Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Discount Deal

Are you a member of the Royal Navy Association?  Maybe you are and you are not aware of this offer, or for a small fee, you want to join the RNA to take advantage of it. One of the advantages of being members of the RNA is that they are entitled to certain discounts for various events.  One […]

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New Pictures From Brian Smith

We recently received a large collection of images from Brian Smith – these are greatly appreciated, and will be added into our gallery. Brian served at HMS St Vincent from September 1958 to 1959. We are most keen to have more details about these photographs, so if you know people in them, stories behind them, etc, […]

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The Ganges Association Celebrating Their Annual Service

The Ganges Association (Solent Division) are celebrating their annual service at St George’s Church, Portsmouth on Sunday 2nd March at 1130. They are kindly extending an invitation to ALL ex-St. Vincent’s boys to share their service with them.  Your Association Standard will be paraded along with Ganges Standard and there will be ‘refreshments’ at the GI’s Club […]

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Remembrance Parade (2013)

Can all Members who wish to attend please contact Soapy Watson as soon as possible as time is running out. Hats are to be worn again this year (this is now a HMS St. Vincent tradition already…….and remember no hat, no parade!!) Soapy can be contacted on soapy.watson@hmsstvincentassoc.org and will need your hat size too if you […]

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Cenotaph Joining Instructions

Please muster on the South Side of Admiralty Arch 0930-1000 The Civil Service Club are producing the following food after the parade: Chicken Curry and Rice Vegetable Bhuna The Cost is £9.50, same as last year. Please can you send me a cheque payable to The St Vincent Association for £9.50 per person for the […]

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Church Service With Our Colleagues From HMS Ganges

The Ganges Association, who support us at our annual church service in St. Anns, has kindly invited members of the HMS St. Vincent Association to their annual church service this year on the 24 February, ccontinuing the close relationship between the two Associations…(and friendly banter of course!) The service will be held at the olde garrison church, St. Georges which […]

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Funeral of Mike Hines

Shipmate Mike Hines (Ships Company Cook at St. Vincent between July 1962 & August 1964) crossed the bar on 8th. December. For those of you who knew him and wish to attend his funeral, it takes place at the Exeter & Devon Crematorium, Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 6EU on Friday 21st December at 1.15pm.    

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