What Ship, When and Who?

Here is an image of a Communicators Crew.  Let’s scratch our head and put names to ship, year and of course to those lovely faces.  Thanks Benton for the image.

HMNZS Canterbury 1984 Rimpac and North America/Canada Trip

Standing L-R ASG Poutu Taua, OSG Jeffrey Halliwell, ORO Rei Turner, ARO Donald Ripia, ARO Anthony Hepetema (RIP), ASG Shiner Wright, ORO Benton Ostler, ARO Karl Harrison, ARO Tawehi Munro and ASG Mark Vause.

Sitting L-R OSG Trevor Smith, LSG Dave Carroll, LSG Alan Whitley, CPOYS Nick Nicholson, SLT John Campbell, PORS Chris Bond, LRO David Jones, LRO Nawaina Maika (RIP), LSG Neil Cameron

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6 Responses to What Ship, When and Who?

  1. Tony Magon says:

    The ship is Canterbury

  2. Chris Bond says:

    HMNZS Canterbury 1984 Rimpac and North America/Canada trip with Nick Nicholson as CPOYS and myself as PORS

  3. Benton OSTLER says:

    Naa thats not Ian Prisk or Eddie Baker.

  4. Tawehi says:

    STANDING L-R ASG Poutu Taua, OSG Jeffrey Halliwell, ORO Rei Turner, ARO Donald Ripia, ARO Anthony Hepetema (RIP), ASG Shiner Wright, ORO Benton Ostler, ARO Karl Harrison, ARO Tawehi Munro, ASG Mark Vause
    SITTING L-R OSG Trevor Smith, LSG Dave Carroll, LSG Alan Whitley, CPOYS Nick Nicholson, SLT John Campbell, PORS Chris Bond, LRO David Jones, LRO Nawaina Maika (RIP), LSG Neil Cameron
    (Compliments of Reihana Turner. Retrieved from Facebook RNZN Comms page)

  5. Alan Whitley says:

    To the right of Poutu is OSG Jeff Halliwell then ARO Rai Turner, ?, ARO Hepetema, Ian Prisk was not on that trip

    Sitting ASG Smith, LSG Carrol, the officer is John Campbell to the right of Chris Bond is LRO Jones and then LRO Frank Mikia.

  6. Dave Carroll says:

    Canterbury US/Canada Deployment 1984 my memory ain’t always the best now days but I think the following are the crew::
    Standing L-R: ASG Poutu Taua, OSG Jeffrey Haliwell, ARO Rae Turner, ARO Donald Repia, ARO Heps Hepetema, ASG Shiner Wright, ARO Benton Ostler, ARO Carl Harrison, ARO Tawheti Munro?, ASG Mark Vause.
    Sitting L-R: ASG Trevor Smith, LSG Dave Carroll, ASG Allen Whitley, CPOYS Nick Nicholson, S/LT John Campbell (SCO), PORS Chris Bond, LRO Dave Jones, LRO Frank Mika, LSG Neil Cameron

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