We're NOT gentlemen, we are pirates. As per Admiral Wilson, 1905.Why dont you take one of these fine gentlemen for a few beers. They will bore you rigid with terminology and tales of derring do and you’ll have enough material for a sequel starring some general service ship antics.
PLEASE tell me he/she had nothing to do with 'Virgil'........If they lived on Anglesey then I might consider doing just that - lol!. I wouldn't be bored, boats fascinate me! A friend, who knows about the book, is already planning the sequel and the movie
What does FNC mean?
Well, you lot do operate with all the cards in your favour. In my defence, my squadron was more shallow water oriented than deep due to us not having no platform to operate off.Aaaaah ASW helichopters, that we can hear from miles away (or a long way away at least) when they go into the hover with their dipping sonar.
Its the downdraught form the rotors that are a giveaway, although we used to be able to detect low flying Nimrods, plus the sound of sonobouys hitting the water.Well, you lot do operate with all the cards in your favour. In my defence, my squadron was more shallow water oriented than deep due to us not having no platform to operate off.
I'd like to think the newer Merlins with more advanced kit can do better!