New President

At the recent AGM Commander Cedric Loughran was elected as the President for the coming year with Lieutenant Commander Ian Corsie as Vice President.

Coming soon

In Which We Serve is a 60 page book about the RN issued by the Admiralty in 1956 and gives a fascinating insight into the service 70 years ago. Courtesy of Harry Harley who has given us his copy.

Canon Bob

Bob’s Memorial service was attended by over 200 people and the collection raised over £1100 for the Seafarers Centre. All agreed it was an excellent service and “send off” for Bob.

Eric Wolfenden BEM

The two volumes of Eric’s life written by his son are now available to view via Calameo, in the “Links” page.

Committee Meeting 10 January 2024

The Agenda for the above meeting is now in the Members’ Area.

Rev Canon R A Evans MBE MNM RNR

We are very saddened to advise that Bob crossed the bar early this morning at the age of 99.

Bob was a former President and one of our longest serving members.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Bob’s family at this time.

102nd Annual Dinner

Details and photos are in the Events tab.

NEW CLUB PATRON

We are honoured to announce that Admiral Sir Philip Jones GCB DL has kindly agreed
to succeed Captain Patrick Walker CBE as the Club’s Patron. Sir Philip, who was born in
Bebington and attended Birkenhead School, had a long and distinguished Naval career
rising to First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff. Since retirement from the Navy he has
undertaken several positions including amongst others President of the Marine Society
and Sea Cadets, Senior Naval Advisor for BAE Systems, Marine Non Executive Director
for the Port of London Authority, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Museum
of the Royal Navy. Sir Philip is also a Fellow of Liverpool John Moores University and
Honorary President of the Birkenhead Sea Cadets.

His full biography is under the History tab.

MMIA 2023

The Battle of the Atlantic Memorial team were awarded the prestigious Positive Impact Award at this year’s ceremony. Details in the Events page.

October Newsletter

The October Newsletter is now in the Members’ area.



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