To commemorate the lives of all those who died serving aboard HM Ships Neptune and Kandahar.
To preserve the memory of HM Ships Neptune and Kandahar.
To serve as a focus point for information about HM Ships Neptune and Kandahar and those who served in them.
- To place relatives of the crews in touch with each other
- To unravel the mysteries surrounding the loss of HMS Neptune
- To maintain regular communications via the "HMSNeptune.com" website
To hold two meetings per year at different venues around the country.
To build a Memorial to commemorate those who died in HM Ships Neptune and Kandahar (dedicated at Alrewas July 2005).
To publish two newsletters annually (Spring and Autumn).
To achieve charitable status for the association (granted 2004).
Long term aim: To find the wreck of HMS Neptune
ON INAUGURATION, IT WAS PROPOSED THAT THE ASSOCIATION SHOULD RUN FOR AN INITIAL FIVE YEARS, FOLLOWING WHICH IT WOULD BE REVIEWED AND RECONSIDERED. (SUCH REVIEWS WERE CARRIED OUT AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS OF 2007, 2010 AND 2012. THE NEXT REVIEW IS SCHEDULED FOR THE MEETING IN 2014).
PRESIDENT OF THE NEPTUNE ASSOCIATION
Commander Nicolas Wright RN retd
Petty Officer Norman Walton deceased 20 April 2005
Nixie Taverner deceased 29 September 2013)
Nigel McPherson (New Zealand)
Royden Thomson (New Zealand)
(Former Vice Presidents:
Ken Auger deceased 16 June 2012
Colonel Edward Allenby deceased 27 June 2012)