Naval Associations

Below is a list of Naval Associations linked to Ships, Branches and other areas of the Navy. Contact details are provided, with some email and website links.

If you are an association and you are not listed below but would like to be, please contact us here

Please click on the links below to take you to the list of Associations beginning with the correct number or letter.






















Associations 0-9


14th Carrier Air Group, 804 & 812 Sqdns

Ken Lambert, 17 Walgrave, Orton Malborne, Peterborough, PE2 5NR

01733 234 655 email


17th Destroyer Flotilla Association

Mary Smith, 5 Ockment Court, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1SR

01837 54758


1st Destroyer Flotilla Association (1942-45)

George Drewett (President), 11 Greeno Crescent, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 0BH

01932 246 900


497, 976 & 981 Squadrons Combined Reunion

Peter Wye, Pet-a-Pat, 349 Old Road, Clacton-On-Sea, Essex, CO15 3RQ

01255 434 784


4th Destroyer Association

Terry Parker, 54c Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1DD

01303 249 242 email Website


846 Squadron (1943-45)

Ted Billingham, 9 Micklegate, Brewood, Staffordshire, ST19 9JF

01902 850 517


848 Malaya Association

Les Smith, Beesknees Barn, Church Road, Brimfield, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 4NF

(01584) 711910 email


854 Squadron

Raymond Wadmore, 40 Tile farm Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 9RZ

01689 855 092


8th Destroyer Flotilla Association

Cliff Longfoot, 50 Graylands Road, Walton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L4 9UQ

0151 226 3675 email



Associations A-C


Aircrew Association

Ron Gadd MBE RD, 20 Priestley Way, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 1QX

01278 773 954 email Website


Aircrewman's Association

Ian Williams (Sec.), 82 Haywood Road, Mapperley, Nottingham, NG3 6AE

0115 953 2491 email Website


HMS Ajax & River Plate Veterans Association

Peter Danks (Chairman), 104 Kelsey Avenue, Southbourne, Emsworth, PO10 8NQ

01243 371947 email Website


Algerines Association

John D Brown, 37 Telford Road, Blackhall, Edinburgh, EH4 2AY

01313 323 394 email Website


Alresford Royal Naval Association

Mrs Lesley Jones, 6 Ullswater Grove, Alresford, Hants, SO24 9NP

01962 736 573  Email


HMS Ambuscade Association

Mark Brocklehurst (Chairman), 19 Danesway, Heath Charnock, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 4EY

01925 839 592 email Website


HMS Antelope Reunion

Bob Hutton, 31 Eton Road, Datchet, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 9AX



HMS Antrim Association

Stuart Pennock (Sec)

01937 530 224 email Website


HMS Arethusa Association

Tom Sawyer, 6 Sycamore Close, Slingsby, York YO62 4BG

01653 628171  Email  Website


Arethusa Old Boys’ Association

John Bruce 13 Park Terrace, Crimchard, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1LA

01460 68009

Email  Website


Association of Royal Navy Officers

Mr Simon Goddard, 70 Portchester Terrace, London, W2 3TP

0207 402 5231 email Website


Association of Wrens

The Secretary, 8 Hatherley Street, London, SW1P 2QT

020 7932 0111 email Website


HMS Barham Survivors Association

Ray Oliver (Sec), 57 Haslar Crescent, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 6DD

02392 257 903 email Website


HMS Belfast Association

W H Filby, Hon Secretary, 209 Elis David Almshouses, Duppas Hill Terrace, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4BT

0208 680 5704 email Website


HMS Bermuda Association

Bob Bolter, 58 Falmouth Road, Hodge Hill, Birmingham, B34 6EH


HMS Bigbury Bay Reunion

David Ditcher (Sec), 17 Alison Crescent, Whitfield, Kent, CT16 3LN

01304 827 109 email


Bournemouth Fleet Air Arm Association

Harry Haskell, 7 Ellesfield Drive, West Parley, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8QN

01202 890 017 email

Bridport Royal Naval Association

Mrs C Nelson, 118 St Swithins Road, BRIDPORT, Dorset,  DT6 5DS



HMS Bulawayo Association

Dave Watt, 17 Embassy Court, Landsdown Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 4EW

HMS Bulwark, Albion & Centaur Association

Denis Askham, Bryden, Boyndie, Banff, Aberdeenshire. AB45 2LD.

