HMS Hermes


2005-2006

2005

Plymouth April. Fleet Club.

Thurs gather/ Fri Service at Drake St. Nicolas church for dedication of the Hermes Chalice. Followed by a planting of Hermes oak tree in Plymouth Central Park, back for our mess dinner.

Sat A.G.M. then a service of Remembrance at sea accompanied by a film crew(Prospero, for the Discovery channel), lunch onboard, evening cabaret night, grand raffle. Sun. Tiverton Methodist church for a service then we all marched through town (Hermes has the freedom of this city). Lunch in the Legion club with the sea cadets. Then on to a Lord Mayor’s reception in the Council Chambers. Back for an evening quiz. Mon depart.


2006

Plymouth April. Fleet Club.

The last reunion for Bob, our hard working, second secretary. Thurs meet and greet. Fri A.G.M. and a viewing of a film made by Prospero productions about the Hermes and Vampire for the Discovery channel and our ‘boys’ Alec and Stan revisiting the wreck of Hermes 10. Free time then our mess dinner. Saturday a trip to Boscastle, lunch at the Wellington hotel and back for an evening dance and grand raffle. Sun a trip and service at St Hermes church, Truro legion club Sunday lunch, evening quiz and raffle. Mon depart.