish (iovernment hast‘ expressed their regret for the incident. and oflered compensation for the damage caused.

AFTER THE RUNDOVVN

requirement for professional l.'\pI.‘l’lI\(.' heyoiid mm, nor will there be new esaminations. the ,-\dmira|t3. betieting that assessment of .suitahilit_s can he made s;ttisfactoril_\

ttoaid

he

through the reporting

a

system and selection boards.

Singapore.

question of edttcatioital qualification is. hooeser. only "in .it~eyancc." hut no changes ssill he made in the future ssithout "ample the

the titles lluss aririottitced dc.il scp.it.itcl\ with the rtoti—tcchriici;tti .i.-id lcthritttati l‘l'.1lte'h£'\ In the last‘ of the ttoti-teclirttti.irts. petts ufftters still coiitc "into the /one" fut piotitotioit after three seats titiclttdirte .t.lltLL' time» and their cliaiites nil] tlcrxwid ursitt their .tttIltt.ti reports. itit'!iidir1_e tun ~.'oiise.titise rep.-its lL'st|ttIltlI.’lMlttt_L! sitit.i't\i|it\. "nmt

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Britain. .-\ustr:ili;i. and .\it.'\»\' Zealand on .-\pril lh signed a pact in London. giving etfect to the ztrraiigenient for con.stiltation on defence measttres

notice."

(Continued on page 40)

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ll..'\l.S. Hecate. at the request of the lzire (iosernment. was carrying out hydrographic work at the harbour approaches. and left two boats. one of “ft. and the other I8. to finish the job "the cress were lising ashore. and the boats were otrt tut moorings l'ttder cuter of darkness. I.I-it -\ sv\l‘l\p.IlhI/crs hlcvt the larger sesscl in tsso, setting the smatti-r craft adrift. "the street: and small ltual were found on the shore. Hovtctci. the stt|’\t.')s continued. ‘then ll..\l.S. Hecate returned to pick u the men insohed. as threats were hear that her arrisal would be "resisted." Any further furtn_s business \.souldn‘t really hase been funny at all. and a massise Irish Republican security operation was mounted until the Hecate \.'ul¢d

Instead of the present taxi-rank adtancemertt on the rosters. with little hope of overtaking. the ness scheme uill he hased on selection and promotion as alrcad_\ introduced for the I-leer ("hie-is. not

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Way of (some)

THEIR LIVE VALENTINE

Less accent on seniority and more on ability will be the Royal Navy‘s future policy in choosing chief petty officers. but care is being taken to safeguard the prospects of men already near the "top of the ladder.

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Royal at

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\'osper- lihoritscroft yard. Southampton. on .-\pri| 26. started its life with a lucky UlTlL'll.

.-\ftcr lvctng nanted its i’rirts'ess .i\nne. the VII’ guests and crimds of sightseers stondereil vths the ship did not I'tlt‘\L'. hut after .in agonizing minute or so delay. the .-\m.i/on slid slU\»\l_\‘ down the slip x\ccording to tratlttion. scssels are regarded as lucky If thcs shots reltictance to go into the

big mass iI'I_ Hgiwn azoard alts. welcome awaited

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not

for apart from being a shapely aye-catcher in hot pants. she was also their Valentina. Jill. from B. B. C. Radio London. became assowith the ciated ship through reading listeners‘ Valentines over the air dur-

ing the postal srrilio.

She visited H.M.$. London to gather radio material. Pictula N’A

Roger Bali

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Power agreed. it would I

l\cr:rt ordered front \ arrosss lhe ships hate .i st.md.itil displaceiticiit of I ‘tilt tons. and are posscii-it l‘\ Rolls Roscc ()i\ttl[\tts .intl l\tII.' gas tuiluites .\riit.iinertl iiichtilcs \t'.it.it ttitsstlcs. -5‘ in grin. and

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Away atter a reluctant start goes the tint ot a new class 01 ship tor the Navy. H.M.S. Amazon. Accommodation is provided tor a ship’: company of 192. but the normal complement is not e-wed to 2.2%,...

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LFS

DRAI-'l'Y'S CORNER

plums ()ne of the

pltims of life

l-oreigtt 's‘ersiee l)r.ift. This

the

in

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one

of the

Locm. FOR SERVICE

\'.iyy

hos been the l.oc.il either he l.oe.il Foreign

S‘v:rs'is:t: -\shori: tl.l-S.~\I or I.oe:il Foreign Service tit §e:i il l-'88) both CJIH be :ieeomp;inietl or iin:iecomp:inii:d. Both in.irrieil .mil single men have equal opportunities for this type ill sg'f\lL'L' l)r;tll\ fl‘I:IhL‘\ no tll\llnL'llUTl t\Cl\»\eL'n them. —

The Hot Word LFS billets

lhe folloysinyz Liblc shoyss the position for I F9.-\ present t.u:comp:inied or iin:ieeomp:inieill billets but does not tzilsc .Is\'|‘llnl of \.ir1et\ N’:-amen Engine Room I45 72 Weapons Supply a l-Zleetrleal Sc-eretarlat 243 I65 Cnrtulitnleatnrs Medical 227 96 lhese nttntbers m.iy s:iry .it time You slightly .iny yztsen will see that the number of l‘lllL‘l\ .iy;itl.it‘|i:' is not large. compared with thi: *i).000 men

on

Rt-;:rett.ib|y.

the opportunitt fut l l'\ h.is l‘t.'Ctt tlt.tslli..ill\ re-liieed Htllets .ibro.iil .ishor:: in the R N and Foreign and ( om rnonisi-.ilth \.isies .ire nos-s sery limited \Iore often :h.in not these ti-quit-: men ysho .ire spesl.Ill\l\ of one p.irtt.'til.ir kind ot .il'li'lllt'tto fill them DI ltR\t l7‘-8 71 _L!l\t‘\ the l.llL‘\l intorin.ition on the location of .ill shi-tr: billets .ibro.itl and .i .o'nplrte btetiluloysn .'or e.i.'h r.iIini: .'ind Qt) \sL your l)i'.'isioii.il tlflicer to get hold of .I for yoti ll .iri: you copy interested in Liking your ehunee for one of these ilestrnble billets

eligible

some hr.ini:hes are more fortun.itc than others in having mtins more billets from which to choose in .i satiety of countries I e.iiling the field .ire the ssriters. tolliwsi.-it by the communicators \t the other end of the league table. are the regulators .inv.l ptiy sii;.il trainers

neser come

h.isiny:

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know. your long

off

and you shot may

From time to tune volunteers .Il’(‘ needed to serve with C om» monssenlth or Foreign Nasies ll

situation is unlikely to .'h.inge in the ioresemhle future

Preference (‘tint

How to Hy

tl"l

l)r.ifting

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“Slap in"

ysill li.i\i: gathered the changes of getting one of these popul.ir billets are you

miss

h.is to be lucky in tilthem .is they become

snrneone

Service with other Navies

lhe

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by

time

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high Host-i.-vet, it is always

vsorth

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good as Ihei used to be lliiueser. .ilI is not lost

In ..itdition to shore billets .ihro.sd there is -.i very limited number of sea billets (LFSSD available. Your chances here are not

an:

not .is

LFSS billets

How the branches tare

interested snatch tor the notis:eho.iril issues of l)('ls which will gise the det.iiIs ,inil .islt for soliinteers. ll--yyesei. \lt‘il need not \s.ii‘. for .i l)( I you .'.in soliintecr for this tyof seri-ice tit tiny you

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s.-icant.

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Preference say YES in the appropriate hos

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lhc follossing ratings are anxious to exchange drafts. interested should write to the applicant direct. VI 5 l.'pwtt. July N He-it S-ea Sauce xiii. Hslullh.

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l)r;ifty

EXCHANGES OF DRAFTS to

AT YOUR SERVICE

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will .tt |e.ist ensure th.‘it you .ll'L' in the running yshcn .i \.Iy.'.Il‘1i.'\ does occur. If you are .i yoliintcer for l F‘ \ or l F35. .ti.'L’i\mpttntcil itt itn.ici.'omp.irtti:il. .inil ssttnt to knots ysheri: you st.ind. .islt l)r:ift\ by using .i H-UH il)r.i2't mg l’ri-ierenec Request» l-rum I)r.ifty"s point of siess it is surprising hoys fess soliinteets use seem to h.i\i: iust .it the moment yse need them You will increase your chzinees .inil help its to help you if you keep its up to date ll shitttlil hr: slttssctil lh.tl

preferred

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Anyone

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has:

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ltnuiuth ll:-nth Wil chug tit she:

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Plsrniiuth iv tkvni-all

I. Jxfim lls‘.PNn \\.u't'-or lllixn. H M 5 tisirs-1. l'4all'\.|') Pat. siunh ‘stud (‘Du iknlt to H M 3 life on .' an Will grunge for ans llrsivspirt be: d '

ship

W. .\Iu1IeLa. IUI-M M .\I S Phoebe elchrtfi for any I K shirt blue. |I‘

Will

ship

on ll1l'. ptelerflcls (‘luthnn in Poi-nri-iiiuth M. I. Nuns. An all’: Nay ‘rem —-

H M S («nth Iiinhel

Pcinhnd or

eleh-¢ lit Bart-miiiitti tuned rim to

arts

T. J. PETS. All IR? ‘III I‘ “cu. II M S ( _s. tau shifted to H H 's Lnmin in sill Cltw lit it-alt to .

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I‘. “ti. l0f.\l. .\l N l Institute or Vas.-I Bled-cine Atsenwte. H-Ills. twig duties! to H st 8 Heel: input; at IYIHM in June Int as W 1 gay‘ tuna .

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hast

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NUNNERY'$

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'lysenty hearty sailors from the l.i:tirider-cltiss frigate ll.\l.S. Htieehtinte marched

into sent

remote

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hill-lop

con-

the West Ittdttin isluiid of St Kitts .inil left :1 less iltiys |:iti:t ystth lhi: gtott rude and best ysishes of ;ill tht.' nttns uithin. on

B.Is,'s§llltYllL' ship s \lt\l hangs in the consent entrance hull to ri:i.'.tll ll'lCll'l\'|l';ll‘lll.‘days til Viiyy-.\uitrteiy L't\-t|Pt.‘l.Ill(\l'l -\

Surely

named

the

ship

most

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cscr to

rtt.ini:nl t'tti:rttettlo

liaise

in .i

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lhe story l‘1.'l:.|n yshen the trig.rte .itrised .it St kills in the li:evy.ird lsl.inils .ind receis-eil .i request front the Ioc.'il consent for .iny .is.sist;ini;e possible ssith ienostition ol the home of the Sisters Prospects of completing the ysorli before more members of the order .irrised in \l:iy

.ippe.ired

remote

Jl'.\'(1Ll-I lhe

frigate .i;:epted the .'h.il lenge and .1 preliminary surs-ey

in.idc of the home. situated on .i hill in erloolttng lltissettctrc. .iiid the sea Though basically sound. the property was suflering from se.irs of neglect and ystis surrounded by :tllTlt1\l ys.is

impenetrable jllnfllf

lhe sursey party returned it‘ the ship armed «sub 3 list ol tools. equipment and rn.iteri.ils (In three successtsi: \l.'l_\\ solunteer ssorlttng parties led by the chic! shipssright set out to prose that the age of miracles is not yet past, Sustained by beer and bug metals. the sailors renevied zi l.irgt: section of the tool. restired the building and installed .idditiontil sssitehes and power points Other p.irties cleared the

NA VY DA YS

stirtotindtng

of tough ol trzinsli-rm.ition. If my ol the men had images of nuns being aged and unli:minine their idc.is were drasttctilly .iltered by their sisit. (‘harming young Lidies in pretty dresses. Liughiiiy: .ind s'l‘l-'|llt.'fll"|[l. kept the s.iilors supplied with beer (ll.ll’Il'l_L‘ their thirsty ssorl. tinil one officer \k;I\ i:ttte.'t.itnt'sl to supper .\ov. some feel that Mother Superiors in the Ru)-{ll Navy might be .is beneticizilas the nevi Fleet ( hiefs l..P. .o.it

Last of old Dental branch “till the retirement early this month of ("P0 MAID“) Ted Rilc). the .\:is_y‘s Dental branch for ratings finally disa an. In recent years () Riley. who originally joined in l9-I5 as "hostilities only" man. has ll seen colleagues or the old Dental branch depart one by one until he remained the sole sursising ruling and the only man to the “D" bridge pernear

m;inently

Rziiings

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NAVY NEWS MAY I971

From Percy to 2 —it's all here The Print: l.lle tit Sherlock Holmes Robert Stephens. (olin ltlaltels. (ienesiese Page. A ci\med_\ drama. this is a light-hearted ie uH.‘.Illl\|’lof the Holmes and Watson characters genial. entertairt~ mg and antusing il'nited .-\tIi'slsI. Nu. R70. 7, Yses .\lunt.tnd. Irene Papas. .-\ slot} of political £1\\i1\5ll'I.'|iiun. engrossing, and told with great sincerity It mus es H-Ilh tremenilnus stgutir and pace. i.—\nglo-F,.\lll. No WI. 'l‘alu- a Girl like You Hayley Nltlls. Uliser Reed, Sheila llaitcncls This film contains some highly antusing scenes —

Ha yleyfs in ;. big demand

\ltich it! it. hmseser. is seriinns and straight sstth ll touch ill political satire and a mixture of drama and ses cumed). ses it iiltittihiai. Nu. 873. You (‘an't “in ‘em All li-its (urtts. Charles Bronson. \lichi.-le Nlcrcier. This action tiliit is set in ‘liirkey and contains plenty of lighting and specl-kit‘. and, by \\a_\ of contrast. .'onstilerahle humour t(‘ulum~ i‘|.t| No 87'‘. Hyssell Bennett, l-"Ike Perry \untitti:t. Britt l-island Althoitgh the subject of this farcical se\ cnmed) is qtiesttunable, the treatment is light. delicate and (Bond i:un'ied_\ \cr_\ amusing

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l)isne)' familt-st_\le screen atlsentures.

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But in the slurs of "lake a (itil like You" there appear in he itumermis attacks on the screen sirtiie of the lowly. lltitlet. mm 2.‘ She is seen .is an appealing North (tfllnlf) innocent ssith a kind of i‘t.‘.tl.ll_\ \i\i’ItCh spells ‘s‘ l-'..\' for an_\ marattiltng ntali.-. tr.ii-els south to become a schoolteacher. apparShehnds sumevthat disreputable luslgtitgs. and imme~ etttlt has to start battling: tit fend till the adsainces of a diately \;ll'lt.'l_\i of Mtlllidrht sctiticers lhe success of her battle. though sometimes on the hunk of defeat. is the theme of this story which is the luurth Kingsley .-\mis hook to be filmed PI-‘.R('\' (ll-.‘I’S Bl'S\' Heansshtle. an insentisi: satiation on the aize-old theme of that same three-letter word is suggested in the cumi:d_\ "l’i:rc:i" h_\ vthat must he the much-publicized ulltrrtate in transplant operations. l-aittas) it might be. but the imagination. as they .sa_s boggles‘ These are two of the oflerings in a bumper list of the latest films issued to the Fleet by the Royal Nasal Film

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(‘nrporal ion. Other popular titles include "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes." "Paint Your Wagon." and "Holfman"

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Iloflman Peter Sellers. Sinead ('us.iclt. .-\ fanciful story which is mil). amusing and —

Watch your stop! Johny Bum-i {Ma y little) you involved In 0 slrtrmloti du rig nor bottle to ulu numerous advance: In the Min alto a Girl Like You." ‘me man the date by melt(Oltvor Rood.) lng a pan In P: Lon:

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Displaying the seat—an the hot pants

Normally. high flying occupants of ejection seats probably have very little

time to sit back and view the beauties at

the world about them. But. travelling around demonstrating the "hot seat" to the public. it’s lust possible that one or those beauties might appear. delightfully dressed up in a hot pants outfit. A visitor who brought glamour to the scene when Air Mechanician 2nd Class Brian Hawes was demonstrating the election seat on the Fleet Air Arm stand at the Bournemouth and Southwest Boat Show was Penny Mallett Brian is a member ol the Fleet Air Arm Presentation Team which is touring the country. visiting schools and exhibitions as far apart as Newcastle and Southampton.

