Old Admiral Sanchez was wont to maintain that he could smell thirty, and the men of the first ship in which I sailed claimed that Coburn, the navigating officer
, knew by name every wave along thirty from 60dN.
He was the Navigating officer
of INS Kamorta (during Op PAWAN), and Destroyer Ranjit, besides being the Fleet Navigating Officer
of Western Fleet during Op PARAKRAM."
The reviewer was fortunate to have had lunch recently with HMS Conqueror's navigating officer
and to query him directly about the decision of Conqueror's commanding officer to use Second World War-vintage Mark 8 torpedoes instead of the much more advanced Mark 24 Tigerfish torpedoes--a decision discussed in the Falklands chapter.
"Stephen has also proved adept at leading, managing and nurturing the team." Before qualifying as a solicitor Mr Mackin was a navigating officer
with Shell Tankers Limited.
Coming in with rich operational and staff experience over a career spanning more than three decades, Lanba has served as Navigating Officer
of corvette INS Sindhudurg and frigate INS Dunagiri.
Nick discovered his passion for food while travelling the world as a navigating officer
with the Merchant Navy.
Each ship in this escort group would send their captain and their navigating officer
and the signals man.
He was Navigating Officer
of HMAS Melbourne for 3 years and possesses substantial experience working across a variety of RAN platforms and environments.
Before that Ted, an apprentice navigating officer
, had not worried a great deal about being hit.
West Country born and bred, Martin Cole was a navigating officer
in the merchant navy before embarking on a successful oil industry career.
Elizabeth Thompson of Holmside Avenue, Dunston, wrote: "My father was a navigating officer
in the merchant navy for 60 years.
"We tried to get out of the starboard door, the gunnery officer was just in front of me and the navigating officer
stood to one side to let me go through.