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 Itinerary||Dress code|
|Sat 21st May||1630||Meet & Greet at the GIs Association Whale Island, Portsmouth||Casual|
| ||1700||Chairman's address - a chance to share ideas|| |
| ||1730||Presentation on Operation Blackleg, the dive on HMS Coventry|| |
| ||1815||Up Spirits - Toast to our shipmates still on patrol|| |
| ||1830||Reunion - Wets, dits, more wets, raffle and small eats!|| |
|Sun 22nd May||1015||Muster at Still and West Public House - Old Portsmouth||Jacket, Tie and Medals|
| ||1035||Parade under Standard to FI Memorial Site Old Portsmouth|| |
| ||1045||Service of Remembrance|| |
| ||o/c||Disperse (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.
- Independent hotel bookings can easily be made as Portsmouth has plenty of choice.
- If anyone has any questions please do not hesitate to email me, call me; hope to see you in Portsmouth in May 2016.
- Raffle/Auction prizes please!
Chris Howe MBE, Chairman HMS Coventry D118 Association