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Old 16-10-15, 03:04 PM
Jim Maclean Jim Maclean is offline
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Originally Posted by Paul Spellman View Post
I have never understood Navy numbers but it seems quite a few here

I believe the letter prefix is a trade indication once trained
It all depends on the era as well. Post computerised pay all male ratings numbers started with D then six numbers then a Null letter for the benefit of the computer the D did not have the previous meaning of "Devonport" as the welfare authority.
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