01261 861742 Email


Burma Star Association

Mr P E Crawley MBE, 34 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0DH

0207 823 4273 email Website


HMS Calliope Association

John Hamilton, HMS Calliope, South Shore Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE28 2BE

0191 422 9750 email


HMS Cambrian Association

Mr D Guest, 51 Atherstone Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8JU

01782 646 033 email Website


HMS Caprice (World Cruise 1968) Association

Graham Latter, 62 Mill Rise, Swanland, North Ferriby, East Yorkshire, HU14 3PW

email Website


HMS Carysfort

Jim Donaldson, 47 Brunel Close, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 0UF

01429 862 784 email Website


Castle Class Corvette (Frigate) Association

Michael Biffen, 81 Beakes Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 5RS

0121 429 3895 email Website


HMS Cassandra Association

Robert Shead, 36 Kingsthorpe Crescent, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 3PW

01754 767 545


HMS Cavalier Association

Terry Willis, 28 Pippin Lane, Little Billing, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 9TQ

01604 517 112 email Website


HMS Ceylon Association

Mrs J Willerton, 20 Fairwater Close, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0HF

email Website


Chatham Royal Naval Association

Bill Murray 4 The Wirrals, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0NT

01634 304973 Email


City of Edinburgh Royal Naval Association

Bob Cumming, 27 Niddrie Marischal Drive, Edinburgh EH16 4EP

0131 669 2294  Email  Web Address


HMS Cleopatra Old Shipmates Association

Mr W B Franklin (Sec), 127 Kit Hill Crescent, St Budeaux, Plymouth, PL5 1EL

01752 366 611 email Website


HMS Comus Comrades Association

Bryan V Cox, 45 Woodlea Road, Worthing, BN13 1BP

01903 232 720 email


HMS Cossack Association

E P Harrison

01252 613052 email Website


HMS Courageous Society

M W Pitkeathly (Archivist and Sec), 28 Home Park Road, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6BH

01752 849 326 email Website


HMS Coventry D118 Association

Jim Hudson, 11 St Mary's Drive, West Rainton, Durham, DH4 6SP

0191 512 6420 email Website


Cromer Royal Naval Association

K E Bragger, 34, Warren Drive, Mundesley-on-Sea, Norfolk NR11 8AS




Associations D-G


HMS Decoy Association

Malcolm Dobson, Rectory Road, Aldeby, Beccles, NR34 0BJ

01502 677395


HMS Diamond Association (1954-1970)

Raymond Shipley, 20 Winchester Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 8DD

01634 267 084 email


HMS Dido Association

Colin Bates, 223 Sheldon Heath Road, Sheldon, Birmingham, B26 2UA

0121 742 8188 email Website


HMS Diomede Communicators

David Brighton, Les Forets, 56200 Glénac, FRANCE

0844 232 5595 email


HMS Dorsetshire Association

Gerald Blackburn (Sec), Copt Heath Manor, Warwick Road, Knowle, West Midlands, B93 9LQ

01564 770 427 email Website


The Dreadnought Association

Bruce MacDonald Allan



HMS Duchess Association

Adrian Ward, 17 Marne Gardens, Lincoln, LN1 3UQ

01522 872 998 email Website


HMS Duff Association (1943-45)

Norman Johns, The Old Chandlery, New Road, Instow, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4LN

(01271) 860578


HMS Duke of York Association

R Draper, Rose Cottage, 103 Orchard Park, Elton, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 4NQ

(01928) 725175


HMS Dunkirk Association

George Selvester, 4 Bayview Crescent, Cromarty, IV11 8YW

01381 600 315 email Website


HMS Eaglet Old and Bold Affiliation

Paul Hedgecock, Ramillies, 14 Park Street, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 3DG

0151 286 5966 email


EW Branch Association

CPO (EW) Martin Wills Chief Instructor, EW Section, HMS Collingwood, Newgate Lane, Fareham, Hampshire, PO14 1AS

01329 333 510 email


Exeter82 Association

Reg Cornall,  142 Quarmby Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 4DZ

07875 268 584.  Email  Website


Fast Minelayers Association (London & S.E.)

