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Buy Coins and Support the Appeal

SWOCoins produce submarine commemorative coins from which all the profits are donated to charity. The Submariner Memorial Appeal is lucky enough to be one of the charities being supported. Buy any of the coins below and help the appeal.

Donation from HMS Urge Families Group

Francis Dickinson and the HMS Urge Families Group have donated to the appeal in memory of Lieutenant-Commander EP Tomkinson DSO RN and the ship’s company and passengers of HMS Urge, who were lost to enemy action in World War Two. As background, when HMS Urge was lost after leaving Malta for Alexandria in April, 1942, Continue reading Donation from HMS Urge Families Group

Support from Minister for Defence People and Veterans Johnny Mercer MP

Minister for Defence People and Veterans Johnny Mercer said: “During these challenging times, providing families and friends with the opportunity to reflect and remember is crucial for the submariner community. Memorials tell a powerful story and ensure that the memories of our brave personnel never fade. “It has been an honour to be involved with Continue reading Support from Minister for Defence People and Veterans Johnny Mercer MP

Our submariners deserve a place in National Arboretum

This is the piece written by Lord Boyce for The Times Thunderer column which was printed on Monday 9 November. It is reproduced by kind permission of the newspaper and can be read in the original version here. No one arm of the services is better or more worthy than any other: the Royal Navy, Continue reading Our submariners deserve a place in National Arboretum

Win a week in Lanzarote for four!

Our new Surfacing Raffle has a star prize of a week in Lanzarote for four people including flights and much more. Read all about it here and get your tickets now – only £2.00 each. More prizes will be added throughout the raffle

Lord Boyce and Times Radio

On the back of The Times Thunderer piece by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Boyce, today he was interviewed on Times Radio. The interview is reproduced below by kind permission of Times Radio. Lord Boyce is Britain’s senior submariner and Patron of the appeal.

Appeal Sports T Shirts

You can now register for early notification of when our T shirts come online. Check out the RNRMC website here.

Life is just ….

Andy Benford, a retired submariner writes: As a proud submariner it’s important to me that the crews of Royal Navy submarines lost in war or in peacetime are never forgotten and that there is a fitting memorial at the National Arboretum Memorial where visitors can reflect and remember such bravery and sacrifice. I wondered what Continue reading Life is just ….

Exclusive Sportswear – coming soon!

The Submariner Memorial Appeal is delighted to announce that our exclusive range of sportswear (well shirts to be precise) will be coming to an online store near you soon. These fantastic unisex shirts are ideal for running, a work out or any other sports based activity, or indeed just for posing in. They will be Continue reading Exclusive Sportswear – coming soon!

The Public Competition – Results

The Public Competition ran from 28 February to 31 August 2020, there were over 200 excellent entries. The winners were announced by Johnny Mercer MP, Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans on 29 September 2020. There was a winner and runner up in each category and one overall winner. The three winning designs have been Continue reading The Public Competition – Results