Saturday 21 February 2015

Is Rob really an Admiral?


Rob was a Lieutenant in the Fleet Air Arm 1956 - 1960 and Flew Sea Venoms off HMS Victorious.

We call him the Admiral because of an old joke from the novels of Clive Cussler when my friend likened himself to Dirk Pitt, me (Simon) to Al Giordino and Rob to Admiral Sandecker.

Sand Decker became Faulkdecker and he has been referred to as 'The Admiral' ever since.

We like to think that if he had stayed in the Navy he would have been an Admiral :-)

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