HMS Dunedin Remembrance, Nov 2005

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Once more this year, members of the Dunedin Society gathered at our informal marking of the anniversary of the sinking of HMS Dunedin at the Royal Naval Memorial in Southsea and at the Dunedin Memorial at the National Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffs.

At Southsea, Daniel Morgan began the proceedings with an address that lasted from 1321, marking the exact moment when the torpedoes were fired, until 1326 when they hit. You can read his moving address by clicking here and also see the order of service by clicking here.

Those who attended the Southsea event went on afterwards to the Royal Sailor’s Home Club for lunch and dinner. We were privileged to have with us four of our living survivors of the sinking: Bill Gill, Jim Davis, Andrew (Boy) McCall and (our newest find) Arthur Binley. For a full list of those who attendedclick here.

Click on the links below for more details of the Southsea memorial:

For Southsea: http://www.memorials.inportsmouth.co.uk/southsea/naval.htm

Please see the gallery of photos below :-

In memory of HMS Dunedin and her Men