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.

 

 

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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

email

 

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

Email

 

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

Email

 

 

Associations D-G

 

HMS Decoy Association

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

01502 677395

Email

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

Website

 

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

email

 

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

Website

 

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

Website

 

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

Email

 

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

email

 

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

Email

 

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

Email

 

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

Website

 

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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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands