First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Shipwrecked Mariners' Society

During WW1, the Shipwrecked Mariners' Society provided financial support to 2,656 widows; 4,724 orphans; 1,122 aged parents and 50,917 sailors and fishermen to the amount of £126,836 (just over £4 million in today's prices).

The Shipwrecked Mariners'Society continues its work to this day.

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