Navy Net News

  • Trafalgar Night
    by (skyvet) on October 21, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    The Eastern Cyprus branch of the RNA are holding our annual Trafalgar Night commemoration this evening, and would wish a pleasant evening to fellow shipmates doing likewise. The evening will of course commence with the issuing of a tot! The Queen - God bless her […]

  • Currently week 5 HMS Raleigh
    by (PotentialCT) on October 21, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    If anyone has any questions I'm open to them! […]

  • May be of interest to you Marines.
    by (Waspie) on October 21, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Found in the Weymouth Evening Echo re Marine Sparks RIP. Of Cockleshell fame. […]

  • Pointless signs - meaningless, daft or just plain nonsense
    by (Capn_Pugwash) on October 21, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    Spotted some crap signs recently and thought there must be a lot more out there. Here is one for openers- On every Lothian Bus in Edinburgh: View attachment 13265 As I had travelled from Glasgow, No it *&$%^£ didn't! […]

  • HMS Queen Elzabeth
    by (Discovery5) on October 21, 2017 at 5:41 pm

    Some excellent pictures of the our latest carrier operating with the US Navy. These are available on Daily Mail online. The best picture is of 2 F18 super hornets carrying out a a flypast. Had they built the carriers to the original specifications they could have landed on it as well. That would have been good. […]

  • The Random Thread of Bollocks (NSFW)
    by (Blackrat) on October 21, 2017 at 5:39 pm

    Just a thread to post shite in. No other valid reason whatsoever. […]

  • Navy to SBS?
    by (Brob91) on October 21, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    Hi all, Just been watching the SAS who dares wins programme and am curious about the sort of roles people are in before joining special forces. It seems the main bulk, or all you here of, is people going from the Royal Marines into the SBS. I was wondering, has/do any people actually join/pass selection from a role which isn't the RM's? […]

  • Pre-joining fitness
    by (ws1602) on October 21, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    Hello, I was wondering what people's "Fitness routines" are?? I know the Navy used to publish an 8 week fitness guide but they don't do that any more. I have the worst confidence when it comes to being in a gym it makes me feel very uncomfortable because I'm just short of 6ft and I weigh 9st. So as you can imagine I am very thin, lanky and lack any form of muscle or definition so feel very conscious as if everyone is looking at how weak I am. So I struggle with the gym. Are there any...Pre-joining fitness […]

  • Earned Your Dolphins? If "Yes" then Read On.
    by (BreathingOutOnTheWayUp) on October 21, 2017 at 1:50 pm


  • Average Length time spent in Dockyard Refit
    by (Tui Bird) on October 21, 2017 at 1:23 pm

    I would be grateful to know the average time spent in the Dockyard on refitting the older diesel boats --like the 'A' , the 'T' , the 'P&O' . I stood by a full strip down refit of AMPHION in 1953 . We were snorting on our way from Scotland to Portsmouth , when the No 8 cylinder starboard blew up --stripped timing gear ,so as we were due to go into the Dockyard anyway in 4 months ,they it moved forward . Everything came out --ballast pump , compressors and so on to be refurbished . And of...Average Length time spent in Dockyard Refit […]

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