LETTER: Old shipmates

Your letters
Your letters

Thank you again local newspapers, like this one, for printing my letters about reuniting those who have served together in the Royal Navy. My letters are often cut out and sent to someone who has served, ‘My Niece saw your letter and sent it to me’.

Many are missing the camaraderie of those who served in the Royal Navy, such as the eight already found from H.M.S. Raleigh; 23 Entry Benbow Division, 2nd June 1980.

And ‘I wish I could relive some of it’; well this can be done in the form of an ‘RN Shipmates Reunion’ to be held over the weekend of Friday April 21st to Monday 24th in the Midlands. This includes a coach tour over the weekend and of course, a Tot Issue. Wives and partners are welcomed too. No Association or annual subscription, just come and ‘Swing the Lamp’ and find old shipmates.

Contact me for Reunion details, Mike Crowe on mike.crowe1@btinternet.com or at 7 Heath Road, Lake, Sandown, Isle of Wight PO36 8PG (a stamp will help the pension if writing to me for Reunion details!)

The next move towards finding your old shipmate is yours. Do it now!

Mike Crowe

Sandown, Isle of Wight

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