Affiliate Links

  • Navy Blue
    Navy Blue is a specialist retail outlet selling Naval & Military memorabilia to the general public. They have hundreds of products in stock with more ranges being added all the time.
  • Navy Books is the home of Maritime Books which was established in 1979 by ex-Royal Navy officer Mike Critchley, who is still the current owner. They are specialist publishers of books on the Royal Navy and also stock a vast range of naval books and videos from other publishers.
  • The Mess Dress
    Mess Dress carry out medal mounting, medal supplying, medal and citation framing, medal presentation cases. They supply Mess Dresses, Officers swords, badges, george boots, shirts, braces, zippo lighters and much more.

Royal Naval Association Areas and Branches

  • Royal Naval Association – Lincoln Branch
    The Lincoln Branch of the Royal Naval Association was formed in 1947 under the old title of the Royal Naval Old Comrades Association. The Branch Meetings fall on the 3rd Tuesday of the month and commence at 20:00.
  • Royal Naval Association – Margate Branch
    The Margate Branch was formed in 1935 and the Branch celebrated its Platinum Jubilee on Trafalgar Day 2005. The Branch meets on the 1st Friday of each month and invite any serving and former Royal Naval, WRNS, Royal Marines, QARNNS, and Fleet Auxiliary personnel to join them.
  • Royal Naval Association – Norwich Branch
    The Norwich Branch is one of 400 branches of the Royal Naval Association world wide. It was commissioned in 1979 and today has a membership of just over 100, the majority of whom are on the wrong side of sixty years of age. We are the largest and we like to think, the best of the seven RNA branches in Norfolk. Attendance at our monthly meetings at the Canary Social Club on the second Tuesday of each month rarely falls below fifty, and a figure closer to seventy is not unusual.
  • Royal Naval Association No.2 Area
    The Royal Naval Association No.2 Area covers RNA Branches in Kent, Surrey and East Sussex
  • Royal Navy Association
    The Royal Naval Association granted it’s Royal Charter in 1954 is the principal Naval Association recognised by the Admiralty Board and is a Registered Charity.Membership is open to all serving and ex-service members of the Naval Forces including the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, QARNNS, WRNS, Reserves and all ranks and specialisation’s.
  • Submariners Association – East Kent Branch
    The Submariners Association is an association of ex and serving submariners which seeks to maintain the special bonds of friendship, loyalty and comradeship, together with a pride in the Submarine Service, formed during service in Her Majesty’s Submarines. The East Kent Branch meets on the 1st Sunday of each month. All ex and serving submariners are welcome.

Royal Navy Ship Associations

  • HMS Ambuscade Association
    The aim of our Association is to keep the name of our ship alive and remain in contact with all who served on HMS Ambuscade or were affiliated with her.
  • HMS Ardent Association
    The association was set up immediately after the 1982 Falklands Conflict in a hope to foster and promote the name HMS Ardent and provide a focal point to remember our fallen crewmates. Membership is open to all ex-Ardents, the friends and families of the fallen. This site, our newsletters and the running of the Association is funded by a small annual fee which is currently £10.
  • HMS Argonaut Association
    The Association was originally set up so shipmates could keep in touch with each other however as time passes by it has become more important to record the stories of those who gave so much in our dark days. The Association is looking to help those crew members that served on the Frigate keep in touch and keep the Association alive.
  • HMS Broadsword Association
    The Broadsword Association was established in 1996, in order to foster links between those who have served in Her Majesty’s Ships of that name and also with the City of Chester. The Association is affiliated with similar associations through the Federation of Naval Associations under the patronage of the Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command (CINCNAVHOME) and, as such, enjoys charitable status.
  • HMS Yarmouth Association
    The purpose of this site is to bring together all ex members of the ships company, for those who wish to keep in touch with old friends and to keep the memory of a great ship alive. You’ll find links on each page to help you navigate the site and find out all about HMS Yarmouth and many of her crew who have supplied hundreds of photographs many of which are back up with stories and events.
  • Royal Naval Regulating Branch and Royal Navy Police Association
    The Royal Naval Regulating Branch and Royal Navy Police Association is dedicated to maintaining our unique history by word and picture and to keeping serving Royal Navy Police and Ex-Regulators in contact, wherever they may be.
  • The Second HMS Manchester Association
    The title of “The Second HMS Manchester Association” was chosen to differentiate between ourselves and the original “HMS Manchester Association” formed by those who fought and served onboard the Second World War cruiser of the same name. Initially, it was hoped that there would be an all encompassing association for those who had served on either ship, similar to those enjoyed by other Type 42’s that share their names with WWII cruisers, but this did not come about.

Veterans Links

  • Forces Reunited
    The idea behind the site was to enable as many Forces Veterans as possible to reunite with each other. The idea came about when Dominic’s Father express an interest in contacting some of his old forces friends as he had reached retirement age and had time on his hands! The site has grown at an incredible rate over the last 7 years and we now currently have 681,843 registered members, creating over 4 million page impressions a month and have over 200,000 unique visitors every single month!
  • Mesothelioma Center is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to their visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer (mesothelioma). Their goal is to offer a one-stop resource on all asbestos and mesothelioma-related issues ranging from occupational exposure to mesothelioma treatment options. With more than 3,500 pages of content, their mission is to do whatever we can to help promote asbestos and mesothelioma awareness.
  • The White Ensign Association
    The mission of the White Ensign Association, as a Naval Charity, is to inform and provide guidance to all serving and former members of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, their Reserves and also to their dependants on finance and personal administration and employment and resettlement on an unbiased, confidential and free basis.
  • Veterans – UK
    There are many organisations that provide help and support to UK veterans, from Government, Local Authorities, independent bodies and the charity sector. Whilst it is commendable that so many organisations offer help to ex-Service personnel and their families, the number of organisations can mean it is sometimes difficult to know who to contact for advice on a particular topic. Veterans-UK is now the first stop for veterans.