Author Archives: Richie Gough

London Remembrance Parade 2019

The 2019 Royal British Legion Remembrance Parade will take place at the Cenotaph, Whitehall on Sunday 10th November 2019. Here is the final list of 60 who will be representing the T21s at this years Cenotaph. Derek expects the tickets sometime in October and they will then be posted out to each individual, together with […]

£1.5m Falklands War Museum Plan

HISTORIANS plan to build a £l.5 million new museum in the Falklands so the story of 1982 can be properly told in time for the conflict 40th anniversary. The team behind the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust have already raised one third of their total as they strive to erect a new gallery and […]

Remembrance Sunday – Plymouth

  I invite you to gather at the Hoe Memorial Garden to lay our Wreath and remember our fallen shipmates on Remembrance Sunday, 12 November 2017,  at 1030 am, prior to the 11 am Main Service. Hope you can be there. Len (on behalf of the Ardent Association) Yeatman.

Commander W John Bingham OBE RN Rtd

The Type 21 Club has learnt that Commander W John Bingham OBE RN Rtd, the first CO of HMS Amazon (73-75) died on the 27th September peacefully at home in Denmead. Husband of Patricia and father of Philip, Hugh, Roger and Ursula. His funeral Service will take place on Thursday 5th October 2017 in All […]

Remembering Our Fallen Shipmates

A bright sunny day heralded the start to Remembrance Day 2016 at Plymouth. At the Ardent/Antelope Memorial a larger than normal gathering witnessed the laying of wreaths including our own T21 Club wreath. On completion, all proceeded to the Main Ceremony on the Hoe. Wreaths again this year were laid at the other five venues […]

Devonport Naval Heritage Site and Visitor Centre

A trip to the Devonport Naval Heritage Site and Visitor Centre and time on-board HMS Courageous (Decomissioned Nuclear Submarine) is being considered on Saturday 8 October 2016 as part of the PM events for the reunion. If you are interested [or not interested] in attending this event please take part in our poll so we can […]

RBL Mesothelioma Campaign Update

Legislation will be amended in April 2016 to enable all veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma as a result of Service the choice between receiving a traditional War Pension or £140,000 in lump sum compensation, regardless of age at diagnosis. The average civilian compensation award under the Government’s Diffuse Mesothelioma Scheme is around £122,000. Whilst the law […]

Remembrance Sunday 2015

By Cliff Cowling (Amazon Rep) – Wreath Coordinator. Remembrance Day 2015, a dull, cloudy, misty and windy day in Plymouth where many ex T21 er’s gathered at 1030 at the Belvedere Memorial Gardens on the Hoe in remembrance of our fallen comrades. Several wreaths were laid including our own T21 Club wreath at the base of the Ardent/Antelope […]