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Enriching Britain’s Maritime Capability

19 August 2014

The Maritime Foundation, in conjunction with the Marine Institute at Plymouth University, has organised a groundbreaking conference exploring the UK’s dependence upon the sea to be hosted by Plymouth University on 11/12 September 2014. The conference will also mark the launch of the Dartmouth Centre for Seapower and Strategy, a pioneering venture aimed at raising…

Memorial for those lost at sea 2014

19 July 2014

The Annual Service of Remembrance for Those Lost at Sea will take place at All Hallows by the Tower, London EC3 on Thursday, 16th October 2014. The Memorial Book for those lost at sea was established by the Maritime Foundation in 1987 to provide a lasting memorial. It’s a visually beautiful volume, recording in fine calligraphic hand…

Tony Ditcham DSC at the Hay Festival 2014

10 June 2014

Tony Ditcham DSC who was nominated for the Mountbatten Maritime Award 2013 for his book “A Home on the Rolling Main” was one of the invited authors at this year’s Hay Festival. The event which sold out took place on Sunday, 1st June 2014 on the Good Energy Stage was hosted by Chairman of the Festival, Revel Guest.

Battle of the Atlantic Commemoration Dinner

10 June 2014

On 26 February 2014, the Institute of Directors and the Maritime Foundation jointly organised a Battle of the Atlantic Commemoration dinner for 150 guests including the Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Mark Francois MP and senior members of the Naval Staff.

Maritime Media Awards 2013

14 November 2013

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall wins major maritime broadcast award First Sea Lord comments on HMS Daring’s emergency dash to Philippines Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has won the coveted Donald Gosling film award at this year’s Maritime Media Awards. Judges said his series Hugh’s Fish Fight had “made history” because it entertained yet also awakened public concern over the destructive…

Battle of Atlantic Dinner

23 September 2013

Dubbed by Winston Churchill as the “longest, largest, and most complex” naval battle in history, this special black-tie/uniform dinner will commemorate the longest continuous military campaign in World War II. The Battle of the Atlantic The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War 2, at its height from mid-1940…