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Hidrografiese opmetingskepe in diens van die Suid-Afrikaanse Vloot, 1922-2012
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012-06)
The history of hydrography in the South African Navy (SAN) covers the whole history of the SAN, since one of the three ships of the South African Naval Service (as the SAN was known when it was established on 1 April ...
South Africa's naval forces, 1922 - 2012
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012)
This study analyses and evaluates ninety years of naval activity in South Africa. Although the Union Defence Forces of South Africa were established in 1912, the country’s first permanent navy, namely the South African ...
Veertig jaar se ondersteuning ter see. Gevegsteunskepe in die Suid-Afrikaanse Vloot, 1967-2007 (2): SAS Drakensberg en SAS Outeniqua
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2008)
Forty years ago, on 10 August 1967, the South African Navy (SAN) commissioned its first ever replenishment ship. In this two-part study of the SAN’s replenishment ships (in due course known as combat support ships) a review ...
Sestig jaar se mynteenmaatreëlswerk in die Suid-Afrikaanse vloot, 1947-2007 (3): op weg na en in die nuwe Suid-Afrika, 1990-2007
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2010)
The year 1990 set in motion a train of political events that led to the Republic of South Africa’s first-ever truly democratic elections in 1994, which, in turn, led to the country’s readmittance to the international ...
Three fleet reviews-and the South African Navy
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2014-06)
Especially in the course of the past century and a half, many countries have organised fleet reviews to commemorate some or other important event in the history of the concerned country, or in the history of its navy. ...