Raymond Moore, 89 Watling Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 9TG

01603 437 652


HMS Faulknor Association

Mr Carl Heuer, 89 Bowers Road, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1BH

01268 756 141


Fighting G Club, HMS Gloucester (1939-41)

Frank Moulder, 36 Woodway, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 8TS

01752 405 319 email Website


The Fisgard Association

The Secretary, c/o The Royal Maritime Club, Queen Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3HS

01329 665 391 email Website


Fleet Air Arm Armourers Association

Mr M Holdsworth, Aylesham Lodge, Adisham Road, Barham, Canterbury, CT4 6EY

01227 823 826 email


Fleet Air Arm Officers Association

Admin Director Lt Cdr Mike Draper, 4 St James's Square, London, SW1Y 4JU

0207 930 7722 email Website


HMS Fleetwood Association

Keith Rayner, 11 Newfield Crescent, Acklam, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS5 8RE

01642 281 392 email Website


Flying Fox Association

Maurice Tubey, 10 Coldpark Gardens, Bristol, BS13 8NL



The Gallantry Medallists' League

Mrs Sally McBean, Secretary, PO Box 524, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 9EY

email Website


HMS Glasgow Association

Mr Garey Eaton, 10 Elderwood Avenue, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 5FQ

07864 712 776


Associations H-J


HMSs Hecla, Venomous, Marne Association

Norman Johns, The Old Chandlery, New Road, Instow, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4LN


HMS Hermes Association

Richard Tipping, 227 Austin Crescent, Crownhill, Plymouth, PL6 5QT

01752 787 697 email Website


HMS Hood Association

Paul Bevand MBE, Membership Secretary, 98 Monarch Drive, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6EU

email Website


Hull Royal Naval Association

R T Reeves, 130 Caledon Close, Hull, HU9 4EQ

01482 703389 

Email Website


HMS Illustrious Association

Ann Lefley, National Secretary

Email Website


HMS Impregnable Association

Peter Moss / John Oates, Lane End, Strait Lane, Huby, Leeds, LS17 0HF

01423 734 875 (Peter)

HMS Intrepid Association

Chairman Rab Carrigan

Email  Website


Junglies Association

Steven Archibald (Chair) 52 Westbourne Grove Yeovil, BA20 2DQ

01935 479139 email Website


HMS Jupiter Association

David Moore (Sec), 18 New Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 7RB

02392 751 193 email Website


Italy Star Association (East Hants Branch)

Joe Reynolds, Flat 20 Copper Beeches, Home Mead, Denmead, Hampshire, PO7  6YQ

023 9225 2621 email Website



Associations K-M



HMS Kenya Association (1940-62)

Mr J C Rickwood, Secretary, 30 Maypole Drive, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 3TZ

01384 393 235 email


HMS Kingston Reunion

George Sear, 48 Medcalf Road, Enfield Lock, Enfield, Hertfordshire, EN3 6HL

01992 763341


HMS Kipling (G91) Reunion

Phillip Brazier, 6 Park Lane, Hazlemere, High Wycombe, Berkshire, HP15 7HY

01494 716 808


HMS Ladybird Association

Robin Tubbs, 17 Williams Close, Holbury, Hampshire, SO45 2GT

02380 897 923 email


HMS Leander Reunion

Mr Bugden, 7 Wordsworth Avenue, Swadlincote, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE11 0DZ

email Website


Lincoln Royal Naval Association

Mike Williams Flat 4, St Andrew's Villas,115, Portland Street,  Lincoln Lincolnshire LN5 7LG

01522 521834 (Club) 01522 823619 (Hon Sec.)

Email Website


Hms Llandaff Association  

Bomber Bailey



HMS London 1947-49 Association

Michael Overton, 80 Elm Park Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 2TN

0118 967 4950 email Website


L.S.T. & Landing Craft Association

F Roy Sanderson (Mem sec), 2 Old Wortley Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S61 1NH



London Flotilla

Lt Cdr John Pressagh, RD, RNR, 48 Lyme Farm Road, Lee Green, London, SE12 8JH

0208 852 4833 email Website


HMS Lowestoft Association

Ian Mackenzie

email Website


Maidstone Royal Naval Association

J Cooper, 10 Froyle Close, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0RQ

01622675895   Email


HMS Manchester Association

Mr M T Broad, 2 Park Farm Road, Purbrook, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO7 5HN

(02392) 268 696


HMS Middleton (L74) Association

Mike Alston (Hon Sec), Inglewood, 6 Belmont Park Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6HT

