11 February 2019
We are very pleased to add three Service Stories - Lt Cdr Ken Langley, Commander John Hartley and Rear Admiral Jack Howard. With permission from "Not Just Chalk and Talk".
30 January 2019
We are pleased to add a new and highly-valued story to our blog page (Blog #3) by former school teacher, Jacqueline Yule, who taught alongside RNIOs in Malta. With many thanks to Martin Powell for granting his permission.
30 October 2018
Following recent improvements to the gallery's slideshows, we would be pleased to receive more images from RNIOs, particularly with regard to the METOC, sport/recreation, ships and classroom categories.
29 October 2018
This site has recently been re-programmed using HTML5 and CCS3, the most recent software versions. One major advantage of this update is that alternating images on the site no longer require the use of Adobe Flash in the browser.
10 August 2018
The 13th annual IO's lunch will be held in Portsmouth on Wednesday 7th November, 2018. For details, contact Dick Abram:


03 August 2018
We have added a 'blog' page to the site and invite you to submit an entry. This is a mechanism for you to share your thoughts and experiences about your life and/or the RNIO branch..
29 July 2018
We have been contacted by former artificer Chris Addington (1969), who kindly provided a summary of his career, with a mention of RNIO Lt. Gooby, who helped him onto a positive course after years of schooling difficulties. We are pleased to receive such comments.
03 March 2018
We are pleased to announce the addition of another service story - Brian Beel.
10 February 2018
We are pleased to announce the addition of another service story - Tony Mizen.
14 January 2018
We have received three new stories and have great pleasure in presenting them on our site. See "Service Stories".
10 January 2018
We have received various new images from former RNIOs and we have added three links to our site. See "Gallery" for the images, and "RNIO History Resources" for the links.