Well Underway…

It has taken me 3 weeks to get myself ┬ásorted and ready to actually publish this little comment and pics!….Oh what a wimp I am!….the ┬álearning curve I am on in my mind seems so steep…in reality it is NOT!…..publish and move on ! The last couple of weeks have just flown by…..I have been…

HMS Philomel

HMS Philomel has the distinction of being the first ship commissioned into the New Zealand Naval Forces and was in service from 1914 until 1947 and the name continues in the shore establishment at Devonport. The ship spent most of World War One in the Middle East, mainly in the Persian Gulf as part of a Royal Navy force protecting British interests and ensuring the continued supply of oil from the region and the safety of the Suez Canal.