British United
Services Club
of Los Angeles

HMS Conqueror flys the Jolly Roger after the kill
On 2 May 1982, during the Falklands War, HMS Congueror became the first and only nuclear-powered submarine to fire in anger when she launched three torpedoes at the Argentine cruiser ARA General Belgrano (former USS Phoenix CL-46 which had survived Pearl Harbor and WWII), two of which struck the cruiser and exploded. Twenty minutes later the ship was sinking and was abandoned. Of her 1138 complement, 323 were killed.
Belgrano sinking after being torpedoed.

A declared purpose of the Club is to promote the camaraderie between persons who are serving or have served in the British Armed Forces and their American and other allied forces around the world.

Members enjoy a cocktail before dinner.

Dinner is served.

The British United Services Club of Los Angeles was founded in 1935. The Club observes British Officers Club protocol and members and guests are required to wear Mess Dress Uniform or Black Tie Dinner Jacket, with appropriate miniatures, to all dinner meetings. Lady members may wear cocktail gowns with miniatures, as appropriate.
The members meet once every month except for the month of August. All meetings are dinner meetings with a speaker appropriate for the evening.
The meetings are held at the Altadena Town and Country Club in Altadena, California, just north of Pasadena, California. Typically we see between 40 to 60 members in attendance. After dinner many members repair to the ante-room for stories and refreshment before hitting the road.

6/13/07 - June 13th Roster Update (Members Only)
6/16/07 - Army Night added (Mtgs 2007)
7/06/07 - July Bulletin added (Members Only)

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