Can anyone give me the jack speak for the different branches and trades please

slim

War Hero
#2
Electrical branch is a Greenie
FAA mechanical branch is a Grubber
FAA armourer is a Bombhead.
Educational Branch are Schoolies
Seamen are Fisheads.
Any FAA member is a WAFU
Stewards are Plate lifters
Chefs have been known as Cabbage Mechanics
Lots more with many having more than one nickname
 

Hooly

Lantern Swinger
#3
Electrical branch is a Greenie
FAA mechanical branch is a Grubber
FAA armourer is a Bombhead.
Educational Branch are Schoolies
Seamen are Fisheads.
Any FAA member is a WAFU
Stewards are Plate lifters
Chefs have been known as Cabbage Mechanics
Lots more with many having more than one nickname
Ta good start
 
#4
Stewards... Pillow Fluffers, Nigel Maintainers. Hoover operator.
Chef. Slop Jockey,
Divers...Bubbleheads
Sonar Operators ( or their metric modern equivalent) was a TAS Ape
Stokers are now Bin Men
Medics ...Scab Lifters
Environmental Health were Drain Sniffers.
Submariners...Sundodgers
PTI...Muscle Bosuns or Gym Mistress (Both apply to male and female)
Regulators... Crusher, Alsation, Sweeny.
 
#14
Other than branches/trades...
Floor = deck
Ceiling = deckhead
Wall = bulkhead
Stokers mess = bear pit
Engine room/gas turbine/diesel space = hell (fookin hot , specially tropics)
Babies heads = individual steak and kidley pies
Pot mess = action messing ..action stations scran , usually thick meat and veg soup.
Submariner branch has loads more re- food names.
 
#16
Writers.......Scribblers
Chaplain........Bish
Scribes, surely.
Royal Marines..bootnecks
RAF..crabs (whatever rank or trade, they're just crabs).
Army..pongoes
Stewards.. crumb brush, flunkey, plate layer (amongst others)
Regulators..fashion police (amongst others)
 
#18
FAA Radio/Radar = Pinkies

FAA Radio/Radar/Electrical = Still pinkies who have sold their soul.

FAA Radio/Radar/Electrical/Weapons = Pinkies who have sold their soul and are now busier than the Grubbers :(
 

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