royal navy

  1. janner

    Fittest of the Fit......Kevin Brown

    Fittest of the Fit…………….Kevin Brown. The Author obviously has a deep interest in Naval medicine and has written other books on the subject. Currently he is the curator of the Alexander Fleming Museum at St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. The book covers Heath and Morale in the Royal Navy...
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    RN COMMONWEALTH APPLICANT

    Hi all. I am applying from one of the commonwealths and my process started in January. (delays have been caused by some unavoidable circumstances). i'd like anyone with the relevant information to help on the following issues: 1. How much longer could i wait for the RN to contact me with...
  3. E

    What to bring to the interview

    Hello, I've got my interview coming up next week and i'm having a problems with certificates. Recently moved house and everything is in boxes so very hard to find the OFFICIAL documents. I've taken my GCSE results and my two years of college results off my college website, this grades are the...
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    Failed eye test for rn

    Good afternoon first time posting! I failed my eye test for the Royal navy. I was looking at RFA for a second opportunity. However, I don't know if failing the eye test for the rn means I'd fail it for the auxiliary too? Really want a nautical career and running out of options! Any advice would...
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    Joining navy

    Hi, I am interested in joining navy and thats my only option. I have concern about work nature. How long will I be at sea? Just to plan my family life as i am married. I am planning to join as a marine engineer technician and is it possible for my wife to stay together if i have on shore work...
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    Marine technician or supply chain

    Hi, I have got a confusion in deciding my career role wheather to join Navy supply chain or marine engineering technician. I have interview next week. I really like to know the work nature of the job. I prefer joining as technician but afraid that would have to spend lot of time on sea. I am ok...
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    Is my eyesight too bad for the navy?

    With glasses my eyesight is corrected to 20/20 however my prescription is +5.25 and +8.00 and I can see perfectly with them on
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    Final Entry Briefing

    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone can tell me what happens on the Final Entry Brief at the local AFCO? Thanks
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    Royal Navy PRNC - April 1st 2019

    Hi there, So I go for my PRNC on the 1st of April 2019 at MoD Caledonia in Scotland. I was just wondering if there is anyone else on here that will be there? FYI - My entry date for HMS Raleigh is 30th June. Thanks
  10. J

    Seaman Specialist

    Hi, I have competed my RT test and passed and hoping to become a Seaman Specialist. I know some of the roles from reading the website but there’s not a lot of information so if anyone can give me some information about the roles of a Seman Specialist and just your general opinion. Thank You
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    Seaman Specialist Roles

    Hi, I have competed my RT test and passed and hoping to become a Seaman Specialist. I know some of the roles from reading the website but there’s not a lot of information so if anyone can give me some information about the roles of a Seman Specialist and just your general opinion. Thank You
  12. Seaweed

    Home Waters (1914-1918) Cdr David D Bruhn USN(Retd) & Lt Cdr Rob Hoole RN(Retd)

    'Dawn off the Foreland - the young flood making/Jumbled and short and steep - 'Black in the hollows and bright where it's breaking -/Awkward water to sweep. '"Mines reported in the fairway,/"Warn all traffic and detain. '" 'Sent up Unity, Claribel, Assyrian, Stormcock, and Golden Gain."'...
  13. Seaweed

    After Jutland by James Goldrick

    Rear Admiral Goldrick brings to the story insights as a seaman that no landsman could possibly achieve, and is able also to draw on his own Command experience. He is no mean researcher, as shown by his extensive references and bibliography. Consequently what we get is a truly comprehensive...
  14. Seaweed

    Mr Midshipman VC by Quentin Falk

    'They were not rated too young to teach, nor reckoned unfit to guide When they formed their class on Helles' beach at the bows of the "River Clyde"' Kipling, 'The Scholars'...
  15. NotNickCarter

    New release

    Amazon UK https://amzn.to/2NaulbM Amazon USA https://goo.gl/Y4czwT
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    AET experiences

    Hi, I’m in the process of joining and training to become an AET I was just wondering is the travel really limited or is it just not by ship, any ex or serving WAFU fancy sharing there experiences abroad? Thanks.
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    FAT's advice

    Hi, I've recently applied for the role of a RN pilot and have just sat my Initial Recruitment test which I managed to pass thankfully. I'm currently just trying to research as much as I can about my upcoming FAT's and what areas you can actually revise for. I'm aware that S/D/T calculations are...
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    Resettlement Opportunities - Engineers

    Hi All, I wanted to take this opportunity to first of all thank everyone for their service. Secondly, to see if I can now offer a helping hand. I work within the commercial building maintenance industry and assist a huge amount of Ex-Forces (Most frequently Navy) Engineers find their next role...
  19. JackFH

    ETWE training

    Hi all, I have recently swapped from WS to ETWE and am now waiting for my new dates for HMS Raleigh and my PRNC. I am wondering if anyone has anymore in depth knowledge of ETWE training at HMS Collingwood I have seen the basics but just wondered if anyone had anymore knowledge on it so I know...
  20. JackFH

    WS or ETWE!!!

    Hi all, I am currently at the stage of the PRNC and have applied as a warfare specialist, my careers adviser rung me the other day asking if i would like to become an engineer as I have the score for this branch I said I would think about it.... I need your help do I stay as WS or change to...
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