Shipmate Steve Heyes Remembered

A recent graduate from HMS Collingwood’s Maritime Warfare School (MWS) became the first recipient of a new award that honours a former Electronic Warfare Specialist who was killed in the Falklands War. Petty Officer Electronic Warfare (POEW) David Bell from POEW Qualifying Course 1603 received the AB(EW) Steve Heyes Award for Best Student of the training year in… Read More »

Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel – 11 June 2017

The Annual Service of remembrance took place at the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel in Pangbourne College on  Sunday 11th June 2017 and was attended by members of the Association. Len Yeatman reported there were over 900 attendees at the very poignant service. (very many lower lips a-tremble) and provided the photograph of the Ardent’s, he also asks that… 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 »