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  • 3 august

    3 August

    Today in Gosport’s Past:- on 3 August 1981, “Prince Ivanhoe”, the former Isle of Wight ferry “Shanklin”, managed to rip a 60ft gash in her hull on rocks near Port Eynon, on the Gower peninsula of South Wales, whilst on a cruise. The ship was …

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  • Brian Holmes

    We pay tribute to Brian Holmes

    We pay tribute to Brian Holmes who sadly passed away recently.  His funeral will be held today, 16 August, at 1315 at Porchester Crematorium. Brian was one of the longest standing crew members of Medusa, with the last 30 years of his life dedicated to …

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  • Against all odds

    ‘Royal Navy: Against all Odds’ – Talk (Event from 2017)

    Please note this event is replacing the cancelled event ‘The Vic Hutfield Story’ Royal Naval Association, 66 Fareham Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO13 0AG In this illustrated talk, Richard M Jones will look at Royal Navy unique missions. This will include missions that seemed doomed to …

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  • hampshire disasters

    ‘Hampshire Disasters’ – Talk (Event from 2017)

    Please note this event is replacing the cancelled event ‘Mills around Portsmouth Harbour’ Mezzanine Floor, Gosport Discovery Centre, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BT How often do disasters occur? How many throughout history do we remember? What happens to those affected in such events long after the …

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  • Children’s activity and colouring sheets

       

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