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    As Seanie Smith used to say... 'hey Murfs... get...

    As Seanie Smith used to say... 'hey Murfs... get down to the paint locker,...chipping hammer and wire brush....and .. give me a fag.....' rank or gender description has no place in a paint store!...
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    I drive a Mitsubishi, my second one in the range...

    I drive a Mitsubishi, my second one in the range and will be changing probably next year to a third of the type, all second hand Lancers. Probably the best cars I ever owned. However the move toward...
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    And look where that got us...... it gave...

    And look where that got us......

    it gave people the right to make unfounded allegations that seniors listened to in fear of their own careers, as we both well know.

    What I did learn from it...
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    Eons ago when I work in aviation the front end...

    Eons ago when I work in aviation the front end business office of the aircraft was called a 'cock pit' until some genius put two women into it and it became a flight deck as opposed to the obvious...
  5. Clarification around at Sea. 'At sea' is the...

    Clarification around at Sea.

    'At sea' is the declared time and date of the patrol which may include time alongside or at anchor as necessity demands...being 'under way' is not a requirement.

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  6. On that point alone the mentality of the DF being...

    On that point alone the mentality of the DF being if it is capable of being classed as a military asset it won't be left out of sight and will be based in Haulbowline as secure locations for boats...
  7. Pray tell, where are all these people you speak...

    Pray tell, where are all these people you speak of that require small boat training, that if indeed they do exist need to be at sea keeping vessels in operation.
  8. Buy a fleet of small boats to be operated by a...

    Buy a fleet of small boats to be operated by a very reduced reserve is not Value For Money, given their time is often required else where as in ships crewing duties, so with reduced levels the boats...
  9. Given we now have 120 naval reservists of all...

    Given we now have 120 naval reservists of all ranks serving its hardly VFM
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    Not really as you take out a Chief ERA, thats...

    Not really as you take out a Chief ERA, thats what his qualification is.. an ERA.. not an Engineer, DEs can be converted a trained quicker than backfilling vacancies created by CFRS once you lose one...
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    No for two reasons (a) once you lose them from...

    No for two reasons

    (a) once you lose them from the ranks you have in effect lost their speciality as they become management as opposed to work force
    (b) pay structure is different and the...
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    T More often than not when they do, they are...

    T

    More often than not when they do, they are then offered commissions and taken out of the line in the actual repair and running of systems and transferred to management ,which has its merits from...
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    Experience lost means what ever input at what...

    Experience lost means what ever input at what ever level there will never be enough people to run the courses get the people where you need them to be....3.5 years to fill the gap between 880 and...
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    Too late for recruitment, retention is now the...

    Too late for recruitment, retention is now the issue.
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    Has happened Happened to Aisling in 1986,...

    Has happened

    Happened to Aisling in 1986, chippies store below the Gun deck went up
  16. Attached to various universities

    Attached to various universities
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    57mm requires access to the magazines for the...

    57mm requires access to the magazines for the ammunition feed
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    Could always fit one to the new NSR...

    Could always fit one to the new NSR launches..even if it is second hand:-D
  19. In days of yore the structure of the divisions...

    In days of yore the structure of the divisions reflected that of the NS but there were no tech appointments.



    Actually there shouldn't be as without being an AB you are not a fully trained...
  20. So you don't really need a boat for...

    So you don't really need a boat for familiarisation ...
  21. My comments focus on the executive branch as the...

    My comments focus on the executive branch as the other divisions are absolutely non compatible with small boat training and again a lot of their training is class room based.

    A/Tel did explain in...
  22. If you want them to be able to fill gaps in...

    If you want them to be able to fill gaps in seagoing appointments they need to be trained in exactly the same fashion as their Naval Service counterparts. The safety related courses are mandatory and...
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    I didn't start it In a word... no

    I didn't start it



    In a word... no
  24. in your opinion. I beg to differ as those in...

    in your opinion.

    I beg to differ as those in the NS on a seamanship course get through the basics without ever having to use small boats for experience and the practial experiece required uch as...
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    Tried it in practice when training for the...

    Tried it in practice when training for the falling plates made absolutely no difference, other than getting you disqualified if caught. A lot of these little tricks were to create a psychological...
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