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Cruise Ship Locations (May 2nd 2021)

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Compiled by Mike Pryce, Wellington NZ Please find a list of cruise ships locations currently as of May 2nd, 2021. The link is here (You need to be logged in as a member to view this information)

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Marine News (May 2021)

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Marine News – Journal of The World Ship Society Vol 75 No.5 (May 2021) All news from around the world Merchant Ships, Ship Building, and Ports. This edition is 64 Pages long with some cracking photos as always. Members should find the Digital edition in their mailboxes already.  Not a member ? Find out how to join here. Plus make …

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Marine News (April 2021)

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Marine News – Journal of The World Ship Society Vol 75 No.4 (April 2021) All news from around the world Merchant Ships, Ship Building, and Ports. This edition is 64 Pages long with some cracking photos as always. Members should find the Digital edition in their mailboxes already.  Not a member ? Find out how to join here. Plus make …

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Marine News (March 2021)

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Marine News – Journal of The World Ship Society Vol 75 No.3 (March 2021) All news from around the world Merchant Ships, Ship Building, and Ports. This edition is 64 Pages long with some cracking photos as always. Members should find the Digital edition in their mailboxes already.  Not a member ? Find out how to join here. Plus make …

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Marine News (Feb 2021)

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New Marine news has been sent out covering  The T.I.D. TUGS OF WORLD WAR TWO European Built Ships Michael Crowdy (1928-2020) All news from around the world Merchant Ships, ShipBuilding, and Ports. This edition is 64 Pages long with some cracking photos as always. Members should find the Digital edition in their mailboxes. Not a member ? Find out how …

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WARSHIPS No. 200

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This bumper 124 page issue is the last Warships in its present format. Ian Buxton presents his selection of fascinating extracts from the diary of Sir Stanley Goodall for 1943, 1944 and 1945. He handed over his position as Director of Naval Construction to Charles Lillicrap in January 1944, but continued as Assistant Controller, Warship Production until retirement in October …

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Arthur Clark of the Bristol Branch

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Arthur Clark who was Secretary of the Bristol Branch for 17 years and doubled-up as Treasurer in later years died in early November.  He will be remembered outside of Bristol for organising the inter-branch quizzes at Frenchay village hall.  Our Branch was very important to Arthur and when we hit hard times and activities were put on hold he started …

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WARSHIPS No. 199

Stephen Hacker News

In this 72 page issue, Ian Buxton continues his selection of fascinating extracts from the diary of Sir Stanley Goodall, Director of Naval Construction, for 1942. Goodall’s interests extended into every aspect of warship design and construction. He confided pithy comments to his diary on the many shortcomings he encountered in the Admiralty and industry. David Chessum describes the foreign …

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AGM CANCELLED

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Please note that the Annual General Meeting in Rendsburg on the 17th-19th May 2020 has been cancelled. This decision has not been taken lightly. The World Health Organisation has stated that Europe is the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic and many countries have already restricted movement/public gatherings/shop openings etc., and by May it is expected that many more measures will …

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POSTPONEMENT – 42nd Annual WSS Naval Meeting – 6th June 2020

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NEW DEVELOPMENT – THE MEETING IS BEING POSTPONED From Richard Osborne – The developing coronavirus pandemic situation means that I have no choice but to postpone event until later in the year. Hopefully it will be possible to tun this event in late October/early November. 42nd Annual WSS Naval Meeting To be held in the Bristol Commonwealth Society, 14 Whiteladies …