Issue 51 - July 2006

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No. 51 - July 2006

Table of contents

  • From the Chairman
  • Membership News
  • Obituaries - Bob Downing and Nisbet Glen
  • Around the Regions - South West
  • Around the Regions - Southern
  • Around the Regions - Scotland
  • Feature - I K Brunel (1806-1859)
  • Feature - ExplorOcean at the National Marine Aquarium
  • The Travails of Odysseus
  • Calendar
  • Contacts

Cover: Trinity House's recently launched 39.3m rapid intervention vessel Alert, designed with buoy handling, wreck marking, towing and multibeam and sidescan surveying capabilities. Primarily deployed to respond to maritime incidents on the south east coast, she can also be used as a research platform, for hydrographic work and wreck investigations and for equipment sea trials.

Alan Ingham Award
Recognising excellence in students and recent graduates

Deadline 31st December


Short Society Films

Relevance of the Society (Southern Region)

Student Presentations Evening (Plymouth)

Why attend Regional meetings? (North West) 


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