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HMS Ark Royal Association

HMS Ark Royal Association members

How To Join The HMS Ark Royal Association

Full Membership of the HMS Ark Royal Association is open to all serving or former naval, military, NAAFI or laundry staff, including attached squadrons, who served a period of at least four weeks aboard:

  1. HMS Ark Royal V (R07) at any time between 1st July 1985 and 11th March 2011
  2. HMS Ark Royal IV (R09) at any time between 25th February 1955 and 14th February 1979

Associate Membership is available to any close relative of a deceased former member of the crew of HMS Ark Royal (including HMS Ark Royal III (91)).

Honorary membership may also be awarded to an individual who otherwise may not qualify for membership at the discretion of The Committee.

The joining fee for Full and Associate Members of the HMS Ark Royal Association is £10.00, this includes the first year's subscription. Honorary membership is free (contact us for more information on Honorary Membership). The annual subscription, due on the anniversary of first payment, is also currently £10.00.

Membership entitles you to a credit-card style membership card, two newsletters per year and the right to attend all Association functions (subject to any extra ticketing charges). We hold social events in various parts of the United Kingdom, not just Portsmouth.

Please click on the link below to join using our online form and a debit/credit card.

Click here to join online


Apply for Membership by Post or pay by Bank Transfer

If you prefer to join by sending us an application form and paying by bank transfer or cheque, then click on the link below to download a pdf form to print off and send to us. All of the relevant information is on the form.

Download Application Form


Existing association members wishing to renew their subscription may do so using the Subscription Renewal Form.