|The Association was constituted in 1979 as the HMS
Bulwark Assoc. and later during the 1980's and 90's at the request of
shipmates of HMS Albion & Centaur, these ships were incorporate to form
HMS Bulwark, Albion & Centaur Association.
Welcome, and thank you for your interest.
Membership and other details are set out below: Should you require information or wish to join us then please use the e-mail icon to request details etc..
Full Membership : Is open to all those who have served on Association ships, including Ships Company, Fleet Air Arm Squadron, Royal Marine Commando, NAAFI Staff or any other personnel from the Armed Forces or Civilian Staff who have served onboard. Full members have voting rights and are able to be elected to any committee.
Associate Membership : Is open to service and ex-service personnel and other persons with an interest in the Association and our ships. Associate members enjoy full voting rights but may not become Officers of the Association.
Membership Fees : Full & Associate members pay an annual fee. On joining new members pay the equivalent of the annual rate as a joining fee, and this covers the annual subscription until the end of the current financial year.
The new rate (approved 2015 AGM) is £10 per annum. Cheques and Postal Orders should be
made payable to "HMS Bulwark Albion Centaur Association" and sent
to the Treasurer, Keith Harris, at
50 Langton Road, Bishop's Waltham, Southampton, SO32 1GF.
Membership Services : On joining a new member will receive an Association Membership Card and member number. Paid up members receive the "R08" magazine "free of charge" at regular intervals and will receive the latest back copy when available. A current membership list is available from the Membership Secretary and is published at periodic intervals to each member; Only addresses are published and not telephone or e-mail details. New member details are also published in the next available "R08".
The "R08" Magazine : Is published regularly, approximately 3 times a year and contains items of general interest, membership dits and funnies, details of previous committee meetings, items for sale from the Slop Room and details of forthcoming events and the next AGM. Members are encouraged to send in any stories, funnies and other items of interest to theEditor for inclusion in the next "R08".
Regional Representatives : A System of Regional Representatives has been set up and members are encouraged to contact their Representative as regards activities etc. in their local area. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact them or Denis Askham, the Co-ordinator, as follows :-
CO-ORDINATORe-mail: Denis Askham: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 01226 384283
SCOTLAND & OVERSEAS
NORTH EAST ENGLAND (INC. NORTHUMBRIA, CO. DURHAM, & CLEVELAND)
NORTH WEST ENGLAND (INC. DERBYS, LANCS, NORTH & WEST YORKS.)
EAST & SOUTH YORKSHIRE; LINCOLNSHIRE (Joint Reps)
MIDLANDS (INCLUDING BIRMINGHAM & COVENTRY)
HERTS. & WEST ESSEX
KENT & EAST SUSSEX
CORNWALL, DEVON & DORSET, GLOUCESTER, SOMERSET & WILTS.
Volunteers are required to cover the VACANT area shown above.
The reps. task isnít a particularly onerous one. It is simply a more local point of contact for members living in that area. Nothing else is required from the appointed rep.other than to convey any message that he canít answer to the area co-ordinator. Anything that encourages questions & feedback has to be good.
Only requirements for reps. are - If any member is interested in representing these areas please contact Denis Askham at the address as above.
If any member is interested in representing these areas please contact Denis Askham at the address as above.