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HMS Conway 1859 - 1974

© Alfie Windsor 1998

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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

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SPECIAL  EVENTS

2019 Sept 6th-8th
LONDON
Conway's 160th Anniversary Dinner & Club AGM
Conway first opened her doors in August 1859. To celebrate this the Club is holding a special anniversary dinner weekend in central London based in the Tower Hotel next to Tower Bridge.

Full details are here

It is likely to be a very popular event so pleased book early

CONTACT:
Mim Smith (Dinner Secretary)   archibald.smith@virgin.net  
01923 771743

2019 October 20th
PLAS NEWYDD
HMS Conway Memorial Dedication at Plas Newyyd

The Friends of HMS Conway are creating a memorial to the ship to overlooking the Strai at Plas Newyyd dock.

It wil be dedicated on 20th Oct 2019 and all OCs and their guests are invited. Full details will be in the June 2019 issue of The Cadet.

CONTACT:
Alfie Windsor (64-68)  alfie@hmsconway.org


BRANCH EVENTS & FRIENDS OF HMS CONWAY EVENTS
(B = Botha, C = Conway, P = Pangbourne, W = Worcerster)

AUSTRALIA - NEW SOUTH WALES (CWP) March 26th  Lunch 1200hrs Watergrill Restaurant, Kirribilli Club, Lavender Bay, North Sydney. Please confirm by 18th March.
           
The NSW CWP Branch holds two functions per year in the Southern Spring and
Autumn normally at the Kirribilli RSL ex Servicemen's Club North Sydney.

CONTACT:
Malcolm Burgess 
malntina@optusnet.com.au
  61 2999 71266

AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND (CWPB)
Holds reunions in February, April, June, August & October at the Nest restaurant,
Hotel Jen, Roma Street, Brisbane, Lunch 1200hrs. The August venue normally on the Coast.
                                   
November sees the Ladies lunch at the Royal Queensland Yacht Sqn, Manly.

CONTACT:
John Ellis    
valell@powerup.com.au     
61 73886 6759  
or
Geoff Rae (OP)    bengairn@optusnet.co.au   61 432402964   
   
            
AUSTRALIA - SOUTH

1st Tuesday of every month -

Pub lunch 1200hrs. Arab Steed Hotel, Hutt Street, Adelaide. www.arabsteedhotel.com.au

CONTACT:
David Kemp  
ondek@bigpond.com     61882980658

AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA (CWP)

3rd Wednesday of every month (except January)

1200hrs pub lunch at various venues around South Melbourne.

All OCs,OWs & OPs most welcome. No bookings necessary.

CONTACT:

John Turnbull (49-51)  john_turnbull@netspace.net.au   61 35281 5068

AUSTRALIA - WESTERN (CWP) 2nd Saturday in March, June & September
Pub lunch. 1200 hrs lunch Albion Hotel, Stirling Highway, Cottesloe, Fremantle.    www.albioncottesloe.com.au
Wives and partners very welcome.

Early December. Date TBA,
Christmas Buffet Lunch, 1200hrs. Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle.
www.rydges.com/fremantle

CONTACT:
Mike Sargent (OW)   marmike@iinet.net.au   61893363403

AUSTRALIA - WESTERN
(Conway Wives & Widows)
Monthly
Old Conway wives and widows meet up monthly at various venues in Perth & Fremantle.

CONTACT:
Noray Jones (widow of John Ivor Jones 48/49)

jonesmaritime@bigpond.com


CANADA - VANCOUVER
(CWPB)
April 25th
May 30th
June 27th
Aug 29th
Lunch 1200hrs. Seymours Pub 210-720 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver V7J 2H5   www.seymourspub.com
           
CONTACT:
David Whitaker (OC)    whitknit@telus.net   1 6045366160


CANADA - VANCOUVER ISLAND (CWPB) Twice yearly functions in the Summer and Winter (December) take place in the Victoria region.

CONTACT:
John Palliser   palliser@email.com   1 2505888896
or
Bob Kitching (OW)    roarsong@shaw.ca     1 8666326888

CANADA - TORONTO
No events planned

CONTACT:
Tony Fagan   fagan-wall@sympatico.ca     1 4166523867

SOUTH AFRICA (CB)
The General Botha Old Boys Association holds regular reunions in Capetown and Durban. All OCs most welcome.

CONTACTS:
Capetown: Ian Suckling (OC)
Email: sucklingis@gmail.com Tel: 27215560804
           
Durban: Sean Minogue (OC)
Email: sean@misafi.co.za Tel: 27313033603
           
Capetown
Hugh James     cpt_secretary@generalbotha.co.za    27827967606
                 
Durban
Howard Jackson-Moss dur_secretary@generalbotha.co.za     27315723901

UK - BIRKENHEAD
(THE FRIENDS OF HMS CONWAY)
June 15th.  Meeting, venue tba 1400hrs
           
June 16th. 
Fathers Day Memorial Service at Birkenhead Chapel 1100hrs.

November Date TBC.  Memorial Servbice
at Birkenhead Chapel 1100hrs.

CONTACT:
Helen Fletcher Rogers.  hfrogers@dial.pipex.com    
01582472300                      



UK - EAST MIDLANDS January 24th  Lunch at Hasslop Hall Hotel , Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1NS
           
July/August Date TBC. Lunch function in the Nottingham area.

CONTACT: Tom Mason   
tom.mason41@ntlworld.com     01623 462 478

UK - LONDON & SOUTH EAST July 2nd  Lunch Buffet at 1230hrs in HQS Wellington, Temple Stairs ,Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 2PN. Across from Temple tube station. Dress Smart/ Tie

CONTACT:
Matt Burrows  
holdtrade@holdtrade.co.uk  

0208 293 5999



UK - NORTH WEST February 20th.     Noggin N Natter, 1200hrs, Ring O Bells, West Kirby
           
March 20th.     Lunch, 1200hrs. Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry
           
April 17th     Noggin N Natter, The White Lion, Alvanly, Frodsham
           
May 15th     Lunch, 1200hrs, Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry
           
June 19th     Noggin N Natter 1200hrs, Cheshire Cat, Christleton, Chester
           
July 17th     Lunch, 1200hrs, Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry

All venues order from menus on the day.
Noggin N Natter smart casual.
Refreshment Rooms Blazer/Jacket & tie.
Please advise Peter O Donnell beforehand.


CONTACT:
Peter O Donnell (OC)   p.m.odonnell@btinternet.com      01513 367 424 

or

Geoff Cowap  
geofcowap@gmail.com   01257 462 113   or   07850 815702

UK - SCOTLAND Spring Lunch at a venue in the southern Highlands.

Autumn Dinner and overnight stay at a venue in the Central Belt.


CONTACTS:

Mike Sanders      
mikesanders@hotmail.com       01315 318 638

or


Neil Smith  
neilofhelensburgh@yahoo.co.uk   01436 675 696


UK - SOLENT

1st Wedneasday of every month

Pub Lunch 1200hrs. Rising Sun, 74 Shore Road, Warsash, SO31 9FT 

Dress Smart casual.
www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/hampshire/rising-sun   

 

CONTACT:

Chris Nelson    chris543@gmail.com   
0238 029 3270



UK - SOUTH WEST June Date TBA. Summer outing in Devon or adjoining Somerset/Cornwall.
           
November TBA. 
AGM & Lunch HMS Drake wardroom Plymouth Navy Base. 1200hrs. Dress- smart- blazer/ jacket & tie

CONTACT:
Adrian Mitchell  mitchellsthe@icloud.com   0182 284 108


 

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