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

Saturday, 26 January 2019

K13 Commemoration

Copyright K McKinnon On the 26th S/m Brian MacKenzie (Standard Bearer) and Kenn McKinnon attended the commemoration service for the K13 Submarine lost with all hands in the Gareloch while undergoing trials in 1917. The service was held at the memorial in Elder Park, Govan. Rear Admiral Paul Halton OBE Commander Operations laid a wreath on behalf of the submarine service. Also in attendance were Commodore Ames Perks Deputy Rear Admiral Submarines and Commodore Bob Anstry Deputy FOSNI. The service was conducted by The Reverend Paul Jupp, honorary chaplain to the Submarine Association.

Sunday, 6 January 2019

HMY Iolaire Memorial

On Sunday 6th 13 RNA members attended the memorial service in Glasgow's Cathedral to remember the loss of 205 service men returning home from the 1st World War the ship hit rocks as she was about to enter Stornaway harbour. S/m Bob Coburn carried the RNA National Standard with S/m's Brian and Bernie with their branch standards. S/m Brian MacKenzie gave a reading. In attendance were Cadets from Clydebank and East Kilbride and RNR members from HMS Dalriada.

Monday, 10 December 2018

NFA Xmas Luncheon

On the 10th eight of our members were invited to the Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club for an Xmas Lunch hosted by the Not Forgotten Association. We were entertained with singing and a few games one of which was the twelve days of Christmas. S/m Anne Cox entertained us with her impression of Elvis Presley. In the raffle three of our members won prizes. Our chairman gave Rosie a cheque for £100 on behalf of our branch. A very good afternoon was had by all.

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.