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75th Polo Shirts & Caps

The Old Salts have a limited supply of ‘NAVY’ & ‘NAVY VETERAN’ branded polo shirts and caps.  ORDER YOURS NOW!  No image available. Dark Navy Blue with gold logo (shirts) or white logo (caps only). Unisex sizes: S, M, L, XL, … Continue reading

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Old Salts Memorial Cruise – Saturday 10 November 

Armistice Day 2018 will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War in 1918. Join William C. Daldy on Saturday November 10 as it commemorates Armistice Day (the day before) with a Memorial service and wreath laying, followed by BBQ lunch and … Continue reading

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The World’s Six Best Doctors

This is worth a read and I am sure the sentiments will ring true for many especially in light of another shipmate crossing the bar. Steve Jobs Died a billionaire at age 56. This is his final essay: I reached … Continue reading

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Tom Hiini Crossed the Bar – Update

Regret to advise that our mate Pokiha (Tom) Hiini U18648 crossed the bar at 4.15am this morning, Saturday 15 September 2018.  Tom was an ex Chief Petty Officer Yeoman of Signals who joined the Navy in January 1966 and retired … Continue reading

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HMS VICTORY’S White Ensign Goes AWOL

The following article was published in the Professional Skipper and has been reproduced here as I have it on good authority that the content is ‘Kosher’.  Thanks also to Professional Skipper and an unamed Leading Signalman. This is what happens … Continue reading

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Conservation Couple Buys New Zealand Navy Warship

ABC Newcastle By Tim Connell A grey warships sails on the ocean A Newcastle couple who searched for a boat online are now the proud new owners of an ex-New Zealand warship. Paul and Wilma Adams have sailed their 44-metre … Continue reading

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New Medal for Public Service

13 AUGUST 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today announced a new medal that recognises meritorious service in the Public Service. The medal will be awarded to public servants who have provided service that has brought significant benefit or prestige … Continue reading

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