(01628) 629 655


Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Officers Association

Lt Cdr Richard Watson (Treasurer and Sec), Bridge Building, Fleet Diving Squadron, Horsea Island, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 4TT

02392 224 145 email Website


MTB 102 Trust

Richard Basey, Hilltop, Castle Street, Wroxham, Norfolk, NR12 8AB

01603 782 068 email Website



Associations N-P


National Ex-Services Association

NESA, PO Box 680, Stockport, SK3 3AB

email Website


Naval Historical Collectors & Research Association

Richard Taylor, 81 Mountbatten Avenue, Sandal, Wakefield West Yorkshire WF2 6HE 

01924 256644  Email   Website


Navy List Research

Lt Cdr I M P Coombes OBE RN (Retd), 134 Woolacombe Road, Blackheath, London, SE3 8QN

0208 856 1405 email Website


HMS Nuthatch Association

Harry Haskell, 7 Ellesfield Drive, West Parley, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8QN


HMS Ocean Association

8 Irene Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 4DJ

01282 -433910 email Website


HMS Opossum F33 Association

Eddie Summerfold, 28 Greymont Road, Limefield, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 6PN

0161 764 8778 Website


HMS Orion Association (1934-49)

Kay West, Treasurer & News Editor, 28 Stretton Road, Great Glen, Leicester, LE8 9GN

0116 259 2171 email


Orkney Royal Naval Association

David Young, Colwin, Corse Loan, St.Ola, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1RZ

07720254791  Email  Website   


HMS Penelope Association

Mike Bee, 1 Oddfellows Street, Mirfield, West Yorkshire, WF14 9AB

01924 514 711 email Website


Perth & District Royal Naval Association

A Stirton (JNR) 63 Brahan Terrace, Perth, Scotland,  PH1 2LN

01738 565292   Email


HMS Pleasant Association

Mr J Gillis, 194 Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 5UB

01227 361 733


Plymouth Royal Naval Association

A W Gutteridge, 4 Rowan Court, Latchbrook, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 4UN



HMS Porlock Bay Association (1946-48)

Ken Faulkner, 22 Clovelly Road, Swinton, Manchester, M27 0FU

0161 794 8962


HMS Protector Association

Doug Harris, Spindrift, 11 Lakeside Close, Tredegar, Gwent, NP22 3BN

01495 718 870 email Website



Associations Q-S


QARNNS Association

Mrs Jan Tocher (Mem Sec), 29 Saxon Close, Warsash, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 9TS

01489 885 421 email Website


HMS Ramillies Association

Mr Michael French, 20 Park Stenak, Carmarrack, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 5SL

01209 820 844 email Website


Redcar & District Royal Naval Association

G Judge, 36 Egton Close, Redcar, Cleveland, TS10 4PG

01642 474875 Email


Redruth & Camborne Royal Naval Association

J Watkins, 4 Manor Terrace, North Street, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1HN

(01209) 217314 Email


HMS Relentless Reunion

Mr W Brennan, 70 Beath View, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 4UE


HMS Resolution Association

Richard Berridge, 56 Goldcrest, Wilnecote, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 5NS

01827 260 684 email Website


River Class Association

Ray Dodd, Clayleaches Farm, Arlies Lane, Stalybridge, Cheshire, SK15 3PZ

0161 3384298


River Plate Veterans & Families Association

Jim Smith, Lyntondale, Kirton Lane, Stainforth, Doncaster, DN7 5BP

01302 841806 email


RN Enthusiasts' Society

D J Maxted (Chairman), 1/14 Marine Parade West, Lee-On-The-Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9LW


RN Writers Association

Mr Les Heyhoe, 112 St Vincent Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4RF

02392 357181 email Website


RNVR & RNR (London Division) Old Hands Association

Patricia Barber, Secretary, 83 Dawlish Drive, Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex, IG3 9EF



RNXS (East Anglia Group)

Peter Brooke, 7 Penn Close, Capel St. Mary, Ipswich, IP9 2UE

01473 310 189


Royal Naval Association (HQ)

Paul Quinn, Room 209 Semaphore Tower, PP70, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, PO1 3LT

