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Prince William must colleagues crate of beer

June 6 2008
05:56

Eldest grandson of Queen Elizabeth II Prince William of Wales make a slip in exercises and now, by tradition, should his team a case of beer, according to RIA Novosti .

Now William has been training at the Royal Naval College, "Britain" at Dartmouth. One of the first tasks lieutenant Wales was commissioned to raise anchor the ship - to bring down hammer attachment, restraint anchor chain.

On the first attempt the Prince could not do the job, so next it was his duty - by tradition - was the purchase of co-workers a case of beer. By his failure Prince reacted with humor, and promised to comply with the "service".

According to the instructor Prince Navy Sergeant Wayne Rettenberi, the descent anchor is always difficult to give novice sailors, and one of the officers in the Navy it was only the sixteenth attempt.

Recall that serve in the Royal Navy of Great Britain 26-year-old Prince William has started only on Monday. In total, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II will stay in the ranks of the Navy for two months.

The first three weeks he will spend in the Royal Naval College in Dartmoor, where he will teach the basic principles of navigation and control by military courts, safety at sea. It will then learn the basic principles of survival and warfare in the Marines, will take part in military exercises on board the nuclear submarine and a destroyer.

In late June, Prince William will begin his service in the Royal Navy ship HMS Iron Duke - frigate patrolling the coastal waters of British possessions in the West Indies and participated in operations against smugglers.

Service in the Navy is a traditional part of military biographies of men in the royal family of Britain - in the Royal Navy served grandfather of William, Duke of Edinburgh, his father and uncle - Prince Charles of Wales and Duke of York Andrew.
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