Noobish questions

Discussion in 'Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting' started by Nick_Rueth, Apr 16, 2010.

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  1. Hi all,

    i am applying to train as wss (sm) and am basically wondering how often submarines go on deployment and how long for (in a year how long could i expect to be at sea?).

    also need some definitions of some words ive seen on here...


    Please excuse my noobishness..........(awaits sarcastic replies)
  2. Marine engineer
    Wet And Fecking Useless-Someone in the Fleet Air Arm
  3. In answer to your questions:

    1. Ham.
    2. 14.7 seconds in flat shoes.
    3. Albanian motorcross champion.
    4. They are carciogenic.
    5. Jesus.
  4. Nick

    A stoker is an ET(ME)
    A WAFU is someone in the Fleet Air Arm
    A matelot is literally a sailor (from French) but in this context is a slang term for someone in the Royal Navy
  5. Cheers. this info will come in handy for my interview...

    anybody got answers for the submarine q's?
  6. Nick

    I have now been told by someone in the Fleet Air Arm that WAFU actually stands for "Women Always Fancy Us".

  7. We are fecking unique, Sol.
  8. witsend

    witsend War Hero Book Reviewer

    :lol: Shut up you bellend.
  9. Yes boss :(

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