HMS Ocean in the Maldives.

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  1. Idyllic or what? Now I remember why I joined the RN all those years ago. RN website article here.

    HMS Ocean in the Maldives[/align]
  2. I had some great times at gan as we knew it .banyans beaches oh and the base facilities fun or what !!!!!!
  3. Lovely photo NG. Pity about that big grey thing being in the way!

  4. Tough job, but somebody's got to do it
  5. Lucky B*stards!!!!!!!
  6. 8) Maldives Any chance of getting the Sea Vixen back from the end of the runway at Gan??? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Ps those fruit bats are scary!!!
  7. Yep, spent two separate months at Gan on Cavalier 59/60.
    Nice to see the place still looking the same.

  8. Been there too, lovely place.
    We also had a week in the Seychelles, even better. Bl00dy big Tortoises though. 8)
  9. Did Ocean go out with a full compliment of CHF? Or was it pared back due to operation commitments in Afghan?
  10. Had 847 on board for the jungle element of the exercise
  11. Seaweed

    Seaweed War Hero Book Reviewer

    Wonder if there are still any faint traces of UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE ROYAL NAVY visible on the runway at Gan, allegedly painted on it by HMS Scarborough's people the day before the Crabs had their AOC's Inspection 1960 or so.

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