Whitley Bay Sea Cadets was established in 1943.  Our unit name is TS Whitley, and our unit number is 361. We were given this prestigious title by the Sea Cadets, after the Second World War ship HMS Whitley.  

The unit motto is facta non verba which means deeds not words.

We have 35+ cadets (10-18 yrs) and 8 members of staff. 

We are curently a pennant holder.




Her Majesty the Queen

Our current list of adult volunteers:

Officer in Charge

Lt (SCC) Jane Fox RNR

1st Lieutenant

CPO (SCC) John Littler

Training Officer

APO (SCC) Kevin Fox

Administration Officer

UA Julie Littler 

OIC Juniors

APO (SCC) Cristina Stewart


LT (SCC) Paul Caslaw RNR 

APO (SCC) John Errington

ASGT (SCC) Brian Fox

ASGT (SCC) Christopher Houghton 

Unit Assistants:

Julie Littler

Emilia Mosu 


We are always on the look out for volunteers who have practical life experience, common sense and a passion to give young people from our region a head start in life. We have plenty of roles to match your skills from working behind the scenes as part of our management team, or directly with cadets. Please go to the "Join us" tab for more information.  





Our newly appointed OiC LT (SCC) Jane Fox RNR

Our cadets on parade at a recent Help the Heroes event in Whitley Bay




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