Calling ex-RN electricians
The Royal Naval Electrical Branch Association is the association to join if any of your readers served in the Electrical Branch of the Royal Navy at any time.
The Royal Naval Electrical Branch Association is the association to join if any of your readers served in the Electrical Branch of the Royal Navy at any time.At a very recent reunion, there was much talk of old pals and old ship and messmates. Friendships started on the courses at the Royal Navy Radio, Radar and Electrical Training Establishment HMS Collingwood at Fareham just outside Portsmouth and a lot of the members would like to renew those lost friendships.The main aim of the Royal Naval Electrical Branch Association is to reunite these shipmates and possibly even run ashore 'oppos' from their various ships and shore establishments once they had left HMS Collingwood. This is done via the magnificent website www.rneba.org, plus the membership list sent to every member, with regular updates. The website has the latest reunion photographs. Will you be at the next one? Better hurry, we have booked an entire holiday village, but it's booking fast! The word is spreading that our reunions are an event not to be missed.Remember the good bits, runs ashore, visits, sports, courses and general camaraderie. Have a drink and moan about the bad times, duty watches, roughers, how you were duty patrol on the one-day stop over, missed liberty boats and the many Green Rubs endured etc, etc. Join the association, find your old Electrical Branch messmates as others have done.How? Visit the website or write to me at the address below or email firstname.lastname@example.org - and please mention this newspaper when contacting me. I am keeping a list of responses because your old shipmate might just be a reader as well, and you didn't know.Mike Crowe,Royal Naval Electrical Branch Association,7 Heath Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight.