Jon Major 2018 visit to the Falklands

The reason I never made it to last year’s reunion. On Wednesday 16th May, along with 2 friends from Hull, Alan Taylor (Royal Signal Regiment) and Mike Harman (HMS Hecla) we travelled to RAF Brize Norton for a flight to the Falkland Islands. After a slight delay we took off at 0110 and after a brief stopover at… Read More »

Tony Langridge – Falklands Weapons Crew

The funeral of Falklands shipmate, LS(M) Tony Langridge, who passed away on the 30 October 2018 has taken place. Our condolences to his family and friends. Tony was a key member of the ARDENT weapons crew and was an important contributor to the temporary emergency weapon systems that were provided on the upper deck to help support anti-aircraft… Read More »

11 November 2018 – Ardent Wreaths

Wreaths will be laid in Plymouth and Portsmouth on Sunday 11 November 2018 as follows: Plymouth: 10:30 at the Hoe Memorial Garden. Portsmouth: 11:00 at the Sallyport memorial. Kay and Jim Watts and Penny and Geoff Bye hope other Portsmouth Ardents will be able to join them. Lunch will be booked for afterwards – venue details to follow.… Read More »