MVS Trafalgar Days

In various units throughout the country, units in the MVS celebrating Admiral Nelson’s famous victory at Trafalgar. See below for just two reports.


Portsmouth Unit

As one of the largest units and based in the heart of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth, this unit always enjoys an excellent Trafalgar Dinner. This year’s was held, once again, at the Royal Naval Association Club in Waterlooville with a truly excellent dinner arranged by Lt-Cdr Tony Crisp. Past speakers have included Vice-Admiral Sir Alan Massey KCB CBE and Commodore John Clink OBE.

Just some members of the Portsmouth Unit (left to right) Dave Rose, Chris Davenport, Katie Marlow, Glenn Bramble-Stewart, Paul Marlow, Sandy Davenport and Mike Senior

Portsmouth Unit members enjoying an excellent Trafalgar Dinner at the Royal Naval Association Club in Waterlooville.

For more information about the Portsmouth Unit see


Severn Unit

Tewkesbury based Severn Unit held their 13th Trafalgar Night Dinner at T.S. Otter Tewkesbury on 18th October.  Head of Unit Nic Price said “Although it was the 13th Trafalgar Night Dinner, it was held on a Friday and 13 ladies were present it certainly was not unlucky for us as we had a most successful and pleasant evening. We ware pleased to welcome Chris Todd – Area Volunteer Officer (North) – as our main guest and he proposed the toast to the Immortal Memory.  We were also delighted that Town Councillor Chuck Pavey along with his Consort Mrs. Anne Bayliss could also join us”. Later in the evening Regional Volunteer Officer David Frazier presented 10 year Long Service Certificates and Star to Head of Unit Nic Price and Head of Seamanship Tim Huckvale.

Head of Unit Nic Price, AVO Chris Todd and RVO David Frazier

Left to right: Head of Severn Unit Nic Price, Regional Volunteer Officer David Frazier and Head of Seamanship Tim Huckvale

For more information about the Severn Unit see their website.