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WORN WITH PRIDE We in Swansea can assure Mr. E. Cecil Hampshire that the unique .-\SI.\lS badge which he wrote about t.\larch issttel is still worn with pride by quite a number of our members in the R.N..-\. branch. It can also be obtained as a blazer badge. causing some speculation in the past from members who had never heard of Harry Ttite‘s Navy. R. 3!. Thompson Swansea. The .-\S.'.\IS badge used to be sewn on the left sleeve about four inches from the end. I still have mine sewn on my R..\'. lie. I also have a gold wire woven replica copied from the shield mounted above the stage at the Sparrow-‘s Nest. I.ow-estoft. I). ('. Stlrllng

Croydon. Surrey. I am the proud possessor of an AS/MS badge issued in I9-l'.’. D. Rogers

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"ll..\l.S. Scott This set of sll\t..'! tanltards together with the portrait in oils of Capt. Scott. was presented to the officers of the ship by the President and I understand that the authorities are surprised at the members of the Antarctic (‘lub at their annual reunion dinner. number of ratings who have turned down the opportunity to January. I939. The tanltards will become a Fleet Chief. What did they expect when an extenbe used to drink the health of sion of only five years was offered. the Antarctic (‘tub annually on Instead of ratings who Chiefs-. 37' per cent. are June I5 being the anniversary of would have getting been red to pre fifth-l‘ivers'. the remaining the date on which the Terra make a funher career o the new (:3 per cent. being 2.’-y'etir .‘si'osa left England for Captain mte. the ace tors will be men. many of whom are Scott's last espedition." mainly compri of ratings who not yet at the point where Does any reader know if the are scared to go outside and are they could apply for fifth Antarctic (‘lub is still in exis- grasping every month or year to tires. tence. and who were tor are) the euend their service. The "tiuthorities" deny members" Observer any surprise at the numDavid Bronger Portsmouth. her of men who turned "~"‘l' S-B-A-' News learns that N.1i_i. down the opportunity" to l"““'l"~""'l‘-5h"l‘P“the list of Fleet on become a F('P(). All the men chosen were recommended for the new mte. The Promotion Boards u ere required to choose on merit. No "spare numhers" were kept in reserve in case of .1 high —

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(Stalls). Sis establishments competed for the trophies. The Daedalus Players. of RN. air station l.eeon-Solenl. came first with their

performance of "The Workhouse Donltey." which earned

for them the main award of the lilambara ll rophy. They were followed by the ('uldrose I)r:itna Club. at H..\l.S. Seahawlt who played "I.os:k up your Daughters." while the Heron Theatre ("lub at R.N. air station. Yeoyilton. third. playing "young came Elizabeth." Other entries were "Boeing Boeing." by the Buccaneer Theatre Group of R.N. air station Lossiemouth: "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg." by the Neptune Drama Club; and "A Ring Round the .\loon." by the (aledoriian Amateur Dramatic

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The Ceritennial Trophy for best endeavour went to H..\l.S. Sc-’ih:I\hk. and the I-Tlvira Trophy for the best stage presentation. to H..\l.S. Caledonia.

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family occasion Should there be a better deal ior married man? This delightful

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lhe \tts.'L‘L'\\lUl uttnpetitnt ts \ll5.-\tl’)_'~ R ll. H \ utlnpl. .-t‘ It \t.S (;tlednnt;t. untl the stthject "Recruiting for the l‘t"tts V\l'l.|l should the \;t\\ ntler"" l nless men ttt the \.n\ are More th.m fnut l‘1UUl\ dtlllll \ \ll' uttt lt.t[‘[‘\. pmnts Voting. Nhvllltl he lL'}I;t.hlk'\l as .t sent-us ‘hex .tlL' ltluils to be .t pout nllv..'tts.L' and \.lL'.Ill Mtllt .t..\tttl .ul\et'tsetttettt .l\l'l|'lL'. and utll |t1).‘l\ —A—

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.tnother uutld v«.tr. because of the modern \sL‘.|pun\ sshteh l'|;|\.L' been desetuped Ihere ts deli-

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writer ol the article on this page has ideas for internal ralorn-ts in the Service. The group is of CME Albert Ball. who took his wile Mary. daughters Teresa (14) and Susan (15). and youngest son Simon (5) to the commissioning of his ship. H.M.S. Caprice. at Dovonpart. Simon is obviously most appro-

ciativo of the quality of the commissioning cake. which was cut by Mrs. J. C. E. Lloyd. wile oi the commanding ollicor. helped by Assistant Cook Paul Dunn. The Flag Otllcar Plymouth (Vice-Admiral J. R. Mcltaig) attended the ceremony. Last of the conventional dastroyers. H.M.S. Caprice will aparara irom Davonport as the Royal Navy's engineer officers‘ training

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Next contest \ll7:\ \ nun}: \s.ts .tu.ttded LIN .ts tirst pure ttt the eumpetttturt. .tmt uther pn/e-tstnners were \e.uml “tlltfl \l. \! Street. lt R \( l).attmuuth 11121. thud. Rl-\? I) (i. .-Kllsup. ll \l S (otltngut-od tttit the subject fur the I‘37| ¢nnt~ petition is "Pe.t.e-keeping tn the I‘l7ll~. '\ luclls ‘\l1C.Itl." ll'l\‘\L' _

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-\|mtr.tnte (irau te\\e\sfuund|.tnd| and (R-tuncl Bolognest tes-C eslunl. fise cseutls. three .ll'l"lDhll'|l\‘tu\ ships. three suhm.tnnes. eight pntrnl craft. .tnd were three fleet auxiliaries .tsscmhled in tour tines across the hay with ships‘ eump.mi¢s manning guard r.ul\. the resins made an tmpresstse picture .lfl£lln\I the background of the Andean luothills. Besides the former Ro).rl Navy ships in —

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Royal Navy the Fleet, the patrol craft are Hrttish huilt. and nther sessels .tre being mudcrnired in the U K Accompanying the (‘hief at the Defence Stall were Lady H|||—Nurtun and (Hunt. l W. Tuvsnserld. R..\l The \i\tt was at the Invitation of the Minister for the Navy and Commander»

lending. uhle‘ t-rdtn.tr\.

in—('hief. \'iee-Admiral Fernandez (Entru.

—RELAXED

l.tlIllg\ Ill .tll hnutches -tnglttdtng .ttttt'tters ,tnd urtttteer apprentices». .I\ well .1\ equis.tlt.'nl t.tttng\ Ul the W R V S .utd Rm.tl \l.Illtlt.'\. l-ss.t\s tit C\s‘t.‘l[Il\ sstll he \I'l}\i\lClL'll tut Dlll"lIs';tllt'll ttt \.t\s \e\ss and

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who s-tsitetl -\drntr.ul Httl»Nortnn _ts l’l!\t ‘sea I out |.tst _sc.tr Frum the moment when strtuullt all the .tdrnir;t|s .tnd their vases turned out In wel-\dmir.tl HtI|<\urtun‘s .tirer.t!t. tu come the final departure with mllllul) hunnuts, the l’erusi.tn \'.n_» ss.is Lutsh In its .tttennuns .tnd kindnesses Perusmns The were [‘.'IllII.‘Ul.Ill) Impressed h) the was Admiral Hill-Nurtnn spoke ll‘H.‘ll i.tttgtt.t;:t.-throughout his three days with them.

Sad footnote s.id footnote to the sistt. nevus ol the subsequent death not Vice»Admir.il Fernandez He was a good friend tn the Royal Ntny. and .n staunch admirer of this country. He will be sadly misscd both in his own country and here.

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Young

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nearing "option zige" for reilucing their length of

service is among the iletnileil instructions for implementing the easing of engagement procedures. consequent upon the l)on;iliIson (‘ommittee

report.

Recruits uill continue to liiiu: the right to lezivi: .it ;iniI three months six months. .'iniI in the ciise of those iiniler I7! the» will not now h:i\e to p.i_\ the £20 purgh.ast' l&‘C. \{ti_-r the si\ month point h.is "\,|\\{‘\l. thcrc is still no inli:ntio_n .it Li-i.-pirii; .I ioiing Littne who is iiniler IX, .inil who is "cle.irlji so uiili.ipp\ .ibout his choice of \tll't'Cl th.it it si-cms iiiilikcli he “I” settle \lil\\l'I "

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ducing musical noises with stunning .|II'!PllfiL"dIl0flnut be regarded as ind<-cIn'rui-

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which seems to have varying sli.-tiles of meaning. but .i grciit iIi:.i| of .ictisity .it the present time is ilireclcil towards Il\ bet the intelligent use of ter sense men and resources. thin or this insolscs the Meet

orbit:

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lhe option h.is been cueniled from .inil electrical si-.imcn mL'ch.inic hr.in-.-hes to .ill ni-ii i-ntr.inis to Tliln-lCL‘l1I’llL‘I.Itl hr.in chcs viho .in: I?! .In\l oscr I)('I 293./7|

R.M. entry Rules goxerning entry into the Ro\.il \l.irincs iimler the -lfll.‘ of I'll h.i\c now been rnoililieil to permit .-in iiptioii to serse for onlv three \e.i.'s from the .I|.'L‘ of llIl_ or from the completion of the intti.il lY.lll'lil'1):. u-hiLhe\i:r Is the Liter I)('I J2]/7|

For W. R. N.S. \irtiiI.ir .Il'l.lll}!l‘|'I'lk‘Yll\to shot ten .i norrri.il L'!I}!.I}ICl'Ill'Ill .irv: liit also .it'lniIiIt1s.'eil llti: W.R.N \. ( tilting their scrsici: from \l\ \e.irs to three vtill not .illect p.i\. but the‘. “ill lose the bonus p.iiil on completion of the full term

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(then rho mi mm

action mi 0 on

.iniI comprises about 60 oflicers

Fellowships Mec.iitse of the llI):ll st.ini!.ird of the II c.iriiliiI.ites iiiteriinseil lV\ the lxtt.il Selection lio.iril for l)I.'lL't’lcI: lclliliixslilps, It has been ilcciileil to .iv\.iriI sexen insle.iil of the tisu.iI si\. for the .ic.iileniic _\t,‘.Il' l9‘.'l 73 lhose selected incliiile tilr W. J \|cocl.. Instr.-( dr. R. ti l‘n'll'nI\lt\. and (ilr J. R. Hill. Ucfeiice l'cllov. ship I lit: “lcliicrni: is ilcsii.-ncil to en.ihlc sclixteil regular otficrrs .inil otli i'i.i|s vilio h.o.e .i keen intellc.’ lu.il Illll'YL'\l in problems -if ilefenie. to pursue .i chosen sub]l'Ll of \ll|il‘s or ri-se.irch .it .in .iiI\.incciI lesel in .i tlnI\l.'r\Il_\

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Study 4ll"l(l \I.in:i;:cment 's'er\ici:s ori.:.'intz.ition. which is ilr.iu.n i.-eni:r.ills from ‘soluntccrs Work

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Efflclency "I-'tlicienc\" is .i uoril r.ithe.' well Lniwin to lht: Scrsice, .inil

.iml 60 senior t'.ttIr‘I[.:s. lhe norm.i| period of sersici: three \c.irs for olficers .inil is mo .inil-.i-li.iIl ye.irs for T.|lll'|K\. iiiih .irr.inei-ments in spccizil lull’ estensions ill lllt \'.t\t.'s f'liIls

innoiinceif of

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One of the best-read features of Navy News is the points tutuls of men at the top of the Advance-

ulhcf sources at intense lI('iV.‘ in the Fleet and in the Ro_v.iI M.irincs. The Admiriilly Hoard wish to draw’ ;itli:ntiol'I to the Lie! lh.Il hcllitflfl may be ll.|mdflC(l pi:rm.incntly unless the effects are ininirnireil hi. such preezuitini-in as the wearing ol c.ii-mulls. '\nion5: the "tI.mger" noises .irc gunfire. .ur:r:iti engine ainil I‘!'|iIsZl’ltf'|€I')'. rocket boosters. ict-engine iIU\lll.ll_\ equipment. and pneuriiniig h.Il'!ll'!‘I¢I'\. D(‘l 2R8i’7|

and ment Rosters. elitrncls from the Rum.-rs are now men

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approximate positions. Tl“? 9“"1‘-"‘- Rive .1 7'-'-'|*““3l‘l&‘ Ck?“ Pl‘-‘WY!’ Ur ll?!’ flcll \lI m0f|ll1\. bu’ I‘ “U1 ‘"0": llun -1 rough guide to later -'|‘l‘«|"€¢m9“l‘

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Out now! “New-Ideas” Winter Sun Holidays from Clarksons.

by jet from LUTON or GATWICK Holidays rrom 4 days to

8 weeks, from £14 to £153, from the Canaries to Greece. from October '71 to March '72. lhete‘-. never been .i choice like ll‘ Ct‘r!.1it'ly tic: .it {[1959

prices‘ QL.Illt' notriothing for

evi-rybo;1yl0oliiit.;1urwarmth mid nun, .i ,;oo;1 lor:-,5 ri,-st_ .; ‘.1-cortd holiday or .1 short break

New 4 & 5 day holidays from only £14

1 to 8 weeks from £19 in the too r«i:i'.(‘.'resorts of Sgmiri. l-.rni:.ia and the C.]!lallC'),

;~'-..~s .- toms" sunspots A .\:r ilv, ens, Portugal and V‘-2-.24 Dsll-Idil. [may .3 week or "

trio of surishirie luiturylromoiily

£ 19. or

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.i long line for 4 iiirocku trom £37 probably

Llie.-iper than staying home in the cold‘

have reserved more seats to more flight destinations than ever before. All flights depart Friday evening the 28th May and return Tuesday evening the lst June. Transport will depart from Portsmouth Dockyard Main Gate at 1600 hours on the 28th and return from London Airport on the ‘lst June arriving at tlie Dockyard at 2359 (approxl Main destinations are as follows and show arrival times and single fares. Return fares will be double the single late

Winter Cruises from £35 Jeldwdy to the sun

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All this and Clarksons famous Value! All through SDOCIJII low cost transport to the airports. pct flights. Quality hotels every twin bedroom with private bath or shower at no

t-irtr.i ch.-urge and helpful Clarksons Representatives at all resorts. Get Clartuoris tron Winter Sun-Jot Holiday Book and choose your escape trorn next winter now-to be turn.

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brackets for personnel under 22 years of age ABERDEEN ..21 10 £15.70 (£12.10) BELFAST ..2120 £12.25 l('9.50l EDINBURGH ..2130 EI2.25 lC9.50l GLASGOW ..2005 £12.25 l£9.50l INVERNESS ..21l5 £16.95 (€13.05) LEEDS ..2115 £9.35 lE7.35l LIVERPOOL ..2l3O €8.95 (£7.05) MANCHESTER ..222O £8.95 (€7.05) NEWCASTLE ..20I0 £10.60 lE8.30l TEESIDE ..210O £9.85 (£7.70) A reduction of the 10% will be allowed for groups of 12 or more travelling to the same destination In

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.i«ay next winter.

To Costa Brava, Maiorc.i. E_‘l(_'ll|tJOfl'!I_ Costa del Sol, lur ism. Capri. Fully inclum.-e of trl tti,-_hts, hotels, all meals and '~|§‘_lll'>L'{‘lt'\g. Fantastic value? AI-_.o new Long weekends to I urope'5 Gri.-at Cities from £ 19 Paris. Rome, \.'i-nice. lit-r'iiri_ Madrid. Lisbon.

