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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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​Sailors’ Society shortlisted for charity of the year​

24 July 2018

Sailors’ Society, which has its head office in Woolston, will compete against six other organisations at the Charity Times Awards in London on 3 October.

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New Forest MP meets seafarers at Southampton docks

11 July 2018

Julian Lewis MP visited Southampton docks with local maritime charity Sailors’ Society to meet seafarers and hear about the charity’s work.

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