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HMS MANCHESTER
(Phot courtesy of Doss Living)

16th December 1982
24th February 2011

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Ship Open to Visitors

In August 2021, this site was visited 31,982 times.

    Total visits for 2021 - 262,982  
    Total visits for 2020 - 375,250  
   Total visits for 2019 - 311,746 
  Total visits for 2018 - 241,299
   Total visits for 2017 - 124,446 
Total visits for 2016 - 72,442 
          

 
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NEW JOINERS

The Second HMS Manchester Association extends a very warm welcome to the following new joiners to the Association.






Stephen "Shep" COLLEY
Joined 24th February 2021 (338)
David POWER
Joined 24th February 2021 (339)
Neil "Taff" DAVID
Joined 24th February 2021 (340)
Mark SMITH
Joined 24th February 2021 (341)
James PATERSON
Joined 25th February 2021 (342)
Barry CUTHBERT
Joined 25th February 2021 (343)
Lee "Bones" COLLIER
Joined 25th February 2021 (344)
Michael EDGE
Joined 25th February 2021 (345)
Mark WYKES
Joined 25th February 2021 (346)
Craig SMITH
Joined 1st March 2021 (347)
Joe "Wee Sack" HARPER
Joined 2nd March 2021 (348)
George "Whiskey" WALKER
Joined 3rd March 2021 (349)
Andy "Dutchy" DUCHESNE
Joined 3rd March 2021 (350)
Paul "Dusty" MILLER
Joined 3rd March 2021 (351)
Paul "George" HILLAN
Joined 4th March 2021 (352)
Marc SMEDLEY
Joined 6th March 2021 (353)
Lee GROSVENOR
Joined 12th March 2021 (354)
Thomas Ian JONES
Joined 1st May 2021  (355)
Jeremy "J J" LLOYD
Re-Joined 15th June 2021 (356)
Neil "Sharky" WARD
Joined 18th June 2021 (357)
Tony COPLEY
Joined 2nd July 2021  (358)
Russell "Eppy" EPTON
Joined 4th July 2021  (359)
Bob PAPE
Joined 6th July 2021  (360)
Dave HOLT
Re-Joined 8th July2021  (361)
Robert STEPHENS
Re-Joined 16th August 2021  (362)



The Second HMS MaNcHeSter Association

National Heroes Society

Whilst we continue life in lockdown, please spare a thought of gratitude for those of our number, and their nearest and dearest, who are fighting the good fight.

Real Heroes, one and all

              Abbie BARACLOUGH            Martin BROWN
              Bill CHURCHLEY                   Wendy COOMBS
              Nigel DOWLAND                  J J FIALHO
              Evelyn HAIGH                      Katie HUNTER 
              Karen LEMMON                    Steve MOFFATT   
              Eleanor MORGAN                 Alison NORTHERN 
              Mark 'Robbie' ROBINSON    Julie SALENIUS         
              Andy THOMPSON                 Steve WILLIAMS
                   
                   
            

Mike Smith











We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Staunch 2MA supporter and our former Shipmate, Mike Smith, on Sunday 5th September, 2021.

Mike was the popular Charge Chief MEA(L) onboard in the late eighties.  He was also President of the CPO's Mess.

Mike had been ill for a while, and both Stevie and I visited him just last Thursday and already he was confined to a Mobility Scooter, had difficulty speaking, and it was extremely difficult to completely understand what he was saying.

His passing did not come as a surprise to us.

When we learn of any funeral details we will forward same.

Mike was an HMS Sheffield survivor, and also served on HMS Exeter.

Rest in Peace, Mike, a real gent, and an astute conversationalist.

Ian, Stevie & Alyson