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Branch Officers 2018-2019

Chairman: Richard Walker

Vice Chairman: Richard Allan

Hon. Secretary: Capt Bob Hone

Hon.Treasurer: Capt Tim Charlesworth

Plymouth MN Monument Fund

The work of the Plymouth MN Monument Committee continues.
The fund raising initiative through Crowdfunding was successful: meeting its target of 31,000 in pledges.
We are almost there - but not quite!
Further donations, however large or small, will be most welcome.

You can donate directly by debit and credit card or PayPal funds through PayPal's system:

The plan is have the MN Monument erected on Plymouth Hoe ready for 3rd September, Merchant Navy Day, 2019

Meetings Programme for 2018/19

Wenesday, September 26th 2018
1900 hrs
IMO World Maritime Day
Our Heritage: "Better Shipping for a Better Future"
Mr Richard Clayton
Chief Correspondent, Lloyds List

Jill Craigie Lecture Theatre
Roland Levinsky Building. Plymouth University
1830 for 1700

Wednesday, 10th October 2018
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Thales Autonomous/ Remote Controlled Vessels"
Mr Matt Hunt

Wednesday, 14th November 2018
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Future Warships. Green and Mission Capable"
Mr C Lister & Mr A James

Tuesday, 20th November 2018
1800 hrs
Project evening with PU students"
Marine Building, Plymouth University

Thursday, 6th December 2018
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Wooden Boat Building"
Mr Luke Powel
Falmouth venue

Tuesday, 11th December 2018
1900 hrs
"OceansGate". Plymouth
speaker tbc

Tuesday, 8th January 2019
1900 hrs
"Today & Tomorrow's Royal Navy"
Colonel Simon Chapman OBE RM, Captain of the Base, HMNB Devonport

Wednesday, 16th January 2019
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Stability of Fishing Vessels"
Mr Roger Gee, MCA

Tuesday, 5th February 2019
1230 hrs
NI Branch Committee meeting
venue tbc

Tuesday, 12th February 2019
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Environmental Evening: Land, Sea and Air"
"Recycling GRP boats, Plastics in the Sea, Maritime Air Quality"
speakers tbc

Tuesday, 12th March 2019
1900 hrs
"Sea Cadets: Developments in the SW"
speaker tbc

Wednesday, 17th April 2019
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"New Icebreaker"
MDr Alex Phillps, NOC

Tuesday 14th May 2019
NI Branch AGM

Meetings are usually held at: The Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club (RPCYC) Madeira Road The Hoe PL1 2NY
(note that parking on the meters along Madeira Road is free after 6pm, although this is under review, so please check meters!)
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