Category: RAM

Royal Ark Mariner's

A wonderful new home for Welcome Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners No. 651.

Monday, 12th January and the gates of Rotherham Golf Club, Thrybergh, opened wide to receive the Members and Visitors attending the Installation Ceremony of Welcome Lodge of RAM, its very first meeting in these premises, and from the outset none were disappointed. A most imposing building superbly presented and warm, not just the temperature, but primarily the welcome all received from the Worshipful Commander, W.Bro. James Newman O.B.E, his Officers and Brethren; in that respect no …

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A new ship mate for Pontefract RAM, Friday 10th January.

Mariners gathered at Pontefract Masonic Hall to witness the elevation of Bro. Trevor Brown, a member of Gothic Lodge of MMM No. 1018.  Whilst not a large number present, what it may have lacked in volume was more than compensated by the attendance of six holders of Royal Ark Mariner Grand rank and a member of  a select band, those holding the West Yorkshire Royal Ark Mariner Distinguished Service Award, W.Bro. David Marcus, The Worshipful …

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W.Bro. Brian Harrison returns home to Abbey Lodge of RAM. No.768. Friday, 29th Nov. 2019

Brethren from the four corners of the Province congregated,   including a goodly number of Post Captains in the West Yorkshire Fleet, at Knaresborough Masonic Hall to witness W.Bro. Brian take the helm of the good ship Abbey. Present was the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, W.Bro. Alan Oldfield who was welcomed by the Skipper, Worshipful Master, W.Bro. David Lees and given appropriate salutations. W.Bro David then opened the Lodge with all assembled on the foredeck, …

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day was first observed in 1919 throughout the British Commonwealth. It was originally called “Armistice Day” to commemorate the armistice agreement that ended the First World War on Monday, November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m., on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day  of the eleventh month. Nations around the globe fall silent for one minute at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month every year to remember those who have served …

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The Claro Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners, No.525, Installation 30thOct.2019

Very much a team effort and rightly so as the outgoing Worshipful Commander, W.Bro. Keith Harmer has been rather poorly but he was not about to shirk his responsibilities and, with the help of the IPC W.Bro. Richard Brown,  produced a resounding success. After the Lodge had been opened we were to receive the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, W Bro, Alan Oldfield but sadly he could not attend, a serious dose of Bronchitis. The Provincial …

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