ROYAL NAVY engineers and technicians at HMS Sultan recently showed their support for BBC Children in Need by participating in a classic game of ‘soak-a-sailor’.
Sailors at the home of Royal Navy Marine Engineering and Air Engineering took the opportunity to purchase wet sponges and take aim at members of the Base’s Command team.
Leading by example was the Commanding Officer of Captain John Voyce OBE. He said: “‘Soak-a-Sailor’ is a great game and, after countless wet sponges and buckets of cold water pouring down on me, I’m definitely a soaked sailor!”
“But it’s been a lot of fun and is an entertaining way to raise money for BBC Children in Need. Children in Need makes such a positive difference in the lives of so many young people and we, at HMS Sultan, are delighted to be able to play our part in supporting them.”
BBC One is scheduled to hold its annual show on Friday, November 19; with entertainment set to begin at 7pm and run throughout the evening. Other activities are being planned across the country to donate, with readers encouraged to visit this link for advice on how to get involved.
PICTURED BY SULTAN PHOTOGRAPHER PETE HOGAN: Sponges thrown at sailor in fundraiser for Children in need
Image by Leading Photographer Pepe Hogan