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Links

If you need to contact any of the traders/Associations in the links page, just click on their heading to be taken to their website.

Admiral Nelson's Homepage

All about the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. His ships, His Battles and His Loves.

The Association of Wrens (Women of the Royal Naval Services)

welcomes former members of the WRNS, WRNR, and women Association of Wrenswho have served, or are still serving in the RN, RNR and Commonwealth Navies. Benefits of joining include: attending social & ceremonial events, our in-house magazine, online forums & local get-togethers in organised Branches or Informal groups. Our membership card currently entitles members to a reduction in the cost of accommodation at the Maritime Club Portsmouth, and a discounted entry to Portsmouth Historical Dockyard.

HQ at Semaphore Tower, HM Naval Base Tel: 02392 725141

Email:  office@wrens.org.uk  website:  www.wrens.org.uk Facebook: Association of Wrens

British Military Powerboat TrustBritish Military Powerboat Trust

The BMPT Volunteers and Membership, have joined forces with the PNBPT Volunteers and Membership, and will continue to work on the restoration and maintenance of the BMPT, as well as the PNBPT boats, in the Historic Dockyard Portsmouth.

Tel: 023 8089 0900

British Monarchy, TheThe British Monarchy

The official website of the British Monarchy

Broadsword AssociationHMS Broadsword

The Association was formed the year after the last ship was sold in 1996 and has a growing membership from allwho served in her and the late destroyer. We march past the Cenotaph every year and have bi-annual reunions and mini reunions.

Cavalier Association

The search engine for casualties is now up-and-running from the top left, front page of the website, just click on the Cavalier Association name above to be directed there.

Charles Miller

Charles Miller Ltd is a new independent company which sells Maritime Models, Artefacts, Collectables and Navigation and Scientific Instruments on a biannual basis with sales entitled "Charles Miller Ltd".

Tel: +44 (0) 207 806 5530

Coastal Forces Heritage Trust

The story of Coastal Forces is an inspiring and exciting tale. Their operations were as diverse as attacking enemy convoys and their E-Boat escorts, to running agents to the enemy coast and playing a major role in the raids at Dieppe and St Nazaire and the D-Day landings in Normandy.

Tel: 023 9272 4715

Devon Forces Family    Devon Forces Family

Devon Forces Family provides information for anyone who has ever served in any branch of the armed forces and is now living in Devon, or is planning to move here.

Support is available for all members of the military community, including people getting ready to leave the forces, recent service leavers, older veterans and family members. This site has been designed to help you navigate that support and find the help you need quickly and easily. Here you’ll find information about national services and local support in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay.

 

Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church

Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church at RNAS Yeovilton

Tel: 01935 455257

 

Fleet Air Arm MuseumFleet Air Arm Museum

The National Museum of the Royal Navy comprises four Museums, reflecting the fact that the Royal Navy operates on the sea, under the sea, on the land and in the air.

Tel: 01935 840565

Fly Navy Hertiage Trust 

We exist to support the Nation’s Naval Aviation Heritage, by raising money for the RN Historic Flight, for the FAA Museum and for St Bartholomew’s FAA Church

Forces Discount-mod

The discounts and benefits provided in the Defence Discount Directory and web site are aimed at the Defence Community in its widest sense. Regulars, Reserves, Veterans, Cadets, MOD Civil Servants and families together make up a group of over 10 million people.

Forces Equine

ForcesEquine.co.uk the online Equine site dedicated to the Combined and Individual Services Equitation. Here you will be able to find the information & links you need to keep you up to date with what's going on within The British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force & Police Equestrian world. We will be covering events, achievements, interviews and much more. If you have anything that you would like to add that you feel would benefit the above Forces, then please let us know via email at info@forcesequine.co.uk

Heroes Return

A blog which shows the account of veterans return trips with pictures and their feelings and emotions, along with other related articles. All made possible with the help of The Big Lottery Fund - http://www2.biglotteryfund.org.uk/prog_heroes_return

Imperial War Museum

Tel:020 7416 5320

Marine Society and Sea Cadets

The Marine Society provides guidance, practical support and life-long learning opportunities to seafarers whilst the Sea Cadets are a voluntary youth organization, open to young people aged 10 to 18

 

Marshland Maritime Museum

A huge collection of Royal Naval Memorabilia accumulated over 21 years by Mike and Jo Smith. Over 2,000 items on display. To view, please phone to make an appointment. IT'S FREE!! Find us at 206 Main Road, Clenchwarton, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE34 4AA.

Tel:01553 765530 

Mary Rose, The

The Mary Rose is the only 16th century warship on display anywhere in the world. Built between 1509 and 1511, she was one of the first ships able to fire a broadside, and was a firm favourite of King Henry VIII. 

Tel: +44(0)23 9275 0521

Medal Enquiries

Tel:0800 085 3600

MET UK

MET-UK is the UK’s leading provider of training courses in gas, plumbing, electricity and renewable energy. Whether you’re a fully qualified gas fitter looking to keep up to date with the latest legislation, or a newcomer looking to embark on a career in plumbing, MET-UK have all the credentials to provide you with first class training from industry professionals.

Tel: 0845 168 6600

Ministry of Defence

Tel: 0870 607 4455

National Archives - Public Records Office

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8876 3444

National Maritime Museum

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8312 6565

Naval Christian Fellowship

We are a small charity working with serving sailors etc within the RN, RM and RFA 

Tel: 023 9281 4410

Naval Families Federation

The Naval Families Federation (NFF) was established in 2003 to give Royal Naval and Royal Marines’ families an independent voice.

