The museum was set up, in its present form as a
charity, in 1994. Its approved objectives are 'to advance the education of
the public in the history of the Royal Navy in particular the history of HMS
The objectives of the charity are achieved by the
maintenance of a museum with a collection of photographs, documents and
memorabilia now numbering almost 7000 items, the development of an educational
programme for schools, and off site talks to various groups.
The charity is managed by an Executive Committee
elected in accordance with the constitution and the committee is assisted by a
number of volunteers.
Membership of the charity is open to any person over
the age of 18 who is interested in furthering the objectives of the charity and
who has paid the annual subscription laid down from time to time by the
Executive Committee. The current annual subscription is £5. Membership of
the charity includes the right to attend General Meetings and vote on matters
arising at the meeting.
Application for membership should be made to the
Secretary. click for application
The Executive Committee has a policy of free entry to
the museum and this will continue while circumstances permit. The Trustees are
always grateful for donations to assist in achieving this objective and if you
would wish to make a contribution to the museum, either a one off donation or,
an annual subscription without becoming a member of the charity, the Executive
Committee would be extremely grateful of your support.
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The museum is always in need of volunteers to assist in the work of the museum.
If you would like to become a volunteer your services would be much
appreciated. For further information please contact the Secretary whose details
can be found on the Contact page.