Committee Members

Chairman/PRO: Kenneth McKinnon (Life Member)
Vice Chairman: Alec Thomas (Life Member)
Secretary: Brian MacKenzie (Life Member)
Treasurer: David Carlin (Life Member)
Padre/Committee: David Eynon
Committee: David Evans
Committee: Anne McKinnon
Committee: Anne Cox


Welcome to the City of Glasgow Royal Naval Association's web site.

All former and serving members of the Royal Navy, Royal Naval Reserve and Merchant Marine services welcome (We even allow other services in to spin a few yarns as well). Come along and have a few wets while shareing your stories and ditties with old and new shipmates.

We meet every third Thursday of the month at 19.30 hours in,

The Buff's Club
935 - 937 Dumbarton Road
Whiteinch, (Previously known as the Stella Maris).

Hoping to see or hear from you soon.

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Kenn McKinnon

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Children's Hospital Visit

On the 6th S/m's Kenn McKinnon, Brian MacKenzie, David Carlin and Robert MacKay visited the Children's Hospital Play Group to deliver some toys and books. S/m Kenn McKinnon presented them with a cheque for £400 for their funds. We were invited to have some tea and biscuits and a chat with some of the staff. S/m David even got to meet Santa.

Monday, 3 December 2018

Awareness day Morrisons

On the 3rd S/m's Brian MacKenzie, Alec Thomas and Kenn McKinnon held another awareness day at the Morrison's store in Auchenlee. We raised a goodly sum which will be use to help fund events and other charities. Thank you to the lads for their time and effort. The picture is of Brian and Alec although they should have been wearing ELVES HATS.

Friday, 16 November 2018

Tea with Prince Charles

. S/m Anne Cox entered the Sun competition to be a Prince Charles 70th birthday tea at Spencer House, London. She received an invitation to the afternoon tea and was accompanied by S/m Anne McKinnon. They enjoyed meeting the prince and had a great time

Monday, 12 November 2018

Remembrance Sunday

On Sunday 11th 8 of our members attended the service in George Square for the 100 year commemorative service since the guns fell silent in the first world war. Thank you to S/m Brian for carrying our standard, thank you to S/m Anne Cox for laying the wreath on behalf of our branch. Six of our members were invited to join Princess Anne and other dignatories at Glasgow Cathedral for a memorable service to the 100 years commemoration.

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Garden of Remembrance

On the 30th 4 of our members attended the Garden of Remembrance Service in George Square. The service was conducted by The Reverend Dr Karen Campbell. S/m Kenn McKinnon laid a wreath on behalf of the City of Glasgow RNA and S/m Brian MacKenzie displayed our standard.

Monday, 22 October 2018


On Sunday the 21st four of us attended the Seafarers service in Glasgow Cathedral. S/m Brian had our Standard on display.

Social Night

On Friday 19th we held a social night in Curlers Rest in Byres Road. The night went well with a good buffet. We had a splice the main brace and a few words from the chairman Kenn and from our secretary a short speech on Nelson and Trafalgar.

URNU Trafalgar

S/m Brian Mackenzie attended the URNU Trafalgar dinner at Glasgow University on Friday 12th.

Friday, 12 October 2018

Cadet Inspection

Six of our members attended TS Queen Elizabeth cadet unit in Clydebank for the inspection by Captain Peter Adams RN. We were shown evolutions on how to identify various marker buoys and the light signals that indicate safe passage. The second evolution described how various sailing vessels should give way to power vessels Etc. The third evolution was how to secure your boat to a jetty/pier and the use of various types of knots. Our chairman Kenn was asked to present the Frank Halliday Trophy to their top cadet Joanne Durnan for achievement that best promotes the unit.

Sunday, 30 September 2018

New War Memorial Dedication

On Saturday 29th September five of our members attended the dedication ceremony of a new war memorial in Alexandra Park, Dennistoun, Glasgow. We mustered at City Park in Dennistoun and marched along the Parade to Alexandra Park where the ceremony was carried out. The turn out for this was very good. After the ceremony we were invited to the Masonic Club in Wood Street for refreshments and a Buffet.