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TELEVISION SERIES ABOUT HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH

The BBC are currently planning to show Chris Terrill’s three part documentary series on HMS Queen Elizabeth, which is due to start transmitting on BBC2 at 2000 on Sunday 15th April. The programme, titled “Britain’s Biggest Warship” tracks the ship through build, and then to commissioning as a Royal Navy ship last December. The other two programmes should follow weekly at the same time slot and BBC are going to repeat the series on Saturday afternoons on BBC2 (1500-1600). (Note that the BBC may alter their schedule up to 2 weeks before transmission but current intentions are for the programme to be shown as planned).

 

                                                                            FUTURE FISHERY PROTECTION PATROLS

The Royal Navy has taken delivery of state-of-the-art gunboats to protect Britain’s fishing waters.
 Click here for details.

RN & RM WIDOWS' ASSOCIATION

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Widows’ Association (RNRMWA) provides friendship, support, guidance and comfort to those who have experienced the trauma of bereavement.  It is run by a team of volunteers, most of whom are themselves widows.  The association has a new Chairman, and appears to be undergoing a renaissance after being dormant for some time.  Members interested may wish to contact her, Sarah Clewes, at sarah@rnrmwidows.org / 07462 376850 and/or visit https://www.facebook.com/rnrmwidowsassoc/ .