Annual Veterans Cruise Sunday 5th Sept 2010

FOLLOWING THE SUCCESSFUL RETURN TO DUNKIRK< THE ADLS ARE NOW PREPARING FOR THE ANNUAL VETERANS CRUISE, WHICH THIS YEAR TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY 5 SEPTEMBER. THE FLOTILLA OF LITTLE SHIPS WILL MOOR DOWNSTREAM OF KINGSTON BRIDGE FOR VETERANS TO EMBARK AT 0915 FOR A 0945 DEPARTURE, AND WILL TRANSIT EAST MOLESEY AND SUNBURY LOCKS TO MAKE AN ETA AT THE WEYBRIDGE MARINERS CLUB OF APPROXIMATELY 1300. THE VETERANS WILL BE HOSTED THERE TO LUNCH BEFORE RETURNING TO KINGSTON IN A FLEET OF PERIOD VEHICLES AT APPROXIMATELY 1530. THE EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL DUNKIRK AND D-DAY VETERANS AND THEY ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE ORGANISER, MR IAN GILBERT TO REGISTER THEIR INTEREST AND RESERVE A PLACE ON ONE OF THE LITTLE SHIPS FOR THIS FANTASTIC DAY ON THE RIVER THAMES. UPWARD OF 20 LITTLE SHIPS ARE EXPECTED TO TAKE PART, THEY WILL BE ASSISTED BY A TEAM OF YOUNG RATINGS FROM HMS COLLINGWOOD, AND BY THE LOCAL SEA CADETS WHO ASSIST WITH BERTHING AND SLIPPING THE LITTLE SHIPS DURING THE LOCKING PHASES IN TRANSIT. MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC HAVE LINED THE ROUTE IN PREVIOUS YEARS, SHOWING THEIR APPRECIATION TO THE EMBARKED VETERANS AS THEY PASS, AND IT IS HOPED THAT A LARGE PUBLIC INTEREST WILL FOLLOW THIS YEAR; WHY NOT COME DOWN TO THE THAMES AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT! FURTHER INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED FROM MR IAN GILBERT, THE ADLS EVENT ORGANISER, ON 07515 026970 OR INFORMATION REGARDING THE RN ELEMENT FROM WARRANT OFFICER1 MICK GENTRY RN ON 07977 982110.

5. September 2010 - 9:00 - 17:00