Meetings 2024

Here is a list of meeting so far arranged for 2024:

January 11th   ‘A Doctor at Sea’ TASC Member  Dr Chris Hargreaves

February 8th “Making of the Atom Bomb” Malcolm Byrne

March 14th “The Development of Sunderland Harbour” Stuart Miller

April 11th (Subject to be confirmed) Bernard Hope  This will be followed by a short General Meeting.

May 9th Today we shall start proceedings at 12.30 p,m. When we shall have a short celebratory lunch Buffet As this month  sees the Clubs Golden Junilee, it started in May 1974.  The lunch will be free to all members ( Only.)  This will be followed by a talk given by John Gibson  on the  “Graf Spee”

June 13th Derek Potter  Battle of the Atlantic

July 11th Janis Blower – Journalist – Author – Local Historian The Shipping Telegraph

August 8th Brian Chambers. Joiner – Fisherman – Nautical Model Maker

September 12th. Derek Potter  Hitler’s Battle Fleet ‘Triumph and Disaster’



Our first meeting back was held on the 9th March 2023.  This was successful with 25 members attending. Many thanks to our treasurer Phil Work, who  gave a most interesting talk with a super collection of slides of Clyde Steamers. The next meeting will be our AGM, on the 13th April 2023 at 2 pm, we hope to have as many members as possible to get the club back on track.  Our Member Tom Purvis will also be giving a talk entitled Life of Wellington with Tom’s usual twist!.

We are looking for Speakers, so if you have any ideas please put them forward.