Navy Net - Royal Navy Community

Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

Time away from home?

SteamboatBill

Midshipman
Hello

Roughly how long does a warfare specialist spend at sea in one year? I know it must vary but i just want a rough idea.

4months in port, 3 months away etc etc... stuff like that.

Cheers!
 

fishmiester

Banned
It is not that easy to quantify. Each ship has its programme and thats that. Some will be away more than others in a given year.
There are guidelines for how long in a year a ship should spend in its base port, but believe me thay are just that - guidlines
 
D

Deleted 7

Guest
No official answer to that, unfortunately.

If you are serving you can check your ship's Long Cast but apart from that, you've signed ont he dotted line, you go with the flow :wink:
 

dt018a9667

War Hero
SteamboatBill said:
Hello

Roughly how long does a warfare specialist spend at sea in one year? I know it must vary but i just want a rough idea.

4months in port, 3 months away etc etc... stuff like that.

Cheers!


If you join the R.N. you must expect to spend a lot of time at sea! It goes with the job after all.
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
K Time spent away from home? Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting 6
u04elw2 How Much Time Spent Away From Home? Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting 15
M away from home The Quarterdeck 10
soleil Bexhill Observer: Ex-RM turned away from RBL Home The Corps 3
C Time away from home The Fleet Air Arm 33
MoD_RSS 235,000 haulier tests completed as lorry drivers urged to get tested away from border MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Nearest testing site now on average under 2 miles away MoD News 0
MoD_RSS AAIB Report: Alauda Airspeeder Mk II, loss of control resulting in a fly-away and eventual crash MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Extra funding for organisations that steer women away from crime MoD News 0
BreathingOutOnTheWayUp Yeovilton WAFU's Chinese Taken Away The Fleet Air Arm 75
MoD_RSS Dominic Raab urges world not to “turn away from Rohingya’s suffering” as the UK pledges life-saving support MoD News 1
H Deployment Regularity and Time Away RFA 6
MoD_RSS SLC urges students entering Clearing to apply for finance right away MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Environment Agency warning to keep away from Dowdeswell reservoir MoD News 0
C Spouse community, especially when away Nearest & Dearest 5
MoD_RSS Funding boost to steer more women away from crime MoD News 0
MoD_RSS The one that didn’t get away MoD News 0
soleil i News: "'You’re Only Ever 15 minutes Away From Launching A Missile': What It Was Like To Be A Cold War Submariner" Submariners 27
MoD_RSS Exeter fish pass extended 7m after weir washes away MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Mars rover gets work-out controlled from more than 6,000 miles away MoD News 0
BreathingOutOnTheWayUp The last surviving REAL Great Escape Survivor finally passes away History 0
MoD_RSS News story: Desert test drive for Mars rover controlled from 1,000 miles away MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Scientists move away from the keyboard to beat cyber attackers at their own game MoD News 0
W Looking to Join RNR but nearest establishment is rather far away Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) 4
M Life away from the sea, life on the sea RFA 13
Blackrat How to kill Tourists & get away with it. Diamond Lil's 41
B That time the yanks dropped three greased pigs on a aircraft carrier and flew away. Diamond Lil's 0
G Daily Mail caught lying again. How long can they get away with it? Current Affairs 31
E Baby due whilst partner will be away Nearest & Dearest 6
BillyNoMates Get yourself a real take-away. The Quarterdeck 0
S You can take a sailor away from the Navy, but you can't take the Navy out of a sailor Current Affairs 10
L How often are you away with the RNR? Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) 9
soleil West Briton: "Navy Pilot Speaks Of French Fisherman "Swept Away Into Blackness" The Fleet Air Arm 2
scouse That's one way of stowing the chopper away The Fleet Air Arm 21
Andy_Cap Father-in law passed away Nearest & Dearest 2
OMM Giving away a book. The Corps 7
trelawney126 Mail: "RN Reveals Radar That Can Spot A Tennis Ball-Size Object From 15 Miles Away!" The Fleet 16
O Father passed away - will Mum still get pension? Finance & Pensions 19
F Italian take away ? Current Affairs 6
rod-gearing another icon passes away Diamond Lil's 43
SONAR-BENDER A BJ a day keeps the sickness away.......... Diamond Lil's 37
Bad CO Xmas Give Away - Win a £50 Amazon Gift Voucher Competitions 15
Magda Yorkshire Airlines - Ay up And Away Miscellaneous 2
witsend It's a pure dead give-away that you're scottish if :- Miscellaneous 64
BFRS Military Job Fair - Tidworth Less than 2 weeks away The Afterlife - Resettlement and Jobs 0
soleil Shields Gazette: "Aircraft Carrier Section Set To Sail Away" The Fleet 0
stan_the_man The day they took my dad away Diamond Lil's 4
T Judt Yapping away Miscellaneous 0
moshe7158 OLD RN BOXERS DONT FADE AWAY THEY MOVE TO AUSTRALIA Sports and Adventure Training 1
stan_the_man To those away at Chrimbo Diamond Lil's 6
Similar threads


















































Top