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David Clover, son of Cdr. A.S.Clover V.R.D. has contacted us:

My Father, Cdr. A.S.Clover V.R.D. made a number of 8mm films of activities at H.M.S. Wessex as a member of the Solent Division from around 1964 to 1967. My sister, Sue Diamond and I have just had the film professionally … Continue reading

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Eric Churcher

Dear all, It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that my father Eric Churcher passed away 26/03/20. Unfortunately, because of the pandemic Dad’s memorial/service is being postponed as three of his four children live abroad and … Continue reading

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Is there a way to try to identify members of the formation?

My name is Martin Carroll, I used to be in the RNVR based at HMS Wessex some years back – would have been late 70s. I used to turn out on the cenotaph march pasts and I think I may … Continue reading

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Swinging the lamp….

If any member has a story/memory/or any photos they wish to share about their time with HMS Wessex RNR (Southampton Shorebase) you are very welcome to do so here. If you wish to add further information to any photos/entries, please … Continue reading

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The Annual Dinner 2015

The Annual Dinner took place at Gentings Casino on 4th February and was again well supported with 23 diners.

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Welcome to the HMS Wessex Association (RNR)

The Wessex Association was formed when HMS Wessex (the former RNR Shorebase) which was situated in Southampton Docks closed. Membership is open to any person who served at  HMS Wessex regardless of rank.   2020 Due to this virus, meetings … Continue reading

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