Naval Officers

Some articles on officers, naval officers, naval:

Erich Raeder - World War II - 1941: Going To War With America
... battle, the lives of 2, 200 German officers and sailors could have been saved instead of the 110 who were saved ... At this time, some naval officers expressed the concern that the British were reading at least some of the naval codes as the Royal Navy seemed to have a suspicious ability to ... the fact that they had broken the naval codes, but the remaining two supply ships were captured after chance encounters in the Atlantic ...
Military Of Sierra Leone - Naval Component
... Today the naval force has about 500 personnel and operates several small patrol craft and barges ... Sierra Leone naval officers are trained by British forces ... On 25 September 2007, eight Guineans Naval officers were arrested by the Sierra Leone Navy for an act of piracy against locally-licensed fishermen inside Sierra Leonean waters ...
List Of USSR Navy Flags - Ensign and Flag - Ensigns of Auxiliary Vessels of The Navy
... Workers' and Peasants' Red Navy in case their captains were naval officers 29.08.1924 — 27.05.1935 Ensign flown by auxiliary and port craft of the Workers' and Peasants' Red Navy in case. 27.05.1935 Ensign of hydrographic and pilot vessels and lightships commanded not by naval officers 03.04.1929 — 27.05.1935 Ensign of vessels of EPRON 3.09.1943 — 16.11.1950 Ensign of the navy’s rescue ...
Mircea Cel Bătrân Naval Academy - History
... "Mircea cel Batran" Naval Academy has its origins in the Fleet school, that was founded through the Foreign Office decision number 15 from the 17 th on November 1872 based in Galati ... Throughout two years of studies, in this institution officers and non-commissioned officers were trained and they fulfilled different functions on board Military Naval ships, but onboard ... Later on, the naval higher education developed under different names according to the organizations and reorganizations of the military education ...
Stephen Decatur - Untimely Death
... He was met with much criticism among fellow naval officers, among whom Decatur was one of the most outspoken ... Decatur, who was now on the board of naval commissioners, strongly opposed Barron's reinstatement and was notably critical about the prospect in ... Barron's challenge to Decatur occurred during a period when duels between officers were so common that it was creating a shortage of experienced officers, forcing the ...

Famous quotes containing the words officers and/or naval:

    I then went to the Parade. I saw the King. It was a glorious sight.... As a loadstone moves needles, or a storm bows the lofty oaks, did Frederick the Great make the Prussian officers submissive bend as he walked majestic in the midst of them.
    James Boswell (1740–1795)

    The world was a huge ball then, the universe a might harmony of ellipses, everything moved mysteriously, incalculable distances through the ether.
    We used to feel the awe of the distant stars upon us. All that led to was the eighty-eight naval guns, ersatz, and the night air-raids over cities. A magnificent spectacle.
    After the collapse of the socialist dream, I came to America.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)