Author Archives: Richie Gough

Royal visit at Mount Edgcumbe Hospice

HRH The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO launches 35th anniversary celebrations at Mount Edgcumbe Hospice a HMS Avenger charity. HRH The Earl of Wessex  visited Cornwall Hospice Care’s Mount Edgcumbe Hospice in St Austell to mark its 35th anniversary. During an hour long stay he met patients, members of staff and volunteers who work for […]

Type 21 Memorial Dedication Photos

Our President Sir Rob Woodard and F4 Padre Canon Clive French led the dedication of the Type 21 Memorial, located at the National Memorial Arboretum (Alrewas), on Saturday 18 April 2015. Joined by friends and members of the Association the event was a huge success reflecting the hard work put in by the committee to […]

South Atlantic Medal

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 […]

New Type 21 Club Website

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: https://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 […]

Type 21 Memorial Appeal Update

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.