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Rebate allocations l'Iilll'l the sum of L|‘.tIll .i\.ill.iltle .i~ t:\lr.i rel\.iIi.' from V \ -\l I c.inli:i.'ns the folliming .il|oc.itions Ii.i\e been rn.uIc R \' H |.. £‘.77l. W R.N.S. llencmlcnt Irust. £229. ( ommarlds. £‘.00U. .inil I-Icet \mi:nities I-iinil. £6,001) lhi: .ilIoc.ition to communils for the It'T1[‘YtI\ement of res“ re.ilion.il lihilltllcs viill be subiliiiileil .is lollims. .ii:corilint: to the numbers borne .it June. I970 \liis;il Home ('omm:ind. £1.26‘, Western I-lcet. £87”. l'£|l’ I'isi Hr.-ct. £1‘-l. .\‘iii-.it «\ir ( ummzind. £145. (iiilf. £24; R \I i.sl iblishrncnl Ell“ _

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Raise the wind! \n .irnbitioit to hold .i b.ii: of mini! under the .irm .inil proiliice

.ii.'onizi:iI ss.iilini:s rn.is be s.ilis tieil bi ~Il'l .ippro.ich to the R V Pipers‘ »oeict\_ which h.is timi\Cl\ of l‘.I1,:;‘l{‘L‘\ .i\.iil.iblc lo.’

rm.hi: £1‘ .1 Hair .I l‘l.'Kl'll'II.'l’ \.llI ensure either |£t.'lllIll.: .i ship to himself, or perhaps firitti: the .irifertt cntItiisi.ism of his Scottish (-imm, I est tiirtlier iloiibis rerri.iiri. .i|l the |'V.i;:pipi.- scts .ire siipplieil "with new reeds. corks, .ll'l\l sini-

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Navy and Air Days Dates ol Navy and Alr for 1971 Iffl 08]! announced as lollows: Navy Dlyl: Portland (open days). July 24 and

25; Rosyth (open day!) July 24 and 25; Porttrnouth August 28 to 30: Plymouth. August 28 to 30: Chatham. Auguut 29 and 30. Alr Days: RNA‘! FleetIands (open day). Juno 5: FINAS Logglqmoun-i_ July 10: RNAS Voovllton. July 17; I-r.M.S. Daedalus. July 24: FINAS Portland. July 24 and 25 (Include: Portland open dgyg); RNAS Cut. drone. July 28. THO primary object In to show the Royal Navy to the publlc as a stlrnulun to good relation; and rgcmn. Ing. At the same tlrno. opportunity In taken to ralno money for novel DCI 319/71 ch.rIflQg_

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There must be ulcltcr urnys or getting rich than the 123p a day extra 0 cred tor volunteers at the Applied Psychology Unlt. Cambridge. but there‘: no headIhrlnldrig Involved! For slx weeks raring: undergo tutu not In unpleasant gunnery. navigation. sonar and other equipment. Irnld circle or noise. heal. and other conditions experienced In the Service. The only hardehlp is reduced amount: of sleep. And the benefits? There In time art to make up tor lost sleep. and one day‘: extra leave tor each iirooli or —

handllnp

rrioionin. And It you want to reel hlgh-rnlndod about the experience. the volunteers will have tiol pad the doughon to produce equipment sultod to the copnblllrlu or "the ordlnary Dcl 1312/70

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Noisy goodbye N.-\\'Y NEWS MAY 1971

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with paying-oil pennant streaming in the bronze. I-i.M.S. Duncan steam: away from Portland for the but time.

-\ IlllflllllllI|lI\ l'.iri.-ucll lIl.if|\L'\l the dcpartiitc of H.\I.\. l)llt1i.'.'ln frum l’«Irtl.uIil for the and ;I hag Hf fltillr l.i~t time. lll;‘llldlIl_L' t't‘ltlll.if\ l‘.tl'Id music. \n1”Lt-‘ |'\_,ng\‘ fi_\ing \._-gq_-lublcx uhicli \g‘|IfL'l! .I direct hit mi the Pt) writer Iuhu had tlccitlcd Hill} at the Ln! mumcnt nut tu \\c.ir his Lilt and full ii.itiiIn;il dress for the \‘C\‘.l\|U"l. \~ ~hc It-ft thi: "~i.iniping lwlicuptct \qIl.u|fiIn\ .it Pnrtl.iIiil ~ti:.Imcil nut hH»\.Ifd\ thi: "l'L'.lL' lhi:II_ after .1 l.|\T nIn .I\h\‘fC ulicru \h¢,' h.1\ \Cf\('\| u.iicr. Hum: hL'K H16 {uni ['|.|\lf1fl‘ irtnuiiil Hull. thr l)unc.In. nun In with tlir utf pm-nn.mi \ Wasp h('ll§i\pll'f l’uIt|.ind lr.iIriIni: m.imla-ii I‘) licut (dr. \l I \qu.Iilrun thmc mining in ,,:.I.I.l- flu.-is mi.-ilu:.ul tr.Ii'lin;: .I mini \.:ldci'. returned tn PI‘f1\l'HI\lllh lwcx {mm the )L'tl\ inuliitlcil the [\Cl’1l1.HH .I\ .i giindhxc from thi: on \prIl I in [ms nfi Ht‘! final (.ipi.uIi il)- .m.l hI\ ~i..tt and -i.i.\ .it ~c.i u.n \[‘CY‘|l Liking Lunrnv.'m|‘L't~ Hf H \I ‘S l’niI.IImlL'd :l|L‘\ and friends for .| \[\in in the xhipk .uInp.ui\ Vulcnt. hcfuti: she \lt.'.IH"|L'd mtu lugs .in.l harbour .‘t.ift lined flu‘ tuiitc. li-I--iim: .lH\l V|'\l.l\ll'|): l’umpi:\ fur thi: l.I\l time .'Itv: lmxcx. .I\ the I)lH'l(.Il'l I-'l.'~’|ll-IRY PR()Tl~I('TI()‘\' ——-

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Home to rain iuorninp met Mrs. Patrick l'b'r_I and .4 can see!

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“for boarding houses for children at State schools. especially from the age ol 1.‘ to the completion of their G.('.E. Although the Admiralty spokesman doubted the need for this. it is only necessary to no to estahlishtnents away from Portsmouth or Plymouth to see sortiething lilte a quarter of the people without their families. the flllill reason given heirs: education. If that does not consince the Admiralty spoltesmari. I don't ltnosv what will’ sons.

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DIFFERENCES "Another thing which worries me with my children at State schools is the diflerence in educiitionnl standards between one local authority and another. particularly at primary school lesel. but also at secondary and grammar stages The diflerences El" help to upset il child "I would like to see. akmsside this idea of Mrs Cooper's. some fact-flndirix article on the educational systems that is the dif-

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L'nslcr I-ises ("hilt long .ittensl the Meddirig til’

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together." she said. ".\ly husband. ti leading cook. has passed for Petty Officer. and for the last nine months has been working in .i wairdroom galley with \E\Cf.'ll other ships‘ cooks. doing exactly the same work i|\ oflicers'

cooks "Yet. according to the points system. they h-H‘ I" wait longer than officers‘ cooks to get rated up. "I would he grateful for an esplanation The answer gisen to Nasy News. Yvonne. is that when there is ;in illT|i|lfl&If1'|i|ll0flsuch as took p|.u:e with the cooks. the aidszincement prospects of men in each specitiliration have to he s.ifegu:irded It may sound a strange w.iy of doing things. hut for thc time being. adsancement will continue as though the merger had not taken place. and this situation will cont: noe until the anomalies htise been worked out of the lists The .iltern;itisc ssould h.ise been to lump the two tosters together. .'i decision which could only h.ise resulted in Uflfillfncss to people already qualified to he on the "

rosters.

To Ysonne. and tiny other wises who m.i_s be feeling disappointed. all that can he s.iid is. "Sorry about this. but it was necessary to rntilte in choice which would he the fairest to all. in the long run."

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“I like my Navy News." she went on. "and get most information from it. In the February issue you mentioned sep.tr:itiorI allowance. but NOT who gets it‘ \l;itelot or wife‘ "So please set at lonely wife's mind at ease. Maybe if you print this letter my old man will see it. as I dare not mention money. It's .-i sure point with him." 'Tis is cruel world. dear Hrs l. .l

ferent local .suthot'ities which aflect the Navy. It would he a his tut but one that has needed doing for 3 long time. "One thing I would like to ask you to stop is staying that it is mainly ratings‘ children at State schools. As far as education noes we are till in the same hoist oflicers and ratings. “Although we have .1 generous grant. it still falls far short o( hoardiiu school fees." —

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rn;in's world in fact 's‘ep.ir.ition .iIlo ssancc ms to he claimed hs the s.iilor. .ind is paid to him. If you think there should he .i share for you. one can only suggest that you use your ingenuity. This is usually very cflectis-e tonly don't ask for the hook of instructions because it is out of print)

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"With my husband oi? for ten months in the Far East in the -llbion. I sli.-ill Iool. forward es en more to receiving .1 copy of .V'.'ir_i News. Don't be too hard on him. dear reader. because eien hus5 E hands hate to be quite determined to get to know "what's § going on. Navy News does try to help. but if there are busbtllltlst in 5 = the Albion or any other ship nho hast.‘ not nude .-irrangs-rnents to ensure that the wiies are ltept in touch. .i cheque or postal order for fl. l.‘. with the name and address. will ensure 1 posted copy of the paper for the net! ll’ months \lo form is needed. "

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little conscience for as In the c‘.i\e .lp'I:s .tftt:t\»\.itsls of l‘ seat slltl Itnda, “I10 Ines III the l'lsmoiith area and keeps Il.t\If'I}Z .. pang of guilt .ihout loci. in H \l N laglc So she vsrotc to '\.i\\ Nests to tell us ..ll .iI‘s|ttl it. and enlist lt.'.i\L'\

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“Hack in l.itiu.ttjs." she said in her letter. “it was the llth I lllltlls. I t'nL'l .1 sallnt from lhL' Ltgli: .it Rooftop I don‘! knots ssh.it he tloes .tI‘|‘.|IlI ship. or his proper name ei.ct‘l. |tt\I his nicktt.imt.‘ lit-.'K Ill.‘ Is lo and from lmeiiiess ll-.' \.lI\I he had been III the Nan three _\e.trs "lle \s.ilLesl me home and .or.inged to meet me from school the \tond.i_s. hut unfortuon n.itel\ I was Ill. and couldn‘t kcttp lht.‘ sI.tIt.'

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I’ic'tti.'t'd hen: .irc' lief! to right» Hrs Itnn I.in_eshuts lN’ii¢'s' v\ssu.'.t.iflun st.'t'rt't.r.'i 1, Hrs In S'tL'u .i.'r, \Irs \f.irg.irt‘t Vets ’.llIl’\‘ \’.7s ‘Llftltfl Hrss li'f!.irnt.' Perry. I usher. \lrs flretitla tniltfsmilh. Hrs Hcth ‘(Ms Ktflfl. (..ll'u‘l‘\fl Wells. Urs ,I.im°: !’.n tie. .oi.l \frs ( .irol (iilbert Hut H h.tl('\t‘! h.ip,'\t.'rlt'iI to the hot pants

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( otnmander in ('hief Nasal Home ( ommand has novs -

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istntl of person who can let .m)one down. without trying to make up for II. and th.it Is ssh) I am sstiting to .\i:n_\ \e\ss

red m.isi dress. and mentioned that I had applied for a job in -\merica. Prolsahly you think I am making as silly fuss over nothing. You are probably right. but I must try to matte amends." No Linda. it is never Not to blame "nothitu" to he let down "I-or .IIl l knots he might not eten on n etmul date. so ILl\t.' been there either. It .\'.i\ _r News will try to help. ssoti|dn't he the first time I has: If lock in t>l.M.S. Eagle reads been stood up. and I certainly this and would like to get in \sou|dn't blame him if he vt;tsn't touch with Linda. he can write there. hecause I'm not anything to her clo Navy News. R.N. not p.irticiil.irl3. specl.icul.ir ttarraelts. Portsmouth. and the pretts and tletiititels on the ICIICT will he forwarded. plump stilt: IOOIIIIIIIIIIOIIOO More than a ' I .-\noiher letter from .t young I lady gave the Ancient ()nes at I N.-isy News :1 hlush of sentimenI

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Vat) Veins. written on bs-hall: ol nines on the lhruels Wood: nasal estate. Chntharn.

"kt the rnnrneltt." slid the: letter. "our sole cntrrtiitntimsi : consists of n ulss-s‘ club or: tornbnll one esenlng per: uceli. It would he cheering hint other aetlstlles such us: lu-epfit classes. (‘00h!'l'_\. .

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swimming pool:

\hI\|'\ on their own: could take the ehlldren to: learn to swim. sshere

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"whlle agreeing that there are certain tnelllties to us In barracks. these III: ,most dlllleult to reach us the: :mnlorlt_\ of us hue to reI_\ on: Sthe hus serslee. which as sou: 3 iiilll appreciate is srrp unsatls-3 3 fin-tnr_s with small children."

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It was a sotiiewhat sail occasion when the R.\'. Junior School in Singapore held its last speech day and prizegis-ing on \t..rch I9

Parents of the pri/e-sstriiiers

gathered

the \shi\ul .tssL'l'l‘Il‘l‘s hall to see their childrcti recent: prizes from His I I) I-'mpsoii. ssife of the I-.ir l~..si l lee: I out mandfl. \'ice- \tlmir.tI I. I) Fmpsum shorils to become fiecond Seat l.ord Ele\rett~)‘e.ir-old l)ian.i Brook. of (‘lass -tct sson the top .ns.ird. the Barry Pile \lernoti.il (up. .iwiirtle<l to the pupil ssho had contributed most to the school Diana “hit is .I f\tL'II.'s‘I and house captain also sson the ticademlc prile for her class In his report. the he.ulm.ister. in

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Instructor (ommantler -\. ( Is Robertson. gase .in outline histors of the school. vshich opened l9‘ll ssilh ts‘ children Ihe in period during confrontation sass the most children attending I-190‘. compared ‘s\lIIl the present figure of RV) Ihe school is scheduled to close in July. at the end of the —

I-mpson. who himself has and tlaiighter amotig Ihl .

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ptipils Ilohn. list: and (irtds. seseni. said that both he and hi‘ stile h.IlI cnio_setl their sisits It the school and were sad lltat II ss.is not otil_\ the List function that the) ssoiild he .itts-nditig tlietc. hut also that all too soon the school tsotilsl he closing its tloors for the last time 0

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Won battle Hardship is often caused through the compuls.-r_\ vsaiting period imposed by many. local authorities hcfore .i I.tl'ntl§ can

he considered for a ('ounciI house The period can he .is long .is I2 months. The Q“I\IlCr\‘. §ailot's'. and -\irrnen's Families .-\ssociation strongly opposes such conditions. and in a recent battle with Folktsione Housing (ornrnittee succeeded in getting a family. housed after sis necks. instead of nailing the regulation for the area of II

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Beer with a naval ‘taste’

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A PAGE OF SUBMARINES

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Above: H.M.S. Churchill arrived "dressed overall" with ice at Tirpitz Mole. Kiel, to a greeting {mm the German Naval Band.

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As our picture (below) of Engineering Mechanics Alan Yates and Eddie Gwiiliarn sug osts. there was plenty OI "rabbit hunting in the Main treat souvenir shops when H.M.S. Warspite visited Gibraltar. "

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A skull and Crossbones? not

likely!

When the Submarine Oberon scope or H. .

Basin. Hong Kong (below). skull and crossbonss! But

IliKUCJZLEH DUCIEJTZil.Ljf

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disbanded. five Gurkha soldiers travelled in the Oberon from Singapare to Hong Kong where the flag was to be handed over at a srnali ceremony to the main Gurkha unit based in the colany.

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.»‘\dvancement the method by which the Royal .\'av_v‘s chief petty officers have been chosen is a word which has a ring of at —

shunting operation. In future they will

ssflfikt

be pro-

moted. btit the introduction of a procedure giving more accent on ability and less on seniority has at the same time preserved mtich of the existing relationship between the technician and nontechnician streams. Few technicians are likely to see a selection board.

No LONGER ONLY WAY7

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because most rosters are short. there is already a care.ftil selection pattern. and "skill of hand" can be efficiently assessed by examination process. However. a variation on points awards will give a greater leaning towards ability than before.

l'I.\'.-'L\l PR()Bl.l'I.\l If all the qualities which are required for the to technician jobs can be alied to

"Fttling out

technicians’? .-\n examination might well have been an easy‘ way out.

thorough investigation by the Admiralty Board did a

not

produce the conclusion

that this would be better than a reporting system and selection boards. While professional expertise beyond that already sti-

pulated in Advancement Regulations will not be required. the possibility of

educational requirements at some time in the future is not ruled out. In due course. a candidate for Fleet (‘hief will have to have two G.C.E. "O" levels. and since the petty officers who speed to chief would apparently be Fleet (‘hicf material. the ambitious ones could make their preparations, whatever the rules say. at the earliest possible stage in their careers. REFINPIMENT It will be interesting to see the results in practice of the degree of refinement promised in the new regulations. While offering the chance for quicker progress for the bright boys in attaining the "chief." Admiralty Hoard undertake to see that men with long and good service will not "get their noses pushed out" by brighter junior P()s. Seniority. it is laid down. will still carry rather more weight than in the case of promotion to Fleet Chief. So. a little more accent here. a little less there. The Board are tryin to be fair to everybody. an the verdict can only given when the results begin to show.

palr ol tights in the chorus for ten of 15 years doesn't mean you're equipped to take over the star role. deerlet"

gallant woman

Tribute to

examination. why not a similar method for the non-

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When H..\l.S. Zulu arrived at Durban on February l3. the lack of mail throitgh the postal strike had meant that the ship's company were not at their iest.

