Ardent Vetrans on Parade at HMS Raleigh

Nearly 70 Falklands veterans, including members of the HMS Ardent Association have taken part in a parade to mark the 30th anniversary of the end of hostilities in the Falklands War. The 68 veterans joined more than 600 Royal Navy personnel in the parade at HMS Raleigh at Torpoint. The parade was made up of HMS Raleigh’s ship’s… Read More »

Welcome Back – 11 June 1982

Welcome Back – 11 June 1982 Thirty years on Ardlines looks back at the HMS Ardent survivors homecoming in Southampton on Friday 11 June 1982 using music pictures and audio clips from the day.

Falklands Frigate Day 2012

Falklander Eric Goss and HMS Ardent Association member Mark ‘Dickie’ Henderson share their experiences of Frigates Day 2012 in san Carlos: Eric reports “With a remarkably fine day a large crowd gathered at Blue Beach Cemetery, San Carlos for the Remembrance and Thanksgiving Service to commemorate Frigates Day. I laid our wreath for HMS Ardent. My brother in-law… Read More »