THE NEED FOR A NATIONAL MARITIME POLICY

  • G. Syndercombe
Keywords: Capt (SAN) Peter Fougstedt, Capt (SAN) C.J. Furness, Capt (SAN) R.H. Harm, Director Naval Strategy, National and Maritime Interests, Defining National Maritime Policy (NMP)

Abstract

This paper was drawn up for and in consultation with VAdm G Syndercombe, SO, SOE, SM. retired Chief of the South African Navy. VAdm Syndercombe used this paper to address the National Maritime Conference, which took place in Cape Town on 11. and 12 May, 1989. VAdm Syndercombe has since then been awarded the Star of South Africa Silver (SSAS). The paper relied on inputs from three Naval Officers, who all at one time were appointed to look after the post of Director Naval Strategy. These officers were: (a) Capt (SAN) Peter Fougstedt (now Commodore), Chief of Staff, Naval Command East (b) The late Capt (SAN) C.J. Furness, who passed away on 12 November, 1988. (BMil (Bsc)) (c) Capt (SAN) R.H. Harm, presently Director Naval War Plans. (BMil) (Bsc), BA Hons (Strategic Studies).

Author Biography

G. Syndercombe
Retired Chief of the South African Navy
Published
2012-02-22
How to Cite
Syndercombe, G. (2012). THE NEED FOR A NATIONAL MARITIME POLICY. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 19(2). https://doi.org/10.5787/19-2-386
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