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Exhibition launches

The Wellington Trust’s Abandon Ship! exhibition officially launches today.

Free and open to the public on board the HQS Wellington on Sundays & Monday, the exhibition features the stories of the… 171 more words

Merchant Navy

Monday 21 May 1917 - We Lost 593

The Imperial War Graves Commission is created to oversee the care of graves of all members of the Imperial Forces who “died from wounds inflicted, accident occurring or disease contracted, while on active service whether sea or land”. 270 more words


Sunday May 20 1917 - We Lost 593

Major Valentine Fleming DSO (Oxford Hussars) a Conservative Member of Parliament is killed in action at Gullemont Farm at age 35.  Fleming was born in… 648 more words


Saturday 19 May 1917 - We Lost 589

An attack on the troopship Celtic fails while the ore carrier Farnham (Master Charles Stoddart Westerby) is torpedoed and sunk ninty miles northwest of the Fastnet. 361 more words


Wednesday 16 May 1917 - We Lost 717

The steamship Highland Corrie is torpedoed and sunk by UB-40 in the English Channel.

  • Temporary Surgeon Archibald McKerrow Russell (HMS Macedonia) is killed while in transit.
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For those in peril..

My first solo show in a gallery since 2014, and my most ambitous project yet. For those in peril.. will include 18 paintings, 4 sculptures and an ambient audio backing, and will take the viewer on a journey from Liverpool to Murmansk and back, seeking to evoke a sense of what it was like to sail on the Arctic Convoy runs of 1941-45 as an ordinary merchant seaman on a general cargo vessel. 279 more words

How to join Merchant Navy after 10? - A Descriptive Guide

Job in merchant navy is a great career opportunity which is both financially rewarding and is also a respectable job to do. If you want, you can also join merchant navy after 10th. 356 more words

Merchant Navy