THE HISTORY OF THE NAVAL MESS (UNION HOTEL) PRETORIA

  • J.D. Bredenkamp Military Information Bureau, SADF
Keywords: SA Naval Headquarters Unit, January 1977, Union Hotel, Chief of the Navy, Chiefs of Naval Staff,  Air Force Officers,  NCO Messes

Abstract

Naval Headquarters moved from Simonstown to Pretoria in January 1977. The then SA Naval Headquarters Unit was there 'to support the Chief of the Navy and his five Chiefs of Naval Staff and their Staff Officers in matters pertaining to personnel, administration, operations, logistics, intelligence and finance as well as most naval matters related to the inland area'. During the period 1977 to 1979, members of the HQ Unit were accommodated in mainly the Air Force Officers and NCO Messes till the Union Hotel was purchased in 1979.
Published
2012-02-28
How to Cite
Bredenkamp, J. (2012). THE HISTORY OF THE NAVAL MESS (UNION HOTEL) PRETORIA. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 14(1). https://doi.org/10.5787/14-1-529
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