Category Archives: RAN

Last year marked 20 years…

  … since I joined the Royal Australian Navy in July – 1991. I was jogged into remembering it whilst sitting in the Karratha Airport with an artist who was only just recovering from my dragging him all over the … Continue reading

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It was big, it was beautiful…

…and it sat upon four timber pallet racks – dressed up with a bright red bow! It was four pallets of military issue toilet paper and as far as we were concerned, the Thai port of Sattahib had never looked … Continue reading

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For those of you who follow “Sea Patrol”…

… I apologise! I had no idea so much ‘drama’ can take place on an RAN vessel.  It would seem it ALL happens aboard ‘HMAS Hammersley’.  Sheesh – why wasn’t I posted to Boats (Nickname for Patrol Boats in the … Continue reading

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