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The 2024 Annual General Meeting will be held during the weekend 17 – 19 May 2024at the King Charles Hotel, Brompton Road, Chatham, ME7 5QT, United Kingdom. To book rooms telephone (UK) 01634-830303 stating World Ship Society. Full details of the programme of events for the weekend are available from Jimmy Poole 49 Mount Road, Mitcham, CR4 3EZ, UK

Bedford Branch January 2024

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January 2024 The branch started 2024 off by showing 2 DVD’s about the Port of London. The first DVD was based on period News Reals. First images being taken in 1919 of the concrete constructed coaster ARMISTICE also completed in 1919, seen at East India Docks. The DVD took us through the history of the port showing the changing methods …

November 2023 – Port Natal (South Africa) Branch

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November 2023 At our November Branch meeting member TREVOR JONES  presented his annual slide show, entitled “Highlights of Durban Shipping 2022:”  (yes, being the previous year’s review, and enjoyed by all present). November also yielded the first ship visits for the Branch since post-Covid times.  Two cruise ships were visited, viz. Nicko Cruises VASCO DA GAMA and the still new …