Following The Sir John Holmes Independent Medal Review the qualifying period for the award of the South Atlantic Medal without the Rosette will be extended from 12 July to 21 October 1982, when the airfield at Mount Pleasant became operational. Applications for the South Atlantic Medal are being accepted and will be assessed and dealt […]
From: Sir Ian Garnett To: All 21 Club Members As agreed at the last AGM, Rear Admiral Sir Rob Woodard has now taken over as President of the Type 21 Association. It has been a huge privilege and an honour for me to serve as your President and I have thoroughly […]
News item in the Plymouth Evening Herald – 5 November 2014 Read more: http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/Sailors-reunion-rekindles-old-comradeships/story-24163068-detail/story.html#ixzz3IE1C9sjk
The Type 21 Club are at the Devonport Naval Heritage Centre Open Day today. Our PR man, Paul Gower, pictured here unveiling the Mk 2 Club information board with the XO of HMS Drake Cdr Paul Haycock RN ex Alacrity and Active.
As you all know, The Type 21 Club Association maintain a ‘Crossed the Bar’ memorial. These are kept on the Type 21 Club Facebook group, the official website and also at each reunion memorial boards are unveiled listing an up to date list of all those up to that particular reunion. I can now update […]
Transport and Installation We are indebted to Tim Paige of Tamar Trailers (Plympton) for the free loan of a suitably strong quality trailer for the transport of our ¾ tonne granite memorial from Cornwall to the NMA at Alrewas Staffs and to Dan Doxsey (21 Club) for providing free of charge towing services. We had an […]
The new Type 21 Club has completed it’s journey from the West Country to it’s new home adjacent to the Type 21 Club memorial bench at the National Memorial Arboretum. (Photos and transport by David Woollard)
The 2014 Plymouth reunion has come and gone, a full report will follow soon but here is a few highlights of the Crownhill AGM. If you have photographs to share why not do this now on our Facebook Page here.
Hello and welcome to the new Type 21 Club website launched 11 October 2014 at the annual Plymouth reunion. This new site will eventually replace our original sites: http://www.type21club.org.uk/ – Core site http://type21club.ning.com/ – Social Networking Site The website was switched on by our president Sir Ian pictured here with our webmaster Richie Gough. More news on […]
The Type 21 Club Memorial appeal is getting close to it’s target of £4,000 but more funds are needed. Please donate now if you can. This picture shows the stone masons working on the memorial with the topstone which features all eight of the Type 21 Frigates. More news and pictures here.