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What exactly is a Sloop?

A question frequently asked by visitors to our exhibitions and events. The term ‘sloop’ referred a small sailing craft originating in the old sailing navy about the time of the Crimean war. As the century progressed, they increased in size …

Welcome to the Summer Newsletter

August 2020 Since the Spring Newsletter at the end of April, the Wellington has had three hard blows. The first was the death of our past Chairman, Captain Guy Brocklebank, Royal Navy. When we went to print at the end …

80th Anniversary of St Valery and the 51st Highland Division

Jonathan Swan playing his bagpipes below the boughs of a 400 year old oak tree in Chelmsford, as part of the Poppy Scotland commemorations of the 80th anniversary of the events at St Valery and the 51st Highland Division, in which HQS …

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