02392 722 983 Email Website


Royal Naval Medical Branch Ratings and Sick Berth Staff Association

Mr Peter Okey, 15 The Haven, Southsea, PO4 8YQ



Royal Naval Philatelic Society

Robert Fosterjohn, 19 College Road, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, PO1 3LJ

02392 817 771 email Website


Royal Naval Shipwrights & Artisans Association

Peter F Wyles JP, 33 Brecon Avenue, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 2AN

02392 378 732 email


HMS Royal Oak Association

Kenneth H Toop, 5 Downsland Road, Basingstoke, RG21 8TU

01256 323 444 Website


Rushden Royal Naval Association

Maurice Weight, Griffith Street, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 0RL

email Website


Safety Equipment and Survival Association

Gordon Parkes (Sec)

01483 823 181 email Website


Selby Royal Naval Association

R J Shilton, 41 Garth Drive, Hambleton, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 9QD

Email Website


Selsey Royal Naval Association

B Hall Lauriston,39 Hillfield Road, Selsey, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 0LB

01243 604273   Email


HMS Serene Association

Eric Drummond, 5 Green Way, Scarcroft, Leeds, LS14 3BJ

(0113) 289 2222


Sherborne Royal Naval Association

J F Rennie, 13 Alington Road,  Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1NS

01305 268572 Email


HMS Solebay Reunion

Malcolm Clarke, Chairman, 164 Southmead Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, BS10 5DR

0117 962 2500 email Website


South Atlantic Medals( 1982) Association

Unit 5 Torfaen Business Centre, Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon, Gwent, NP4 9RL

01495 791 592 Website


Special Duties List Commanders Association

Tony Dyer, Chairman

email Website


St. Nazaire Society

Nick Beattie, Swallow House, Aylesbury Road, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 0PD

01296 682 190 email Website


Stroud Royal Naval Association

D Benn, 30 Swifts Hill View, Stroud, Glos, GL5 1PR



Submariners Association


Surface Warship Association

John Coster (Sec), 18 Tomkins Close, Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex, SS17 8QU

01375 670 797 email Website



Associations T-V


HMS Tartar Association

Malcolm Friend (Sec), 2 Caroland Close, Smeeth, Ashford, Kent, TN25 6RY

01303 813 097 Website


Telegraphist Air Gunners Association

Ken Davies, 2 Burridges Close, Stevington, Bedford, MK43 7QE

01234 822573 email Website


HMS Tenby Association

Gary Taylor, 18 Matisse Way, Viners Rise, Salford, Manchester M7 3BA. 0161 705 0047

Email Secretary  Email President  Website


Tewkesbury Royal Naval Association

E Holmyard, 5 Orchard Drive, Twyning, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 6DZ

Email  Website


The Ton Class Association

P.J.Down, JP FBCS, 39 Anderson Close, Needham Market, Suffolk IP6 8UB


HMS Trafalgar Association

Taff Pugh, 13 Ffordd Pedrog, Park View Estate, Wrexham, North Wales, LL12 7PL

01978 262 956 email


HMS Trincomalee Trust

Bryn Hughes (General Manager), Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 0XZ

01429 223 193 email Website


HMS Troubridge Last Commission Association

Bryan Pace

Email Website


The Type 21 Club

Mark Brocklehurst



UK AOC, The Electronic Warfare and Information Operations Association

Roger Hannaford

email Website


HMS Undine & Urchin Association

Chris Heslop, 68 Rakesmoor Lane, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LQ

01229 826 227 email



Associations W-Z


War Widows Association of Great Britain

Public Relations Officer, c/o 199 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1AA

0845 241 2189 email Website


HMS Wave Association

Ken Wardle (Sec), 26 Priory Close, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9AS

07914 029 760 email Website


HMS Whimbrel Association

Mr George Fancett, 30 Parkfield Crescent, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 7LA

0208 751 3917 email


The White Ensign Association

The Secretary, HMS Belfast, Tooley Street, London, SE1 2JH

0207 407 8658 email Website


HMS Widemouth Bay Association

Reg Moss, Anrosa, 38 Lansdowne Road, Staines, TW18 1HQ

01784 440 047 email


HMS Wild Goose Association

Ken Hayes, 3 Ivy House Park, Henlade, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 5HR

01823 442 973


HMS Wizard / Cadiz Joint Association Reunion

Tom Fox, Maroheto, Church Lane, Meriden, Coventry, CV7 7HX

01676 523 296 Website



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