Ridiculous Acronyms

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  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..


  2. Daily Orders day of sailing 0900 for Patrol, saved ink, saved the Planet.
    Close all screen doors etc
  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.
  4. During Portland workups, I used to hate reading RASON and l loved RHOC.
  5. Sub Lt's under training.... SLUTS

    On my mighty war canoes we also have the Notice Board Officer

  6. CINCNAGHOME - the other half...
  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.
  8. On an ENT Operating list

    TITS(Trimming of inferior Turbinates)
  9. Falklands, '82.

    I was a member of Fleet Action Repair Team 2.
  10. They were originally going to call Grampian TV, Scottish highland and Islands Television(which it was)
  11. Aye, still is :roll:
  12. Anyone remember the Campaign to Undermine Naval Terminology?
  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)
  14. When a medical officer who was also a psychologist was appointed to CAPTSM staff she immediately became PSYCHO.
  15. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

  16. STANAVFORLANT was a bit of a gobfull!!
  17. How rude! Although I did once do something very rude on SO MCMFORLANTs desk (not with him though he was a strange dutch ? Belgian ? person !!)
  18. see rosina,i was right! A gobfull!PMSL!
  19. Quite! He wanted it for his task book he told me - the ship was with MCMFORNORTH at the time!

    Do you think he was not telling the truth then??
  20. PMSl,depends on how much you strech the truth?

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