Monthly Archives: September 2017

Former Royal Marine Rod Spinks was looking forward to a happy retirement

Former Royal Marine Rod Spinks was looking forward to a happy retirement following his years of service to his country… “Since the surgery I am in more pain than before” A mistake when inserting a medical implant led to years … Continue reading

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The Mystery of HMS Affray April 16th 1951

Rod Spinks cousin “Peter Paine” aged 19, lost his life on this submarine when it sank in 1951…      

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Naval Tea Club at The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Monday, 20 November 2017 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Discover the world of the Elizabethan explorers including Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh as you enjoy tea and biscuits. The workshop will include a behind the scenes opportunity to view the Ark Royal – Armada Bell. No knowledge … Continue reading

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Royal Marines Association Concert Band – Thursday, 19 October 2017 – 6:30pm to 9:00pm

The Royal Marines Museum is delighted to welcome back the Royal Marines Association Concert Band for a very special concert this autumn. The Royal Marines Band Service has built a world class reputation via their thrilling performances worldwide for over a … Continue reading

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