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MoD acts over submarine incident - and the Sun Article

AfterSSE

War Hero
You won't read about it, but I would be willing to bet that the OOW is now preparing for life after Submarines... :dwarf:
 
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uncle_ho

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letthecatoutofthebag said:
uncle_ho said:
I can't help noticing there is a comment on the BBC site made by a Chris Parry of London which slates the XO. I wonder if this is the same Chris Parry that is/was a high ranking naval officer? The one who was on BBC's Sailor when he was a Sub LT

I sincerely doubt it. Sub Lt Chris Parry RN is now Rear Admiral Chris Parry and is very much still serving. Last I heard he was running the DCDC at Shrivenham.
That was the very point I was making.
I doubt its him anyway.
 

OSLO

War Hero
For the record, the XO is an English Literature grad, so his knowledge of language is beyond question. I'm not certain what the point of the articles is: that the Submarine Service uses swear words in management or that the XO went ballistic, or what?

I knew that officer quite well, and while I reserve judgement on him generally, he was bang on to bollock the entire Ship's Company. Yes the trot was a muppet who will soon be getting better at backet weaving (if there is any justice left in the RN), but the duty watch is made of more than one person.

And speaking as a submariner, the individual who leaked the video has betrayed the ethos of the submarine service that lies at the heart of the silent service. That some idiot had the foresight to record this is pretty low (he should have concentrated on what the XO had to say, not on whether he was "in shot") but that someone leaked this is sad, truly sad.
 
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