A quick intro

1st September 2005, 17:27
Hi to everybody ...

My name is Martin McRobert 57 years young and spent 25 years in the
Royal Navy in communications leaving as a Chief Radio Supervisor in 1988
22 of these informative years was spent on Submarines.

I have just condensed 25 years work into 3 lines ...not bad

Im looking forward to being a member of Ships Nostalgia, not sure if I can
contribute much at the moment ....my early days were spent sitting
on the banks of the River Clyde at Erskine watching a multitude of ships
going about their business alas changed days

Regards for now
(Applause) (Applause)

1st September 2005, 18:37
Welcome Martin, you are now amongst the sea loving fraternity, and like you most of us have left the sea, but our minds are still there, enjoy the site and all it has to offer.

michael james
1st September 2005, 18:46
Welcome to SN Martin,

25 years in the Senior Service, you must have some tales to relate in due course, I hope you enjoy all aspects of the site. A great bunch here.

1st September 2005, 19:05
Welcome aboard, Martin. Enjoy the site and all it has to offer. Look forward to any contribution you may like to make.

1st September 2005, 19:24
Hi Guys..

Thank you for your kind messages, you will forgive me if I dont answer
all message individually, i,m still finding my sea legs around the site.

I also spent 2 years on an Aircraft Carrier ( A real one, HMS Eagle)
not many people can say they had aircraft landing on their roof !! every day.
Had a wonderful time East of Suez around 1966/67
72 days going up and down the Mozambique Channel stopping oil tankers
was a bit of a drag.


John Rogers
1st September 2005, 21:30
Welcome to the site Martin,all I can say is that you must of been a very good communicator to say it all in three lines. Looking forward to your tales on the submarine.

1st September 2005, 21:39
Hi John...

Old communications habits die hard, Brevity was the watchword


John Rogers
1st September 2005, 22:22
Roger that Martin. I believe we have a couple of U.S. Navy retards on the site with us ,myself I am a retard army (30 years)