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Quarterdeck 2014

Quarterdeck 2014

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Navy, Ex servicemen magazine
Navy, Ex servicemen magazine

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Published by: अरुण सिंह on Jun 16, 2014
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Shirley Ramsay
V Adm G Mahadevan (Retd.)
We acknowledge yeoman support by
V Adm P Murugesan, AVSM, VSMChief of PersonnelandV Adm HCS Bisht, AVSMController Personnel Services
Editorial Board
Cmde Gangesh Kumar Cdr MA Makandar 
Published By
Directorate of Ex-Servicemen Affairs6th Floor, Chanakya Bhawan,Yashwant Palace,Chanakya Puri, New Delhi - 110 021Tele : 011 - 24121068/26880943URL http://desanavy.wordpress.comEmail : navy.desa@gmail.com
Indu Cards & Graphics9811419531Contribution to QD may be sent to:The Editor, Quarterdeck,G-93, Jalvayu Vihar, Sector -25,NOIDA -201 301,Email : editorqd@yahoo.comTele : 0120-2537251
Message From CNS3Editorial5Sea Harrier’s 30 Year Saga - The Beginning6
 Admiral Arun Prakash (Retd)
60 Years of Naval Aviation10SOLO12
Lieutenant Commander AbhilashTomy, KC 
The Bird and the Beast15
Rear Admiral R Gaikwad 
On a beach by INS Hansa18
Commander N. Lobo (Retd)
My Close Ties with the Flybhais19
Captain Srikant B Kesnur 
Aviation Cadets join the Navy21
Commodore R K Dass (Retd.)
The Qualification24
Commander Sareshtha Kumar (Retd.)
Story of an Unscheduled Flight26
Commander GVK Unnithan (Retd)
Naval Aviations Diamond Jubilee27
Commodore Mukund Kunte (Retd.)
Vaghsheer - the Commissioning29
Major General Subroto Kundu (Retd)
Joy and Pride of Commissioning31A Ship/Shore Establishment
Rear Admiral JMS Sodhi (Retd)
A Ship Named After India’s Holiest River33
Commodore RPS Ravi (Retd)
Joys of Commissioning INS Nilgiri and35Pangs of Decommissioning INS Delhi
Commander Rajnish (Retd)
Pangs of Decommissioning – IN LCU L-3438
Commander T Rajasekhar 
Commissioning of the third Petya40
Commodore Mukund Kunte (Retd.)
Commissioning INS Amba41
Commodore Subrata Bose (Retd)
From Riga with Love44
Captain N V Sarathy (Retd.)
My Association with Commissioning and47Decommissioning of INS Vikrant
Mrs Veryam Kaur Trewn
A Nostalgic Visit to the Nigerian49Defence Academy
Captain Ravi Mehta ( Retd.)
Journey to Valsura (1942-1946)51Cdr MFB Ward, First Commanding Officer of MIS Valsura
Commodore Sandeep Naithani 
15 Jul 2013: RIP “Indian Telegraphic Service”54
Commodore BR Prakash
Core Values57
Commodore Yashwant Kumawat 
A Spirited Prime Minister, Circa 197960
Vice Admiral MP Awati (Retd)
They Came Together Again63…..After 41 Years
Commander RVK Rajan (Retd)
Naval Nostalgia!!66
Commodore Vijay Thapar (Retd)
Salaam Petyas68
Captain N V Sarathy (Retd)
“Son,You’ll Remember Your First Watch—-”70
Rear Admiral Sudarshan Shrikhande
Twenty Years of Backyard Birding73
Mrs Padmaja Parulkar Kesnur 
One Fateful Night . . . . .75
 Admiral VS Shekhawat (Retd)
A Tribute77
Lieutenant Commandar Nikhil Philipose
I want to live78
Mrs Dulcie Suresh
Going Out78
Captain Satbir Bakshi (Retd)
My Ordeal79
Commander Rajinder Dutta (Retd)
INS Khukri 196381
Commodore Ravi Sharma (Retd)
Navlish, Anyone?82
Commander PS Vombatkere
Indian Navy ..then.86
Commodore HML Saxena (Retd)
Some Memorable Farewell Speeches88
Vice Admiral A C Bhatia (Retd)
My Time in the Royal Indian Navy90
Late Lieutenant B R Pasricha, RINVR 
Victoria Falls93
Mrs Anuradha Kunte (Mosi-o-Tunia)
Musical Bombay of the 60s94
Commodore Ravi Sharma (Retd)
A Naval Wife95
Courtesy Navy Foundation, Pune Charter 
An Observant Physician96
Commander Ashok Dewan (Retd)
Playing through, on the Golf Course96
Commander Subimal Dutt (Retd)
A Second Innings97
Mrs Nandini Guha
No Blame Game98
Commander V.K. Mohan (Retd)
Gunners too are Human99
Commodore RPS Ravi (Retd)
Life As a Veteran - Contribution to Society101
Commander S Mohan (Retd)
Willow on the Waves103
Commodore Saleem M Anwer 
Indomitable Admiral RL Pereira105
Lieutenant Commander Deepak Sikand (Retd)
Goa Nostalgia106
Ms Anjali Majumdar 
Marshals Story107
Commodore Lalit Kapur (Retd)
KD An Admirable Admiral108
Commodore SM Sundaram (Retd)
Fond Memories of My First Innings109
Commander Malay Das (Retd)
Doc Tarun & the Navy Swimming Team112
Commander Ashok Dewan (Retd)
Personal Tribute to Vice Admiral MK Roy113
Rear Admiral A P Revi (Retd)
Vice Admiral Mihir Kumar Roy–as I knew him114
Surgeon Commodore Ranjit Das (Retd)
A Veteran of Simplicity115
Vice Admiral V L Koppikar (Retd)
Commander Neville Mullerworth – A Tribute116
Vice Admiral H Johnson (Retd)
Commodore JS Brar- A Friend Indeed116
Commander Trilochan Singh Trewn (Retd)
Commodore CTD Nair, A Tribute118
Commodore I P Antony (Retd)
Commander (SDC) C K Antony -A Tribute118
Commodore J P Abraham (Retd)
Mrs Phylis Pereira A Tribute119
Commodore BR Sen (Retd)
Obituary121Italy Revisited125
Commander Sati Taneja (Retd)
Trinidad & Tobago128
Commander Deepak Loomba (Retd)
Guide In Cairo131
Commander Sanjiv Kulkarni (Retd)
Storming The Summer of 2013133
Commander Subimal Dutt (Retd)
Charter News138Western Naval Command147Eastern Naval Command151Southern Naval Command156Opinions expressed are those of the authors. They do not reflect the views of IHQ, MoD (Navy), Navy Foundationor the Editor.

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