For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

Trade Abbreviations for the Royal Canadian Navy

 

 

1960

 

AF  - Air Fitter

 

AM - Naval Airman

 

AP - Apprentice

 

AR - Air Rigger

 

AW - Administrative Writer

 

BA - Bandsman Apprentice

 

BD - Bandsman

 

BN - Boatswain (Bos'n)

 

CK Cook

 

CM - Commissaryman

 

EA - Air Electrical Technician

 

EM - Engineering Mechanic

 

ER - Engineering Technician

 

ET - Electrical Technician

 

FC - Firecontrolman

 

HT - Hull Technician

 

LM - Electrician's Mate

 

LT - Electronic Technician

 

NA - Naval Aircrewman

 

NS - Naval Storesman

 

PH - Photographer

 

PW - Pay Writer

 

RA - Air Electronic Technician

 

RM - Radioman

 

RP - Radar Plotter

 

RS - Radioman Special

 

SG - Signalman

 

SN - Sonarrnan

 

ST - Ship's Storesman

 

SW - Steward

 

VS - Victualling Storesman

 

WA - Weaponman Air

 

WR - Ship's Writer

 

WS - Weaponman Surface

 

WU - Weaponman Underwater

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