Tel: 023 9265 4374

Naval History.Net

Comprehensive site of mainly Royal Navy history in the 20th century. Includes all casualties 1914 to 2008, Admiralty War Diaries of WW2, and naval honours and awards of WW1. 

Naval Records/Archives

Naval Records and search facility. Email: navysearchpgrc@tnt.co.uk Forms can be downloaded from http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/upload/pdf/Application_Pack_NEW.pdf

Tel: 01283 227913
 
Naval Recruitment

Visit this site for career information.

Tel: 0845 607 5555
 
Pen & Sword Books
 
Book publishers
 
Regulating Branch & Royal Navy Police Association

The web site is usually the first stop that many ex members of the Regulating Branch and present members of the RN Police have that introduces them to the Association and will provide a focal point of contact and an easy way of joining the association

 
Resettlement Site
This site contains advice and information for personnel who are leaving or have already left the UK Armed Forces. Here you will find information for the Royal Navy, Army and the Royal Air Force (RAF) about the whole Resettlement process, what to do at each stage and how to do it. We have put all the information about Resettlement in one place so you don't have to spend hours of your valuable time searching the internet for the information that you need. 
 
RFA - Historical Society
 
Bringing the History and Honour of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service to a wider audience, recording the deeds of the service and the people who have served in it.

 

Royal Hospital School

The Royal Hospital School – boarding school for 11 to 18 year olds offering generous means tested bursaries for children and grandchildren of seafaring families.

RM Bandies

Royal Marines Bandsmen's Family Chat Group

RN & RM Service Enquiries

Tel: 023 9262 8779 or 023 9262 8667

RN & RM Coarse Fishing Association (Portsmouth Branch)

The Portsmouth Royal Navy and Royal Marines Coarse Angling Association (PRN & RM CAA) was formed in 1972 by the amalgamation of HMS Sultan and HMS Dryad Angling Clubs.  The Sultan Angling Club had already formed a committee and they took over the running of the newly formed Portsmouth RN & RM CAA. 

Membership Secretary: 07814 865669

RN Coastal Forces Veterans

The London Branch (of the former Coastal Forces Veterans Association)   

Royal Navy Historic Flight 

A living memorial to all those who have served in the Royal Naval Air Service and Fleet Air Arm since 1909.

 

Royal Navy Photographers Association    

The RNPA website is for serving Royal Navy photographers and ex-Phots of the photographic branch to view and exchange information. Non-members are given access to many pages on the ‘site, but cannot view member profiles or the membership list. Only serving Royal Navy photographers and ex-phots may view members’ profiles, and the full membership list.

 

 

Ross Watton

Martime Art

Royal British Legion

Tel: 0808 802 8080

Royal Marine Band srervice

The Royal Marine Band Service and the Blue Band Magazine

Royal Marines Museum

Tel: 023 9281 9385

Royal Naval Associations

Tel: 023 9272 3823

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Royal Naval Amatuer Radio Society

The Society promotes and fosters Amateur Radio activity within the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.  It liaises withthe Radio Societies of the other UK Services and with other Navies throughout the world.

Contact Joe Kirk: or tel: 01243 536586

 

 

 

Royal Naval Benevolent Trust (RNBT)

Tel: 023 9269 0112 (General) or 023 9266 0296 (Grants)

Royal Naval Museum

Tel: 023 9272 7562

Royal Navy

Royal Navy Careers and information regarding the Navy in general.

 

 

Royal Navy Football Association

The official website of the RN Football Association

Royal Navy Ice Hockey Association

Live information from the Royal Navy Ice Hockey Association

Royal Navy Submarine Museum

This unique Museum offers you the chance to walk on board a real submarine, discover true tales of heroism and relive a life under the sea through the personal belongings of the crew. Imagine what it must be like to be depth charged? Picture yourself in a tiny miniature submarine about to slip under an enemy ship; you can experience the reality at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. Trace the history of submarine development, from Alexander the Great, to Holland 1, to the giant nuclear powered Vanguard class of the present day peace keepers.

Tel: 023 9252 9217

Seafarers Support

A free confidential referral service for serving and former seafarers and their families in times of need 

Seafarers UK

Tel: 020 7932 0000

Seaforth Publishing

We specialise in books on most historical maritime themes, ranging from ship design to life at sea, in varied formats from highly illustrated technical reference books to reprints of classic narratives. Subjects include ship design and development, naval and mercantile history and biography, nautical archaeology, exploration, and ship modelling. We do not publish practical books on yachting and sailing as a sport (except its historical aspects), nor textbooks for professional seafarers. 

Tel: 01226 734555

Soar Valley Weaving

Soar Valley Weaving, home of cap tallies. We have been producing quality cap tallies since 1993. We only produce high quality cap tallies that meet with M.O.D. specifications. Whether you are looking for cap tallies for the sea cadet corps, memorabilia, special occasions, open days or events, give us a call on 01509 413705 to discuss your requirements in full.  
 

SSAFA Forces Help

Tel: 0845 130 0975

Tickets 4 TroopsTickets 4 Troops

Tickets galore, for Sports, Theatre, Music, Comedy, Cinema and more. Click here for the latest available.

Navy News on Twitter

Follow the Navy News team on Twitter

Veterans Agency

Tel: 0800 169 2277

Victory Service Club

The Victory Services Club is a Tri-Service, All Ranks Members' Club for currently Serving and Retired members of the Armed Forces, ideally located at Marble Arch in the heart of London's West End. 

Tel: 020 7723 4474

Warrior 1860, HMS

The pride of Queen Victoria, Warrior revolutionised warship construction. Powered by steam and sail, she was the largest and fastest warship of her day.