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ship

hardly alongside before the hospitality began to pour in. providthe

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\‘er_\ regretfully the ship moved on. the Lady in White being there again to sing

them out of harbour. .—\ week later she died. The /ulu l'I.'td been the last of countless ships to hear her greeting and farewell. and the ri.'ci.'ii.i.'d on hoard with immense \.tdt'tt.‘\\ news was

Huge lt

wreath

was

appropriate that the

ship concerned should have

borne such a local name. and the \\'elf;ire ('ommittee paid for a huge wreath to be sent

the funeral lhcir flowers were the centrepiece of the tribtites. and could perhaps be regarded as the whole of the Navy's token of atlection for this to

gallant

wom.tri.

The story of the l.ady in “lute Perla Sieille-(iibson began in the First World War when she sang at l)tirban (‘ity Hall to some pass—

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troops.

ln the Second World War she was helping to feed about Sill troops. dressed at the time ttt .i white dress and white apron. when the ship was pulling

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out.

boys called out to sing them something.

the

her to ind she cupped her hands to her mouth and gave them a song. Afterwards she used a small megaphone. and her soprano voice was heard by

millions of Service men. in songs like "Land of Hope

and Glory." and the like.

"Tipperary"

After the war the Lady in White continued her greet-

ings. and thousands of

men

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the Royal remein bet. and

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passing. lately she had lost the sight of .in eye. and advanclit‘ years were taking their to l. btit she stuck gamely to her self-appointed task.

She was at the I,ulu's cocktail party. and then went to the ship's company on dance

Many paintings Leading Seaman (Bordon Redp.-ith iwooller. Northumberlandt told .\'avy News

that he talk'éd to her first at the cocktail party. where he was helping out. and then at the dance. "She phoned up and asked if I would like to go to her home for sundowriers, and bring some chums." said (iotdoii.

‘,. A favourite picture of the Lady in White. a copy of which she presented to the Wardroom or H. M. S. Zulu.

Ihe others were .»\ble Seaman Ian Arthur tlloness. \\-‘est l.othiant. .-\bIe Seaman (itaham .~\shle_v tPortobello. "

lidinburght.

Seaman Bob

and

luppen

.-\ble tBr.id-

ford. Yorksl. "She showed us round the house. which was filled with hundreds of her paintings.

"When we came into Durban l was below and did not hear her singing. but l was probably the last to talk to her when we left.

Will

never

forget

U

“She gave signed photo graphs for the wardrooin. and some of her lino cuts for the lads who had visited her It was my first time at l)iirb.ui. .itid is .i meeting l will never

forget

V.

.-\s the Zulu steaiiied out. the l..id_v in White sang one of her last numbers for the

Van

request from the ship “Wish me luck as you wave rite goodbye" is always deeply seritimental. but this time the words had a special poigiiancy of which none was -—

.i

aware.

'l hey

her three cheers. as so many had done before. and thus ended an era founded on the personality of a remarkable woman. gave

All scientific

objectives were achieved the Elephant Island Joint Services expedition. now backby in Britain after nearly four months in the Antarctic. .-\s

result of the work of the I4-man team. led by (‘dr. Malcolm l-turley. production will be a

possible of the first map of ihc island. on which they were put ashore in early December by H..\l.S. Endurance. The Endurance also carried out recovery of the expedition The Antarctic tool: cdr. Malcolm Burtey on arrival on board H.ll.3. Endur—

once.

unshaven and son-iewhm unwashed but in good health and spirits_; lncluded in their bagwere over I00 insect Flse samples. 50 different lichens and rn_osses. a dozen varieties of birds‘ eggs and 266 rock spe:imens weighing nearly a ton. On board the Endurance the ship's barber was kept busy restyling Antarctic coifiures. and members of the expedition once attain became accustomed to such basics of civilized society —

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sitting in

chairs and undressto go to bed.

The

expedition completed its Britain by air. arriving

return to at

Lyneharri on April I].

Pl-IAKS SC ALE!) During their stay on the island they had scaled l8 major peaks. including the three highest mountains. First recorded landing on the island was made in l9I6 by Sir Ernest Shackleton and survivors of his trans-Antarctic expedition who sought refuge there after their ship had been crushed in pack ice.


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tiased H St S (‘.i\;ilier. the Na\_\‘s only ll".idIli\\|"|‘.Il tiilli operational fleet destroyer. and the lype I‘ unti\tll‘H'l.lTlT1L' lttgalr: H H S Rapid. which was built in l‘l~'.‘ as .I di:stro_\cr, began life in I943 as zi i:on\o_\ l‘\i.'|'ll. and l\ nou ii training ship hused at Ro\_\th.

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lloth ships steam at well met 10 knots and both claim to he the \a\_\'s fastest ship lhe opportunity to settle their at ument in the Rom! N.n}'s rt.-at race in the Firth o Forth is pro‘-lliCLl hi the that both \\l" be carrying out full pout‘! trials there at the same time The shlps will each l’TI.IhC their bid for the "fastest ship" title in er a It)-mile

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lhe ( .t\.|lI¢,'T. \h\'l[ll'IInfl in at I.l06 tons tstandardi. is slightly the younger ship. hating been launched in Kpril t9-:4, and completed as ii (‘A (‘lass destroter in \o\etnher that _\ear I the the Rapid mhich has a 2.300-tons standard displaccim-nti. she is pout:-red by Parsons geared turbines.

Opening shots the ( .I\iIlICT «commanded h_\ ('dr. (I .-\. _‘-Snell) took tip the gauntlet lltiiti: down by lieut.-(‘dr. Bill Kell). .otnm.inding officer of H..\l.S. Rapid. with ohxious

\iCl('fn'1ll’1.’Il.|\‘TI

While in (hatham for .i rnaintenance period during \l.irch she made ttnal preparations for the big trial of

\pC€d

lht: opening \'|l\OC\ in :i that of words between the tuo contestants came with the (‘.isalier's proxoeatixe .I\\L'lll\\l'1. "We'll make you think you're standing still." \v\i"tl\.'h produced .i Rapid ri:.iction. "We'll gin: you it tise ntirtiite st.irt"' Since then the claim-. and counter claims h;|H‘.‘ been flying: between the ships in the form of apt Biblical slut"-'|"4‘"‘

Rap” ’°“’°"‘° Ihe ti .i\.ilier tired the signal ~-Jcrcml-uh 2}-. And I uill prepare destrou-rs ;I[.:.Il|'I\l thee. eteryone utth his utxipons. and the\ \hall cut down ni_\ choice cedars and ~'.tst them into the tire Then she followed up this broadside vuth: "Job 1‘ 2| A diciidlul sound is in hl\ '.‘i|f\2 in Pf0.\[\€TlI_\ the dcfln“ C’ ‘hall ‘iunu. “P0” him" lo sshith. tn Raptd~tire. her ;|d\Cr\:lI) replied‘ ‘did he \.tllh tinto inc. seal not the saying of the pinphccx of ll‘1t\ isign.il' for the time is ill hand But when the tiillurig I\ done. it will he all out and mat. the faster um .h.TIUl1 "

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NAVY NEWS MAY l97l

Chopper check H.M. S. 2uIu’e helicopter end maintenance crew check over the machine at the Naval Aircraft Servicing Unit at R. A. F. Muharaq. Choppers are especially valuable to the Royal Navy In the Gulf. end receive

scrupulous end

care

availability.

to ensure

efllclency

Royal Navy "diplomats" in the The

has more than 500 Persian Gulf men afloat or ashore who are helping to preserve a goodwill built up over three centuries of British association. Going there for the first time. the sailor will find the expected palm trees. sand. and sun—

Gulf

shine (pretty intense at times). but he will also learn the circumstances which make a stay in the Gulf an unusual and fascinating experience. Alongside the extrovert American cars. the new wealth from oil. and rapid modernizing processes. there remains the courtesy and culture of almost Biblical antiquity. Possibly as nowhere else. everyone down to the youngest aboard is taken into confidence and told of the real meaning of this "special relationship" and of the personal responsibility resting upon every individual. if there is any basis at all for the claim that Britain‘s best ambassadors are her sailors. few

places are strata it.

The Gulf is

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delicately balanced

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to dem

alluring run ashore in accepted sense; no heady mixture of lo brew or Eastern delight. but a rare opportul no

to see in some ways the centuries turned b and perhaps to draw a modest sense —

pride from

the patience. tact. and stabiliz influence involved in the words "a Brit

presence."

H.M.S. Zulu arrives at Bahrain for a spell of duty as Gull frigate. During a maintenance period the 5. captaln was able to allow a couple of dozen : from the ship's company to fly home for leave. 2 among them new fathers who would be seeing their babies for the first time. l 5

For the most part. of course. the absorpl is in the task of running ships and dome administration. but every courteous "Gt morning" from a street sweeper is a remin of the dignity and pride of the Arab peopi and a reminder too that when the Brit armed forces do eventually relinquish a 5 manent role. the farewells will reflect SI memories as are left by the men in uniform.

Welcome presence

Amid the difficulties surrounding emergencies of a governing pattern for the welco area is at least one unanimity for the British presence. It must be rare history for such an influence to be so : —-

effacing or

gently applied. it may be imagined that Gulf sailors is continuously in brilliant sunshine on pa more

fringed

waters. but the seas around there i be as tough as in most places on the glo with sandstorms adding a scarifying edge high winds. Maids—oI-al/~work in the GuII‘s nav presence are the "Ton" class minesweei ers of the 9th MCMS. those incredible /itt wooden boats which have been worth the weight in gold from the Korean we through Indonesian Confrontation. and i. to the present day.

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FUN In

an area

The wislon, Beachampton, Brinton, P cheston, and Gavinton will soon be rejoii by the Brereton and Tarnton refitting at 1 gapore. "Big Brother" is the Gulf frigate from Far East Force. until recently H.M.S. Ash; and now H.M.S. Zulu.

without

available cinemas. puba. dance halla. or any of the usual runashore attractions, the British forces In Bahrain are dependent upon their own resources for -eoclel

Ille. sport and reetlon.

energetic.

Quietly getting

with the task of survey and inadequately charted I

rec-

Besides the beeketball pictured ell below, the popular sports are catered for. Neetl clubs. lllm ahowe, end local TV for the

lees

Survey task

are

Included In the range oI Service anienltlee.

on

this developing is H.M.S. Vidal. when it comes to moving anything frol couple of prize bulls for restocking. up t mass of bulky equipment. the R.F.A.

NA\7Y WATCHES-

HELPS A peek of humanity aboard a small dhow (right).

Royal Navy often gives help to relieve hardship or suffering. but if there is suspicion that any vessel Is carrying illegal immigrants. it is escorted to the The

nearest port and handed over to the civil authorities. Boarding parties have a lob to do. and must be trained to be ready for anything. but in practice Arabs the well are acquainted with the procedure. and investigations are usually conducted In smiling patience on both sides. aeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeooeoeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeoeeee

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'

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Robln Pearson (FeIixstowe.

Suttolk)

O

Bahraln are always Interested In the bakerles. where the local bread ls slapped on the hot sldes of the ovens and comes out in water form. Irom here Spectator H.M.$. Jufalr. besides A8: Pearson and Corbett. ls R02 Graham Wright (Poole. Newcomers

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NAVY NEWS MAY I97!

Thr/7/s of a VI.I? ambush

~\mbiish the boastful h.iilillr:s heading fur lt‘lt.‘\'il~ ablc «loom before the guns of lht' goiiillt.‘\ is .I thread running through the history of warring liiini.ins_ being ever-

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lastingly maintained popular theme of

as

Wcstern films

the

phones soysboss undying follossing.

While L‘tl]tl\

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tl‘It.' real life trap stands mil in the pattern of esents more yiytdly than .iny fiction

strange. perhaps. that

of the:

one

thrilling of such

most

How to

appreciate weather

\i\/hilr: people generallymay despair of net being able to find otil if it is going to rain tomorross. a sital requirement for the yachtsm;in‘s safety is that he should hase an appreciation and understzinding of data and forecasts .iv:iilable_ “rather for the .\lariner. by “'tlli;Im J ( apt Kotsch. I .\‘ .\ a llnited Statfl Nasal] liislittilc book madr: ziyailztble through publishers Palncls Steplicits l td iprtce (3.101. has .

been

tetttis

produced in non-technical especially for boating

crillitisiasts ssho hast: no presiotis knoyylcdgr: of the subject. the book pro. ides infortnatiye

reading on the basic principles of

modern melt.-orology and about .ispv.'s’ls of oceanography. .-\n tn-.ltc.itiott of its salue is the fact that it ssas prc|""lred for the l'_S. t oastgitard .-\u\ili;iry rnembcrship training programme -\ yolume of similar stylc. hinting and Dead Reckoning. by (apt. ll. ll. Shufeldt. l'.S.N.R lfL‘l I, and ti D Dunlap. comes from the same ptlblishcrs. and is prtccd at [I ‘ll \g.uti intended for the oysncrs of small boats. the authors hast: sU\t.'l(‘xl the elements of piloting Mllhlll sight of land and the use ol artificial aids to ttayigailion. lhis yscll-illtislrated book will help yachtsmen to nayigatc safely in piloiage .ind dead reck.-iitng conditions. being \kl'l"Cl"I informal and readable l.'l an stile

NEW ON THE BOOKSHELF incidents in modern times is But then. Hri so unknown t.iin had so much on her hands .il that time with the .\'.ins that happenings in the |'.icific were too far assay to hase r.e.i| impact. "(Eel Yatnamoto!" 'lod.iy's readers may be forgisen for complete ignorance of the name. since even the men giycn that order during the uyar against Japan had but .I yague idea that he ysas one ol the enemy ‘s top brass. He ssas the (‘ommandet in-(‘hief of the Japanese Nasy. and by an incredible stroke of luck the Americans intercepted a message detailing a flying sisit he was to make to an adsanced base Author I-lurk: l).isis has used the order as the title of his book on the exploit. published by Arthur Barker lprice £1.80». And a thriller it I\

Using

every

ounce

of pet-

they could pack. \merican fighter planes h.id still .i daunting Iask in going ‘O0 miles over vsalcr. asoiding all land. and rt:.iching the spot

rol

dead on time to meet the admir.il‘s bomber The yshole mission was hazardous. and the nayigaalmost tional problems

few .

expected Spotted by the Japanese fighter cover, there ssas little

then to do other than get into the struggle. which the author presents from personal reports including those of time

the enemy

The

excitement.

uncerthe in con-

of battles tainty clouds. and subsequent flict of claims proyide .i tale guar.tn|ced to grip the imagination A glance at history books \|-Ills'I\l1fII'l'f'llhCresult of the mission. This telling of the tale does full ]l.l\|is‘C to an

outstanding action.

CLOTHING THE BARE BONES OF NAVAL HISTORY Such is the macabre fascination of certain events in history that even complete familiarity with the details takes nothing away from rather csery re-reading like putting on 2: record of yscll-loved and stirring music Waterloo is one or them His. about the Importance placed upon the outcome of the battle. but no theory can detract from the personal disaster to one of the xftafcsl war leaders of all time. torians

may

argue

But it is not only Napoleon. there is the cold-blooded horror of that countryside in Belgium. when men stood .ind slugged away at each other all day. "until (i0.[Xl) la_\ dead and somebody blew the whistle." For the Vasy-. the epic is "l rafalgar. and vyho can escape that dried-mouth expectancy in delving once again into the details. and especially the sl0w—t'l'lolion entry of the Royal Sosereign. drifting dosyn in silence on a calm sea into the guns of seyen ships. .ind accepting the blood and destruction until the enemy line ysas broken

Personality Again. the battle raged around

personality of a great leader; agzinthc opposing forces banged the

.-ivy-ay until

side

rather more mangled than the other The facts themselves ssill alssays hold attention. but it is skilful suiting which [exists .ind clothes the hare-bones of history. ln The -\¢e of Nelson ttieorgc -sllen and l'nssin. price 12* Ni. .ind less than an inch thick author 0 J \1.irciis continues "I he -562 pages are not Hiblc- his polished series on .i nasal thin. but quality gloss. and the history of Fngland. this being flexible plastic binding h.is the the second of four solumcs feel of fine leather. pros-idtng .I The subject is the (ireal War most consenient \IIC for quick which lost its name to isso othreference on bridges and ers. namely that of I79}-llll‘. qlfliflcf-dtshs when (ITCLIT Britain and l-rance A l.'nited Stiles .\'ay';il lnstIstruggled for maritime. commertute book. “wey-er's Warships“ {ml and colonial stiprcm.ic_y, is no nesscomer in the field. haywith Britain emerging .|\ the ing been first published in tier grcal world power holding many in I900 It is the third edi of the dominion iinqtieslioncil iion in the English langiiage. and s€.Is the hrst to appear on the la" K market Rich flow one

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another book h.is been uiflllcn about only one of the numerous episodes dealt vyith in this latest work. but the ability of Mr Marcus is such that the reader is left ullh no sense of potted drama. but .i smooth. rich hosts of fact and desctiptne. As well .is the famous fleet

Encouraghglulraaulraara rapoubdby a Poruiaourli achool not ulna a new

aldlnlraaorkivlrli daa! elilitaa. The our. 000

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l-l.l.l. were aahad to (lab Ponhala Infants School. one pmblaai nu been that the clean eoncarnad. who did the work ln that on be. upon! par-Ioda array from Llaul. P. ll. noodle trio only learn naiiibor all! non. Uarrr. it. J. ivrigiir. who la ina Involved la the now irllli ll.Al.s. Ark Royal.

