Ridiculous Acronyms

#1
I'll start...Cleo was the Squadron Leader, and we had a Chief Radio Operator, who was kind enough to issues a Temporary Memorandum..

S/CRO/TEM

Marvellous!
 
#3
How about - and this is pukka (as the cook says...!!)

SO (SSG) ---- Sossage of course :lol:

stood for Supply Officer (Supply Support Group) based in Chatham, part of HMS Pembroke in the 70s.
 
B

Blapto

Guest
#7
On CCF publications, Cadet Petty Officers are being referred to as PO(RN)
RAF Cadet Flight Sergeants are still referred to as Flt Sgt though, no (RAF).

Someone has a sense of humour.
 

McHammock

Lantern Swinger
#13
On a trip to FI in 1984, we were asked (by some retired adm i/c RN birwatching club I think) to keep a log of all seabirds sighted.
The Navigator was promptly given the new title SHIRO - SHItehawk Reporting Officer)
 
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