Reunion 2024 – 25th May, Portsmouth

HMS Coventry veterans marching

Hi there shipmates, families and friends of D118.

As your D118 Association Chairman, it once again gives me great pleasure to announce that the 2024 HMS Coventry D118 42nd Anniversary reunion will take place on 25 May 2024 and will be in Portsmouth.

The following itinerary has been planned:

Sat 25 May1645Muster at Still and West Public House – Old PortsmouthJacket, Tie with medals
1735Parade under Standard to FI Memorial Site Old Portsmouth
1745Service of Remembrance
o/c(approx. 1815) Disperse and refresh for evening reunion
1900Reunion at GIs Association Club – Whale IslandCasual or as required


  1. You will note the Muster on Saturday at 1645, plenty of time for preservice wets; I am sure you will all be very proud to once again parade under our HMS COVENTRY D118 Standard.
  2. The RN GIA (Gunnery Instructors Association) are once again kindly providing us with their Association venue for our reunion on the Sat night where a light finger buffet will be provided.
  3. As in previous years, please consider bringing a raffle prize, thank you.
  4. If anyone has any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me; see you in Portsmouth in May 2024.

Yours Aye
Chris Howe MBE, Chairman HMS Coventry D118 Association – 07786 156763