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Skill and Gallantry Awards

Heroes of the Sea to be Honoured

National Maritime Charity Calls for Skill and Gallantry Awards Nominations The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society is calling on members of the maritime community, and rescue organisations, to nominate colleagues and associates who have demonstrated outstanding skill and gallantry in rescuing those in peril at sea. The Society, which has provided financial support to merchant seafarers, fishermen […]

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On this day (7th March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Baron Wemyss (1912-1917) British cargo ship SS Baron Wemyss was built in 1912 by Dunlop, Bremner & Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow. At the time of her loss, she was owned by Hugh Hogarth & Sons Ltd., Glasgow.

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Seafarers UK Supports Shipwrecked Mariners

Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society awarded £100,000 grant from Seafarers UK

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SS Drina

On this day (1st March) WW1 Shipwreckollections

SS Drina (1913-1917) SS Drina was a British passenger vessel built in 1913 by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast. At the time of her loss a century ago, she was owned by Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. Ltd., London. Weighing 11,483 tonnes, Drina was the first merchant vessel to be requisitioned for use as a […]

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