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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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Society grateful for Tenby residents’ donation

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society is grateful to the residents of Tenby who came together to raise £1,500 to support local organisations targeted by thieves earlier this year.

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Maritime Charity Honours Long-Serving Volunteers

Three outstanding volunteers have been honoured for their outstanding service by national maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society. Janice Wilkinson, a Divisional Manager for the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) in Tyneside and long-serving Honorary Agent for the Society has been awarded the Society’s prestigious Lord Lewin award for outstanding service to the […]

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First for national maritime charity as AGM goes to video after 181 years

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society is to broadcast its 2020 annual activity review, to supporters and stakeholders, on the Charity’s YouTube channel for the first time in its 181-year history, due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.

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