Call for Volunteers to Help Restore the Replica Golden Hinde

January 2018

The Golden Hinde is a full-size replica of Sir Francis Drake’s 16th century galleon, the first English ship to circumnavigate the world. Constructed using traditional materials and methods, she launched in 1973 and has sailed further than the original before settling in her current home in Bankside, London since 1996. For over 30 years she […] Read More

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Historic Barge Urgently Needs Saving

August 2016

Historic Thames Barge M.B. Fountain, on the National Register of Historic Vessels, which has been laying on the river Colne on the Suffolk / Essex border for a number of years as a static museum ship, is in imminent danger of being scrapped due to loss of mooring. Built at WJ Yarwoods in Cheshire in […] Read More

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Calling all Volunteers for Royal Naval Museum Portsmouth!

December 2014

Volunteer opportunities now available aboard First World War Gallipoli survivor HMS M.33 at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth. For the first time, opportunities are available for volunteers to work on board the only Gallipoli campaign survivor, HMS M.33 situated at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Opening in August 2015, she’s the only First World […] Read More