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September 2018 Archives

Recognising the toll life at sea can have on seafarers’ mental health should not be underestimated, a Government minister has urged.

7 September 2018

​Following Merchant Navy Day this Monday (3 September), mental health minister Jackie Doyle-Price has expressed her appreciation for modern-day merchant seafarers and the impact weeks away from their homes and families can often have on their well-being.

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Southampton-based charity commemorates Merchant Navy Day

4 September 2018

Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society marked Merchant Navy Day today (3 September) by raising the Merchant Navy’s official flag, the Red Ensign, at its head office in Woolston.

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