But: of rho lnatniirranr la an oaelloacopa bull loan a clreulr ahlcli aloin human aounda lo be dapli.-lad. ‘nia laacliara dananarralad about U dllannr baalc aorinda.

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War II

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at

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spanning [Ive centuries.

and written by an international team of specialists. Certainly a book to grace any collection. and especially welcome to sailing ship enthusiasts and naval historians.


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dumbing.

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.iglo:'s trip was to fly hcr squadrons ul Hu».'¢.lnccrs. \c.i \/turns. I

the r.in|:r:

COMING to the CLYDE!

pilot plotted

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NAVAI. CHRISTIAN FEILOWSIIIP C hnslrans m the Navy throughout the world.

28

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Gosport.

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Recognised cfficient

school for boys. I0-I8‘. small classes: individual interest and encourage G.C.E. '0' level successes: mcnl: sound

prospectus from Headmaster.

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hit of Iusmn \l.l\ nt.'uh' at this Ucluri Iha.'.im.'. R: |\ .1] \.'n.»/ Ii;ur.icAs. I’nIr~muuIh. m .-\pnI uhcn Junior .'s'c.'un.;m J. I). I’ull:.m. .~..-in up In .-nflc.-I my cup for H..\I..S'. (i;nu.'v.'~. H/llIlL'I\ of tin- 14211 Ruin! .\;n.'iI l)t.un.i I'c~!i\.'tI I’UI'l.\IlN|ll!h ( irlnmuml. \ /.~:rl.-

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.‘.U at-tun in all. nuiginu lrum junlur awn:-u to a cup Iain «ho had taken part in thr lint Dnmu I-lstiuil zlli-r the war in which thi: pn-uml cup «in minpt-111! (or. \'|l.'l'l' lnl'I'

engagement:

Bony (Frances Cook) helps up

Boswell (JMEI G. J. Glass pool) am?! BagIey's gang has "Initiated" him stone from "The Appronuces. —

"

-\.tinn u'ntli:d round thc .iiq:Ic\sI\t‘ "t\i.mt ul the uixd." I)-u}:l.i~ ll.-q.:lc,\. and II \\;l\ thc tll\pll'.Ilu|H nf \\.lItlIl\.l\Pvt \nl\-I lcnt. l'LldtL' \l;utm ll] ll)l\ tulc ulmh thus lhv uhnlc [\'lfUlllI.|H1.L' along lhc [union Icsfhlrulcd ucll. and

three munths of rchc.u\.i!~. “huh zit itl'lK‘\ '~£'L'IlK'\l cmllcw for thou’ tukitlg p.u1. uclc ;v.'u;|n|v.-d \ul|I ;i \ll\nL'\\ «Inc In His: \lIL‘c.‘l haul work which “cut mln rlw Iin.il nights. and mi: mumnrnt uhuh both out and .tt|du:n¢L' nhl;utK'\l. \tmh at the ngtiun curnc hum :nipm».i~.mun spurltul all In thv: ‘lit-us "tiliwm-xx" and :.'l'Ll1.ls'lL'Il/I.'\l h\ Junuu Pulhmn ;|\ ]imm_\. who lu:pl |.‘\ cunnc

laiighing lhmughuut.

\ut umh Inn.-uttcn

the xulllx of .i.tiut\. flglth. tl;|m‘|ny mid "[\it.Ittuupri\' iumps" {mm ilk‘ Lictuu _\;iul

the

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alter Bag|ey's announcement “And I've at my trial tor Manchester Unit

COODOICOOICIIOOICIOIOIIOIIOOOIIOIOIIOCO

“.1”. III‘! this n.'ut~ plmcd |v_\ \\ulII.‘tl in the ..v-st. fmm thc \l.'\\ \lIllll\l)lK‘\\ul Hctlx nnd I mdu In lhc hnllmnl ch.’u;Iu|l.'Il/.tltiIn --I mic of ilk‘ l||ll\Illl£ \l\lI.'l\ .I\ \l;utx-l and tho.‘ n--I-r.ii~ing lL‘L't'[‘lII'H _uiu'n tn c\cr_\ rnltzinu: ul x\l|;'l£l. ulmw PlU}:lI.'\\I\l_\ iiicvuisiilg \ll\.'\\ lL‘II].'llI\ gnu: Ihc unlx imlimlmn of the runsmigc ul lIIni:. Sud Ihv pnxluccr. Inst-I tcut. R. ( I-. .\ich-nl. "As an pmdiictiuu and acting task fut ;i ulung and mostly Ini:\~ pi:ncns.'ul tcnm. it “as i.‘h.'d|i.-nging and lticlty. hm uftcn tcxsunliiig. fut Ill lung: lI.'h1.'£Il\.ll it scldum lust l|\ .ippi:.'i| luv lmihln-«ml t|I.‘lIIKl\ of ;|tlltlv.‘r‘l|L'tll. muilunp hm v: hsvd In hi: £|l\.'lIIlllKl(‘\l in utdu In .:|lnu Ihc Lugs cm! tu dcxclop the .i.'t|un at will." .

Presentation l‘Ic~c'uI:itiun ill the vup \\.:I\ made ;it R !\.H. Pmtsmuuth. h_\ (nmmndurc I \\. I-lln. .-\iljtulic:ituc \\:|\ \h. \\';||ti:t I "(Rh (mt nl Ihc \t)Lu.'\\lIll play was: l)uup|.us Il;iglc_\. \\';inlm;ustn Sutvl.ii.-ul I I \!;utin: Hutu. J.\lI'.\l .\l. J. Hun-ll. \\";igs. JS \I |)L'.'in'. I)io.'ki:l. JMI \I R. K. (ivig;.:\'. Jcfl. JM.-\ I. S. J;i.'kn:in'. htlchct. JM.-\ V. ( :impl\'l|. Hus\u:ll. .l.\Il-‘M (E. J. (il;t\\[Iuul: .lllI1fl‘l\ lfiissmuc. JS J. I). Pulluun. lie-Its. .\Ii~.-. l't':ItK'c.‘s (Ink: lindzi. .\Ir\. Sue Kelly; .\l;ihcl. QARNN l*.im l‘p~hun; Alicia. Mn. .\l;ulc|:-inc Hitchingx; Spam. Inst-licut W. M. J. Kelly: (i:im:Il. ('11! B. |’mtn\'.i. R..\l.: Mr.

.

Dean) exults

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ll:-mum.

Ilitchmgs.

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"Hear you got spotted. Wags. Scouts Manchester from Unltod ?" J (.18 J. D. Pulham) talks to .99: (J5 M. Dean) and Dicker (JMHI R. K. Grigys) .

.

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Hmuctt assisted by K. I)mh_\ and R. 1. Stcphcnu-in. xound. J. Picrsnn; ::\~t\lt.'d h_\ A. lighting. "I. R_\;m .-\ncnIm: prnducliun i|\\l.\ll|l". Ruth Nichol: W.urdnIl‘\c. Ill (imham: busincxs nrin:q:ct. J. \Vilson: producer. R. ( I-. Nichol. —

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Cast and

production team


Taking .

look at

NAVY NEWS MAY I97!

~:.¢¢

CAREER ‘HOME’ INTRODUCTION IIIIIIIIIIIIII

Ganges

At the controls

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to

at Gosport. AH11 ol lamlltanzataon vtszts by JMEMs to Sultan IS to introduce them to the establishment where thc-V WI” receive Career, IOCNHICEIV and pn.1(:omn1us5:ontng trammg m then future SCYVICC llVC‘$. and to show them the courses and lacunHOS avanlable They also receive technical framing to Supple-rnent then Ganges lectures. usmg the W100 soloctuon of models and sectuoned

Doddand Lister. .

"Getting

School

tor at H.M.S. Sultan are JMEMs

_

thetr

on

know" trips :5 H M.S. Sultan. the Martha Engineering

"Having a go" at manoeuvring main engines on the guided missile destroyer simula-

_

One of the establishments VISIIOG by tumors from H M.S.

_

_

machmery

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Cailod to tho bar: Shipmalo Luito Mccann (Howard). with Roar-Admiral David DunbarNaamirh (contra) and Shipmaio P. S. Davlaon. branch chairman. at tho opening or Danger‘: not function: room

\t!mtr.-Y Hunhar \.usmtth uI|'Y1II’C\I the \IlL‘.Il"Id«It‘c.nII'.|IhIt:nIYhr:Iuf1.'I-ttts room uLh|.h, ho: It'll mun? N.‘ urn.-no Fhl‘ I:'tcst R \ \ prcrmscs IN the Httltsh l~|L‘\ Iht‘ \«I'TT|I.I: prc~cr'..r .n' rhr opcnxng was a rcsufl o! ‘.91: Imsrtf.-'|'.'. £l\L'|\ .|I1IIll.IH\ by H.un;:ot I\r.nn.h ushrn thua .t..ommod.:tv: .1 Row! \Iannc- hand at \ItIll|"HI‘.r!ICT1 Iiousc \»\h|l«.- tho s\.t\ hrs first usr 'o thu: R N \ hc was no stranger to Iiangor .|~ hr haul been fhr first ..trILnn of II \I '8 in-m..L hm’! .u' Hclfast II1 I960 and had ..urrtc.l our sun 'rx.:'s ‘tom I-Ltngor Hat s

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NEVV H.O.. IN VIEVV I'M‘ .It\Itu.|I .!mncr of \tonc t\lafTs> branch on In.I.n_ \I :r, I: ‘ foltoxsv.-d I‘\ a branch M|{l.Il on thy \}tttrr«I.uy. were to in‘ tho: lasl soual cu-nts at Ihr: hranch's old hc.uIquaru:rs I. 'tt;‘-|l.IY\

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R.F.A. which viaifod Durban. South Africa. on contacted by Mo Iocai R.N.A. branch during rho you which camo undo: roviauv at the branch ‘a onnuai mooring. Writing in tho March iuuo of rho “Boaun'a Cali. rho branch '1 nouuloflor. shipnuato Goon. Wingrovo aaya: "Our groarui oflorr uvaa with chips oi tho R.F.L an R. N. ahipo on roll colored lot by tho municipality and citizens a! Durban whlio ill-'.A. ahipa an overlooked.

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\I P Sharplcs htam'h prcstdcnt Shtpmatc \IatIh:-us has hccn member for In \l.‘.II\ during a

Ramsgate of .1 bun vuntcr during uht.h Ihc htanuh has cntcrlalncd and usual lo.al -I\N‘sI.IIl\|I‘I\ and supporlcd \l.'.| (adcl (orps Iumtmns, were a ucslcrn mght am full Jrcs-.t uuth thr Hrmsh Ir.-non. and a dans fnal\'h mrh lhc Namh's '.humm\ the Pongos," Hufls’ at then hcadquartcrs Ihv: 'Hufls vwrr to mat: .| n-turn nut to thr R \ \ duh '

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\Ir:mhcrs also supportcd .| .hccsc and um: p.|tt_\ at rhc Rotal lcmplc \ .o.ht ( hub from vshnh f|I'\n.¢'l‘lI\ ucnl tn \c_. I adv! ( I-fps IumI\

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h\ thc [‘I€\cn\'(‘ of members of Dagcnham branch \h:pmatc Hank Hatthcsss has hccn appulnlcd to ~lls.s.€ClI

memento Ihv.‘

haflic that hulk plan.‘ \IlII||'I}.' lhr: \ar\|L upcralmn utll ncscr rate the cpu ltuuznllhln ,:t\r:n to \|lsh hatllrs as Irafalgat hut nl umIm|h!cd|\ lI‘I.nI(' a srgntfi.ant contribution to But tsh moral: Iolloumg thc dcfcat at Ilunktrtk Prommcnt tn lhc cruzagcmcnt H ‘I '5' I'\KImn_ .nm\A.t~ mandcd hs Mimtral St I \ ~L'.t

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FOR “I RI-Il'\I \t thc annual prcsuh-nt's dun ncr of t umhran hramh of thy: R N -\ lhr: \h.nrm.m_ \hrpm.ItL' (Inc Sutton prrscntcd -\\II"l'Ilf.|I \IuUcth\s.oI ssnth .1 plaque gnu.-n M thv: uflucrs and ~htp'- .om ['\.m\ of H \I \ I"\kImu Hc utll .

pr:-scnt the plaqlu‘ Yu thc \I.nor of \,tr\tL for dtsplax In thc mun s muscum uhuh .ont.tIns rcltu of thc opcralton \Ir.-mhcrs IIIII.‘ prcscnt irom Pontspool ( umhran and Vcu port. and tribute was mud to 3" \C.II old \-Ir Iagk fitralh \Ir Roh (mntcr a \Icr.h.mt Nan mcmhcr of the .i\\IKI.lnon. rcucncd thc firs! hf: mcm

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PIPIZID \ll(D\Rl) lhr ofYt.Ial parts was mct M thc hramh .h.nrman. Shrpmalc P \ I).n.tsun_ and \csIcI.|r\. 'ih|pmalc I" \mtth_ and prpcd .II"1'.II\I ht. PU Kant and \H Rlngland of thc Bangor Sta (adcl ( urps uml. I \ I)ccn\ led H Hariou. h_\ ltcut R N R \Itcr lhr opcnmg thcrc uas supper. a .aharct shot.» and

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Bangor

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sshuh he h.u scru-d as ngc chairman and, for ctght \car\. as chairman, standing down No _H:.u'\ ago to enable a younger mcmhcr In lake the (hair He h.|\ also hccn hrangh «IL-|q:.ntc to thc -\nnuaI Ionfcr cncc for a number of wars \ tclrrcd scmor gommtssnoncd hos'n. he urttcs artulcs for the \o I \rca Huflctvn under the name of Hos'n -\Ytcr .| dtnncr and Jam: III -\pnl thc hramh pians sums to HrIy:hInn. R.Im\flalt' and I‘.|\I

Antrim revisited ‘rnlachooryanwp tor bylooavoflonlaatnoooauniaoloning no no: u.u.a. Anth. tho Maura mu: guidodniulodoooonnotlorlououllonlomhl.

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mccltng. the ~c«.rclar\. Shrpmalc I l- Slum‘. was clnlcd §h.urrn.m. and suguccdcd tn his former post hy ‘shtpmatc I W Sharp. of I“. ( hlltcrn \\rnm.-. Hugh

Wuomhc

Shtpmalc

I Dctxhlon sI'1.uIm.tfl and

was

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hramh programrnc has rndudnl d.m.¢-s on Ichru.|f§ H and \pnl Z4 lhc Tnrrncl, on H \I N Hung Io\. \as aucndn! by H0 mcmhcrs and Irlcnds


‘stuns’ Monterey NAVY NEWS MAY l97l

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it.ii.A. -news EXTRA’

Still as good as the best!

Puma

Mthotigh economies had reduced the number of active ships. the Royal Navy could still "field" a larger fleet than it" the other N.-\T() nations put together (except. of course. the: l-‘.93. -\.l. and it was as well manned and trained as any in the world lod:i_\‘. said Cdt’. (i. C. Hathway at the annual

dinner of Purley branch.

A HECTIC WEEK BY THE TEES A hectic weels in March for

titoclston-on-‘Tees branch began with the annual meeting on the ltth when the chairman reported .i good year and paid special tribule to the Ladies‘ Section who had worked hard for the club.

ll.M.S. Ark Mentiotiiitg Royal's "brush" with a Russian destroyer. he spolie of how a large .\-‘as-y could interfere with

lifeline.

our so we

our

would

merchantmen. need to stand

which square on our own feet we could do with some of the latest underwater hulls in commission and the espensive ship replacement programme. SPICE OF LIFE Cdr. Hathway. who served with Purley-‘s branch president. Capt. (i. 0. Roberts. in H.M.S Indomitablc when she flew Lord Mountbatten's flag in the Mediterranean. spolte of the improved pay and conditions in —

today's Service. While today's young sailors raising money. providing cur- might be more technocratic than tains for the stage. and being old Jacli Tar. they might still there when help was needed. sample the spices of the Orient Three days later. .i sersing or the splendours of the Barrier member of the Royal Navy. Reef ('IMech. (3. Thompson ll-l.M.S Other at the dinner. Hermes). on duty on Teesside. attended guests 56 members and visited the club and found its friends atby the Valley Hotel. members lieen to welcome any Cati:rl-ram, were fl’0I'l servir|5 fliember of the Navy- Strood (includingshipiaates Shiprnate Mll-

visiting

or on

leave

PRESENTATIONS On Friday. March l9. there were big eats. entertainment and the presentation of cups and plaques to competition winners. They were Darts. Shipmate K. Scott. runner-up. Shipmate F Erdley: dominoes. Shipmates G. Pratt and J. Battensby: runnersup. Shiprnates N. Spencley and (i. Cooke: Cribbage. Shipmate J.

