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John

From New Zealand to now living and working in China. Served 15 years in the Royal New Zealand Navy.

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Some bits and pieces from my time in the Royal New Zealand Navy and News and updates of today's happenings from here and there
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JC's Navy updates

JC's Navy updates

Sacrifices made by sailors to keep Britain’s sea lanes open ... Publications récentes UK: HMS Bristol - Royal Navy Training Ship To Get New Home 3 Septembre 2012 HMS Bristol, a firm fixture in Portsmouth Harbour for nearly 20 years, is about to get a new home. The Royal Navy training ship won’t be going far though, just 140 metres to the east
Kahu - I did some time on her when she was a Tamaki tram

Kahu - I did some time on her when she was a Tamaki tram

One of the best jobs I had in the Navy, one month on and one off, just 2 trips a day during the month on and a bit of maintenance during the month off. Had to do a 24 on once a month to give the ML's crews a weekend off. Photo's of Kahu gleaned from the net - Before And now
Russia: Fire Incident at Corvette Soobrazitelny

Russia: Fire Incident at Corvette Soobrazitelny

Russia: Fire Incident at Corvette Soobrazitelny Posted on Sep 4th, 2012 with tags Corvette, fire, Incident, News by topic, Russia, Soobrazitelny. Corvette Soobrazitelny happened to be motionless in the western part of the Baltic Sea due to fire in the ship’s engine room. According to information available to Central Navy Portal, although the crew
USS Bonhomme Richard Tests Emergency Responce Capabilities

USS Bonhomme Richard Tests Emergency Responce Capabilities

USS Bonhomme Richard Tests Emergency Responce Capabilities Posted on Sep 4th, 2012 with tags americas, Bonhomme, capabilities, Emergency, News by topic,Responce, Richard, Tests, USS. Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted a mass casualty drill to te
John's Navy Updates

John's Navy Updates

HMS Bristol, a firm fixture in Portsmouth Harbour for nearly... Publications récentes Pacific Naval Exercise Fleet 2,000-Strong Sets Sail 4 Septembre 2012 Pacific Naval Exercise Fleet 2,000-Strong Sets Sail Press ReleaseMonday, September 03, 2012 Operation Kakadu Warships: Photo credit RAN Fifteen ships with about 2,000 Defence personnel from seve
Radical looking new design - Presenting Zumwalt Class Destroyer SITREP

Radical looking new design - Presenting Zumwalt Class Destroyer SITREP

USA: Presenting Zumwalt Class Destroyer SITREP Posted on Sep 4th, 2012 with tags class, Destroyer, News by topic, presenting, SITREP, usa,Zumwalt. The following post is by Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden, the director for the Navy’s Surface Warfare Division: “Recently, I mentioned my trips to Maine and Rhode Island to visit Bath Iron Works (BIW) and th
The Royal Australian Navy in Korea.

The Royal Australian Navy in Korea.

The Royal Australian Navy in Korea. Australia's involvement and the cost RAN IN THE KOREAN WAR The Korean peninsula. In the first decade of the Twentieth Century, the Korean Peninsula was something of a pawn in power struggles between greater expansionist powers; primarily Japan and Russia. In 1910, after five years of provisional Japanese rule, Ko
Multipurpose RFA Argus Docks In Port-Of-Spain

Multipurpose RFA Argus Docks In Port-Of-Spain

meMultipurpose RFA Argus docks in Port-of-Spain...aids Carib... Publications récentes Multipurpose RFA Argus Docks In Port-Of-Spain 2 Septembre 2012 me Multipurpose RFA Argus docks in Port-of-Spain ...aids Caribbean during hurricane season Published: Sunday, September 2, 2012 DENYSE RENNE Text Size: The RFA Argus. The Italian-built Royal Fleet Aux
John's Navy News

John's Navy News

John's Navy News Past and present news from the Navies around the world and other services too ACCUEIL CONTACT The amphibious transport dock Arlington (LPD 24), the eighth... Publications récentes Russia: Caspian Flotilla To Face Modernization 4 Septembre 2012 Russia: Caspian Flotilla to Face Modernization Posted on Sep 3rd, 2012 with tags Caspian