Torn between Merchant or Royal Navy?


War Hero
If you join the RN as a seaman officer and get a navigational watchkeeping certificate, this can be carried over into the MN as the equivalent of STCW certification. Merchant Shipping Notice MSN 1856 mention a memorandum of understanding between the RN and the MCGA, but I haven't been able to find the text of the MoU.


If your a RN aircraft controller will not really translate to Deck Officer Merchant Navy..only the seamanship branch will