The ‘Scrambled egg’, of Royal Navy chiefs, (those that sport gold braid for those of you not in the know) is currently made up of admirals, vice-admirals and rear-admirals, in total, forty-one top banded naval chiefs.
cuts ‘efficiency savings’ the number of naval fighting ships stands at …..FORTY. You would, and rightly so, consider there is one admiral spare .
Well, I’ve got news for you. In the last week, I have received several letters which clearly show my elevated status, I am now addressed as Admiral M. So, here I am chummy, we can join forces!