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May 2018 Archives

Nine seafarers killed in a fireball remembered on disaster’s 25th anniversary

31 May 2018

A maritime welfare charity commemorated the 25th anniversary of the British Trent disaster by laying a wreath underneath the ship’s bell at All-Hallows-by-the-Tower in London.

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Wall-to-wall success for charity's new event

21 May 2018

​Twenty-seven teams from across the industry raised approximately US$115,000 for Sailors’ Society by taking part in the charity’s Great Wall of China Challenge this weekend (18-21 May).

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Sailors’ Society announces exciting expansion into China

16 May 2018

The world’s oldest maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society today (Wednesday May 16) announced an exciting expansion into China, home to the largest number of seafarers globally.

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Sandra Welch will take on the Great Wall of China this week

16 May 2018

Sailors' Society's deputy CEO will take on the Great Wall of China later this week (18-21 May) to raise funds for the organisation’s work.

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Ann Brogan retires after 26 years at the Society

3 May 2018

​The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based charity Sailors’ Society, has retired today (3 May) after 26 years at the organisation.

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