The families of HMS Vigilant (Starboard) have put a brilliant video together as part of their fundraising efforts for the Appeal.
It is now possible to order commemorative coins which feature the figure which will be in the centre of the new memorial. The coins are available from SWO Coins where other submarine themed coins are also on sale. SWO Coins is actually a one man operation run in his spare time by an employee of BAE at Barrow solely to benefit various Continue reading Memorial Commemorative Coins
During the final design and development stages of the memorial it has become apparent that some new opportunities to improve on the original concept will produce an even more fitting tribute to submariners and their families. The memorial will be mounted on a long, low grass covered mound to give the impression of the submarine just Continue reading Enhancements to the Memorial
You may have heard that the memorial will be sited on a long, low grass mound to give the impression of the boat just below the surface. We can share with you now a couple of graphics giving a feeling for how this will look.
At the beginning of Armed Forces Week we are delighted to announce that 12 Royal Navy Submariners have set off on an epic cycle ride from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise awareness of the Submariner memorial appeal. The rain stopped for long enough so that the 12 submariners from HMS ANSON and HMS AGAMEMNON could start their epic 12-day journey. The Submariner Memorial Continue reading Submariners cycle the length of the country – raising awareness of the Submariner Memorial Appeal
The Submarine Service’s Atlantic rowing team, HMS OARDACIOUS, have added the appeal logo to their boat. They will take part in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in 2022 and some of the money they raise will come to the appeal.
We are delighted to announce the launch of an exclusive range of merchandise designed by Ensign Motifs. Of course the profit from each sale goes to the appeal so you can look good and feel good at the same time!
The Daily Express published a very moving piece by journalist Ali Kefford who interviewed Gill Molyneaux, widow of Lt Cdr Ian Molyneaux GM. Click the picture below for full size version.
The Submariner Memorial Appeal is raising its profile at Northwood Headquarters. Captain Craig Ballantyne, ACOS SM & COS CSN, is our Establishment Champion spreading the word and coordinating our support there. The picture shows our banner in the Officers Mess but it is moving round the establishment – if you spot it anywhere else take Continue reading Appeal at Northwood Headquarters
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.