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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 »

HMS Ardent Association Reunion 2017

The 35th annual reunion weekend in Plymouth as a short slideshow – Produced by Richie Gough These photographs are digital but based on Ilford FP4 Black & White film simulation. This was the film that was in my Canon AE1 camera which was lost when HMS Ardent was sunk and abandoned. This group of shots is a homage to… Read More »

Environmental Security of the ARDENT Wreck

Salvage and Marine Operations (SALMO) is a branch of the MOD responsible for managing the environmental and safety concerns associated with legacy shipwrecks. They have carried out this role since 2010 and currently manage a global inventory of approximately 5000 wrecks dating from 1870 to the present. The majority of these wrecks are from the First and Second World… Read More »