The first Bon Voyage evening of 2020 was held last month in the Riverside Campus of the City of Glasgow College. We are delighted that the college continues to fund these events and the evenings would not be possible without the support from the various people who come along to share their knowledge and seafaring […]
Tonight’s news programme for those who couldn’t attend! Posted by The Watch Ashore on Tuesday, 3 September 2019 On Merchant Navy Day the Princess Royal unveiled the new monument, the Watchkeeper, on Plymouth Hoe to commemorate those in the merchant navy and fishing fleets who made the ultimate sacrifice. It was a wonderful occasion and […]
Sue Williams, was invited as National Chairman of The Watch Ashore, to the Mansion House in London for the Annual General Meeting of Seafarers UK. It was opened by the Lord Mayor of the City of London, who then chaired the meeting. It was most interesting and she met some lovely people afterwards, all […]
Following on from our AGM in Hull I thought I should post something about the Business meeting where around 35 of our members attended. Sue our Chairman told us about how successful Valerie Coleman’s MFG’s bid to the Aged Veterans fund had been. This money, just under £1million will be used for new accommodation at […]
Have you heard about Seafarers’ Link? It is a free group telephone call to for people with a seafaring background to share stories.