HMS Coventry D118 - Reunion
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This page last updated on Monday 8th February 2016.

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HMS Coventry Reunion 2016 - Portsmouth

Dear Shipmates, Families and Friends

As your HMS Coventry D118 Association Chairman it, once again, gives me great pleasure to announce that the next HMS Coventry D118 Reunion/Remembrance day will take place on Saturday 21st May 2016, followed by the Service of Remembrance on Sunday 22nd May. The following itinerary is being arranged to which, as always, you can join in as much or as little as you would like. It would of course be great to get as many as possible together and continue the momentum and support we have enjoyed over recent years.

2016 ItineraryDress code
Sat 21st May1630Meet & Greet at the GIs Association Whale Island, PortsmouthCasual
 1700Chairman's address - a chance to share ideas 
 1730Presentation on Operation Blackleg, the dive on HMS Coventry 
 1815Up Spirits - Toast to our shipmates still on patrol 
 1830Reunion - Wets, dits, more wets, raffle and small eats! 
Sun 22nd May1015Muster at Still and West Public House - Old PortsmouthJacket, Tie and Medals
 1035Parade under Standard to FI Memorial Site Old Portsmouth 
 1045Service of Remembrance 
 o/cDisperse (approx. 1115), back to Still and West, depart as required 

The RN GIs Association has once again allowed us the use of their facilities for our reunion.


  1. Independent hotel bookings can easily be made as Portsmouth has plenty of choice.
  2. If anyone has any questions please do not hesitate to email me, call me; hope to see you in Portsmouth in May 2016.
  3. Raffle/Auction prizes please!

Yours Aye
Chris Howe MBE, Chairman HMS Coventry D118 Association