Hattensby.

runner-up.

Shipmate

R. Waite). The presentations were made by the br*anch's new president. Shipmate J. Peacock.

WEAII LINK Thefollowing day members of Wear branch were at the club for a big eats and entertainments evening during which record sales were recorded at the bar‘ Shipmate H Morgan. Stock ton's branch delegate. who l~l.M S in Wear. served with a presented the visitors of the photograph ship

hani. the No. 2 Area secretary). and a detachment of Marines from (‘roydoii branch

miss

completing

.it

( .ImITl¢'ll l .ilrd‘s _s.it’d. lhis ye.ir‘s sersice is on Sunday. June 6. at Holyhead. North Wales. and .\Ir Hedgecoclt. of lo. Parlt Street. Boone. Liverpool. L20 3D("i. can gise further information.

The Church for those

Portarnouth living Welcome aide Rev. G. I-loalcv. ELM. on the -

Phone

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the brow was across to the time of sailing again. the people of Monterey thresi. open their homes to the ship's company. while the Punta received 8.!!!) of the residents to moment

their ship." Commander A. M. G. Pearson. captain of the Punta. was with a I925 yellow oil: Royce for his personal use. and he was able to make a grand sightseeing tour in the (‘alifornian hills see over

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‘resented

stunned by the Monterey of the hospitality and '="0"fi|l!-_ by the friendship for their ship.

from

5tl_ yhort da s voted by all as the visit of a li etime. While the men of the Puma l't|ls.'h up their guns and mosey back to the old corral in the Wild West (of Englandl. being due at Devonport on May 6. they will remember other incidents in an interesting com-

Nelson. Stunned would he the onl)

way to describe the way the ship's company felt on sailing

tfllsslofl

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Newton Abbot With

The

Mayor

and

the

when

event at the rodeo.

Frenchie fourcouii. ME Dave Bate) and ME Bill Dives, distin

guished themselves by chasing penguins all oser a lonely island *0 miles from (apetovin.

This dawn-to-dusl. task had .i serious side. however They were playing their part in sur sisal eflorts by saving a col ony or the birds threatened by oil pollution from a wrecked tanker They succeeded in getting more than I00 penguins hacl. t. the penguin hospital at ("ape Town. where the birds were cleaned and fed until they regained their strength. While at Mombasa. Sub-Lieut Thomson and POME Tex Rut ter. diving on a wreclt of H597. found an ancient bronze breach "

loading cannon

Top cooks -

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Gllllngham

stnipeon surprised experienced corrboya he won the tilde-rtdtng

As David

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The Puma team of divers. Sub-l.ieut Julian Thomson. POMF. Ken Arross smith. All

\s -

Vlayoress

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of Gillingham. (‘llr. and Mrs Ronald Jones. were played in when by buglers they attended the br.inch‘s annual dinner

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For The sesurssl sausessisr rear N M \ \.I~rivos (1-so csuins won the MI’ [her «quits:-—i's r-gar-s («tiny

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members of the London branch of the Submarine Old ('omrades‘ .-\ssoCi;tlioI't who visited H.\l.S. the nuclear submarine base at Faslane. Scotland. in March. were so with the advanced technology of modern submarines. and the qurilifications of their crews. that one was heard to remark: "You need two .\ levels to find out him to blots the hctidsl"

by coach

.-\ 900-mile tourney

Scotland in one week-end demanded stout he-arts among the old comrades. and a good to

supply of cans of painkiller‘ Starting on l-'rid.iy. March 26. they visited the Birmingham their way

on

to

Calling

ST ANDREWS 3.5.

From the

SUBMAR/NERS 'lNVADED'NEPTUNE Fifty Neptune. A —//v impressed

CHURCH OF ICOTLAND C FIE! CHURCHES

SUNDAY SERVICE 10

LII) VIQTORS

VELSON ROOM A nautical timepiece was presented to the Mayor of Monterey City. and there was a dedication at the city hall of the Nelson Room so named because in l%l the Puma presented the town with a statuette of lord

.

branch

Royal Naval Ionaolsn Port arnosnls

ll years ago

.

Scotland and

(onqueror.

adopted

recent social events included having a colee party attended by about 90. and a about 80 A wotarlendod memorial bulet dance when were present. the branch held aorvloo woe hot‘! or Nob its annual dinner on April 3 Trinity Church, fiber Ironi- when I20 members and irleri. on Sunday. hr! 4. rev friends attended. Admiral 9r aura Luce, the RN A Torbay and R.N.A.'a national pnoldorlr. R.M.A. branches were repwho died In January. resented among the guests, The eervreo. which was con- along with serving members dircrod the I-rev. 8. V. from H.M.S. Ark Royal. Nobrookoslonomwaaorlondod H MS. Daedalus and by the layer and leyoroee or H.M.S. Tyne. Near Drontuleri. Aid. and Dre. About of the too memH. O. and the British bers and 30 friends at an Easter Legion. Burma &r Announ- bonnet dance the club tion. Il.A.F. Association. and paraded in theirat "bonnets" the T.8. Contact wore repu- on April l0. and five days neared. later came the season's first outing for the Ladies Section to Sherbourne (‘astlc

Members of the R.?si.A. branches in the North West (No. l0 Areal are usually among the many who attend the annual memorial service for those who lost their lives in H..\l. Submarine Thetis and Thunderbolt. ssrites Mr. Ray Hedgecocls. secretary and treasurer of \lerseyside branch of the Submarine Old (omrades Association Last year. he says. relatives attended from as far alleld as The from Stoker Waller Arnold .ind the ('ammell l.iird engineer. Mr I-rank Shaw. lead the parade. choirs come from local schools .ind the guard and band generally from the I S lndefatigable. .ind .t n.is.i| contingent from If .\I S

was

PRESIDENTA TRIBUTE

Thetis memorial

Southamptsin remaining two survivors H M 's‘ Thetis. Ldg

For six glorious days at the end of March. H.M.S. Puma visited the picturesque fishing town of Monterey in California. Sharing is jetty with a colony of sealions and the resident coastguard cutter. and only a few yards from author John Steinbeclt's Cannery Row. the frigate dominated the vievs of the bay. The Purt‘Ia's association with LMI-CM Franlt Fowler. chalfrom when I959 Monterey dates lenged by the reigning American that livMr. Steinbeck. at time millvdrinking champion. ing in England. presented the knocked three seconds ofl the newly-comrnissioned ship with a world record for sinking a quart. live Puma from his home town so earning himself a place in the of Monterey. as a mascot (iuinness Bools of Records Named Flora. she lived for .-\ rodeo was laid on for the some years in Paignton Zoo ship's benefit. and the Piim.i's while her stuffed sister. another team of would-be cowboys sucMonterey puma named Don. ceeded in carrying ofl sis of the has been the treasured lllascot of prizes for roping. Champagne H.M.S. Puma ever since. hogtietng .1 steer. and leaping on Apart from a brief four-hour to it Viece of hide towed on the visit in l968. the Puma had been ground behind .1 horse at full galunable until now to p.-iy a proper lop to be drained the length of visit to Monterey. to get to the arena ltnow the town by which she

Faslane

old

plea for the help til any!-ts]; this was the land Hus-pdaf ‘ill!-iii. Hslftrnsl.

'\ at

tps-ictdsnsryiaepus-I tflaiu ntthas

cont-frsQ('HlCi D liIry,dthIN and I M

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H-yQu¢h.Desori

Marlo-we!

rare chiral. he seelag es-pgil ofphoieyapa or the -tinle

Ari the loan

is

a

who-at take: shnq that print

plncopsesl llr I A finer.

so

that he

can

P0 his HQ. Nmsl

where they .'.rrised .tt Fl .i m on the Saturday They were entert.iined in the ('.P.O.s' Hess and toured the base. visiting HM. Submarines Osiris and Renown Later. the visitors assembled in the (‘.P.0.s' Mess for .i

shipmates sersedirithecrin-ser H MS Mhsllesirther earlier eonnissauns aurtnuarls tan in News of Ilech (i Hdhon. from lat baa. London. irks served ll HMS —

Tiiudt tl9|$.l‘7i. hid Tia: W0‘. Ptfllafil-3‘.lI#%“l'l H (hhy. II. New HI. ('iarsvsh:iii'os@i. (kn casltl‘. Ynrisaee lei-—ll M S (‘iisicntry retxiet is on sanuday. line tonhardll II ‘S ("Nisan rhernfi. "3 leach. luuihri Deli-ls -triirn llr E Rely I7. Avon frescent.

l.NessI.ed.§.wuddhfilts: hearfroaiaris-iiacssoaasterytiarel-hi §traiI'for4-¢rn»Avon land.

'

social esening. .ind at It) am. the following morning they started their I1-hour treli back to London.

Describing "soy-.ige." Mr.

their

A. G.

epic

Farnham.

writes" "For all the fun .ind entertainment. escryone was most impressed with this base of the modern Submarine (‘omm.ind. and especially with the crews who. though more technical than we were. still have the same spirit and talie their responsibilities seriously in carrying out an exacting role." The branch. whose members will long remember their first run to Faslane. is hoping that the trip may become an annual event.

l ‘ l i 3,; c0fl:H.I All

YOU MOVING?

Local, Long Distance, Overseas Removal Contractors Then write, telephone or visit

HIJMPIIBEY

BROS.

lS0lJTllSEAl

7/11 STANLEY STREET SOUTHSEA PORTSMOUTH21521

or

21522

LTD.


NAVY NIZWS MAY I97I

30

ENGINEER SURVEYORS

DAINIV

Size in inches

Whole Page Hell Page Quarter Page Single col. inch

required by Insurance Company for appointment as Inspecting Engineers of Pressure Vessels and Engines

Fm

solu-'. ml-~1.

Business

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and uthi,-i (14-t_;.ig.

p!o<.j-_,a_-

wrilv :0

Manager.

NAVY NEWS. R.N. Barracks. Portsmouth.

Dewhurst

Qualifications: First Class B.O.T. (Steam) Certificate

A. G FRY An expanding Company with branches throughout the country have vacancies for Branch Managers and Wives .

THE BUTCHERS YOU CAN TRUST

equivalent. Salary E1,500—E2,151

or

have vacancies for

(progressive).

London allowance, Pension Scheme. car supplied, house purchase assistance.

TRAINEE BUTOHERS AND APPRENTICES for Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester and Eastleigh. Intelligent young men who are looking for a future in the MEAT TRADE

Apply: Chief

NEWSAGENTS MANAGER

ADVERTISEMENTRA TES

Engineer

Above average wages paid to those who are prepared to work and train as a potential SALES PROMOTER or BRANCH MANAGER

Pressure Plant Division

CORNHILL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED

If are you contemplating leaving service and have had any experience. to

P.O. Box 10

GUILDFORD, SURREY Telephone 681 61

enlisting,

Apply Mr. J.

or

during

your service.

your Resettlement Officer and write to our

General Manager to arrange for an interview.

the

prior as

a

Butcher

GLASS

General

Manager

A. G. FRY 426 SALISBURY HOUSE

0/

LONDON WALL, E.C.2

V.'1C.?flCI(.‘S

0/sewliem in the cot/nrry_

apply

to:

MR. J. ENGLISH, J. H. DEWHURST LTD. 14 WEST SM|TIlFIELD,EC1A9JO .“lAI'.‘II.

ADDRESS

THE GREEN

E.V.T. Courses can be arranged. Please contact

OUEEN'S WAY, SOUTHAMPTON. Tel. 93-22091 For

C. 8: N. (Electrical) LTD.

We offer a good wage with rent and rate free accommodation and promotion prospects.

VACANCIES FOR EX-SERVICEIVIEN Airwork Services Limited oller

PRESENT POSITION \.'l/AGES REQUIRED

employment to ex R.N. aircraft

and electronic technicians who wish to continue their trade alter termination of service. Opportunities ex-st ll'| many parts of the U.K. and overseas offering accompanied and un-

PREFERRED AREA

INTERVIEWS ARRANGED IN YOUR HOME TOWN

accompanied posts. Enquiries should be addressed to the Personnel Manager.

GOSPORT Due to the

recent

expansion

ol the

Workshop Area

the following vacancies exist:

British

Transport Police

need

SHEET METAL WORKERS

IOUIIIIGITN (DIRK) AIIVOIY

ELECTRICAL FITTERS

Constables

BENCH FITTERS

and

ELECTRONIC WIREMEN

Policewomen

PAINTERS

(SPRAYSHOP 8:

SHIPWORK)

E.V.T. COURSES CAN BE ARRANGED

.

Modern

.

Area

Factory with good working conditions

rates

of pay, plus

. Earnings up

to

merit money

H9 7 6 per 40-hour week,

overtime

. Company pension scheme Apply in writing or phone GOSPORT 87.392

in London and the Country

throughout

Leaving the Services? Then choose a really worthwhilecivilian job. Generous free and reduced-rate rail travel on British and continental railways. Good rates of pay and supplementary allowances.

plus

AIRWORK SERVICES LIMITED

Qua/ifica!/ons' Physically lit with good eyesight Men: 19-35 and at least 5ft. 8in. Women: 19-35. single and at least 5ft. din. Write to: Chief Constable (Recruitment), Dept. 8 British Transport Police. PO Box No. 25 Park Royal. London NW1 0

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W 1-.

3ECURlCOR— the largest security organiulion may the hlghoil wage! ollcr the beat career prospects. -

Join

us as an

Internal Night

Security Officer

Min one 21. Min. ht. 5' 6' Average Pay (‘Q I p.w. \Ni.- also require: NIGHT PATROL CAR DRIVERS Ago 24 to 45. Min. ht 5' 6' Average Pay [27 p.w. A Securicoi gob has everything and it‘: a you well worth doing.

Goafler one today.’

ll you live in the London

area

Call In and no us at (O WILTON ROAD, VICTORIA. LONDON. S W I Mai to in I .10 a e. to 6.30 on. San 9 31! to New or rina 01-34 5411.

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NAVY NEWS MAY I971

TECHNICAL PERSONNEL All electronic trades.

some

Leaving

electrical, olectro-mechanical.

and mechanical

OVER 500 VACANCIES TO BE FILLED (all age groups) Why not let us help you to obtain suitable emoloyment at No Fees the co"rIplaIIOl'I or your engagement During the last three years over 75% 01 all people micrviowod have received otters of omoloymtml It you are within six months 0! release date send lor details

the

Service,

and |ppItCflIIOn term to

TECHNICAL SERVICES (RAMSEY) LTD.. 3 WI-iytorlold Road. Rnrrinoy. Huntingdon, PE17 IAO

not sure what to do?

Perhaps we can help

UNITED KINGDOM ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY CDNSTABULARY has

vacancies for

CONSTABLES at

there is

Authority Establishments in England and Scotland A Worthwhile Civilian Career {T980 (‘L295 per

(currently subject

Opportunity for

for 40 hour week to review) annum

OUALIFICATIONS :

our

physically fit good Service record Fl.N. and 5ft. 7in. rrtinimurn height: —

and

Marine Educational Test I secures ext:-mp« tion to entrance educational ti.-st. Age: 19 50 years. most

Establishments.

PENSION : Contributory

pension scheme.

The CIIIUI Constable, U.K. Atomic Energy

COt\5Ii'II)lIIiIl’V.

Offices

Factory

Authority.

'Tlicsi~<‘II ui I imt-nts :|I‘l‘ used for thigtiiiliincv control of nit.-'-.-ailc dt-l'i-nc«.-:_\'.~'.t0nts.

Marine Radar Equipment

Involving the (II'\'(’Il)pflII'nI.and miinul‘acturc ofu riinuo of .\I;trinc Iiiiiliir sy-sti-ms which cxtcnrls from stzindzird mt-rcnntilc t-il.Il'\'t'lII1|nt‘t'radar

sopliisticntorl computi-risi-d i-quipmi-tits. to

Military Surveillance Systems pruji-cts IIICIUIII‘ complex thrcc dimvnginnql mam‘; which 1_0rmp.”tnf ('urrcnt

ilIl'(Il'Il‘n('t'5}’-“-Il'mFh

I

Scfvo Tilt :]tI\'fll‘lCt‘(I (lppIIC:|IIOI‘l Of This rangc

ofcquipnicrit cmhract-1-i gun control. {rt-qticncy converters and currcnt and vuluigc rt-izuliitors.

