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 »

Member News

It is with deep regret and sadness that we have to inform you of the passing of two of our members. Lin Coates (wife of Steve/Ralph/Sinus Coates) passed away on Friday 5th October. Her funeral will take place at Gravesend Crematorium at 1000 on Friday 2nd November 2018. Ralph has requested that anyone attending wears a suit with… Read More »

We Will Remember Them – 21 May 2018

On a beautiful warm and sunny evening on Plymouth Hoe members of the HMS Ardent Association gathered on the 36 anniversary of the sinking of HMS Ardent, and the loss of 22 shipmates lives, to remember them and the events of the 21 May 1982 in Falkland Sound. The Hoe Memorial saw a large group in attendance. Kev… Read More »