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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 Strait 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 July 2019 issue of The Cadet
, No., 78.

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) October 15th 2019
Lunch, 1200hrs at the Kirribilli RSL ex Servicemen's Club North Sydney.

Next 3evnt in Spring 2020.

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

AUSTRALIA - QUEENSLAND (CWPB)
August 9th

Meerting on Gold Caost

October 8th
Venue tba
                                   
November
Ladies lunch at the Royal Queensland Yacht Sqn, Manly.

Next events in February, April, June, 2020.

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

1st Tuesday of every month
Pub lunch 1200hrs. Arab Steed Hotel, Hutt Street, Adelaide.

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.   
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)
Sept. 23rd 
Lunch  Kefi Creek Restaurant   
              

Oct 31st    
Lunch Seymours Pub,
720 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver V7J 2H5  
                                      

Dec 3rd  
Christmas Lunch Hazelmere Golf Club   

           
CONTACT:
David Whitaker (OC)    whitknit@telus.net   1 6045366160


CANADA - VANCOUVER ISLAND (CWPB) August 22nd
Lunch, Arbutus Ridge Golf Club
              
Dec 9th      
Christmas Lunch Four Mile Pub, Victoria


CONTACT:
John Palliser   palliser@email.com   1 2505888896
or
Bob Kitching (OW)    roarsong@shaw.ca     1 2509241137

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:
           
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 Date TBC. 
Annual Fathers' Day Memorial Service at
Conway Chapel, Birkenhead 1100hrs.

N
ovember 9th. Time tbd
AGM
at the Royal Mersey Yacht Club, followed by lunch in the Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry.

November 10th. 10.45am
Annual Memorial Service
at Conway Chapel, Birkenhead 1100hrs.

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



UK - EAST MIDLANDS No events planned at present

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

UK - LONDON & SOUTH EAST Annual BBQ in July at a central London riverside venue

CONTACT:
Matt Burrows  
holdtrade@holdtrade.co.uk  

0208 293 5999



UK - NORTH WEST Holds regular, well attended monthly meetings throughout the year.

August 21st 
Lunch Noggin N Natter venue tba
                                     
Sept. 18th    
Lunch
Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry
                                   
Oct 16th      
Lunch Noggin N Natter, The Red Fox, Thornton Hough
                                     
Nov 20th    
Lunch
Refreshment Rooms, Rock Ferry.
                                     
Dec 12th     
Christmas lunch  The Liner nr Lime Street Sn


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 Nov 24th    
Winter dinner and overnight stay, The Banchory Lodge Hotel, Banchory, 20miles SW of Aberdeen. £185.00 pp D B&B. Jacket & tie


CONTACT:
Mike Sanders      mikersanders@hotmail.com
      01315 318 638

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 Sept 3rd    
MNA Dinner HMS Drake, HM Naval Base, Plymouth. Black Tie.

November 22nd
AGM & Lunch HMS Drake wardroom Plymouth Navy Base. 1200hrs. Dress- smart- blazer/ jacket & tie

CONTACT:
Adrian Mitchell  mitchellsthe@icloud.com   01822 841 086


 

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