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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2014, 10:48:58 am »
Yep.  OB is in the Glossary of U.S. Naval Abbreviations and the CG is obvious.  :)

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #17 on: April 09, 2014, 12:18:13 pm »
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CG is obvious
Candidate for the addiction topic? ;) ;D

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2014, 07:15:09 am »
On the USS Concord replies 8358 & 8359 "BLR" stand for Breech Loading Rifled (gun).

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #19 on: July 09, 2014, 06:10:42 pm »
Added to the formal list.  :)

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #21 on: June 20, 2017, 07:34:15 pm »
If only I could remember where I saw those two on the same page. It had North Pacific Ocean at the top and NPO by the Lat and Long. Might have been Bear 1914. I'll see if I can find it. But it does sound to be right N/SPO being North/South Pacific Ocean.


I thought I'd just got lucky: GLOSSARY OF U.S. NAVAL ABBREVIATIONS

But Naval Port Officer doesn't help this time around  ::)

Though 'P' contained:  POA -- Pacific Ocean Areas
« Last Edit: June 20, 2017, 07:52:27 pm by AvastMH »

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #22 on: June 21, 2017, 09:56:51 am »
For a few log pages I did wonder if "At sea - NPO" meant "At sea - No Particular Objective" - I imagine that some sailors would certainly think that's the case!

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #23 on: June 21, 2017, 05:08:05 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #24 on: June 21, 2017, 09:59:12 pm »
Especially on those three day jaunts to sea and back again specials  ::) ;D

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #25 on: June 22, 2017, 12:03:05 am »
Especially on those three day jaunts to sea and back again specials  ::) ;D

It reminds me of my brother-in-law. The stairs to the second floor in his house took a right angle turn half way up. There was a small landing there. He complained about getting to the landing and then realizing that he had forgotten what he was going up the stairs to get. "However," he said, "that was nothing. Eventually I got to the point, when I reached the landing to catch my breath, I couldn't remember if I was going up or down!"

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #26 on: June 22, 2017, 01:31:45 am »
 ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #27 on: June 22, 2017, 08:22:26 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D

I'll never get that bad - I live in a ground floor flat  ;) ;) ;D

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Re: Questions about Abbreviations (non-weather)
« Reply #28 on: June 22, 2017, 09:32:03 pm »
It reminds me of my brother-in-law. The stairs to the second floor in his house took a right angle turn half way up. There was a small landing there. He complained about getting to the landing and then realizing that he had forgotten what he was going up the stairs to get. "However," he said, "that was nothing. Eventually I got to the point, when I reached the landing to catch my breath, I couldn't remember if I was going up or down!"

I would think that if he needed to catch his breath he was going up ;)