Committee Members

Chairman/PRO: Kenneth McKinnon
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, 16 June 2018

Area Meeting/Social

On Friday 15th we held a small social in the RBLS club in Knightswood. Thank you to the members and delegates who turned up. on Saturday 16th we hosted the Scottish Area meeting in the Buff's Club in Whiteinch at 11:00. The meeting was chaired by S/m Brian MacKenzie the Scottish Area Chairman. A welcome was given by S/m Kenn McKinnon the Glasgow RNA Chairman. Thank you to S/m's Anne McKinnon and Anne Cox for doing the catering. The loyal toast was given by the Area Treasurer.

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Erskine Bikers Day

On the 27th of May Brian and myself assisted s/m Bernie to run an RNA stall at the Bikers Day in Erskine Hospital. There was over 1000 motor bikes in the parade which went round the village of Erskine before coming into the hospital. The weather was glorious for this event and every one had a great time. We had some off worlders visit IE: Darth Vader, Storm Troopers, Chewbacca, O'bwan Kenobi and Sand People.

Friday, 18 May 2018

New Wheels

At our monthly meeting on Thursday 17th S/m David Carlin finally received a set of new wheels for him to get about in. He is chuffed to bits with them. They were Presented by S/m Paul Ellis.

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Secret Bunker Visit

On Saturday 12th we went on a visit to the secret bunker near Anstruther in Fife. We had a guide who explained about different sections and departments of the bunker which was set up during the cold war with Russia. It was built to withstand a nuclear strike of at least a 5 megaton war head. After the tour we went to Anstruther to partake of some fish and chips before returning to Glasgow.

Friday, 4 May 2018

URNU Awards

The new commanding officer of URNU Lt Simon Collins RN invited the chairman Kenn McKinnon and secretary Brian MacKenzie to their awards ceremony on Thursday 3rd May at the Officer Training Unit in Glasgow University.

Friday, 27 April 2018

Awareness Day

On Friday 27th we held an RNA awareness day in the Morrisons store at Auchenlea where we raised the princely sum of £416.06 for our funds. Thank you to our volunteers Kenn McKinnon, Brian MacKenzie, Anne McKinnon and Anne Cox for their efforts on the day. We also made contact with some veterans who displayed an interest in the RNA which we hope they will attend. In the photo with Kenn and Brian is the stores community champion Joanna.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Fish and Chip Night

On Saturday 21st April we held a fish and chip night at the cadet unit in Clydebank. Fourteen of our members along with seven guests attended. A raffle was held which raised £70 for the cadets funds. After the meal we adjourned to the wardroom for a few refreshments. All in all a very good night was had.

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Legion D'Honneur

Photo: Back row: Eva Bolander, Lord Provost of Glasgow and Emmanuel Cocher French Consular General. Front: Mr Kenneth Wilson (Army), Mr Eric Robertson (Army) Mr John Aiken (Royal Navy). Mr John Aiken RN (officer Steward) along with Mr Eric Robertson Army and Mr Kenneth Wilson Army today received the Legion D'Honeur from the French Consular General Emmanuel Cocher for their part in the D Day landings 6 June 1945. John served onboard HMS Enterprise which led the American forces to Omaha beach. He also served on HMS Stine and Manxman and in the far east. All the recipients are members of the RBLS at Knightswood, Glasgow.

Friday, 16 March 2018

SSAFA Luncheon

On the 16th five of our members and their guests attended the SSAFA luncheon at Graham House in Whitefield Road, Govan. Their new mascot SSAFALUMP was on display to the visitors and will be taking part in the kilt walk and marathon to raise funds for SSAFA. Our secretary S/m Brian MacKenzie handed over a cheque for £100 on behalf of the City of Glasgow RNA.


We held our AGM on 15th March where S/m Joan Lowe stood down as the vice chairman. S/m Alec Thomas was unanimously voted in as the new vice chairman.