No. 11 AREA

Huddersfield Branch: Ship's Company

Pete Whitehouse (life member)


Pete joined the Royal Navy at HMS Ganges on 25 September 1973. He served in the navy from 1973 until being discharged in 1996, transferring to the Submarine Service in 1982 and becoming a Nuclear Power Plant supervisor in 1990.

Pete is a Member of the Institute of Supervisory Management (M.I.S.M.), Member of the Institute of Plant Engineers (M.I.Plant.E), and an Incorporated Engineer ((I.Eng). He joined the RNA in July 1996 and is currently the branch Secretary.

During his time in the navy he served on the following ships and establishments:

  • HMS Ganges (Shotley Gate, Ipswich)
Sep 1973 - Sep 1974 Joined RN as EM2
  • HMS Devonshire (D02)
Jun 1974 - Sep 1976 Evacuation of British Subjects (Cyprus 1974)
  • HMS Crofton (M216)
Sep 1976 - May 1977
  • HMS Nurton (M1166)
Jan 1978 - Aug 1979
  • HMS Resolution (S22)
Feb 1982 - Jun 1984
  • HMS Renown (S26)
Sep 1985 - Jun 1994
  • RN Careers Office (Leeds)
June 1996

Pete was awarded the Long Service and Good Conduct medal.

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