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ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY WRITERS ASSOCIATION

Incorporating the Maritime Logistics Personnel Branch

Stories about the Writer Branch
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History of the Writer Branch

Nirimba Robbery 1988

Field Gun Battery HMAS Cerberus by Frank Shugg

Money changing by Derek Smith

Pay Rise by Peter Charlton

HMAS MK II & MK IIIBy LDG Wtr E W Norwood

What is a Writer ?

Initial Writer Training in 2006

Writers branch in the top end Darwin - By Jeannie Roberts

Initial WTR Training  in 2006

Johnnies - Royal Naval House

The Royal Navy 'Tot'

Harry De Wheels

The Army Newspaper - 1964 Article on deploying with HMAS Sydney

 

Did you know ?

Do you know that the Writer Branch  is the only Branch in the RAN honoured by having two Rugby Fields in major  depots named after Writers?

HMAS ALBATROSS has the  Blue [John] Guild Rugby Oval.

HMAS CERBERUS has the Salty [Alan] Eckle  Rugby Oval.

and  the Senior Sailors Mess’ in HMAS KUTTABUL  is now known as the Bomber  Atkinson bar and has an engraved plaque on the wall above the bar with  Bomber’s details. (EX CPOWTR Jim Atkinson)