The Federation of Merchant Mariners
Contact & Links

The Federation of Merchant Mariners

16 Glebe Road
Huntington PE28 4PH
Tel: 01480 412 958
Email: Derek Bristow

From outside the UK
+44 1480 412 958


Service Personnel and Veterans' Agency (SPVA),

Thornton Cleveleys
Lancashire FY5 3WP. Veterans Helpline
Freephone 0800 169 22 77 (UK only)

0800 169 34 58 Textphone facility (UK only)
From outside the UK
+44 1253 866043 (Overseas)
Telephone lines are open:
8.15am to 5.15pm Monday to Thursday; and 8.15am to 4.30pm Friday



Useful Links

Ocean Liner Row
The Merchant Mariners of Wight
The Fort Perch Rock Marine Radio Museum
Shipwrecked Mariners' Society
Wartime Merchant Navy, Gordon Mumford's site devoted to the wartime merchant navy.
National Sea Training School/College Gravesend Association
Stephen's Study Room, a good site to read about the Battle of the Atlantic - excellent pictures as well.
Radio Officers' Amateur Radio Society
Marine Society
The British Merchant Navy, a site for those looking for old comrades.
South Atlantic Medal Association
Merchant Navy Welfare Board
Project Liberty Ship
The Nautical Training Corps
MILAG, a site dedicated to the 4,500 merchant seamen who were POWs during WWII.
Convoy Web, a website of merchant ships during WW2
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
UK National Archives
Merchant Navy New Zealand, a wartime history of the Merchant Navy in New Zealand
Merchant Navy Training Board UK
Veterans Affairs Canada, The Books of Remembrance Merchant Navy
Merchant Navy Officers
Radio Officers Association