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November 2017

12000 miles in a ten foot Zodiac Boat

November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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12000 miles in a 10 foot Zodiac Boat By Peter Talbot We welcome back Peter Talbot with his presentation describing his latest expedition.  Peter does excellent voluntary work for the charity Prostrate Cancer UK - proceeds from this presentation will also go to this amazing charity.

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December 2017

Christmas Party

December 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Christmas Party: We are very pleased to announce the details for our Club Christmas Party. The venue this year is The Little Haven Hotel, River Drive, South Shields, the date 14th December 2017 meeting at 18.30 hours for Dinner at 19.00. We are delighted to have for our entertainment for the evening The Three Wise Men. Many members and guests may remember Grahame Ian and David from our 2013 Christmas Party - They were really good! All Members will have…

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January 2018

Finished with Engines

January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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By Freddie Waters The last in the series of Freddie's most interesting presentations looking at the great number of Shipwrecks around the north east coast of England.   Another first class presentation enjoyed by an almost full house! - in "Finished with Engines", Freddie also high-lighted a number of famous names of merchant and naval ships that ended up at the ship-breaking yards on the Tyne. A most interesting evening.  JKA - Chair/Webmaster

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February 2018

John Dobson

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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By Dr Jared Johnson We welcome Jared to the Shipping Club. Tonight he will present his account of this most noted architect in the north of England An excellent presentation enjoyed by an enthusiastic audience. I think we were all rather surprised to learn just how much work John Dobson managed to squeeze into his working life.  A very interesting presentation well aided by some great photographs. Keith Atkinson Chair/Webmaster

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March 2018

Mine Warfare and Diving

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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By Malcolm Byrne Once again Malcolm presented an excellent illustrated talk, this time detailing the various types of mine employed in warfare together with sweeping and disabling  techniques.  He also shared with us his experience in deep sea  diving with some entertaining anecdotes.  A most interesting evening enjoyed by all. JKA Chair/Webmaster  

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April 2018

Annual General Meeting

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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The Annual General Meeting - followed by a film

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May 2018

An Evening with Sandford Goudie

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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We are delighted to welcome Sandford Goudie this evening.  He will share with us interesting and entertaining times he has had during his very successful career.

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June 2018

Geraldine Straker

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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We welcome Geraldine Straker Community Participation Officer at BEAMISH MUSEUM Geraldine's presentation is called Re-Making Beamish

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July 2018

“Tirpitz”

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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By John Gibson We look forward to John's presentation regarding the German Battleship Tirpitz

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August 2018

Sunderland Fire Brigade

August 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Ship, 147 Sunderland Road
South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE34 6NQ United Kingdom
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By Martin Routledge

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