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Seafarers Awareness Week 2020

This year we marked the UK’s tenth annual Seafarers Awareness Week (6-12 July) with tales from the high seas from our seafaring residents and tenants. Seafarers Awareness Week 2020 highlighted the immense challenges faced by merchant seafarers and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic and we wanted to pay tribute to the unsung heroes of […]

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We salute you, Captain Glass

After a decade at the helm as Chairman of Trustees of Surrey-based maritime charity, The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, Captain Duncan Glass has announced his retirement. Captain Glass started his journey with The Royal Alfred 16 years ago when he became a Trustee for the charity, before being appointed as Vice Chair in 2007 and […]

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Maritime Care Home Welcomes Public To Open Day

The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society opened its doors on 10 July in celebration of Seafarers Awareness Week (8 – 14 July) 2019.

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