We are able to offer interesting opportunities to work on a wide range

ofchalli.-nging test. programmes to

I'ri-\iou\

Marconi Radar

Systems

us

to

disctt.-‘i.-z

IIIl't§('tipp()rI.UI1IlIt'5,plciisu Cul‘l'IpIt'Il'

the (II.I:IC'III.‘(Icoupon. We shall tlicn fnrwiird you our application form and arrange an interview. Mr I’.II. Iliiwsnn Recruitment and Training Officer. Marconi Radar Sy.-itcnis Lirnited. Bliickiiirri Road. I4-icr-st:-r LI‘:-I ()AI'. T,.],_.i,hnm.:|A.im.5u.,. 3333p

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asa

B353

policeman.

More are the new pay rates for constables

On Entry After ‘I you r 2 yea rs

Jyoa rs flyclrs Syaa rs Sven rs Further long service

PROVINCES

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LONDON ...~.

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HOUSING In addition. all policemen get free housing or a generous tax-paid rent allowance The current rnaiirntum allowance Ior married man varies trom ('1 95 p .1 to €504 p it. according to area Single men receive half the BIIOWMICG

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a

Please write to: Personnel Manager, ALADDIN

Write to :

pub

cvcrything you imagine it to be and much. much more besides. The local pub is an essential part of every neighbourhood. Each day old friends meet there. new pcoplc join in. There's always something interesting going on. Married couples who manage their own pubs arc hard-working. energetic people. They're friendly and sociable. They enjoy the rcsponsiblitics of their challenging work and the many opportunities to use their own initiative. Have you ever thought of taking their place behind the bar? It's not impossible. We arc looking for suitable married couples to train as managers for pubs throughout London. East Anglia and South-East England. Initial training lasts for 9 weeks and after a period on Rclicf Management you'll be ready to step out on your own in complete charge of a Chartington pub. You'll receive a good basic salary. plus profit-related bonus. :ind livc complctcly rent and rate free. In addition some of your household expenses such as gas and electricity will be paid by the Company. Although we are unable to accommodate your children and pets during the period of training. your family would be able to rejoin you once you are appointed to a permanent House. Tenancies of Charrington houses are also available for a small capital outlay. You pay nothing for the goodwill and although all bills are your responsibility. the net profit is also yours. If you are within 9 months of leaving the Service. fill in the coupon and scnd it to K. J. Webb. Recruitment Manager. Charrington 8: Co. Ltd.. 85 Moorgzitc. London. F..C.2. Tclcphonc OI 623 925i.

We can offer a worthwhile career with a Company that puts its employees first

HOUSING : Authority housing available at

Running

vacancies we have available in

overtime.

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no

obligation but why not write today and see what

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Bristol fashioned

NAVY NEWS MAY l97I

HAVANT AND WATERLUO URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL

Require

Ships visiting the Tyne recently will have become

an

Electricall

Mechanil Fitter for general maintenance work on modern equipment at Budds Farm Sewage Works. would suit ex-navy mechanic. Rate of pay for a 40-hour, fiveday week £24.75. 100% removal expenses

paid up

to

maximum payment of £75. but no housing a

accommodation available. Permanent

position if satisfactory

possibility of superannuation after 3 vears' employment Application in writing or telephone to: with

Mr. C. Whitehead. Budds Farm Sewage Works Southrnoor lane, Hevent Telephone llevant 5158 for interview

\

increasingly

that the new H..\I.S. Hrislul is something more than just

ti

aware

name.

Those actually going up the Tyne will have seen the ship at Wallsend in _whal appears to he .i

structur.il|_y

complete

including all three funnels.

st.ite.

unfortunate that final departure from the riser is still some way ofi. due to the long and complicated procedures involved in "tuning" and "setIt

ting

is

to

work"

a

complicated

modern warship. The present compliment of the Bristol totals 91. comprised mainly of oflicers and senior raiings of the technical speci.tltI.t-

NOVV IVIORE THAN JUST A NANIE life is dull as is ship still

frustrating

and so often the case in .. building. because the Bristol has so much new equipment covering the whole range from weapons system to sewage plants that there is .ilw;iys some i-ioi

as

thing interesting

to

find

out

She is now. and will continue In he. an exciting ship in which lu sent. .is well as being .5 very purposeful and good-looking \c\~ sel. Youth is not predominant in

H.“ S Ark Roy.i|‘s representatives at the Welsh Hotel and Catering Elhlhitisln at Cardiff three first prizes. lise won seconds. and two thirds. plus .1 couple of challenge cups They were in ll classes. Members of the team were (‘P0 Fraser. 1. (‘It Blight. and (‘k Vincett. and there was also a cake entry from CPO (ireenwood.

Preparation and cooking of

entries H .\I S shire.

the

carried out at Royal Arthur in Wiltnecessitating a 68-mile journey esery morning into (‘ardill. was

giant floating toy fort. the £2.L'50.(lX] research and des elopment vessel Crystal was launched at Devonpon Dockthe first of her type to yard he built for naval underwater research. and the first modern craft to be entirely designed at Looking like

31

Desonport.

Engineers Complex performs

\§—:Q$-fl’

a vital The steam generating plant at our Longbridge role in our activities. providing for production requirements and necessary factory heating. We are looking for men with Second Class Ministry of Technology Certificate (Steam) or similar relevant qualifications from the Royal Navy.

the

ches

soccer

are

In the

played

and

hockey

mat-

recent

Spring Meeting.

h“f~'k€.\'

company. but

Rosyth Trophy

the sil--I-sidc l€'Im managed to get the

first "pot.“ defeating teams from Caledonia. Keppel. .ind Neptune. before o\erL‘or1-ting Vfllluflc "fl" in the final. Userall. Bristol came third. behind .ind ('.iledoni.i Neptune which was pretty good considering that in terms of

ship's

handicapped."

There is also time to sample the delights of the best beer and the best run ashore in the L‘.Is'.

Mountain topped with sand by Albion

Welsh success for Ark cooks

Shift

over

regular

ship‘s

_

Hons

‘S-N-NNNNN---—--“

Control

the present

numbers avziilahle. the ship was the smallest unit taking part HI'II.PI.\'(i £I.DI-IRI.\' '\p:tt'l from sport. the ship is ins-olsed in many other activities II'l the Newcastle area. ranging from .\le.ils on Wheels in help the elderly. to "football for the

operation and

maintenance of boiler

plant

and

aux-

iliary machinery. to keep it in a safe. efficient and economic condition. is the key task of this job. The shift engineer is a front-line manager. involved in the supervision and welfare of all personnel in his department. and bearing responsibility for all applicable reports. records and charts.

Successful candidates will be between 30-45 with the relevant qualifications in steam. They will be experienced in instruction duties and also the control and supervision of skilled labour. As we are operating a three-crew. three shift system we shall also expect our candidates to have had plenty of watch-keeping experience. Salaries. which are very good by Industrial standards. reflect the status of the job and the importance we place on it. Write or telephone for an application form quoting ref. S.lO,'NN to: Mr. S. jeffery. Appointments Officer Staff. British Leyland (Austin Morris) Ltd.. Longbridge Division. Birmingham. B3l 2jB. Tel: 02l-475 2l0l. Ext. 640.

§——:——:$——:—:——$—é

islanders of lonely Ascension were thinking that getting l.000lh. of sand to the top of .i l.800ft. mountain was going to be quite a feat when along came ll.\d.S x\lhion .ind the lift was accomplished in no time at all, with helicopters. The Albion is on a ten-month The reason for the sand up cruise round the world. and there was to further a treeIsland. which is the planting scheme. and as a token Ascension tip of a defunct volcano rising of their appreciation the islandfrom the seabed. was one of her ers gave the captain of the early Calls. Albion (Capt. I. (i. Jungius). and the captains of the accom—

"Leraklt? I.ooksllhethebI¢gee! deg heap In the world In in." NA Denllh Cooke (llll). OI Grlmeby. NAM Ansiln Devlee. of Walk: lwentletshlre). R0 'l‘I.ttIoIIty Mother. of Norwich. and NAM Kevin Monoghen. of Steel

(Somerset). a

the right. making tour ol Ascension Island during H.M.S. Albion‘: vlelt. on

panying ships. Capt.

9. A. Stuart lH..\rI.S. Danael. and (‘iii K. *\ low (H V1.9 ‘\s'hillesl. Hritish beer hulllcs temptyi. thought to be of nasal origin. .ind dating from I810.

Multiple Off Licence Company require husband and wife teams to manage Off Licences in the Greater London area. Training period plus all facets of the Retail Trade and Management given This position offers a over a period of four weeks. good salary plus free accommodation.

(i()l.I-‘ H »\T('HF.S local golf course were won by the local players. but they were less successful at cricket and soccer. though they much appreciated the chance to play against a different opposition Two matches

the

on

new

Write

now to

Personnel Director,

SADO & KING LTD. 6 HANOVER STREET. \N.‘I

BRISTOW The

HELICOPTERS LTD.

Largest International Helicopter Group require

HELICOPTER ENGINEERS With

experience on Whirlwind and Wessex helicopters. Crewmen also required to carry out winching and S.A.R. duties

NAVIGATOR/ININCHNIEN Required

of D.R.

Helicopter Crewmen for S.A.R. duties. Previous experience navigation over sea also operating Decca A.D.F. and V.H.F. as

Navigator's

equipment.

Licence preferred but not essential

Please apply:

BRISTOIN HELICOPTERS LTD. Flodhlll Aerodrome South Nutfield. Nr. Rodhlll, Surrey Tel. Nutflold Ridge 2353


NAVY NEWS MAY I97l

Fearless ati Portland

/N TREK 900-MILE '8 TRIO 25 0,4 V3 HAMPSHIRE Three marathon walkers returned to their ship. li.r\l.$. Hampshire. to find the ship ‘a mi-npan_v lined up on the flight tied: and an nfiieiai reception waiting Ior them. Their arrival at Land's End man. RWE Cornelius .\Ittt’ph_v and {ti Trevor Wood. Tvm a few da_vs earlier had given who were unable to eomplete them the honour at being the first .\'.|v_| group to mrnpiete the journey vvere All Richard the 900 miles from John in‘ Woods and "E “'.iilI_v HillGrants. It took them 16 da_is iaee. to romplete the trelv. an eltra HE Hill Thomas drove the five da_vs heing added to their team's estate vehicle. logging estimated time due to earl_v 8.000 miles in eoilt-etim: minor rriistorrunes and had stores. finding aeemnrnodavvrather. lion. and providing the rumthe It miuiieations linii. lie ivill also reception. alter eongratulations from the coinget it tanlsard when he returns Irom It-air. manding oflieer tl'dr. K. E. England). the three walkers were presented with beer tunliarrls train their shipinates. The three vvho suevrrdrd in the nails vvere R!-.'\i Ray Tay-

.-\Ii looking very related. but this in rat‘! printed the hariiesr part of the 9fXl-mile walk. Soon they were in UTIIM \it'Ifll\

.t!hl

slilvsltlg

mountains. before ihei left S'e‘n!l.‘ind and foiinil e.isi'er going.

Biggest ssarship

to no

throiigh

the Portland "s_\~TI.'fT'|.“ the l3.(KNT<!ut1 .iss.ilill \I.'\\L'I H \l 5

T:C.lTlt.’\\ completed a foiirsseek \Aor|s—iip on \I.it's‘h 3‘. returning

to

Desonport

hI.'lA'YL‘ starting

to

lease

gise

ampiiihioiis

eser

s.‘l\L'\

In addition to the usual nasal Pl‘TTl.lT'll|. the programme at learless cmharlmil troops am! Links from 24 Htty:.iilt.‘. .i hintiJaft from lei:-on ‘siileiil. and ll|.'l|s\\[‘ll.'T\ of Mrs Vasal \n

Squadron and tshh -\tin‘. \ii (iirps \'qtt.isltrin, in gise training in her arripliilmms role

Endurance in ‘Deep South’

H \l S lndiitaiicc-_ ssliicli has been operattnr I". \ii:.it.ti.a since last ()..tolv;t. ii:a.liiiig the fiirllies! south rho "ic -hr ‘ans -cl .“ latittide till 49 been is villi.’ at l'I‘TT\llil‘iill| -in ‘-la‘. During the s¢,I\Un more than iiacles. and other -imlt'rss.itei |."‘tl square miles of iincharteil ol~st.i.'les ucre t..’ii.'a'cl-. pin .v.eait ssas coveted \h-vals. pinpointed law .I sisit to the ittain \tgeiitine nasal base of |'t:erl.v llel grano_ 1.‘ miles from the sIl_\ of ltahia ltlan.-a. the ship's sitffl a pans ssent into tropical rig most iiniisual change in the titulrite of the '\lll.Iis!Is season ll was .i hritnleil. ill and refereshed creu that sailed south again. with plenty of fresh fruit and segetables on board. "The Fitdiirance retidelsoused oith the \ntarctic’s ness hos." the Royal Research Ship ltransfield. on March 9, am! she left the crisp, s't_\~l.illinc \ttl.its.‘ ttca on \Iarch Z9. hasiitg compleied a large amount of the allotted sl.lt\.c)tt1): ssork —-

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TOP TIPS FOR CA VALIERS lrentlond in March. eoooer yere from u.u.s. avaller did aoina training for the Weatern Fleet knock-out colnpatltlon at Grldln Park, home or Drenrlord Football club. The cavalier playere. whoae achievement In

l l‘. L‘ Royal Vasy men are among the 16 soccer players sclt-.:c.l for a (otitbined biersiccs l-C.-\. tour to (itbraltar this montlt ton:

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new tournament to decide the champion soccer unit of the British I-orces starts this month and H \I S Daedalus are the 's Nay first representatives. Royal y It marks the golden jubilee of .\';iafi. who hase presented a silscr cup. and is also being sponsored by brewers Watney “nun who are gising H.000 for the funds of the three Service l-'ootb.il| associations to cos er expenses. and to the qualifying units. The championship will be decided on a league points system in three matches between the champion unit of each Service. Daedalus set the ball rolling with their match at I.ee~on-Solent on May 2-3 against the Army champions. §!~'..\-fl-I Bordon tk.o. I-4.30. admission freei. 'Ivso days later. the Daedalus team will be at llalton. Buckinghamshitc. to play the R -\ I- champions. R A I‘ \I.trham. Norfolk The -\rmy-R. NF match at Bordon on May Ill will be followed by the presentation of the Vaafi Jubilee ( up

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QUASH IS ‘No. 3 IN THE POPS’ ltshments courts are fully booked up a week ahead." In their last match of the season the Royal .\'asy scored a 4-! win oser a Swedish touring

Royal Navy aquaeh playera were well to the lore when Northurnberland played Cornwall in the Inter-County Plate final at Birmingham on Aprll I. Lleut. Burton Toll (l-l.fl.S. Brlatol). the Navy No. 2. won hie game for Northumberlend to help hle county to In 5-0 victory.

