February 8, 2019

JUSTICE FOR OUR BOYS

Harry Rice, George Wilkinson, Josh McGuinness

Many of you would have seen the appalling lies regarding our case recently printed in the Daily Mail, The Sun and no doubt reported on in many other fake news outlets.  We were going to let it lie as it is evident the media have no regard for the truth and continue to ignore facts and people’s feelings when they report their lies. However, on reflection we feel i...

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October 23, 2020

Remembering The Fallen: On this day, 23 October, 1941, the Royal Navy destroyer HMS Cossack was escorting a convoy from Gibraltar to the UK. She was hit by a torpedo that had been fired from German U-boat U-563. Two days later she was towed by tug from Gibraltar. Unfor...

July 9, 2020

Remembering The Fallen. Today's post is slightly different as this is following a special request.  It isn't very often we get to commemorate our fallen heroes from the Senior Service (Royal Navy for the benefit of those who don't know that's what they're often called...

December 12, 2019

Remembering the Fallen: Today we commemorate a Royal Marine who sadly made the ultimate sacrifice in a recent conflict. We also commemorate several Royal Marines who were involved in a more distant one. Operation Frankton, as it came to be known was a plan to launch a...

December 7, 2019

Remembering The Fallen - On this day in 1941 the Imperial Japanese Navy attacked the United States Pacific Fleet at its main base at Pearl Harbour in Hawaii. This action would have far reaching consequences that at that time would not have been realised.

For one thing...

May 24, 2019

Remembering The Fallen: On this day in 1941, the battlecruiser, HMS Hood, the pride of the Royal Navy, was sunk by the German battleship, Bismarck.  Pictured are Admiral Lancelot Holland, Leading Torpedo Man Walter Treloar and Captain Ralph Kerr.
The Bismarck was a new...

May 25, 2018

Remembering The Fallen: On this day in 1982, the Type 42 destroyer, HMS Coventry, and the container ship, Atlantic Conveyor, were both sunk in the Falklands War.
This day was one of the blackest days for the Task Force and an all-out onslaught was expected by the Argen...