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My very own Eden Project (and not a glass dome in sight)

My son Eden has just found out the destination of his first voyage since starting his cadet-ship in the Merchant Navy. It took some adjustment when he first left home a few months ago, but at some point in February he’ll be heading off to South America – and there I was thinking Newcastle felt a million miles away! 149 more words


"When" (A Poem For Remembrance Day)

By Karl Davis

When the world plumped for conflict,
When the young marched and fell,
When the ones with the purse strings bought them tickets to hell, 169 more words

Saturday 6 November 1915 - We Lost 155

The Cunard cargo carrier Caria is torpedoed and sunk by U-boat gunfire while traveling from Naples to Alexandria, one hundred twenty miles south east of Cape Martello. 42 more words

Merchant Navy

Wednesday 3 November 1915 - We Lost 244

The newly constituted War Committee of the Cabinet, which replaces the Dardanelles Committee, holds it first meeting.

The steamer Woolwich is sunk 40 miles east southeast of Ceuta Crete carrying a cargo of phosphate and tin. 73 more words


Thursday 28 October 1915 - We lost 325

General Charles Carmichael Monro takes command of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.

The requisitioned minesweeper and transport HMS Hythe departs Mudros with 5 officers and 213 other ranks of the 3rd Kent Field Company, Royal Engineers together with 30 other military personnel bound for Cape Helles. 368 more words

Royal Navy

Press Release: Captain Jessica Tyson appointed as new Human Rights at Sea Trustee



Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Jessica Tyson as a Trustee to the Charity.

Captain Jessica Tyson  363 more words

Press Release