Students in the navigation officer
portion of the plan spend 11 months at the college, followed by seven months at sea, then return to studies at the college for 10 months, followed by another eight months at sea, and nine more months at the college.
He completed the Destroyer Navigating Officer course and was employed as the Navigation Officer
in HMC Ships MIRAMICHI and ANNAPOLIS from 1994 to 1996.
He joined a firm in the offshore oil industry which sent him to Israel and Iraq, eventually becoming a senior navigation officer
on a 5,000-tonne dive vessel.
The Filipino captain and navigation officer
of the Liberian-flagged Rena spent the New Year in New Zealand on bail and awaiting trial on criminal charges related to the grounding.
Commander Rex Cox, master of HMS Manchester, also served as a navigation officer
on HMS Liverpool.
Comma nd e r S t e ven Drysdale, officer of the watch Lieutenant Commander Andrew Cutler and navigation officer
Lieutenant Lee Blair all admitted neglecting to per form thei r dut y at a previous hearing.
Vanessa Neild, as the Navigation Officer
is the daughter of Gareth Neild, who plays Ronald Raygun.
In the suspense thriller he plays a bearded navigation officer
called Jack Hardy, who is the sole survivor of a submarine disaster in 1943.
A navigation officer
by the name of William Bligh recovered thespear and preserved it for posterity.
The award- winning show by city writer and director Bob Carlton, features Spike Milligan's daughter, Jane, as the navigation officer
Iron Duke (July 1914-November 1915), and was promoted commander (1915); chief navigation officer
Speaking to Business Post, the 52-year-old dad of two, whose granddaughter Isabelle turns two in May, said: "I actually went for an assessment to become a navigation officer
in the Royal Navy and passed everything except the so-called 'Lantern Test' to see whether you could identify a green light, a red light and a white light - that's when I found out that I was colour blind.