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Royal Naval Ashes Committal: Devonport Plymouth

Royal Naval Ashes Committal: Devonport, Plymouth, Devon. The HM Naval Base Devonport is largest naval base in Western Europe, and according to the MoDs websites:  Devonport has been supporting the Royal Navy since 1691. The vast site covers more than 650 acres and has 15 dry docks, four miles of waterfront, 25 tidal berths and five basins.  The base […]

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South Devon: Plymouth Sound

Location The Barbican Landing Stage, Commercial Wharf, Barbican, Area of operation Plymouth Sound Type of boat See above       Vessel Options (depending on availability) – Western Maid or one of our Chartered Boats Duration of trip Usually takes 1 hour      1 Hour slot is allocated for this Service Capacity of boat Maximum capacity 60 Refreshments Please feel free […]

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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 […]