Nutty said:Not with standing the conviction for Rape being found to be unsafe. The prosecution can of course request a re-trial but with out further and stronger evidence that seems unlikely.
Surely the matters of excessive drinking whilst on duty on a warship at sea, sexual intercourse with a female in the same location, actions predudicial to the good order of naval discipline, bringing the Royal Navy into disrepute etc. can come into play. Will he survive that and remain either employed or retain the rank of Acting Chief Petty Officer.
Perhaps you serving senior rates would know more about the modern Naval attitudes????
Nail well and truly struck on head - and exactly the sort of questions that I would like to see answered - particularly by the Command team.