Category: Announcements

Shipmate Don Camp, Peterborough RNA, Crossed the Bar, 3 March 2018

It is with deep regret and sadness that Peterborough Branch, Royal Naval Association, announce that shipmate Don Camp ‘Crossed the Bar’ on Saturday 3rd March 2018. Don was very much an active member of the Branch, he always supported events with a happy and generous disposition. Don’s funeral will be held at 2.00pm on Monday …

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Six British World War II Submarines may have been located off Tunisia

On the 6th January 2018, the Times newspaper and Mail Online reported that six British submarines, lost during the Second World War, may have been found off the coast of Tunisia. Jean-Pierre Misson, a Belgium diver was conducting a seabed study, using sonar scans, in an area between Tabarka and Cap Negro. Jean-Pierre believes the …

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Call for mourners, shipmate Chris Weaver’s funeral Friday 23rd February 2018

Over the last few years, shipmate Penny Jarvis has been working with an ex-RN ‘gentleman’ after finding him homeless. Penny was a Veteran Support Officer and had known Chris for some time now. Sadly, Chris died at the beginning of January, his funeral will take place at North Herts Crematorium, Holwell, Nr Hitchin (at 1000). …

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RNA Conference 2018: Alternative accommodation arrangements

RNA members will know that this year’s annual conference will take place in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, near Dublin. Accommodation is running out fast, but alternative arrangements can be made. Shipmate Penny Jarvis from Letchworth RNA has been working with Maureen from Just for Groups in order to arrange a week’s holiday which …

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Planned visit to Chatham Historic Dockyard: April 11, 2018

Peterborough branch are planning a visit to Chatham Historic Dockyard on April 11, 2018. The easiest and best way to travel is by coach, but that is expensive for a 33 seater. To keep costs down, Peterborough RNA are extending an offer for other Branches to join them on this visit. To gauge interest and …

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Peterborough RNA – Newsletter, 23 November 2017

The latest publication of Peterborough RNA’s Newsletter is now available by clicking on the link below. This issue (as always) is full of useful RNA information, Branch news and RN dits in general. Newsletter No 16, November 2017 Thank you Dave Clemets for sharing this with the RNA Community.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth to enter Portsmouth Harbour, Wednesday 16th August 2017

From the official RN website: Britain’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is set to enter her new home in Portsmouth on Wednesday 16 August 2017. The 65,000-tonne carrier, the biggest warship ever to be built in Britain, has been undergoing sea trials since setting sail from Scotland’s Rosyth dockyard in June. She is now …

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Peterborough RNA – Newsletter, 4 July 2017

Peterborough & District Branch have published their latest newsletter, please click the link below to view: Newsletter No 15, July 2017  

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Newbury & District Branch: Memorial Service for HMS Tigris

Newbury & District Branch, Royal Naval Association are organising a Memorial Service and Plaque unveiling ceremony on 26th February 2017, to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Submarine HMS Tigris by the people of Newbury in 1942. Newbury RNA would like to invite Standards from Area 6 and any Member who wishes …

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Crossing the Bar: Shipmate Ben Dear

Huntingdon & District Branch have the sad duty to inform you that shipmate Ben Dear ‘Crossed the Bar’ on Saturday 23rd April 2016. Ben was a founder member, and first Standard Bearer, of the Branch and will be sorely missed by all that knew him. Ben joined HMS Ganges on the 25th April 1966 for …

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