King’s Lynn sea cadets honoured at awards evening

Vancouver Sea cadets Annual Presentation. Pictured Cheque Presented to The King's Lynn Sea Cadets from Swaffham R.N.A.

Vancouver Sea cadets Annual Presentation. Pictured Cheque Presented to The King's Lynn Sea Cadets from Swaffham R.N.A.

Sea Cadets from Lynn were presented with trophies during their annual awards presentation evening.

The cadets were honoured for their hard work over 2016 at the ceremony held in the unit’s headquarters at the TS Vancouver down St Margarets Lane.

Vancouver Sea cadets Annual Presentation. Pictured FLtoR Tony Norris. King's Lynn Mayor David Whitby.  Tom Barritt receives Long Service and Appreciation Award.

Vancouver Sea cadets Annual Presentation. Pictured FLtoR Tony Norris. King's Lynn Mayor David Whitby. Tom Barritt receives Long Service and Appreciation Award.

The event was also attended by the Mayor and Mayoress, David Whitby and his wife Linda, who handed the cadets their awards.

Other guests included parents and friends, members of the Swaffham branch RNA, with two RN ratings from RAF Marham and the district officer of the Suffolk and Norfolk Sea Cadets.

Trophies were awarded to: Cdt Deans and Cdt Hills ((Quartermaster’s Certificate), L/C Taylor (Piping), A/C Porter (Parade), O/C Harvey & Cdt 1st Class Spearing (Sportsmanship), A/C Porter (Kayaking), Cdt 1st Class Wood (Helmsman), L/C Taylor and A/C Porter (Waterborne), Cdt 1st Class Wood (Seamanship), Cdt Dennis and L/Jnr Cdt White (Junior Citizenship), A/C Norwood (Senior Citizenship), O/C Clark (Flint Memorial), Cdt Paget (Best Junior Newcomer), Cdt Handley (Best Newcomer), A/C Porter (Best Dressed Cadet), Cdt Dennis (Junior Attendance), O/C Harvey (Senior Attendance), Cdt Dennis and L/Jnr Cdt White (Junior Cadet of the Year), A/C Porter (Senior Cadet of the Year).

A special presentation was made to stalwart Lt Cdr (SCC) RT Barritt RNR as a token of appreciation and gratitude for his loyal service to the corps, spanning for more than 40 years.

Vancouver Sea cadets Annual Presentation. Pictured with The Mayor of King's Lynn David Whitby with Members  and winners.

Vancouver Sea cadets Annual Presentation. Pictured with The Mayor of King's Lynn David Whitby with Members and winners.

A cheque was presented by the Swaffham branch of the Royal Naval Association towards the running of TS Vancouver.

It was also announced that the Clenchwarton Wives group would also be donating money to TS Vancouver.