Type 21 Club Cenotaph Parade 2020 – Update

The Remembrance Day Dispersal on Whitehall will this year be reduced to around 2,200 veterans from the normal 10,000 each year. This decision has been taken by the Royal British Legion in consultation with HM Government. This year marks the Cenotaph’s 100 year anniversary since it was first unveiled & as such the RBL was […]

Interview request for Falklands book

Mark Wood is writing a book on Falklands War and in particular a chapter on Type 21s. “To give you a little more detail, my book covers naval operations of the conflict only and is written as a series of ‘stand alone’ chapters, so rather than being a continuous historical narrative, I have focused on […]

Remembrance 2019 by Derek Ross

Apologies for it being a couple of weeks since Remembrance Day, I would, however, like to give you all a heads up on how the day went at the Cenotaph on Whitehall for what as you all know the first time that the T21s marched. The weather blessed us all, which was great considering the […]

£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 […]

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 […]