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WORLD SHIP SOCIETY STUDENT TRAVEL BURSARIES: a report by Dr Richard Osborne

The World Ship Society exists to arouse, stimulate and maintain interest in ships, shipping and related matters amongst the general public; to promote understanding of these subjects and their rich heritage by compiling, publishing and preserving records and illustrative material concerning ships and their part in mercantile and naval activity; and to promote and advance public education in current and …

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WSS TWITTER ACCOUNT

WSS TWITTER ACCOUNT For some months the World Ship Society has operated a Twitter account and the time has now come to make better use of this form of social media which can be visited at https://twitter.com/worldshipsoc Visitors to our page will see that it is already being used to advertise forthcoming Branch meetings, new WSS books and WSS events. …

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FRED.OLSEN CRUISE LINES – DISCOUNTS FOR WSS MEMBERS

Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have teamed up with the World Ship Society to give you a very tempting 10% membership discount* on your first sailing with them – and that’s on top of any current offers.    Existing Fred.Olsen customers can save 5%, in addition to their 5% Oceans Club discount.    The offer is available to WSS members …

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Warships 190

This issue includes – Admiralty Rescue Tug Service 1917-1948 disposal of U-boats moored in Loch Ryan & Operation Deadlight in December 1945 63ft British Power Boat MASBs the career of a RFA radio officer in SIR LANCELOT around South America.   Warships: published by the World Ship Society since 1966. Warships: A5, 44 page quarterly booklet with 10 B & W photos. Warships: is …

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WSS AGM weekend – Felixstowe – 18th- 20th May 2018 – Booking forms

The 2018 Annual General Meeting weekend will be held at the Orwell Hotel in Felixstowe from 18th – 20th May. A number of activities have been organised, including a branch presentation on Friday evening, a dinner following the AGM itself and a river and harbour cruise on Sunday. Full details can be found in the attached programme and booking form …

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“MARINE NEWS” SHIP INDEX 2017 (Volume 71)

The 2017 Index can be obtained from Brian Franklin 1 Sherwood Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. HG2 7HE, UK E-mail brian.franklin532@gmail.com United Kingdom – £6.50 Europe – 15 Euros (Airmail) Rest of World £9.00 (Surface mail) or £10.50 (Airmail) Prices include postage and packing Please make Remittance payable in £ Sterling or € Euros. to B. Franklin (not World Ship Society) …

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New venue for North West Kent Branch and resumption of meetings from 19th April 2018

From April 19th 2018 the North West Kent Branch will meet at;   The Community Room. Asda Superstore, Thames Way, Gravesend DA11 0DQ.    Meetings will be held on the Third Thursday of each month and the room is available from 17.00 – 20.00.   Further Branch details can be found on the page – http://www.worldshipsociety.org/organisation/branches/uk-branches

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40th Annual WSS Naval Day Meeting 2018; 2nd June – Details announced

Please note there is a new venue this year. This is a short distance from the Hawthorns site of previous years. 40th Annual WSS Naval Meeting: 2nd June 2018 To be held in the Bristol Commonwealth Society, 14 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PD from 10.30 – 17.00 PROGRAMME 10.30 Coffee 10.40 Welcome from Dr Richard Osborne Pre-meeting quiz answers 11.00 …

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Membership Subscriptions 2018

The new subscription rates for 2018 are now published. The subscription rates for 2018 remain unchanged. The table of the rates, together with the 2018 renewal forms, can be found here.

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WSS South East Spring Meeting & Photographic Competition 2018

WSS South East Spring Meeting & Photographic Competition 2018 – Will be held at the Clarendon Royal Hotel, Gravesend, Kent, on Saturday 7th April 2018. Two of the three speakers are already confirmed for this event. As with the 2017 event this meeting will be advertised, with the hope of also attracting non-members.   Details for it are on the …

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