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The SS Guido

On This Day (13th March) – WW2 Shipwreckollections

The SS Guido (1920-1943) In March 1943, the SS Guido was hunted by a wolf pack of German U-Boats 10 miles starboard as it was going from New York to Greenock. The fatal torpedo was fired from U-633 on the 8th of March.

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New Research Into National Maritime Charity to Shed Light on Shipwreck Survivors (25/2/15)

A major research project has been launched into the 175 year history of national charity the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society. Dr Cathryn Pearce, Research Fellow in the Lifesaving and Shipwreck Group at the University of Greenwich has begun an eight month project looking into the history of the Society as part of a planned investigation into […]

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Domestic Power Suppliers Disadvantage the Elderly (23/2/15)

Chief Executive, Malcolm Williams, writes in The Daily Telegraph 21st February… SIR – The majority of our Charity’s older beneficiaries never will be on the Internet. Nor is the idea of switching suppliers to get the best deal – a concept that will be familiar to many. They tend to be loyal customers. Now that […]

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Sounds of the Sea (28/1/15)

A group of Cornish singers released a shipwreck-themed CD at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, to raise money for the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society. The CD, by Stamp and Go, contains five original tracks of ‘wreck and rescue’ all written by member Nigel Hallworth and performed by the group from Perranporth in Cornwall. Having helped […]

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