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Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy (Event from 2023)



Illustrated Talknew events

First Light Cafe, 68 High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1DR

Richard will call on his experience in the Royal Navy along with his detailed research into disasters at sea, to bring you this illustrated talk packed with information and detail, as always, with deepest respect to those who were impacted…

Richard M. Jones is a historian specialising in lost ships and forgotten disasters. A serving member of the Royal Navy, he spends all his spare time digging through history to find evidence of forgotten incidents and has placed several memorials to such disasters around the UK. He has published nineteen books.

Dividing his time between Bridlington and Southampton, he always has many more projects in the pipeline and is a keen traveller and history detective.

Duration 60 minutes.

Event Times

Tuesday 12 September: 1900

Booking Details

Pre-booking: Required
Please self book, but if you experience any difficulties please contact us.

Assisted Booking Telephone: 023 9217 7392 or 07849 399 823
Booking opens: 26 August 2023 09:30
Booking closes: 10 September 2023 17:00


Wheel chair accesible toilets Toilets Service dogs welcome refreshments Mobility impaired



Pedestrian area so the nearest car parks are off Mumby Rd or South Street.

Additional Information

This cafe run by FirstLight Trust is a cosy hub for veterans, welcoming all for Heritage Open Days. Please arrive 10 minutes before start to get seated.

Organised by

Richard M Jones


Within the pedestrianised High Street, close to the harbour end.