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Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews Yesterday, 23:53
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

ASGSI; Advanced Stabilised Glide Slope Indicator

The following excerpt is taken from an AGI Ltd...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews Yesterday, 01:09
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

I also really like the image (included as attachment below) that shows all of the following in one shot:-

- the location of the name board on the stbd side of fwd island.
- the Royal Standard flying...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 14-12-2017, 21:56
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

Apparently there is only one on each of the ships in the class; and it's on the port side.

Accommodation Ladders


Excerpt from an article The Journal Business News...
Forum: Canadian Ships and Crews 13-12-2017, 20:21
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship Project

Your very welcome ... and thanks to 'Navy Stoker' for providing the confirmation of it being:-

"Crane: 1 in No.; self load/unload; boats, ATV's, trucks and Skidoos - for the use of"


Little h
Forum: Canadian Ships and Crews 12-12-2017, 19:53
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship Project

And whilst we await 'Navy Stoker' perhaps the following excerpt (and link) will shed some light:-

Taken from the Government of Canada (navy-marine.forces.gc.ca) website, in a page titled Arctic and...
Forum: Other Naval Topics 12-12-2017, 00:50
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Views: 139,302
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: Post Refit/Conversions: Aerial Arrays - Considerable Variations

RN Destroyers Type 45; Daring Class - Domes on the foremast panels.

Some variations noted on the foremasts of several of this type.

These variations are associated with the installation of domes...
Forum: Other Naval Topics 08-12-2017, 01:40
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: Masts for Sensors - Not For Sails.

Stepping the Mast - (continues)

A partial answer in my search for the answer to the question:-

.......and at the end of a ship's life - what happens to the items that were placed at the base of the...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 06-12-2017, 19:46
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Views: 211,461
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Destroyers: Later Daring Class - Type 45

Phill, it seems to me that there is no problem at all with the shafting arrangements .... the RN is being shafted good and proper - every which way that is conceivable:(:mad:


Little h
Forum: Canadian Ships and Crews 29-11-2017, 20:13
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: HMCS Quebec

I suggest HMCS Ontario; note the pendant number '32' at the bow.


Little h
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 24-11-2017, 16:44
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Views: 24,037
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: HMS Centaur 1953 - 1965

Hi Alan, yes mate Armada D14 will also have been in the vicinity methinks. One year and a day later I got my second Blue Nose whilst in the Camperdown D32 just slightly west of the first one.

Now I...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 23-11-2017, 20:25
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: HMS Centaur 1953 - 1965

Seems we have shared both a Skipper and a Ship (albeit at different dates); see the following from post #2, of the 'Rear-Admiral Otto Steiner' Obit thread:-



Included also an image of my first Blue...
Forum: All Other Naval Ships 23-11-2017, 18:05
Replies: 39
Views: 2,707
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: Argentine Submarine San Juan

'Explosion' detected near route of missing Argentinian submarine, navy confirms


Uki Goņi and agencies
Thursday 23 November 2017 14.47 GMT
Last modified on Thursday 23 November 2017 15.50 GMT...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 21-11-2017, 20:57
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

I read that she arrived back in Portsmouth early this afternoon, thus leaving a clear two weeks to clean ship in time for commissioning next month by HMQ.

Is it likely that the commissioning...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 20-11-2017, 21:23
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

Indeed Rupert - I never forget that fact:)

However, there I was assumining positive things; even predicting/suggesting that more sonic anemometers might need to be appropriately sited and ..... low...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 20-11-2017, 01:19
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

Or indeed the converse could be the case, and ....

It is interesting how much people seem to assume positive things, where:-

Some might assume, nay opine, there was an indication of an issue that...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 19-11-2017, 22:46
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

Yep; totally agree .... even though I cropped a bit off the 'twitter' original Jim.


Little h
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 19-11-2017, 21:31
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

There are also these (see below) erected on the port side of the flight deck near the base of the ski-lift.

That blunt nose up fwd must(might) be causing some unexpected airflow eddies - not...
Forum: All Other Naval Ships 19-11-2017, 00:17
Replies: 39
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: Argentine Submarine San Juan

I note that the link to ATP-157 publication in the linked thread above is now broken and apologise for failing to trial same before posting.

The current publication for NATO procedures is apparently...
Forum: All Other Naval Ships 18-11-2017, 22:55
Replies: 39
Views: 2,707
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: Argentine Submarine San Juan

Herewith, a link to the thread titled SUBMISS/SUBSMASH (http://www.worldnavalships.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17922&highlight=submiss+subsunk+subsmash), included at this time should anyone wish to...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 14-11-2017, 17:38
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

Kevin,

The attachment below will enable you to be overwhelmed at the opulence of a/the Junior Rates Dining Hall/Mess/Communal Space on QE R08.

The sleeping accommodation is however a leap forward...
Forum: Other Maritime Topics 06-11-2017, 20:30
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Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: Canadian Coast Guard Modified Severn Class SAR Lifeboats

Thanks Tim.

I hope the trials are a success

Little h
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 01-11-2017, 21:49
Replies: 918
Views: 211,461
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Destroyers: Later Daring Class - Type 45

Hope there are sufficient original 'tiles' in the stores to replace those that have gone missing (identified within the red outline) from the Dragon (D35) .... otherwise the Dauntless (D33) will look...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 25-10-2017, 00:22
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Views: 890,578
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Aircraft Carriers: Queen Elizabeth Class

HMS Queen Elizabeth Stuck In Port Due To Bad Weather
Mon, 23/10/2017 - 14:41

The UK's biggest warship will not sail from her home port today because of poor weather.

It was announced HMS Queen...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 23-09-2017, 23:45
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Views: 211,461
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Destroyers: Later Daring Class - Type 45

DUNCAN & DIAMOND in Montenegro (continued)

The rare event of 2 x Type 45's deployed overseas together.
HMS Duncan & HMS Diamond together in Montenegro last weekend as part of Standing NATO Maritime...
Forum: Royal Navy Ships and Crews 23-09-2017, 15:39
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Views: 211,461
Posted By harry.gibbon
Re: RN Destroyers: Later Daring Class - Type 45

The original post #882 started with the sentence -


continued with -


and only finished with the following the question referring to the segregated use of gangways :o
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