Cornwall had two navel O'Keele (ll.At.s. Flagard), the

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FOUR Sl'RVI\'()IlS Only four .\'asy players surselectors‘ siesss and the coaches‘ vived from the I970 team. and 3, team building. esen then the team selected for But this must be so. for sailors early games against the universities changed completely at the New Year A cheery group of Eagle Vans-y coaches. Johnnie Ellis. man atapplng out on Dennis Probee and Jackie Freethelr runman do a tidy and considerable around-the-Rock. task. There is no standing still for them. team. the Vikings. at Woking on Both the Army and R..-\.F. April l. thus avenging a defeat teams had seven or eight st1r\i\sustained H..\l.S. Ark by ors from the previous season. Royal's team in Stockholm last 5 and their teams showed little from the season's beginavstree he at ( i. R osenquist 5 change 3-0. l.ieut.~('dr. J. M. Benson : ning to the Inter-‘service chambeat R. ionason .1-l. Lieut. W. 5 pionships. .st. (‘aswell heztl H. Almkvist 5 32. l.ieut. S. W. R. I.unt lost to (T Skalleberg I-3. and l.(‘l-EM P. Jenkins beat 1 Wennerstrom "'0 4""? and the l?.A.F. ehared the Inter-Service hockey I-0. title. our competition in the three-day chaniplonahlpa at Alderahot waa ao cloae that the Royal Navy were deteated only by .’\l a dinner afterwards the "'0 94'’ goal in each of their matchea. .‘\'as y repaid some of the hospiAfter the Army and n.A.l-'. had drawn the opening match. tality receiscd in Stockholm last the Navy were beaten 3-2 by the Army on March .11. year. and each player recetsed a The Navy starred etrongly and Simon Cool: penetrated deep Vikings '71 squash sest. into the Army delencea aeveral times before the eoldlere got It is hoped that this link. Into the game and aeored ltrat. which has been established for Two goale down after a penalty etrolte near hall-llrne, the I0 years when H..\I_ ships visit Stockholm. will flourish on a Navy hit back to acore through Trentharn. But, although the firmer basis in future. Navy preeaed hard. It wee the Anny who aeored again before Nine of the 22 Navy matches Batho got the Navy'a aecond from a penalty corner at the and. The following day. the Navy were a goal up for aorne tlnte played this season were won. l3 lost. and 24 players appeared in agalnat the R.A.F.. holders and lavourltee for the title. but they finally went down 2-1. Jalnea eeored lor the Navy. representative matches. I

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Trial! for the Royal Navy lawn tennis team are being held at the Royal Naval College. Greonwlch. on the weekend at May 22 and 23. Orlrcers and ratings who would like to be considered for the team are invited to write to the Secretary. RN. Lawn Tennis Association. n.~. coll Greenwich. London. S .10 by Friday. May 14. and. it possible. attend the trials {or which entry for-ma are available from command lawn tennis secretaries or the secretary ol the R.N. L. T.A.

This year ll all hung on the final game between the .-\rm_s (who had beaten the Sign y 2-0! and last year's champions. the R.:\.F. The Army repeated the tactics they had employed against the .\l-.ivygetting two goals and then defending well enough to win 2-0. writes Benton. So. after a year's break. the are sailors first and footballers ( onstanttnople (‘up returned to well down the scale. the Army Nevertheless. a vast amount of player viewing and coaching THE I’R()Bl.l'IhlS But. as ever. this could have goes on. and the Navy must be congratulated in forming. under been the Navy-‘s year It is. of these difficulties. such —

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Bid to keep title fails Having

beaten the Army H-9 in March. the Navy XV had every hope ol winning the Inter-Service title rugby for two successive years lor the first time since 1922. But. although they played lips and a penalty by Geoff strongly. particularly tn the Fabian. but the RAF pack. the Navy lost 6-17 to stayed cool and another try the RAF. at Twvckennam and a penalty CflflChOd If for on April 3. them. Eleven DOII1l5 behind at koala this defeat. the half-time. the Navy surged Navy ‘s season will be back early in the second remembered for a splendllcl hall with a fine try by Philrun of victories secured by attractive and positive play

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Below: PO Wren Pat Rlch holds aloft the cup for which H.M. Shlpe Ark Royal and Norfolk will bettle on May 5.

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COMING UP ‘s gr s

With sesenil .\:i\y cricket team places to be filled. P:Illlt.‘lll£|ll_\ in fast howling. the Inter-Command tourmamcnt at Plymouth on June .3 and 4 will be watched carefully by the cztptain and selector. l.icut.-('dr. Roget .\|oy l;tn—Jones. writes‘ Smitcr.

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lhc holders. Royal \lannes. are depicted by the absence .ihro.td of Nan) opening bowler Cpl Pctcr Dascy. and Major lleniy llescrly. last yl:.'u's skipper. Although he has (‘apt (icrry lordolf. Inst.-Licut. John Lucas and Ltcut. Simon NewRichard Perssc and l.icut (icrry \\'c|l.s~('olc. Capt. Derek Oak- som. But there will he places for those who mttke the grade lcy. this ye.ir's skipper. rnay find the batting ntthcr brittle and with L’ S. Portsmouth or Chatham during May. bowling lacking satiety It is hoped that Plymouth. alw-ays the “dark horses" Portsmouth. last year's runners-up. look strongest on paper because much depends on the availability of players from with espenenced .\;uy all-roundcrs .\loy'lan-Jones. Inst.-Cdr. .\-lanadon and Dartmouth. will give a chance to younger cricketers whom the selector has not seen. All-rounder. ME "Knoclu.-r" Whytc. should be available as should Licut. Tony FJlis. last years ski 1'. who goes abroad soon after the tournament. but early matches may prove the best testing ground for potential cri ct-

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TlTLE HUNT ENDS FOR NAVY PAIR

All Peter Voce and Cpl. Richard Hall. the two .\i.'i\_\ boxers who remained in the .—\.B..-\. title hunt at the quarter-final stages. were both eliminated in the but not (‘omhincd Services match 1138!'nst Wales before both had fought desperately hard for ;i place in the semi-finals. writes Puncher. —

Only four of the Combined

Services team survived against the determined Welsh tuners. A most intn uing bout set the \'oce. as-y"s light.

welterweight champion. against former

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HE GOT

Peter had moments of brillmncc against Cletisct. the esNau

welterweight

with ll;tnd.'ilT club. but these were few and far between .Itl\l the czigey ('lc:i\cr neser missed an opportunity to score. l'Ill‘K"\\ paid ofi. It is difiicult lot it Nnsy boxer of \'occ'.s class to succeed at this lcscl unless he has .'i shorc has: draft enabling him to get proper!) fit. H.-\Tl'l.E R( )\’.-\l. Vubby Hall knew he had 4 big task on. To bus Dan: I);n.'ics. ('ommonwe.ilth (‘names stl'-ct medallist. was ;i tall order; to beat him must lune seemed .Ilt'I'lt't\l imrsissxblc I).nxes. who beat Voce tn the qti.uter-finals List year before winning the .-\.l-I .-\ light-wcltcr title. looked strong. and neser now

in the second. though compelled to take tr count on one knee. and fY‘|.'ltl¢.' it desperate bid for stctory in the third He landed three hard rights which shook his opponent. and earned the applaiisc of the large crowd after the referee called a halt with 30 seconds to go (‘LlYSE ('0.\'l'l-Sl'S Summing up the 5-my-'s boltng season. couch. Col. Sgt. Derek l-Isans. said that although II was disappointing not to get boscrs to the .-\.B..r\. semifinals. it was 81 season with sortie uscful tl'|dt\ri(’lJ2ll successes “lhc matches we hasc lost has: been close. and results have not always been a fair reflection on performance." he

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sans.

with Mecnl. Joe Clare (Daedalus) winning the event. the Royal Navy beat the University of London 55-45 in a crane

-::untry lace.

Devonian

Cfs.

ttlwiiys have

and teamwork which stems from playing trials and in cricket week itnrncdiatcly before the Inter-Command competition. Fast how-lcr Brian Booth has left the Service. but they should have Iicut. Hen Farmer. last _vc;ir‘s Navy ( ning but. who is scrsing with the ..-\.l-'. .~\ir‘s cric etmg talent is so widely dispersed that ll is not readily uuulablc to L'.S. in Portsmouth and Dcvonport and is not always in the sclcclofs eye. MORE UMPIRES Um "res appointed by the R.N. Cricket U mpircs Associalion wil cover the festival. After a coachi course at Pitt Street. two more members passed their .-\.C. ‘. citarninations. thus qualifying for more important matches. This year. for the first time. the associatiort is appointing June It is the date for a commissioning umpires to nearly‘ all representative gnrncs. and one may be appointed to a Combined Services match. ceremony which will inark the return of The secretary is lnst. l.ieut.-Cdr. J. Wilkinson. H..\I.S the famous name H..\rl.S. Tcrncrairc to the Navy" List Dolphin .-\s .\.'I\y News reported last month. rt.‘l'l'lCl"dl!I.' is to be the ship name for the R.N. School of P.'l'. Commodore E. W. Ellis. Commodore Royal Naval Barracks. Portsmouth. will be present at the ceremony Air Command

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Temeraire da te '

champion

stopped attaclung. lhc e\pcrtcnccd Nohhy had l.ll\€tl his worlt rule in training. but couldn't keep up with the mobtlc Welsh champion llc stir\iw.‘\l zi couple of head

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Portsmouth Athletic Club has agreed that the Royal Navy‘ long distance road race will again bi: held concurrently with their Chichcstcr-Portsmouth nice on

\lay

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Car 6 Anderson. executive HM.S. Sultan. olllcer at opened Sultan's new he club house on April 1. ceremony was receded D a 14-11 victory or H_M.S. ultan over Gosport and Fareham.

rugby

1'

H..\l.S. Collingwood retained the lfnital Scrsiccs Challengtc Cup with a 2-0 win met the R .-\.F |‘horne_\ Island

‘nreyeegtheanrerean'fle.hul er£eetneylPirrllngal gfiyuuuuumwig elorflntoirhelleokella But.aan'upenetrating eeald,rIie thnlIl.lIcpl'.JenLaeky(..perrlcula centerecenf

Records tumble to The urine of

an

Navy swim

R.N..-\.S.A.

swimming proficiency

course at March was

Portsmouth in prmed in time trials when (our fise beat swimmers Nasy records. .-\nd some of the new times were promptly hcttcrcd at the end of the course when the Natty beat Northsca S.('. by lll

his own Nasy record and the interScnicc time. and Junior Buglcr Mike Port-ipag. pissed the l(X] yards mark in fa.‘.Zscc. which beat the R.ts'. and the InmSersicc Junior records.

In the time trials. John Blake swam the K!) yards freestyle in $0.7scc.. Cltris Boothby did 60sec. in the If!) yards breast Wilson and Dan: stroke. lH¢.'l'OI‘I] returned 58.551.-c. in the ll!) ywds butterfl breast stroke. In the 200

Wren Rosalind Kelly (Victory) but the Navy record {or the loo ywds breast stroke. Wins. In the Northern: match. Boothby scored 2min. 28sec. for the :00 yard breast stroke; Wilson and Jim Pearson shred

points to 9|.

yard’;

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Hoothby‘s 2min. 30sec. beat

In

tl3.‘_'scc.

stars

the -I-40 yards freestyle. and Kelly swam the womcn’s !(l) yards breast stroke in 82.7. I‘hc Niny water polo team \met top class international sitiort in a tnangular irate at H.M.S. Gangs on April 24 with Ofiertbatchcr (Frankfurt) and 4min. 47sec.

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The Germans beat the Navy ll—I and Hens. l0—-I and the Nasy drew’ with Hcrts 6—6. Then at cornbined Navy/Hens Ollcnbacher defeated team I0-6.

knock-out

mlon for nered from

ship‘: teams Capt. Brien command:-lg

lonner mun.of l-f.M.S.

Norfolk. Now the Norfolk will face the lnlghr of l-l.M.$. Ark Reel In the Section 1 {big ah ) final during the tournement'a first finale day at Mll-

Camp ground. Portamouth. on May 5. On a nearby plrclt, the sec» tlon 2 final (ernelf ehlpe) win aee

be between N.M.S. Dundae and H.105. Malcolm. An entry of 44 ships (28 My end 16 small) has ensured the of the fire! aucceu experimental season of the

devised coniperlrlon by Lleut.-Cdr. Peter Broadbent. until recently Fleet recreeilon

officer, for ships scattered

‘A'

have prone cen—otherIw‘eetMe lust a tlcflelr lnornen: lerllne Uecmegal(ATwW)hi

The Idea which alerted the new Western Fleet eoccer

about the world to play each other on an rtunlty baele. Adrnlrel Slr llllam O'Brien. Corrirnender-In-Oriel Weetem Fleet. will present the King George VC totheeectlon 1 winners. an there la another cup for the atrial elilpa. IIIOIIIIIIOIOOOOOOCOOOCOCOICOIIOO

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The shapely oung dancers. Pans People. star attraction ot B.B.C. '5 "Top of the Pops," filmed a dance routine in an unusual setlin the quarterdeck of H.M.S. London. flagship of the Fag Officer Flotillas. Western Fleet. In the Mediterranean sunshine at Malta. hundreds of sailors watched as the lithe maidens weaved their way round the ship's flight deck. gun turrets. and Saucer launchers. to the rhythm of —

Doing their exercises

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Ships

I-'ury;1lu.s. Grenville.

London.

and two

Rf‘.-\s are among ti) warships and 300 iurcrztft in e\ercise l);iw-n Patrol in the Mediterrunean until .\l:iy l7. liorccs of five nations taking part in at Sli.’\'l‘() exercise between March 29 and April 8 included LI British Tttslt (iroup cornnuindcd by Capt. W. l). M. Stincley in ll..\I.S. lntrepid and two Rl-‘As with -10 (‘ommnndo (iroup R.!\l. and R47 .\'(l\'1l.l Air

blaring pop music.

Above: it was e windy day in Metre for 8.8.6. dancing e when girie Pen’: visited H. .5. Herthey mione during her threemonth In to the Mediterreneen. nd moreie boostlike this ing su inspired t e ship to win we Medtrein Olympiad sports competition. not once. but twice! Left: More et home then other: of the Perle dencere eboerd H. .S. London Dee-Dee wee Wilde. whose father is e retired nevel offloer.

The glamorous results

by millions of television viewThe girls had formed a friendship with the uided-missile r when the ship visited London. destroyer last e invitation to film came t rou h the persuasion of the ship‘: Press liaison officer. Lieut.—Cdr. i Somerville-Jones. who runs his own TV ers on

Squadron.

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programme on board. With their camera team. the dancers were flown to Malta. their stay coincidin with a spectacular Western Fleet variety show in the Manoe Theatre (at the old H.M.S. Phoenicia on Manoel Island). The bill comprised acts from all H.M. ships at Malta at the time Eagle. London. Norfolk. Hermione. Scarborough and Eastboume. and the R.F.A. Resource. The Pans People agreed to appear in the show. Entit ed Panornania 1971. the revue drew packed audiences and was voted one of the best entenainments of its kind ever

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(continued from page 1) Petty officers already serving

be "aid 22 years will be consi red by selection boards. but otherwise the 3.‘.-year point will tnarls lhc_ end of promotion op >l'lUl"llllt:\. ivery ‘tty officer will he considere by the first selection board to be held after he completes Itl years man's time. The first selection boards for (‘PC will be in October this year. and every October after that. ln the first _\e.'ir. consideniblc weight will he gisen to the misting roster position. but :1 nidutil n.-duction of emphasis wil contirttic until. by the fifth _\c;ir. the roster :is iil .\lllIt.'h l. l‘)7l. will no longer be regarded as rcle~

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The Bernbere Flight Safety Troph awarded to the Fleet Requ rernent Unit. Airwork .

Services. Ltd.. was presented b Vice-Admire! M. F. Fell, Officer Naval Air Cornrnerrd. at Hurn Airport on

Fling

March 5. it was previously won by Alrworlr Hum in 159. ll..\l.S

Repulsc. tirrising

at

.1 fiscl’l_\motilh on tl.i_\ stay. will he the first llritish l'ol.ins stil\m.irine to \l\ll the port

Sin) 5 for

the Navy.

"CHIEF" SELECTIONS IN OCTOBER

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i\‘z\'l‘()‘s exercise Evil Edge for first patrol boats in Northern lfuropc Comrriand begun on April '.‘| with British. Dttnish. (iermiin rind .\‘orwegi;tn forces and the Standing Niiutl Force Alliintic.

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After selection boards have i\',\‘|lt.‘d their lists. which will be in the expected sequence of romolion. promotion orders be issued as vaerincies :i.ris'e and ahead of those in the same bmnch chosen by ti subsequent board. The regulations include references to medical fitness. misbehtn-iour subsequent to selection. "short or dry" rosters. and the disposal of reports. In particular. the Management h:i\c rcmoscd the irritation of reports being passed from ship to ship. and the practice will end when at rating has sencd long enough and shown himself to be worthy to become a petty officer. Tl-ICll.\'l('lA.\'.'s‘ For the technician hrttnchets. there will be little immediate chttnge in the choosing of chiefs. .\losl rosters 1|l'L' short. selection boards will only be formed when the state of it roster rnitltes

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and ability to organize and accept respon.si'bi'lity. are taken into account before the examinalion which he has to pass. However. basic points will be abolished. and merit points awarded according to annual

giving rather more accent on ability than seniority. An important improvement has been rnadc in the arrangements for awarding merit points on joining the roster. the newplan being much fairer than the one it supersedes. The ch:mge~os'er from the existing iids-ancerncnt scheme to the new one will not have a sigreports‘. thus

nificant etfcct

anybody. More changes are to come. on

With the introduction or the Flcct (ihiefs. and now the new prncctiirrc for clroosing chief perry om'cer.s. the any r'< clear for changes affecting other rules. These will he announced later this year. thus

complet-

ing chiinges throughout‘ the .-rdvaincemcnt structure.

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