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MV Empire Spenser

On this day (8th December) WW2 Shipwreckollections

MV Empire Spenser (1942-1942) The MV Empire Spenser was a British war tanker built in 1942 by Harland & Wolff Ltd., and owned by the Ministry of War Transport. She was to meet her end on 8th December 1942.

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(VIDEO) Remembering the Merchant Marine and Fishing Fleets’ Contribution During WWI

This video, produced by the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, explores the often forgotten contribution of and major losses faced by the Merchant Marine and Fishing Fleets during World War One.

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SS Sambridge

On this day (18th November) WW2 Shipwreckollections

SS Sambridge (1943-1943) The SS Sambridge was a British cargo ship built in 1943 by Permanente Metals Corp. and owned by the Ministry of War and Transport. The Sambridge would unfortunately complete only four months in service before it was sunk.

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Remembrance Day

Shed light on our seafarers this Remembrance Day

We are calling on the public to remember the contribution and sacrifice made by men of the Merchant Navy and fishing fleets as we mark Remembrance Sunday on 13 November.

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SS Empire Path

On this day (11th November) WW2 Shipwreckollections

SS Empire Path (1943-1944) The SS Empire Path was a British cargo ship built in 1943 by John Readhead & Sons Ltd., in South Shields. She was owned by the Ministry of War and Transport until her loss in 1944, less than a year before the end of WW2.

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Shipwrecked Mariners Society fundraising

London to Paris Cycle Ride

17 intrepid cyclists Trustees, their families and friends cycled from London to Paris to raise money in aid of the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society and are congratulated on their sterling efforts.

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