Committee Members

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


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

Sunday, 2 October 2011

Lancastria Memorial Unveiling 1 October 2011

Today seven of our members attended the memorial service held in the grounds of The Golden Jubilee Hospital in Clydebank. S/m Brian MacKenzie paraded the standard at the service where a statue has been unveiled by First Minister Alex Salmond on the former site of the Beardmore shipyard where a sunken World War II ship was built.

The Lancastria went down off the French coast in 1940 with the loss of 4,000 lives. It was Britain's worst maritime disaster. The Cunard liner was converted to a troop ship and attacked off the Saint Nazaire coast on 17 June 1940. She sank in just 20 minutes but news of her loss was not reported because Prime Minister Winston Churchill thought it would affect morale.

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