Royal Navy

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Committal of Ashes to the Sea by the Royal Navy

The Naval Chaplaincy Service carries out Committals at Sea Ceremonies for all former Service personnel. The Royal Naval Chaplaincy Service undertakes committals of ashes at sea from our Base Ports in Scotland on the Clyde (Faslane), Plymouth (Devonport) and Portsmouth. There is no charge for the committal. Eligibility is determined on a case by case basis, the […]

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South Devon: Plymouth Sound

Location The Barbican Landing Stage, Commercial Wharf, Barbican, Area of operation Within the waters of Plymouth Sound Type of boat Our chartered cruise boats (depending on availability) take family and friends to pay their respects, as loved one’s ashes are scattered on the waters of Plymouth Sound. Duration of trip 1 Hour slot is allocated for this […]

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Southampton Water, Hampshire: River Test

Scattering Ashes Southampton Location Ocean Village, Southampton Area of operation Southampton Water Type of boat Passenger Boat, see picture, capable of carrying 150 comfortably. Heated saloon, and large sun decks. Bar, snack and drink facilities available.  Duration of trip Just over one hour, depending on location. Capacity of boat 6 -150 for boat pictured.  Refreshments […]

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An urn for an old Sailor and the MODs exasperating institutionalised culture of secrecy: Part 3 the final episode

  This is the final episode of the mini-series. The story so far – I want the measurements for a box. The Ministry of Defence have said I can’t have it, actually when you put it like that it this doesn’t sound very interesting does it? Okay. This is a story about one mans valiant attempt to […]

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South Devon: Dartmouth

Scattering ashes Dartmouth and the River Dart in Devon Location Dartmouth, Devon Area of operation River Dart, Dartmouth, Totnes Type of boat  40ft Aquastar Duration of trip As per request Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Not provided Suitable urn Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families […]

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Brighton, Sussex: South Coast

Scattering ashes Brighton Location  Brighton Marina Area of operation  20 miles – including Hove  & Worthing Type of boat  Aquastar 33 Duration of trip  Up to 90 minutes Capacity of boat  10 persons Refreshments  Tea/coffee/hot chocolate available Additional info  Over 40 years experience Suitable urn  Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which […]

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Bridlington, Yorkshire : North East Coast

  Location  Bridlington, Yorkshire Area of operation  Bridlington Harbour area Type of boat  Gemini Catamaran or Cygnus Cy-Fish Duration of trip  Depends on what you want but usually about an hour Capacity of boat  12 passengers Refreshments  na Additional info  Providing the weather is favourable they can scatter ashes all year round. Suitable urn Scattering […]