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Details of the 181st Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society AGM Announced

The One Hundred and Eighty First Annual General Meeting of the Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners’ Royal Benevolent Society will this year be held online on Tuesday, 6th October 2020. Further details and a link to view proceedings will be posted in due course. Chief Executive, Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, 1 North Pallant, Chichester PO19 1TL

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Society Launches £1m COVID Response Fund

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society has established a £1M COVID-19 Response Fund to provide financial support to UK merchant seafarers and fishers affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The response fund has launched to coincide with Seafarers Awareness Week (6-12 July) and will provide support to working age seafarers facing the economic impact of the pandemic, supplementing […]

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Society launches 2020 maritime photography competition

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, is once again on the lookout for photographers to submit their favourite images of the sea, for its eighth annual competition honouring Britain’s proud maritime heritage. The competition, which launches on Wednesday 1 July, encourages photographers of all abilities to submit pictures that capture the essence of the UK’s enduring connection […]

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Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society supports International Day of the Seafarer

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society is proud to support International Day of the Seafarer (25 June). This year’s Day of the Seafarer pays tribute to seafarers, acknowledging their sacrifice and the issues they face, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. ​Many seafarers have been away from home for a significant period of time and are unsure when […]

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Marine Society & Sea Cadets Funding to Support the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society’s Work During the COVID-19 Crisis

        Today we can announce the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society is to receive a grant of £10,000 from the Marine Society & Sea Cadets for which we are extremely grateful.  The funds will help our vital, on-going work supporting merchant mariners, fishermen and their families during this unprecedented crisis.

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Society calling on all Home Heroes to take part in 2.6 Challenge

With many fundraising events unfortunately postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many charities across the UK need public support now more than ever. The #TwoPointSixChallenge is launching on Sunday 26 April – the day the London Marathon was scheduled to take place – and encourages individuals of all ages to take on a […]

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