Micky Hawes

It is with sadness that the Association has been informed that HMS Ardent survivor Micky Hawes passed away on Friday 18 October 2019. Micky was part of the ships Lynx helicpter flight crew before the Falklands War and was a great character in the Petty Officers mess during his time onboard. The funeral for Micky was held at… Read More »

Falklands Memorial Plaques – HMS Drake.

Story written and shared by Colyn Thomas to Admiral Lord West During the Falkland war I was the Officer in charge(Inspector) of 79 shop in North Yard HM Dockyard Devonport, And while we were preparing to send ships down to the Falklands I was requested by Surgeon Captain Trousdale through our head of department- Mr Charles Barnes (DM6)… Read More »

Reunion 2019 – A Family Affair

The 37th Association reunion and service of remembrance was a different affair compared to the last few years. The Church Service was well attended but started at the earlier time of 13:00 due to a wedding at 15:00. As always the cadets and officers of T.S. Ardent added a splash of colour to the event. Before Admiral Lord… Read More »