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Latest version of free app for seafarers to help combat mental health and physical illness

26 July 2017

​The latest version of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea app for seafarers hopes to further combat high rates of cardiovascular conditions and mental health disorders among seafarers.

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​Maritime charity brings the beach to the Southampton suburbs​

25 July 2017

Maritime charity Sailors’ Society brought the beach to the Southampton suburbs yesterday (25 July) to celebrate the end of the school year.

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“He gave his life that we might not starve”

18 July 2017

One hundred years ago on 31 July, one of the most heinous war crimes of World War One took place in the Atlantic Ocean. The SS Belgian Prince was travelling from Liverpool to Newport News in America when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat.

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75-year-old book comes full circle

18 July 2017

Sailors' Society's Salisbury charity shop received an unusual donation recently, when it was given one of the Society's prayer books from 1942.

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​Churches around the world hold Sea Sunday services in aid of seafarers

10 July 2017

Churches around the world held Sea Sunday services in aid of international maritime charity Sailors’ Society yesterday (Sunday 9 July). This year, more than 600 services are set to take place for Sailors’ Society celebrating Sea Sunday.

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“This is devastating news and our thoughts are with the victims’ families and friends.”

7 July 2017

Following reports on Wednesday that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers were found on Basilan Island in the Philippines, Sailors’ Society’s CEO, Stuart Rivers, commented, “This is devastating news and our thoughts are with the victims’ families and friends.”

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