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As an add on to my previous, one thing immediately apparent was, an order was an order. Chief Engineers did not take a straw poll, neither did Captains. As a system it could not be any other way and no one was left in doubt. However there was area where all were equal, from the boofheaded to the brilliant regardless of rank. The Showers!
Where are you from: origially Gosport then Sydney now Campbelltown