HMS Calliope (Tyneside)

The unit recruits right across the North East of England - from the Scottish Borders to the River Tees.

The units long association with Tyneside was formally recognised in 1985 when HMS Calliope was awarded the Roll of Honorary Freeman of the City of Newcastle.

HMS Calliope also has a satellite unit, Ceres Division in Leeds, which maintains close links with its Tyneside unit.

Unit history

How to get there


HMS Calliope, South Shore Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 2BE

0191 477 2536

Meeting hours

Training evenings take place every Wednesday 7:15PM - 9:15PM

Opening hours
Day Hours
Monday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Wednesday 8:30AM - 9:30PM
Thursday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Friday 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturday CLOSED

Commanding Officer

Commander Graeme Deighton

Commander Graeme Deighton joined the Maritime Reserves in 2001, he assumed command of HMS Calliope in September 2018.


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