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Search: Posts Made By: yorky jim
Forum: Royal Navy 28th November 2013, 15:29
Replies: 29
Views: 4,809
Posted By yorky jim
type 81 , it could be said ,by having two guns at...

type 81 , it could be said ,by having two guns at either end , even if they ONLY had a open breech.It made a point to the locals .


yorky jim
Forum: Royal Navy 6th November 2013, 13:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,858
Posted By yorky jim
I have found a reason why the tigerfish did not...

I have found a reason why the tigerfish did not surface .....

Early models suffered from poor reliability: only 40% of the Mod 0 ASW model performed as designed. The torpedo depended in large part...
Forum: Royal Navy 30th September 2013, 11:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,858
Posted By yorky jim
When doing these trials ,with brand new torpedoes...

When doing these trials ,with brand new torpedoes , on RMAS Whitehouse being a torpedo recovery vessel .Is it possible that she had sonar ,to follow the track of the submarine ,they were working...
Forum: Royal Navy 26th September 2013, 15:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,858
Posted By yorky jim
H.M.S Arlingham

I am writing up a story for a writing class .during my naval days.

It is about the time ,the Royal Navy lost a " Mk 24 Tigerfish torpedo" while doing trials at Gibraltar .
It was in 1974/ And i...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 30th November 2012, 13:33
Replies: 64
Views: 12,010
Posted By yorky jim
One Christmas , we spent 8 days along side...

One Christmas , we spent 8 days along side Hamilton {Bermuda}That was a brilliant run-shore,before we had tied up at Ireland Island , so there was no long trip into Hamilton and back on board [H.M.S...
Forum: Royal Navy 28th November 2012, 10:52
Replies: 26
Views: 6,086
Posted By yorky jim
Hi Chadburn, Would have that been at "Fraser...

Hi Chadburn,

Would have that been at "Fraser gunnery range "??
Forum: Royal Navy 25th November 2012, 14:37
Replies: 26
Views: 6,086
Posted By yorky jim
Hi Last Dog, I remember many a quite moment...

Hi Last Dog,

I remember many a quite moment sat in the T.S waiting for the clouds to thin out , during many a AA live shoot .then the aircraft turned up and the cloud base was still too low...
Forum: Royal Navy 24th November 2012, 19:16
Replies: 26
Views: 6,086
Posted By yorky jim
H.M.S Cambridge gunnery range. Goodness knows...

H.M.S Cambridge gunnery range.
Goodness knows what there is there now ,during 1972 ,i took my wife along side the base .

yorky jim
Forum: Royal Navy 20th September 2012, 17:44
Replies: 36
Views: 6,355
Posted By yorky jim
The first few weeks at RALIEGH ,[1966] i wore a...

The first few weeks at RALIEGH ,[1966] i wore a "boom defence "badge , for being a bog standard od. seaman.
I am afraid i would feel ashamed to be photoed among all that rust.but i must be classed...
Forum: Royal Navy 4th May 2012, 17:45
Replies: 23
Views: 4,426
Posted By yorky jim
Who needs "fender,s" when you have coxswain...

Who needs "fender,s" when you have coxswain ,having passed his "advanced steering lesson"

yorky jim
Forum: Royal Navy 6th April 2012, 15:21
Replies: 26
Views: 8,491
Posted By yorky jim
Can any one say , when the cut off date was for...

Can any one say , when the cut off date was for being sent out to singapore or Hong Kong .
By what you read on the www ,it was rather a watered down affair .

Yorky Jim
Forum: Royal Navy 26th January 2012, 11:58
Replies: 16
Views: 6,235
Posted By yorky jim
I remember there was a site for "Leander,s" but...

I remember there was a site for "Leander,s" but that was in 2005 , but like all other site,s that don't get any support , hit the break water .

yorky jim
Forum: Royal Navy 8th December 2011, 16:47
Replies: 56
Views: 11,528
Posted By yorky jim
Is the "mushroom's world " going down the...

Is the "mushroom's world " going down the tubes..(Cloud)

yorky jim
Forum: Royal Navy 6th December 2011, 12:31
Replies: 199
Views: 26,294
Posted By yorky jim
More saber rattling again.. Fury as...

More saber rattling again..

Fury as Argentina operates 'blockade' of Falklands by boarding Spanish fishing vessels operating with British licencesAmbassador in Madrid admits operating patrols in...
Forum: Royal Navy 25th November 2011, 17:28
Replies: 3
Views: 2,434
Posted By yorky jim
Hi Alan Many thank for your posting , it...

Hi Alan

Many thank for your posting , it appears you were on board ,all the time i was on her .
One [blue card job]i had was in the senior rates dining hall all the time we were WIGS .

...
Forum: Royal Navy 25th August 2011, 18:03
Replies: 9
Views: 6,338
Posted By yorky jim
I had left the royal navy by Dec 1975, i can only...

I had left the royal navy by Dec 1975, i can only see only one of my ships there ...H.M.S SCYLLA .

Yorky jim
Forum: Royal Navy 29th July 2011, 16:12
Replies: 26
Views: 8,491
Posted By yorky jim
I have found the lost photo of Fraser,s Hill with...

I have found the lost photo of Fraser,s Hill with the skippers car and Land Rover .

http://tinyurl.com/3o7hspt

Yorky Jim
Forum: Royal Navy 14th July 2011, 18:38
Replies: 26
Views: 8,491
Posted By yorky jim
I have a photo of R.N land rover out side...

I have a photo of R.N land rover out side building .

yorky jim
Forum: Royal Navy 14th July 2011, 15:07
Replies: 21
Views: 6,369
Posted By yorky jim
There is a possibility that she was not a...

There is a possibility that she was not a training ship , but one that did trials , and the one that springs to mind is H.M.S Penelope.

They could have taken on "green stokers"to get the feel of...
Forum: Royal Navy 9th July 2011, 14:39
Replies: 26
Views: 8,491
Posted By yorky jim
During the time i was out at singapore ,and we...

During the time i was out at singapore ,and we had to go into dry dock a good few weeks , we all had a week up at "FRASER,S HILL" at the time the whole ships company was in Terror .

I have...
Forum: Royal Navy 20th June 2011, 11:38
Replies: 26
Views: 8,491
Posted By yorky jim
Ah ,that would be after the" TOT" was not apart...

Ah ,that would be after the" TOT" was not apart of our liquid diet ..(Wave)


Yorky Jim
Forum: Royal Navy 19th June 2011, 16:20
Replies: 26
Views: 8,491
Posted By yorky jim
re H.M.S FORTH When we did our work up at...

re H.M.S FORTH
When we did our work up at singapore {1966},we had to tow H.M.S Forth .

So only Forth was a sea-going draft ,being apart of Terror.

When i was drafted to H.M.S Rooke , i was...
Forum: Royal Navy 16th June 2011, 18:03
Replies: 26
Views: 8,491
Posted By yorky jim
A Far East Draft.

If you were drafted out to Singapore {sembawang}

There was H.M.S TERROR which we all know was pusser,s shore base ,
But for H.M.S FORTH ,H.M.S TRIUMPH and the MULL OF KINTYRE.

Were they...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd March 2011, 15:06
Replies: 8
Views: 3,168
Posted By yorky jim
stores, Many thanks for finding the image...

stores,

Many thanks for finding the image ...(Thumb)

yorky jim
Forum: Ship Research 21st March 2011, 19:07
Replies: 8
Views: 3,168
Posted By yorky jim
many thanks TED , I think i will have to wait...

many thanks TED ,
I think i will have to wait till my wife visits her cousin ,on the wirral.
And will be able to cross the water ,to see if there are any images of her , at the museum
I have...
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