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August 2018 Archives

Christchurch man delivers chaplaincy from shore to shelf

24 August 2018

From Samoan ships to a Bournemouth supermarket, Poole’s new port chaplain has a long history of offering people compassion and support.

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Charity wants to hear your memories of the sea

17 August 2018

A 200 year old maritime charity is calling on people to share their memories of the sea to highlight our connection and dependence on the sea.

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Southampton Itchen MP visits local maritime charity

9 August 2018

Southampton Itchen MP Royston Smith visited local charity Sailors’ Society to find out more about its work in the UK and internationally. The charity, which is based at the former Conservative social club in Woolston, works around the world supporting seafarers and their families.

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Half a million seafarers across the world have benefited from revolutionary app

6 August 2018

Half a million seafarers have benefited from an app that helps them as they move from port to port around the world, according to the charity that invented it.

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Hospital ship sinking that shocked the nation remembered 100 years on

3 August 2018

A Southampton-based maritime charity will lower its flag to half-mast today (3 August) to commemorate the sinking of a hospital ship 100 years ago, which caused outrage across the nation when it was torpedoed in the English Channel, killing 123 people.

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