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Society launches ninth annual photography competition!

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society is once again on the lookout for photographers to submit their favourite images of the sea, for its ninth annual competition honouring the UK’s proud maritime heritage. Launched to mark the charity’s Seafarers Support Week (20-26 June), the competition encourages photographers of all abilities to submit images that capture the UK’s unique […]

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Society announces Seafarers Support Week (20-26 June)

As valued supporters of the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society I would like to draw your attention to the Society’s annual Seafarers Support Week, 20 – 26 June.

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Society pays tribute to former Chief Executive

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society has paid tribute to former Chief Executive and decorated Royal Navy Officer, Commodore Malcolm Williams CBE who tragically passed away following a road traffic accident last week.

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New video explores the history of the Society’s WW2 mines

Military historian, author and YouTuber, Mark Felton, has created a new video exploring the history of the WW2 sea mines that the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society now use as collection boxes.

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National Maritime Charity Calls For Hero Nominations

National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, is calling on members of the maritime and rescue communities to nominate those who have demonstrated outstanding bravery and expertise in aiding those in peril at sea, for its annual Skill and Gallantry Awards. Since 1851, the Society has presented the awards to individuals and crews who have […]

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Coronavirus impact on seafarers could lead to large numbers quitting the industry

        Maritime Professionals’ Union, Nautilus International has stepped up efforts to end the Covid-19 crew change crisis as research shows nearly 90% of British seafarers have been affected by the pandemic and one in two is now considering their future in the industry. Nautilus is calling for governments and industry to work […]

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