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Discussion in 'Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting' started by sourlemmon, Feb 29, 2008.

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  1. Can you use your own bedding on board ship or do you have to take issue bedding? Would you reccommend two kit bags or try jam into one?
    Many thanks people.
  2. you really dont have all that room onboard pal

    which ship are you joining?

    Only take the bare essentials and once you've settled onboard, then you can add to it
  3. Busterbroon, thanks, Nottingham, flying out thursday, have been told by Collingwood take all kit. Can you use own bedding?, would reduce weight and space. Cheers mate.
  4. i'm sure they supply you with bedding, just take your own white sheets for the matress and they supply the pillows and duvets
  5. :thumright: Thanks for info.
  6. If you are flying out, take the bare essentials xx
  7. :thumright: Thanks Jenny
  8. Mate take ur rig - ie that u need No 1, no 3's and 4's.
    minimum civvies- buy em when ur there!!!!!
  9. Ohh if you're going any where hot, pack your tropics! And don't forget your gas mask :afro:
  10. Take a pair of flip-flops and a sense of humour.

    Everything else can be bought on station.
  11. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Snorkel and mask. Good for drinking games. Also handy if you're in one of the forward Messes (Nottingham has a habit of hitting things and filling up with water...) :wink:
  12. Arm bands too :thumright:
  13. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    ...well I assumed he had passed his RN Swimming Test at Raleigh! :wink:
  14. Now now SPB, Never assume anything :hello1:


    Edited to add. Except Damage Control States
  15. onbecause it makes an ass out of 'u' and 'me'
  16. Join a ship & they issue you with Duvets, DUVETS!!!
    Poor old long gone Chief Pusser's must be turning in their graves
  17. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    JLD: So fecking what? :roll:

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