Church of England Diocese of Lincoln The Brothertoft Group

Caring for those who risk their lives for our country

Commander Rich Hutchings, captain of HMS St Albans, explains the role Revd Eddie Wills, the 'Bish' or Chaplain onboard the ship.

Commander Hutchings talks about how Revd Eddie keeps him up-to-date with the mood of the ship and general feelings onboard. Revd Eddie is an important link between those serving on the ship and the senior crew running her. The chaplaincy provides comfort and a safe space to those onboard during operations, ensuring that those serving in the Royal Navy are cared for as they put their lives at risk for our country.