The Watch Ashore – Providing support and friendship to partners and families of Merchant Navy personnel.
The National AGM was held at the Holiday Inn, Tadcaster Road, York on the 15th and 16th April 2011. After being warmly welcomed by the Nat. Executive Committee in the afternoon the branches met up together for the first evening entertainment. A most enjoyable buffet meal was followed by a very talented entertainer, Judith Hibbert […]
Members of the Watch Ashore’s Glasgow and Edinburgh branches are pictured attending the wreath-laying ceremony at Scotland’s Merchant Navy Memorial in Leith following the annual Scottish Seafarer’ Service on Sunday 21 November. National chairwoman Margaret Gray, who is pictured with the group, told the Telegraph: ‘The memorial is a wonderful achievement for the MB Memorial […]
Last year it was decided to purchase a new, smaller PA system to replace our older cumbersome version which had become very difficult and costly to transport to our AGM's, and it was suggested that the Mission to Seafarers may be interested in being the recipient of the old system. Chris Rankin spoke to the […]
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